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If you're still interested in the Helix fans, they also are sold here, here, and here. If ordering from FrozenCPU, you can use the discount code "OCN" for 5.1% off.

Hmm. I'm actually only a 45 minute drive from performance PC's right now. Might head down there tomorrow

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Blue UV fans and a carefully placed cathode might be an option too. I believe cathodes are only $10-15, and you would have the option to add more UV gear later too.

Or you could say screw all of that and go blue chrome.

Those actually look great, but they're 140mm tongue.gif

The 120 blue ice on newegg still looks pretty good. How do they perform?

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Those actually look great, but they're 140mm tongue.gif
The 120 blue ice on newegg still looks pretty good. How do they perform?
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Is that supposed to stop you? This is OCN. Don't tell me we raised a sissy. biggrin.gif
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Those actually look great, but they're 140mm tongue.gif
The 120 blue ice on newegg still looks pretty good. How do they perform?
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My entire renovation of my system is on hold because I'm stressing over two fans lol. 99% of the world probably doesn't even know there is more than one brand of case fans tongue.gif

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i hear great things about silverstone air penetrators?
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It isn't that I don't care about noise. I just don't see why it is relevant when it can't be heard over the speakers when throttled up.
Tapatalk isn't liking links today. Keeps bringing up a blank page. I assumed it was something I was reading earlier that you posted that was all about noise.
Unfortunately, R4's don't work with the h100. They like to randomly stop spinning and/or try to impersonate a Delta fan.
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Well when it comes to fans they all perform in terms of air flow pretty much the same RPM per RPM. If you know what RPM you are willing to put up with regarding noise now, just order something that at least has that much RPM range and call it good.thumb.gif

If you want something that performs thermally well AND more quiet than your average fan, get some GT15s.

If you MUST have blue LED fans, you won't find one that is of the same GT noise quality, so any and all that have LEDs are going to perform about the same....just make a decision and you'll be fine.
    
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How do slipstreams compare to the GT fans? I'm going to limit myself to newegg or local for a purchase. Mainly for customer service/return reasons.
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Slipstream fans are optimized towards case flow situations, where airflow is unrestricted. This leads to low static pressure, and a greater loss in airflow in trying to push air through a radiator. Less airflow = less cooling potential.
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I wonder why newegg dropped the GT fans. They used to have them.
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