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As the title says it.. I am having a hard time deciding on PWM LED fans for my next build.

Got a couple of choices:
Bit Fenix Spectre PWM LED Fan Series - 120mm - Red
XIGMATEK XLF-F1253 120mm PWM white LED
Phobya Nano-G 12 PWM

They will be used on 5 EK XTX 480s and will be connected through a PWM split line.
Edited by King4x4 - 11/17/13 at 1:59am
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With Those 3 Options, i Think i will go With Bitfenix
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Originally Posted by King4x4 View Post

As the title says it.. I am having a hard time deciding on PWM LED fans for my next build.

Got a couple of choices:
Bit Fenix Spectre PWM LED Fan Series - 120mm - Red
XIGMATEK XLF-F1253 120mm PWM white LED
Phobya Nano-G 12 PWM

They will be used on 5 EK XTX 480s and will be connected through a PWM split line.

Which Phobya fan, the Nano-G or the Nano-2G?

I have the Nano-2G and it's a really nice fan.
I would avoid the BitFenix Spectre fans, I've had two and they're just rubbish for performance.
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Cooler Master R4 series. They're the best in terms of led fans.
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Thanks for the info lads! thumb.gif

However, I got a sweet deal for Titan Kurki PWM NONLED fans locally (5$ a pop? Thats saving over 240$ in fan costs for my current build and 480$ if I am going Push/pull) ) so will just get some dedicated lighting for the rig,
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Cooler Master R4 series. They're the best in terms of led fans.

They perform really well, but their LEDs are weaksauce. I got a few for my Phobya 480 Xtreme and they LEDs are almost always overpowered by local sources. They are certainly good for the price though.
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Thanks for the info lads! thumb.gif

However, I got a sweet deal for Titan Kurki PWM NONLED fans locally (5$ a pop? Thats saving over 240$ in fan costs for my current build and 480$ if I am going Push/pull) ) so will just get some dedicated lighting for the rig,

A 3mm drill bit and some 3mm LEDs make it really easy to add LEDs to ANY fan. It's a simple enough mod, you just need to plan out how to wire/sleeve the LEDs.
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How about Noctua Fan, I Know theyre not LED and their Ugly Color, They perform Great
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How about Noctua Fan, I Know theyre not LED and their Ugly Color, They perform Great

He already bought fans. It's wise to at least read through one page of the thread, for future reference. wink.gif
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