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Corsair fans are really starting to annoy me.

Turtle Rig
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Ok Corsair is sending in the 140mm and 120mm fans for the case.  They don't wan't the old fans back.  :)

Both of my stock case Corsair fans make a crickety stupid noise.  Its very annoying.  What should I do

 

A.  pray then with machine oil

B. replace them other fans

C. accept the cricket noise :(

D. They are defective and get RMA

 

Thanks

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2 minutes ago, Alexsolo said:

I think it's the only option, or replace them with higher end Noctua fans so that they're not too audible. 

Thanks for the reply.  Im willing to RMA then maybe later convert to Noctua.  Because if I go Noctua I go Noctua on everything, the Rad fans too.  The rad fans are good except one of them hummms.  Im getting a new one from corsair anyway.  Since my pump is botched.  WIthout that hummm noise and without this cricket noise I think I can manage for now.

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Right now I have the 2 case fans 140mm intake and 120mm exhaust.  When I put the switch on the 3rd one its very loud, very loud.  I don't know how much cfm is passing through, but is there a fan that can make the cfm almost same speeds that I can't hear it unless I put my ear close ?

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1 hour ago, Turtle Rig said:

When I put the switch on the 3rd one its very loud, very loud.

Then don't leave it there with the fan at 100% rpm. Are your temps too high with the fan at lower settings?

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9 hours ago, WoodenMarker said:

Then don't leave it there with the fan at 100% rpm. Are your temps too high with the fan at lower settings?

The cricket noise happens at slowest speed and becomes more at higher speeds.  So its always there even at lowest notch.  I RMA'ed Corsair already.  Hopefully the new ones wont have this cricket noise at lowest rpm and highest.  I thought about using WD-40 or something but decided not to.

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Ok Corsair is sending in the 140mm and 120mm fans for the case.  They don't wan't the old fans back.  :)

Asus Sabertooth x79 / 4930k @ 4500 @ 1.408v / Gigabyte WF 2080 RTX / Corsair VG 64GB @ 1866 & AX1600i & H115i Pro @ 2x Noctua NF-A14 / Carbide 330r Blackout

Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface / KRK Rokits 10" / Sennheiser HD 650 / Logitech G Pro Wireless Mouse & G915 Linear & G935 & C920 / SL 88 Grand / Cakewalk / NF-A14 Int P12 Ex
AOC 40" 4k Curved / LG 55" OLED C9 120hz / LaCie Porsche Design 2TB & 500GB / Samsung 950 Pro 500GB / 850 Pro 500GB / Crucial m4 500GB / Asus M.2 Card

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