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post #1 of 11
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I just built my Red NZXT Phantom System and I am going to replace all of the Blue Led's with Red Led's.

I had Thermaltake Thunderblades in my last build and I was pleased with those.

I have also looked at the Cooler Master R4's and Xigmatek Crystal Series fans.

Are either of these the best option for both performance and looks or is there a better option out there?

The catch is that I will need several different sizes in the same brand/model in order for them to match.

I need 120mm, 140mm, and 200mm fans of the same type.

Thanks for the help!
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post #2 of 11
Got a Microcenter near?
They have the Sickleflow Cooler Masters on sale for $5.99
Picked up two for my heatsink, love em
post #3 of 11
doing the same here ^^ (black case , red fans)
for the top : use the NZXT fans, these are the only one that fit ( they are not 200mm , but 190mm) and replace the leds by red ones
the other fans i'm going to use are the AeroCool Shark Fan Evil Black Edition (both 120 mm and 140)
   
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post #4 of 11
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No, I don't. : lol

The number one priority for where I'm moving after graduation will be the proximity of a MicroCenter in relation to the house. They have such great in-store deals and I constantly miss out on them.
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post #5 of 11
mmm my vote goes to the CM R4 as well. Sexiest red LED fan
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post #6 of 11
cm r4's look good i thik
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post #7 of 11
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Well, I can still get the 5.99 Sickleflows from MicroCenter, but I have to pay shipping. lol It's 5.99 shipping for just 1, but I need 4 which is only $8 Shipping so that would still only be like $8 Per Fan. Is that the cheapest I can find them?

I also need a matching 140mm Fan from the front of my case. Do they make that size as well?
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post #8 of 11
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Does anyone had both the Xigmatech Crystal Fans and Cooler Master R4's to compare?

Xigmatech actually makes the 120mm, 200mm, and 140mm fans with red led's.

The R4's have 140mm fans, but they only come in Blue Led's and plain black. I can use a 120mm fan in the front as well as a 140 so it's not a big deal. These are my two top choices, though, so I am curious on how they compare.

Thanks!
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Capwn View Post
Got a Microcenter near?
They have the Sickleflow Cooler Masters on sale for $5.99
Picked up two for my heatsink, love em
yeah i'm getting these too.
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post #10 of 11
Enermax Apollish(80mm & 120mm)
Enermax Apollish Vegas(120mm & 140mm)
...are expensive... I have the blue ones

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ge_scroll_id=0
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