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Hey guys. I plan on getting an Arc Midi for my first build here in about 2 months or so. Looking to go mostly air cooling. Will probably go with the H100 cpu cooler. Was just wondering if you guys had any recommendations for fans to replace the stock ones in the case and fill up the empty fan mounts. I like the look of the Cougar 140mm fans or the Phanteks. Im also not sure if they use the 120mm mountings or the 140mm mountings. Id prefer no LED's. Thanks for any advice.
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Get NZXT white fans. They are silent, pretty good and are white to match the rest of the Fractal fans.

To go with the H100 cooler, get Gentle Typhoons. Or if you are feeling abit cheap, get some Yate Loons. Though, the Corsair fans that come with the H100 are very good, but are VERY noisy.

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The Corsair fans are fine.
I can understand where you're coming from but if the look of them doesn't really bother you (and the noise of course) then it's fine to stick with those because they are ball bearing fans. Excellent quality.

Or you can get GTs like mentioned above, and use those 140mm NZXT FDBs which are perfectly fine as well.

The Fractal stock fans are quite horrible, honestly.
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