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Hello all I currently running 3 stock 140mm corsair fans came with my corsair 540 and 2 black Excalibur's at 2000 rpm for my AIO the original fans came with suffered bearing failure.

I'm after 4 fans for case 1x120mm for the case and 3x140mm.Also looking for 4x120mm fans for the AIO for push and pull configuration.

I would prefer fans with high airflow something I don't need to full speed to take advantage of the power. I have considered going back to using blade master 120 again for radiator. Open to suggestions also need 4 way fan splitter for push pull on rad
Edited by Colin0912 - 10/22/14 at 12:53pm
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Get the Gelid GC Fan Splitter.

http://www.gelidsolutions.com/products/index.php?lid=2&cid=11&id=63

As far as your fan options go, you have several choices.

Consumer fans
  • Noctua Industrial PPC might be worth looking at (expensive though and to be honest, not that good performing)
  • Noiseblocker E-Loops (need extra space though for pull type configurations)
  • Cooler Master Jet Flo (cheap fan that has good performance)
  • If you can get them, Nidec Gentle Typhoons are the best.

Industrial Fans
  • San Ace fans
  • Delta AFB series of fans (probably best choice and they can be bought cheap)
  • Panaflo and NMB fans are pretty good

Industrial fans are a better choice, but you need to undervolt them.

Make sure you avoid sleeve bearing fans, and you should not have very many fan failures.
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