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My fans I used and tested were:

Bitfenix spectre pro white led(Nice leds, not so great airflow, quiet,pretty all white design.)

Cooler master white led stock (great looking, all white, leds a plus, quiet, pretty darn good airflow)

Enermax cluster white LEDs(Great looking leds, white, quiet, a tad louder than the two previous, but alof of airflow, the only thing that turned me off of this fan was the silver ring around it. If this fan was all white, its a no brainer.)

Aerecool white shark LEDs(nice leds, high airflow, the looks might turn you off since the fan is clear, a tad more noisy than the previous fans, but higher airflow)

Noiseblocker Nb eloop b12-4(Beautiful fan, very bright white blades, pretty loud because this is the 34db model, but can control it with a fan controller, has two cables different lengths for cable management. If it had leds, This would be my fan of choice. If I find a way to light my case another way and can hide the cabling, these fans might be my go to. They are a tad pricier than other fans, but the airflow is outstanding and the static pressure is HIGH.

Corsair sp120 high performance(great great looking fan IMHO, loud at the highest setting, a litte low on the airflow looking at its specs. awesome awesome static pressure at 3.1. I really like these fans also.



On a side note, I removed my top GTX 680 this morning and put some Prolimatech PK3 on it. I had been hearing wonderful things about this stuff, so I figured I would give it a go.

My temps on this card in the past were always 2-4 degrees higher than my bottom card which clocks higher than the top one. (1176 vs 1215) After putting the PK3 on it, the temps dropped to the exact same or lower than the bottom card. thumb.gif

The bottom card has stock thermal paste on it, because i havent gotten around to retimming it. The top card had stock paste, then I redid it while putting my backplate on with artic silver. I like the PK3 already better!!!

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I love my enermax fans and I got the blue led version since I wanted a nice blue to light up the inside of the case but i will say that the led's are quite bright. If you decide to get rid of that enermax fan let me know I'll take it from you.
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I love my enermax fans and I got the blue led version since I wanted a nice blue to light up the inside of the case but i will say that the led's are quite bright. If you decide to get rid of that enermax fan let me know I'll take it from you.

Which enermax did you get? Blue leds?

Im selling the Aerocool shark, Bitfenix Spectre Pros (120mm) and the Enermax right now.
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How much u want for it?
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How much u want for it?
the enermax, $12 shipped
 
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Installed my new Samsung 256GB 830 this morning. My 128gb was taken out. wink.gif
 
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Trying to decide whether I wan to add white or green to the cables. redface.gif After adding my second 680, alot of the green was covered up. I was going to go with a white black theme possibly. Not sure because the green doesnt look too bad.

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I think mixing a touch of green into the scheme is striking. Go with primarily white/black on the sleeving...but add a touch of green. There is enough of the motherboard that shows....so that it really brings it out and complements it.
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I vote for more green too. Plain black is a tad boring now. Green is awesome and would be a little different. And yes, green is my favorite color.
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