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I want to put Blue LED fans in my new case thats coming but I am not sure who makes good LED fans. I need x3 blue LED fans 120mm or 140mm at amazon only.

 

Are R4's any good? They seem to have some really good reviews. I need to stay under $50.00 for x3 fans & I want LED

 

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Computer-Cooling-R4-L2R-20AC-GP/dp/B0026ZPFCK/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1333687204&sr=1-1

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yes they are, as long as you don't have them blowing up or down, aka horizontally you should be okay. they are really good fans that aren't that loud. I have 4 of them
   
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^ I would say otherwise
had them mounted horizontally
really loud and the blue leds weren't even the same blue
each led was a slightly different hue
one of my worst buys ever and even got the honor putting it in the worst buy thread as well
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i use theses in two different rigs. i have the red and blue ones. i cant say i ever had issues with them and they also put off good air flow.
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post #5 of 11
these fans are EXTREMELY loud at 100% so make sure you are using a fan controller or control them using your motherboard and you will be fine
Edited by Fatality_ - 4/6/12 at 12:51am
post #6 of 11
Silent R4's are not to bad, but also consider the BitFenix range. A lot of people think you need masses of air to cool a PC. Where fans that move 40-55Cfm is plenty. I learnt the hard way after spending over $100 on different arrangement of fans. biggrin.gif
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ok thanks. right now I run a couple Scythe Slip Stream's that are controlled by my bios so its all good. I did end up ordering x3 of them so hopefully they are good. they seemed to have gotten great reviews on egg & amazon. Thanks for your input

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ok thanks. right now I run a couple Scythe Slip Stream's that are controlled by my bios so its all good. I did end up ordering x3 of them so hopefully they are good. they seemed to have gotten great reviews on egg & amazon. Thanks for your input

yea they are good fans I have two of them and they move a lot of air. I just control them with a fan controller because they are really loud at max RPM
post #9 of 11
R4s are good, as well as Cooler Master tricools.
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Phobya G-Silent 12, imo, provided you can control speed. Ah, looks like you got the Slips, also good.
    
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