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Yeah, I think that's 16mm wide and 5.2mm deep (probably measured at the thickest junctions)

Yup, sadly you're right. Still the narrowest RGB I've managed to find (especially ones with singled 3528 tri-color LEDs is the 8.05mm ones. That's going to be hard to beat, without hand wiring up your own.
post #1922 of 18657
hey guys, what is the fan model # that comes with the case? hows the performance such as airflow and silence? do you guys think the new phantek 140mm fans provide good enough static pressure for rads? i have a 420 black ice sr1 rad and im looking for 140mm fans to pair up with.
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post #1923 of 18657
From everything I have read and experienced, they are the best rad fan on the market right now. They certainly are the best fan for air coolers.

Rear, Top and Bottom fans
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/21848/fan-1270/Phanteks_140mm_x_25mm_UFB_Bearing_PWM_Fan_-_Black_Frame_White_Blade_PH-F140SP-BK.html?tl=c15s775b207

Front Fans
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/21849/fan-1271/Phanteks_140mm_x_25mm_UFB_Bearing_PWM_LED_Fan_-_Black_Frame_White_Blade_Blue_LED_PH-F140SP-BK-BLED.html?tl=c331s877b207

While in last year's air cooler roundup, the 120s crushed the 140s in this test this year the 140's swept the floor with the 120's taking 4 of the top 5 spots. Air coolers present a tougher challenge than rads due tot he tighter fin spacing.

http://www.silentpcreview.com/article1345-page7.html
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The Phanteks PH-F140HP/TS is the clear winner in every respect. It edged out the new Noctuas every step of the way, delivering the best overall results of any fan we've tested thus far. To top it off, it had cleanest, smoothest sound of all the new fans in this roundup. If we had to start from scratch, this might be our new reference model.

The fan tested in the SPCR test is the same blades, bearing and motor but has a different mounting frame. The did a 2nd round where an Antec fan edged out the Phanteks in thermal performance by hair but it's motor made that annoying ticking sound.

http://www.hitechlegion.com/reviews/cooling/heatsinks/37419-phanteks-f140?showall=&start=3
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It often feels like Phanteks can do no wrong. Time after time, they deliver products that are either clearly top of their class, or merely arguably the top of their class. The new breed of fans, the 140XP and SP, do nothing to change that. Construction and performance are spot on, while noise to air movement is excellent. I have been fortunate enough to have been using seven of these in a build for the last month, and time has done nothing but make me like them more.

As case fans, the 140SP and 140XP are very controlled, and able to move excellent amounts of air through the case. This would be expected given the specs, but what is not expected is how quietly they manage to do this. First off, there is no discernible mechanical noise from either iteration of the fan. The bearing is dead silent, and there is no ticking, buzz or hum often associated with PWM present in the 140XP. The other factor is the actual pitch of the fan, which is lower than most 140mm fans we have encountered. There is no whine or high pitches of any kind. This makes the 140SP and XP far less intrusive even at higher speeds. At lower speeds, the air movement is substantial, but even in the front intake position there is no real discernible noise until ~850rpm, and they never become distracting when pushed beyond that.

While the fans are essentially the same with PWM added to the F140XP, that also adds some perks. The PWM control allows the F140XP to be run all the way down to 300rpm for absolute silence. The lower speeds also allow the static pressure to increase ~15%, making them an excellent choice for 140mm factor radiators. The 140SP serves very, very well on radiators also with good static pressure and low noise.
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post #1924 of 18657
i saw that review, but i wanted someone here who has experience using the fans with rads. i see they have a pwm version as well, do you think its worth the extra for the pwm version?
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post #1925 of 18657
After playing with my RGB idea a bit I have some good news. RGB mod for the front panel is possible and I will upload a quick dirty guide up tomorrow followed by a nice video tutorial.

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post #1926 of 18657
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i saw that review, but i wanted someone here who has experience using the fans with rads. i see they have a pwm version as well, do you think its worth the extra for the pwm version?

Not really ... the Phanteks PCB makes PWM kinda irrelevant.

I'm cooling a 4770k @ 4.6 Ghz and twin 780s at 20 - 35% OC's ...and I'm seeing a Delta T of about 10C with Furmark / RoG RealBench at 1200 rpm ...at 600 rpm I go to about 15C ...and that's just with 5 fans in push on a 280 + 420.
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just wondering, can you fit a rad in the front or side if you use a 480 in the bottom?

 

Thanks!

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post #1928 of 18657
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just wondering, can you fit a rad in the front or side if you use a 480 in the bottom?

Thanks!
http://www.overclock.net/t/1418637/phanteks-enthoo-primo-owners-club/1860_20#post_21349144
post #1929 of 18657
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i saw that review, but i wanted someone here who has experience using the fans with rads. i see they have a pwm version as well, do you think its worth the extra for the pwm version?

Similar to Jack, I am running a 4770k and GTX 780 and the same rad setup as his (top and bottom Alphacool 45 and 60 mil), and these fans are awesome. I ordered more of them for my build even though I had plenty of Corsair's to make it work. The Corsairs are decent, but I like the Phanteks a lot better. I'm getting CPU and GPU idle/average temps of about 34 C and 22 C respectively, and have yet to see the CPU go much passed 60 C even under 99 percent load, and during BF4 on Ultra the GTX 780 runs at 38 C or less. Those are pretty good temps in my opinion. And that's with just one set of fans per rad. Meaning NOT in push/pull. I think I'll get another set of fans for p/p just for looks and maybe the option to turn the fans down to slower for even quieter operation. I don't know if the extra fans would make enough extra noise to counteract the benefit, or what. I guess there's two schools of thought on that subject. I can probably run my fans and pump quite a bit slower and be fine, though. A GTX 780 doesn't NEED to run at 22 degrees C. I just like it to smile.gif It would be interesting to see how silent I could make this PC and still keep the GPU under 50 and the CPU under 70. But yes, I definitely recommend them for radiators and general case fans.
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just wondering, can you fit a rad in the front or side if you use a 480 in the bottom?

Thanks!
http://www.overclock.net/t/1418637/phanteks-enthoo-primo-owners-club/1860_20#post_21349144

thanks, he says you could easily fit something like an xt45, but can you put a st30 in push/pull? which way would you get better performance?

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