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I just ordered up a 120 Spectre Pro with red LED's for my exhaust fan and will be ordering a 200mm Spectre Pro Red LED fan for intake and compare it with the megaflow I have now.
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looking forward to see how they compare thumb.gif
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I'm really interested how those 140 spectre pros do as top intakes. The Xigmatek I'm using would be perfect if it's motor wasn't making an annoying low-pitched wine. frown.gif

My other pieces arrived today (minus the DEMCIflex filter and 1 x 120mm fan) so I should have the 140's installed either tonight or tomorrow. NCIX Canada has all BitFenix fans for 20-25% off until the end of March. They must be selling a lot of them, my blue 120mm is on 5-8 weeks back order =O
 
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looking forward to see how they compare thumb.gif

Me too...I hold my hand up to my megaflow, even on full RPM and I hardly feel any airflow despite what the specs may say. I will say though that it is very quiet. But I still need to cut the mesh out of the front.
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Me too...I hold my hand up to my megaflow, even on full RPM and I hardly feel any airflow despite what the specs may say. I will say though that it is very quiet. But I still need to cut the mesh out of the front.

Definitely cut the mesh. With the side panel off the Spectre Pro doesn't feel like tons of air is blowing either but with it on I can feel a decent amount of air blowing out the rear. I have removed all the PCI slot covers and the two w/c tube grommets and can feel air blowing out everywhere. Still debating on whether I need a mid-case fan on the HDD cage. I've been folding on the GPU for several hours with temps ~59c max. smile.gif

EDIT: Thought about trying the stock 200mm as a top intake...any horror stories/horrid noise issues?
Edited by solsamurai - 3/20/12 at 11:55am
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a while back I saw someone with a WC build that had a 240 rad standing in the front. I have looked through so many pages and cant find it does anyone have it or know where it is??

On a side note is that front square piece that the HDD cages sit on removable?
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yeah the plastic base is removable.
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a while back I saw someone with a WC build that had a 240 rad standing in the front. I have looked through so many pages and cant find it does anyone have it or know where it is??
On a side note is that front square piece that the HDD cages sit on removable?

Yep. A couple screws on the underside of the case. Not sure where that other pic is. Sorry dood. frown.gif
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I installed the Spectre Pro 140's, 120 and my new air cooler the other day. The dual 140's are little louder than a 200mm, but they are pushing a lot of air into the case. The front 200mm is setup for intake as well, and a single 120mm on the back as exhaust. I can feel air blowing out of the gaps and spaces in the case. Ambient temps have gone up here by about 4 degrees and the hardware temps have basically remained the same.

Overall, I am happy with the current setup. The noise on full speed is acceptable, and on low it is very quiet. I also prefer the looks of the 140's as well.



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Looking good! Liking the 7970 thumb.gif

I just got in my box that had a 120mm red led Spectre Pro that I will be puting in my rear exhaust. Also recieved the Scythe HDD Stabilizers so I can put my HDD's up in the 5.25" bays. Also got my depinning tool so I can start sleeving. Now to find some sleeving and heatshrink, as well as a 200mm red Spectre Pro. biggrin.gif
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[Corsair] Carbide Air 540 [Razer] Naga Epic [Audio Technica] ATH-A700  [Antlion] ModMic 
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[Lamptron] FC5-V2  
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[Intel] Core i7-960 [ASUS] Rampage III Formula [EVGA] GTX 670 FTW 2GB [Corsair] Dominator-GT 6GB DDR3-1866 
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[Crucial] M4 128GB [Samsung] Spinpoint F3 1TB x2 [WD] Caviar Black 750GB [XSPC] Raystorm 
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[EVGA] GTX 680 Hydro Copper w/ Backplate  [XSPC] EX360 and EX240 [XSPC] Dual-bay Res w/ [Swiftech] MCP655 [Scythe] Gentle Typhoon AP-15 x 5 
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[Bitfenix] Spectre Pro Red LED - 140mm x 4 [Windows] 7 Ultimate 64-Bit [BenQ] XL2420TX [Saitek] Cyborg V.5 Red LED 
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[Corsair] AX850 [NZXT] Switch 810 Matte Black [Razer] Naga Epic Red LED [Audio Technica] ATH-A700 
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[ASUS] Xonar Essence STX [Lamptron] FC5-V2 
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[Intel] Core M-5Y10 [Intel] HD Graphics 5300 [Generic?] 8 GB DDR3 [Generic?] 256GB SSD 
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[Microsoft] Windows 10 1920 x 1080 
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[Intel] Core i7-4790k [ASUS] Z97-DELUXE [ASUS] GTX 980 Strix [Corsair] Vengance Pro Series 16GB DDR3-2400 
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[Crucial] M550 512GB [WD] Black 3TB x 2 [EK] Supremacy EVO - Gold [EK] GTX 980 Strix - Fullcover w/ Backplate 
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[EK] D5 X-RES Top 100 w/ D5 Vario [Monsoon] 3/8" ID 5/8" OD Compressions - Gold [XSPC] EX240 x 2 [Corsair] SP120 x 5 / AF120 x 1 
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[Windows] 8.1 Pro 64-bit [BenQ] XL2420TX [Corsair] K70 - Red switches [Corsair] AX750 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
[Corsair] Carbide Air 540 [Razer] Naga Epic [Audio Technica] ATH-A700  [Antlion] ModMic 
Other
[Lamptron] FC5-V2  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel] Core i7-960 [ASUS] Rampage III Formula [EVGA] GTX 670 FTW 2GB [Corsair] Dominator-GT 6GB DDR3-1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
[Crucial] M4 128GB [Samsung] Spinpoint F3 1TB x2 [WD] Caviar Black 750GB [XSPC] Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[EVGA] GTX 680 Hydro Copper w/ Backplate  [XSPC] EX360 and EX240 [XSPC] Dual-bay Res w/ [Swiftech] MCP655 [Scythe] Gentle Typhoon AP-15 x 5 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Bitfenix] Spectre Pro Red LED - 140mm x 4 [Windows] 7 Ultimate 64-Bit [BenQ] XL2420TX [Saitek] Cyborg V.5 Red LED 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
[Corsair] AX850 [NZXT] Switch 810 Matte Black [Razer] Naga Epic Red LED [Audio Technica] ATH-A700 
AudioOther
[ASUS] Xonar Essence STX [Lamptron] FC5-V2 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
[Intel] Core M-5Y10 [Intel] HD Graphics 5300 [Generic?] 8 GB DDR3 [Generic?] 256GB SSD 
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[Microsoft] Windows 10 1920 x 1080 
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