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post #1341 of 2110
Wow! So much Llano coolness biggrin.gif
Gotta love how this thread turned into a beastly sff stuff one lol

Back on topic, I'm considering using el cheapo fans -those coolermaster 4xbox ones- as case fans lol
Are they any good? -at least for front intakes-
post #1342 of 2110
Can you link to the product page on newegg or something? Not sure which fans you mean.
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post #1343 of 2110
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Can you link to the product page on newegg or something? Not sure which fans you mean.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103052

Those...but the led version. Really disturbingly bright leds btw lol
post #1344 of 2110
Are you looking for cooling performance or silence? I've never used CM fans so can't comment there. I'd say go for some Yates instead. Cheap and have a great reputation. thumb.gif
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post #1345 of 2110
Yeah, I'm getting some free fans this Friday, with my motherboard lol
Those CM fans are readily available here -Argentina-.
I'll probably get some YLs from the US though, or if I can some bitfenix fans. -a guy I know had a couple of those, I just have to convince him to sell them to me biggrin.gif-

I'll go for a balance between noise/performance...I've built a custom fan controller already, for up to 4 fans. thumb.gif
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I really like the Bitfenix Spectre Pro fans, They come with anti vibration mounts and 7v adapters. thumb.gif I would have got a 140mm for the top intake if that Phanteks hadn't peaked my curiosity. biggrin.gif
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post #1347 of 2110
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I really like the Bitfenix Spectre Pro fans, They come with anti vibration mounts and 7v adapters. thumb.gif I would have got a 140mm for the top intake if that Phanteks hadn't peaked my curiosity. biggrin.gif

Exactly those!
This guy's got two of the 120's, and I intend to buy them biggrin.gif
post #1348 of 2110
wanted to give an update

I have a HAF 922 setup 100% intake

added 2 R4 120mm intakes for the top

2 R4 side panel 120mm intakes

removed the rear 120mm exhaust

have a push/pull 212+ with R4's

stock front 200mm intake

850w ocz PSU, 6870 + GTX 460

i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz 1.305 vcore MAX temps @ load in prime95 62* idles around 25-27*

can't ask for more then that right?

thing is damn near silent unless @ 100% load, my HDD is louder then all the fans.

I want to test blocking off the rear top intake but I don't think it matters with these kind of temps, could add a 5.25" bay fan as well...

I'm VERY happy, thanks ehume for this awesome thread.
post #1349 of 2110
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103052
Those...but the led version. Really disturbingly bright leds btw lol

these are the exact fans I have in my 922, work just fine and aren't noisy at all thumb.gif
post #1350 of 2110
A wooden cigar box case would be awesome. Sadly, it'd only have the power of a nettop.
    
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