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post #21 of 29
Both are great. If you're willing to spend more and ditch the LED, get the Scythe. However, since you're looking for an LED, I guess you should go with the Yate Loon.
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I have had fantastic results with my NZXT case fans, they are cheap, last forever, and are extremely quite. But they dont have LED's.
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I have had fantastic results with my NZXT case fans, they are cheap, last forever, and are extremely quite. But they dont have LED's.
I have the 120mm that comes with the Beta EVO, nice and quiet and works well using that as front intake.

Il try reversing my 140mm in the morning... and il probably get the blue Yate.
    
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Switched it around and the temps are 1-3c higher on the cpu, and its a little quieter.

Is it worth drilling out another fan grate on the top? then should i have the top rear be exhaust and the top front be intake?
    
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I found it was hard to cut an attractive hole. Since you're thinking about the top of your case, I'd advise against it. Just go with whatever arrangement with your current apertures gives you the best temps. And if you have three 5.25 slots free you can always put an intake fan there, like this:

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Ok, that makes sense.

Actually i've already done something similar to what you have there. I have 2 free slots so i put a fan in there, (i think its 50mm or something) but its not plugged in yet.
    
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any of the 140MM xfl Xigmatek Fans are good, they look nice and 1000 rpm 60+ CFM...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...WS&PageSize=20
Ordinary output but noisy, according to this review. So this Xiggy would likely be better. But it looks like a Kaze Maru in a square frame. Not that that's bad, of course . . .
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Ordinary output but noisy, according to this review. So this Xiggy would likely be better. But it looks like a Kaze Maru in a square frame. Not that that's bad, of course . . .
18db is pretty quiet... but i cant find the specs of the original Antec fan anywhere...
Does anyone know the CFM, Db of the 140mm antec 300 original fan?
    
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