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Anyone have any personal experience with these?

Noiseblocker Fan

I was considering them for my in-progress build. My dilemma is that I plan to paint the impeller/fan blades red, but not sure if I could do it with having to take it apart as I'm afraid of ruining it, compared to say Gelid's Gamer fans whose impellers are meant to be removed for "cleaning". Any help would be greatly appreciated,thx.
post #2 of 14
The fans are pretty well balanced, painting the blades could cause variations in rotating mass and ultimately causing the fan to not function to spec, or cause excess noise vibrations or even damage. your best bet would be to leave them stock.

The fans are excellent aside that.
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post #3 of 14
Great fans. I own the 1800rpm flavor.
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post #4 of 14
I would say if you want quality fans that are red look into the enermax magma fans. they are good fans and are red.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/76...d_UC-MA12.html
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Great fans, have owned one before. But worth the price?
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
I would say if you want quality fans that are red look into the enermax magma fans. they are good fans and are red.
i was just coming back to mention these cause i forgot mention them


This right here is your best bet if red fan blades are key for you. other wise the NB is a much better fan.
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post #7 of 14
I've used some before myself.

Great build quality and excellent noise characteristics but if you're looking for quiet you can do better from a budget perspective.

Such as a Thermalright X-Silent, Gelid Silent 12, or even low speed Yates.
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post #8 of 14
I recently painted my gentle typhoon fans and notice no change in acoustics. I was careful not to paint one side more than the other and tried to apply the paint in very thin coats. I did it in several thin applications instead of just plastering the fans in paint on the first coat.

I do not think painting the fans will hurt the performance as long as you are careful. Be patient.
    
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
I recently painted my gentle typhoon fans and notice no change in acoustics. I was careful not to paint one side more than the other and tried to apply the paint in very thin coats. I did it in several thin applications instead of just plastering the fans in paint on the first coat.

I do not think painting the fans will hurt the performance as long as you are careful. Be patient.
I totally agree with this.

But I would say get the magma's they have better specs and are cheaper, plus you won't have to paint them.

Oh and by the way, you are now required to give us pictures of said build.
Pics or it didn't happen.
post #10 of 14
Just dye it- you will have a change in nothing but the color. It's an old technique though =p all neo modders paint as far as i know now.

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