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Use the fans that come with it, they are pretty much the best 140mm noise/performance ratio fans you can get. The TIM that comes with the SA is great, use it.
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Stick with the stock TY-140's on the SA. They're excellent 140mm fans and fairly quiet.
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RTM.

Fans come with clips to attach to the heatsink, as to where you want to stick your fans is up to you. I prefer a fan in the center, and one just above the ram slots, but they can be oriented to other positions. And the SA is the arguably the best air cooler there is.
yoshi is being polite. People usually write RTFM. The TY-140 is the best 140mm fan for quietness and performance. See item 4 in my sig and this review. The nice thing about the SA is that you get two TY-140's.

As for TIM's, there is this review. A more recent review is this, which not only has good things to say about your TIM, but also leads you to this.

As for your Tt fan: I got one that ran up to 2600 rpm. It bit me and drew blood, but I love it's blue LED's enough to buy another one. So I know about enjoying Tt fans. So enjoy it, but don't let it interfere with your Silver Arrow.
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The TIM that comes with it is fine. If you want better, use some PK-1. It gets temps close to Indigo Xtreme if you do a good job applying the paste.
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