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Should i change the radiator fans to go along with the theme more and if so which fans should I get?

I want either blue fans or fans that have blue led's in them.

These are what im liking so far...


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post #2 of 10
I don't know about the first one, but I have the Spectre Pro 120mm's. They're good case fans, but there are definitely better choices for radiators. AP15's are one of the best, if not the best fan for radiators right now. You could also take a look at Corsair's SP-120's. They're super sexy tongue.gif
 
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post #3 of 10
my vote goes for the ap15, just paint them blue biggrin.gif
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I thought painting the fans blue but wasn't sure which blue would work the best. Who has the best deals on the AP-15's?
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post #5 of 10
Gentle Typhoons are excellent radiator fans. I am using both the AP-14 (almost silent) and the AP-15's (not silent, not that quiet, but unobtrusive white noise).

Swiftech came out with a Gentle Typhoon style fan for $10 it might be worth checking out.
http://www.coolerguys.com/840556098713.html?productid=840556098713&channelid=FROOG&gclid=CLmdtInktbMCFeGDQgod-VAA6g
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okay ill look into them
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Originally Posted by Fan o' water View Post

Gentle Typhoons are excellent radiator fans. I am using both the AP-14 (almost silent) and the AP-15's (not silent, not that quiet, but unobtrusive white noise).
Swiftech came out with a Gentle Typhoon style fan for $10 it might be worth checking out.
http://www.coolerguys.com/840556098713.html?productid=840556098713&channelid=FROOG&gclid=CLmdtInktbMCFeGDQgod-VAA6g

This. I had Gentle Typhoons on my rad, but two of seven had a very annoying hum. Replaced them with Swiftech Helix fans. No regrets on that move. Half the price, great sound quality, very litle difference in air movement that I can tell.
Edited by Capt Proton - 11/5/12 at 11:59am
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I recently switched over to the SP-120 quiet version, I am pretty happy with them, esp. when used with the supplied resistor.
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i ended up going with the Enermax T.B silence 120mm with blue led's. I actually took notice to the swiftech series fans and I really liked them but I got the enermax on a good deal from newegg and I've seen a lot of people use these fans for their watercooling needs and really like them. I will probably get a set of the swiftech fans in the near future for my 120 radiator I will be adding once I get my new gpu.
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post #10 of 10
Keep us posted on how those work out.
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