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Well the second one has a bit better CFM, but that comes with more noise as you observed. What's the price of the second one?

These fans are from the GentleTyphoon 2150 groupbuy here on OCN. (info here). It is currently delayed though due to the flooding, so no idea when this order will come in, thats why im currently looking for good alternatives.
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The Nidec fan spins over 1000rpm faster than the bitfenix fan does so it will move more air (but not that much according to specs) which in turn makes is louder.

Yeah I get that it spins 1000 rpm faster and is noisier, but hows the CFM/noise ratio of each fan? The bitfenix seems like a good, fast led fan at those speeds, I think.
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Looking at this diagram it looks like it would fit in a 140mm mount (the 121mm or the 126mm holes) am I right? headscratch.gif
If it does I will be getting a few of them.
IIRC, 140mm fan mounts are 124.5mm
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These fans are from the GentleTyphoon 2150 groupbuy here on OCN. (info here). It is currently delayed though due to the flooding, so no idea when this order will come in, thats why im currently looking for good alternatives.
Yeah I get that it spins 1000 rpm faster and is noisier, but hows the CFM/noise ratio of each fan? The bitfenix seems like a good, fast led fan at those speeds, I think.

Just take each fan's specs, and plug the numbers into the equation: CFM / Noise.
It'd be unreasonable for me to point fingers at who's better than X Company or Y Company, so i'll let you guys figure that one out on your own. redface.gif
post #63 of 146
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Yeah I get that it spins 1000 rpm faster and is noisier, but hows the CFM/noise ratio of each fan? The bitfenix seems like a good, fast led fan at those speeds, I think.

Pure cfm/noise ratio? Bitfenix wins. Looks? Bitfenix wins (imo). Price/performance? Can't say 'cause I dont know how much the other fans are.

I think the increase in CFM on the other fans was pretty bad considering that they spin 1000rpm faster. If you want a silent system with good airflow the bitfenix fans are the ones to get!

A question to the rep:
Are the fans identical enough that I could grab the new led pro fans and switch the blades with white (regular) spectres? So I'd basically have white fans with orange leds on a wicked transparent frame?
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Do you have any plans on doing these fans in White with white LED's? Im interested in them but refuse to buy if not white
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 12/8/11 at 5:40pm
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I'd take a couple of the blue's....actually I probably will get them lol. thumb.gif
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A question to the rep:
Are the fans identical enough that I could grab the new led pro fans and switch the blades with white (regular) spectres? So I'd basically have white fans with orange leds on a wicked transparent frame?
No, that won't be possible.
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Do you have any plans on doing these fans in White with white LED's? Im interested in them but refuse to buy if not white
Not in the works, but if enough people send their feedback through here: http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/about/contact/
It may happen.
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Ok thanks I sent in my feedback. These fans look cool & I would buy these but unless I see white I just cant. hopefully no offense. Sorry
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Hey just to verify, these didnt launch yet right? I see them listed on ncix for pre-order, 17.99 compared to 12.99 for the 120mm fans. I cant find em on other retailers.
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post #69 of 146
These have launched. Also available at Canada Computers (If you're in Canada)
http://canadacomputers.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=spectre+pro&x=6&y=14

NCIX usually has sales, which ARE cheaper than most. That's how NCIX works.
Edited by xbournex - 12/8/11 at 9:24pm
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These have launched. Also available at Canada Computers (If you're in Canada)
http://canadacomputers.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=spectre+pro&x=6&y=14
NCIX usually has sales, which ARE cheaper than most. That's how NCIX works.

Okay, either I'm not looking hard enough, or its only available for pre-order here in America... Or they listed the fans as "Bitfenix Spectre Pro Fans" which I doubt..
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