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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
    SUX
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post #13401 of 28613
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
You don't rewire the switch, you re-wire the new fan so the leds are on a separate circuit from the fan itself. And yes, you could replace the leds instead. But most people are looking to replace the fan with one that works considerably better than the crap stock fan anyway.
thats what i meant
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post #13402 of 28613
i honestly wouldn't bother with the stock fans. they are prety much garbage compared to 90% of other fans out their if you spend 30 bucks on CM R4s you get twice the airflow using the same locations. and lights of w/e color you want. but if you want them on the switch you need to wire them to it your self. wish wouldn't be any harder than swapping the LEDs out of the stock fan.

just my
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post #13403 of 28613
Exactly. +1 for someone with some common sense.
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post #13404 of 28613
I don't know why so many think the stock fans are garbage. I have all three of my stock fans and the fan on the H50 with just one extra 120mm fan helping in the 5.25'' bay and @ 22c (70f) ambient temps on a 3.8 CPU OC and a 1020/1445 GPU OC I idle @ 28-30C and load @ about 54c max! So tell me how is that garbage and how would anyone justify realistically spending all that money for new fans based on performance alone, aesthetics withstanding, for a maybe 1-2degree drop in temps? Now if it were 5 degrees or more I'd say whohoo! jump on it, but c'mon guys let's face facts. How 'bout +1 for keeping it real?
    
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post #13405 of 28613
i say they are garbage because one of mine was dead when i opened the box.... and yea i know DOA docent mean bad product but when i compared the other working 120 to an R4 their was like 4 times more airflow from the R4
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I've never seen a stock case fan from CM that was worth a darn (and I've been using CM cases for the last 6 years personally and for customers). None of them have ever lasted more than 6 months before they needed to be replaced due to the sleeve bearing being worn out. I've even taken to lubricating them before using them for the first time and they still wear out after 6 months or so. Since one is going to need to replace them anyway why not just do it in the beginning and be done with it.
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Maybe I'm just lucky cuz mine will be a year old the middle of December and still going strong.
    
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post #13408 of 28613
every now and then something just clicks. good or bad... i usually get the bads....
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anyone need 120mm fan?

Enermax Cluster UC-CL12 120mm White LED Twister Bearing Case Fan $10 Shipped

http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...0mm-white.html
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post #13410 of 28613
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
I've never seen a stock case fan from CM that was worth a darn (and I've been using CM cases for the last 6 years personally and for customers). None of them have ever lasted more than 6 months before they needed to be replaced due to the sleeve bearing being worn out. I've even taken to lubricating them before using them for the first time and they still wear out after 6 months or so. Since one is going to need to replace them anyway why not just do it in the beginning and be done with it.
I bought a CM Centurion 5 on 7/5/2006 that I gave to my brother that has the stock fans and they work still, my Sniper I bought 4/1/2009 all the Stock fans still work, and the Scout's still works, but I will say one is leaking oil. I do think Gelid fans I have are better, push more air and are a lot quieter.
Edited by GoodInk - 9/29/10 at 6:51pm
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