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What would be a better fan for the top of the case, it makes annoying sounds and i'm picky with that.

IS there another fan like this size that is really strong but quite at the same time. Friend told me its like that because it has no barring or something he told me. Any help would be great.
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CoolerMaster has 200mm MegaFlow fans (red or blue LED). But full on/off LED function will not be supported.
Link:http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/cate...tegory_id=1656
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CoolerMaster has 200mm MegaFlow fans (red or blue LED). But full on/off LED function will not be supported.
Link:http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/cate...tegory_id=1656
Is that the same one that comes with the sniper case? the one on top. I want something big but doesn't make annoying sound but strong at the same time.. Any help would be great.
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Is that the same one that comes with the sniper case? the one on top. I want something big but doesn't make annoying sound but strong at the same time.. Any help would be great.
yep that is the same one that comes on the case. unfortunately there are really no other fans that are that big that dont suck. If you want it quieter you will have to use 2 fans that are smaller instead of one big one
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Your friend was talking about sleeve bearings. That is what the Cooler Master fans have, and they wear out quickly when the fan is mounted horizontally. If you want to stick with a 200mm fan, take a look at the Antec BigBoy. It has a built in 3-speed switch, and has ball bearings, which should last a little longer than a fan with sleeve bearings. There isn't really much choice when it comes to 200mm fans.
You also have the option of putting in 2 120mm fans.
Edited by spaceballsrules - 5/13/11 at 8:59pm
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