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post #17791 of 19729
Not sure. I've been looking at non-led fans. Cougar Vortex's maybe and I'll get 1 of those Nzxt cable things with led's in them that have 3 diff brightness settings and off setting.
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I am a bit bias with fans, I have tried a couple of dozen different fan makes and models.

I like to have fans that are quiet and efficient at moving air.

I always suggest and recommend Bitfenix for fans.

If your planning on controlling them using PWM then the
Spectre Pro™ PWM Fans
are the best choice. If you do not have any plans on controlling them, then the Spectre Pro™ LED are great.

I have never used the white LED ones but the blue LED ones are very effective but not over powering.


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Any suggestions to quiet 140mm white led fans? Looking to get 3. Front and 2x for the top

The AeroCool Shark fans are good. They are a little pricey but they work well imo. They also move a decent amount of air.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007998%2050001960&IsNodeId=1&name=AeroCool

They come in a lot of colors.
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Did some minor lighting updates to the case. Got rid of the cathodes... decided to try NZXT LED sleeved strips.
Thoughts?

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I will install some led strips on my case.I want this to be blue but not very blue,just to make the hardware more visible.
Should I install blue,white or both blue and white led strips?
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I will install some led strips on my case.I want this to be blue but not very blue,just to make the hardware more visible.
Should I install blue,white or both blue and white led strips?

Depending on the chipset you have the LEDs really accent the mobo well. Mine is an ASUS P67 Pro with lots of blue parts.. the blue LEDS did well.
your chipset being more "red" I assume will look nice with the white LEDs. You can buy both and flip them on/off and they also have a 1 tier brightness switch.
BTW you mentioned the XSPC kit.
I am looking at doing this once and doing a rear mounted rad.
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/watercooling-kits/raystorm-750-kits/raystorm-750-r360-watercooling-kit/?fb_action_ids=592397401700&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=246965925417366

On FrozenCPU, you can look this kit up and download the installation manual and the CoolerMaster 690II is featured (which is awesome) for both top and rear mounted configs. I am going to take some measurements tonight to see if I have clearance for the I/O connections alongside with the DVI cable to my monitor. I actually think an external rad is cool.. call me the minority in that preference but having it mounted in the rear will still be a good bit hidden.
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Depending on the chipset you have the LEDs really accent the mobo well. Mine is an ASUS P67 Pro with lots of blue parts.. the blue LEDS did well.
your chipset being more "red" I assume will look nice with the white LEDs. You can buy both and flip them on/off and they also have a 1 tier brightness switch.
BTW you mentioned the XSPC kit.
I am looking at doing this once and doing a rear mounted rad.
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/watercooling-kits/raystorm-750-kits/raystorm-750-r360-watercooling-kit/?fb_action_ids=592397401700&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=246965925417366
On FrozenCPU, you can look this kit up and download the installation manual and the CoolerMaster 690II is featured (which is awesome) for both top and rear mounted configs. I am going to take some measurements tonight to see if I have clearance for the I/O connections alongside with the DVI cable to my monitor. I actually think an external rad is cool.. call me the minority in that preference but having it mounted in the rear will still be a good bit hidden.

Well,my mobo is black/red but the most red is covered...Here's a current pic

dsc0612c.jpg

The only leds are on the waterblock and on the front stock fan,but I'm going to replace it with a non led (for a more powerful one).I decided to use 1 blue led strip on the whole left side and if it is too blue I may install a white led strip too smile.gif



Now for xspc kit,I think it would be better if you keep everything internal,practical and bautiful.I currently have one ex240 on the top but in some days I may pick a gpu+wateblock+alphacool nexxxos montsa 240 on the bottom.It will need some modding,but it will look a lot better thumb.gif
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Updated my Rig. Please add me to the club smile.gif (Click for full size)












     
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Very beutiful rig,xigmatek fans are so nice.
Remove the extra hdd cage for more airflow thumb.gif
post #17800 of 19729
Seconded - very nice rig.. dont see too many orange themed ones but you pulled it well swell! thumb.gif
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