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Greetings guys smile.gif
So I'm make my first build ever and I'm 100% settled on either FD define mini or the arc, if define is too bad with cooling.
So my question is basically about the cooling; what fans do you guys use? I've read like 50-100 pages of this thread already, and it seems like the majority use Noctua or the silent version from FD, if I'm not mistaken. What do you recommend? Personally I was looking at a cheap 4pin coolermaster fan and place 2 intake, 1 exhaust.
Awesome with any answer and so sorry if I shouldn't ask questions in this thread, I just can't seem to find the right people else where and there most be the right people here rolleyes.gif
Im thinking about Upgrading my Core 1000 To either a Define mini or a Arc Mini, Just For better cable management and for better cooling. Im Not to sure yet which one i will Pick Though Probably the Define mini, Also yeah most people are using Noctuas which are Pretty Expensive or The stock Fans Which acctually arent that bad there Quiet and Push Decent amount of air aswell if you want to Buy more they are pretty Cheap I bought a 92mm For my Rear fan For £4 Something, And i have 2 Coolermaster sickleflow red led fans one in the front and one in the side panel they are cheap and good also. smile.gif
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post #3932 of 15845
Just opened my case to have a look at my 670 to see how I can stop it fro sagging and noticed that it's stupidly dusty inside and then realized that I'm running a negative pressure setup now that I'm not using the side panel fan. Such a silly little thing to miss. Going to swap my H100 to intake and add some dust filters. That should hopefully sort it out.
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post #3933 of 15845
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Bump please smile.gif

fans depend on how much cooling, if you care about looks, and price you would pay. imo i like the coolermaster r4's they are fairly cheep and look good. people that go with the fractal fans are mainly because they want to keep the b&w theme case.
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Greetings guys smile.gif
So I'm make my first build ever and I'm 100% settled on either FD define mini or the arc, if define is too bad with cooling.
So my question is basically about the cooling; what fans do you guys use? I've read like 50-100 pages of this thread already, and it seems like the majority use Noctua or the silent version from FD, if I'm not mistaken. What do you recommend? Personally I was looking at a cheap 4pin coolermaster fan and place 2 intake, 1 exhaust.
Awesome with any answer and so sorry if I shouldn't ask questions in this thread, I just can't seem to find the right people else where and there most be the right people here rolleyes.gif

Bump please smile.gif

I like these Slipstreams from Scythe, only on a fan controller though, as these particular high speed units are a bit noisy at 12 volts, but they really move some air. They do come in a couple other RPM's too.

http://www.Newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=35-185-060
Edited by Ramsey77 - 8/26/12 at 10:23am
 
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post #3935 of 15845
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I like these Slipstreams from Scythe, only on a fan controller though, as these particular high speed units are a bit noisy at 12 volts, but they really move some air. They do come in a couple other RPM's too.
http://www.Newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=35-185-060

If you're looking for something different, I suggest you consider to use these fans with that polish rim... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835119032

The contrast would be sweeeet wink.gif
post #3936 of 15845
Switched my H100 fans to intake and it knocked 3 degrees off and still looks good.

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post #3937 of 15845
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NZXT FN Series. They are better and cheaper than FD fans (from what I've seen). smile.gif
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That`s the way I like......

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Some testing with lighting:





post #3940 of 15845
I can't take it anymore. biggrin.gif

Gotta say Corsair really nailed it with the design of these fans.
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