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I cant make up my mind about what to do, its driving me crazy...
I'd like to order some fans and new cooling tomorrow but i'm wondering if i should go for LED or Non-LED fans.

For a as clean as possible build... Either...

200mm Bitfenix Spectre Pro white LED.
120mm Bitfenix Spectre Pro white LED.
Without extra case light. because it might get too much.
http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/accessories/spectre-pro-led#gallery

Or....

200mm Bitfenix Spectre white. (non-LED)
120mm Bitfenix Spectre white. (non-LED)
1 or 2 Bitfenix Alchemy white LED strips.
http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/accessories/spectre-non-led#gallery

Im going for a black/white/blue theme. Ordered a bunch of white NZXT cables already as well.
Why can something like this be so damn difficult? lol

Even thinking of buying both combinations and decide after seeying it myself, but its a total waste of cash...
Edited by rck1984 - 5/6/12 at 4:48pm
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Originally Posted by rck1984 View Post

I cant make up my mind about what to do, its driving me crazy...
I'd like to order some fans and new cooling tomorrow but i'm wondering if i should go for LED or Non-LED fans.
For a as clean as possible build... Either...
200mm Bitfenix Spectre Pro white LED.
120mm Bitfenix Spectre Pro white LED.
Without extra case light. because it might get too much.
http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/accessories/spectre-pro-led#gallery
Or....
200mm Bitfenix Spectre white. (non-LED)
120mm Bitfenix Spectre white. (non-LED)
1 or 2 Bitfenix Alchemy white LED strips.
http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/accessories/spectre-non-led#gallery
Im going for a black/white/blue theme. Ordered a bunch of white NZXT cables already as well.
Why can something like this be so damn difficult? lol
Even thinking of buying both combinations and decide after seeying it myself, but its a total waste of cash...

The bitfenix Specre fans aren't very bright of leds. They illuminate the fan, but not everything around it because of the smokey tint to the plastic they are made of. You can use those and add custom LEDs, but I think the Specre Pros give a very clean look, and doesn't over power the case. Just a nice glow.
 
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Hmm all right. I like them not giving too much light, thats the reason i was looking up on normal fans as well.
The normal Bitfenix Spectre's look good but the specs suck compared to the pro series.

On the 200mm for example:
Normal Spectre: 47.4 CFM
Pro series: 148.72 CFM

Thats quite a difference.

When it comes to LED strips/sleeves, i checked up the NZXT sleeves but they come with a PCI slot kind of switch. That adds more crap to my build and i dont like that. Therefore i checked up alternative LED strips and got my eyes on these Bitfenix Alchemy strips. They come in 12cm, 30cm and 60cm. I am thinking if i should buy a 12 or 30cm one, i dont want things to get too bright.
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Hmm all right. I like them not giving too much light, thats the reason i was looking up on normal fans as well.
The normal Bitfenix Spectre's look good but the specs suck compared to the pro series.
On the 200mm for example:
Normal Spectre: 47.4 CFM
Pro series: 148.72 CFM
Thats quite a difference.
When it comes to LED strips/sleeves, i checked up the NZXT sleeves but they come with a PCI slot kind of switch. That adds more crap to my build and i dont like that. Therefore i checked up alternative LED strips and got my eyes on these Bitfenix Alchemy strips. They come in 12cm, 30cm and 60cm. I am thinking if i should buy a 12 or 30cm one, i dont want things to get too bright.

If that is the case, just stick with the normal Spectre pros, they have a non LED version as well.
 
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But only in black, not in white as far as i know...
I think i'm going for a 120mm and a 200mm white LED, and a small led strip.
Depending on how bright it is, ill see if i use the strip or not.
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Fans are not designed to light up everything... this is why Cathode / LED product exists. >_>

 
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While the rig was down for monthly cleaning, I swapped some fans around to up the case pressure and made aluminum mesh dust filters for the rest of the intake fans so now all intakes have them.

 

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how do you put in that position the corsair ssd?

only have the ssd? I tried leaving the space for the 200mm coolermaster fan but, i couldn't because i use 1ssd and 2 hdd.

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But only in black, not in white as far as i know...
I think i'm going for a 120mm and a 200mm white LED, and a small led strip.
Depending on how bright it is, ill see if i use the strip or not.
You mean like these?
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how do you put in that position the corsair ssd?

only have the ssd? I tried leaving the space for the 200mm coolermaster fan but, i couldn't because i use 1ssd and 2 hdd.

regards

I use 1" 3M double-sided adhesive foam squares.  I only run an SSD for OS/apps/games in my big rig and use my file server for my music, movies, backup, and general storage.

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