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Interesting. I found the RFA's to be ordinary sleeve bearing fans.

I love the RFX's, but they are noisy for the amount of air they push. But it's hard not to like fans with such cheerful LED's. And the sleeving on both was outstanding.

 
I tested both in items 1 and 4 in my sig. But I haven't used the ROCF.


In all seriousness, I think you have a PHD in air cooling wink.gif
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But in all seriousness, will there be a huge difference if I get 140mm vs 120mm for intake?

If Im not mistaken, It seems that 140s on top would be ideal in my case since hot air rises making it easier to push
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here are a few pis with my 3 120mm aerocool sharks minus the cheezy logo. They push good are are a bit loud if facing exterior but I have the one on top using the voltage control so its not that bad! they look hella nice too. 2 are used in this push pull. Let me know if u need more info or pictures, I pulled the trigger on these a few weeks ago...Recommend for looks and CFM if u can handle a little noise.

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or look at my current build status... lol
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Thanks for the uploads, they sure do look nice but its kinda hard for me to pay $17 for a single fan where I can get (2) for about a dollar more, regardless though they look sweet and looks like they emit quite a bit of light as well. biggrin.gif
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Agreed lol they have nice sleeving and rubber mounts and stuff which is a plus but their expensive but I'm happy:) which ones are you going with out of curiosity?
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oh ok, sounds good. So would it be something like this? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811995076
EDIT: found one cheaper on Amazon biggrin.gif http://www.amazon.com/Bgears-BG01589-140mm-BK-Fan-Adapter/dp/B0043GMY1U/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

Hope i'm not to late, but these wont work on the h100 as at the 140 side the adaptors will hit one another.

In terms of fans, I stand by Aerocool Sharks despite the price. There great fans. Do they have to be red led? I have some Gelid Wings and there are great:)
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Hope i'm not to late, but these wont work on the h100 as at the 140 side the adaptors will hit one another.
In terms of fans, I stand by Aerocool Sharks despite the price. There great fans. Do they have to be red led? I have some Gelid Wings and there are great:)

Not late at all wink.gif


+rep thumb.gif Thanks for the heads up:thumb:

And yea they kinda have to be red LEDs lol I want to have a nice red on black contrast rolleyes.gif

Regarding the Shark fans, i mean are they really worth the premium? From other people they seem like nice fans but nothing extraordinary. I could be wrong and would love a correction if I am.
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I covered 120mm Sharks in item 4 of my sig.

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Regarding the Shark fans, i mean are they really worth the premium? From other people they seem like nice fans but nothing extraordinary. I could be wrong and would love a correction if I am.

It's hard to say as its really a matter of opinion. I Personally like spending more for what i belive is a quality product. The only other 140's i have owned are cheap generic ones which were a load of rubbish and the Fractal design silent series which are not LED, so i can't help you much in terms of comparason:/

I did worry about putting that much money into the 2 fans i bought, but when they arrived i did not regret it. I can't compare them to other LED fans but they seemed to be the best 140mm led fans i could find at the time. They have a decent accessory package for fans and do feel very high quality. The leds (blue ones at least) are bright but not overpowering. The one thing i would say is i hate the sleeving on them. Its is a very loose rubber and very ugly. I custom sleeved mine in the end. Bottom line is i would definintly buy more if i needed led 140's.

Hope this helps in some way and isnt just a blable.
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