Case Fans Upgrade Kit (Quiet PWM Ramping)

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The primary goal of this kit is to allow the quietest possible operation without compromising on cooling ability. It includes the replacement of all 120mm and 140mm stock fans with quieter models, along with adding any additional fans that might be worthwhile to ensure a well-ventilated system. Each fan has a 4-pin PWM header, allowing it to be controlled by pulse-width modulation from the motherboard which can dynamically control of fan speeds based on temperature. By allowing ramping of case fan speed, a system can be extremely quiet at low load levels - but capable of handling additional heat under heavier usage.

We currently use Noctua fans for this kit, but as we discover new, quieter fans, the brand may change (it also can vary depending on the size of fans the case needs). In most instances this kit will involve at least two fans, and sometimes as many as four. We won't always put fans in every possible spot in the case - as sometimes the extra airflow is either unnecessary or not worth the extra noise. If you have specific requests for fan placement please contact your sales rep.
William George (Customer Service)
William George (Customer Service) Says:
One of the first steps to make a system quiet is to make the fans as quiet as possible. Almost every system needs fans to keep components cool (even liquid-cooled systems), and they can easily be the loudest part of a computer. This kit lets our experienced production team decide what your particular configuration needs in terms of cooling and replace or adjust the fans accordingly. The fans in this kit also hook to the motherboard so their speed can be controlled based on temperature - giving a wider range of cooling capability, at the cost of added noise when things get hotter. If you aren't sure what sort of fans you want, feel free to check with our sales staff.
John D. (Production Technician Lead)
John D. (Production Technician Lead) Says:
This ramping fan upgrade kit is a great option that gives you the best of both worlds. You get very quiet operation at idle, but when the system is under load the fans will speed up to provide increased cooling. That means the noise level will be a bit higher when the system heats up, but I think this kit offers a really good compromise. Quiet operation when you want it and extra cooling when you need it.
Specifications:
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Specifications
Dimension  120-140 mm (4.7 in)
Speed  300-1500 RPM
Air Flow  55-82.5 CFM
Noise  22.4-24.6 dBa
Bearing Type  SSO2
Life Expectation  >150000 hours


Configure a custom workstation with the Case Fans Upgrade Kit (Quiet PWM Ramping).