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Im looking for a replacement fan on my Lian Li PC-P80 as its starting to make some noise after about 2yrs of 24/7 non stop operation, Im looking at the R4 and the Xigmatek fans. Im wondering if anyone can post a shot of the actual LED on the fans so I can see if they are easily replaceable like the LianLi fans because I would prefer them to be white.

EDIT:

Between both fans at the same price point which is the better choice?
If ill be getting the CM R4 I would still need to replace the LED's with white.. but which fan pushes more air?
Edited by EarlZ - 5/17/11 at 12:23pm
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Here are some pics of mine, sorry for the poor quality I took them on my blackberry. I don't know how easy it would be to change them as I've never had the need to do so.

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Maybe you could take a picture behind the LED? I need to change them due to my color preference.
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Here you go:
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I did a comparison of 140mm fans. The Masscool is a ball bearing fan that comes with its own speed controller. It came out pretty well, and with ball bearings it can go in any position. Still available, just barely.
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Quote:
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Here you go:
What I mean is that the LED it self needs to be visible, a view something like this:
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post #7 of 18
xiggy fans have a 3mm led that is glued in, no clips like the one you posted

edit, here is a pic of my Xigmatek 120mm Fan (90cfm) i have 2 140mm xiggys and they are the same led mounting style, they are just not easy to take a pic of.

Edited by ikem - 5/13/11 at 9:52pm
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post #8 of 18
It's too late now, I'll try to take another pic tomorrow.
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@ikem

Im not sure what you mean by clips as the LED's on my fan is held in place by hotglue.
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up, anyone with these fans can you check if the LED used is the regular 3mm and can be easily replaced.
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