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I'm looking to replace the fans on my 932.

Top and side-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103073

For the rear fan I'm looking at either this 140mm or 120mm.
  1. Will the 200mm fit the side and top on the 932?
  2. Are the specs for the fans accurate (cfm, dBA)
  3. How bright are the leds (particularly on the 120mm and 140mm)?
  4. Is the noise and cfm difference between the 120 and 140 noticeable?
Thanks for the help
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4x Gentle typhoons go!
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Those 200mm fans will work great. I'd just get the 140mm fan for the back side, it'll push more air and be quieter at the same time. I bought those same 200mm fans but red for old 932.

I'm sure the blue leds in all the fans purchased will be the same brightness.
    
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Originally Posted by Eagle1337 View Post
4x Gentle typhoons go!
Main reason I'm replacing the fans is for lower noise (230s are rattling a bit) and for the leds. Gts are 50+dBA

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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post
I'd just get the 140mm fan for the back side, it'll push more air and be quieter at the same time.
Stats say the 120 has higher cfm but louder (68.33 CFM <20 dBA) while the 140 has lower cfm but less noise as well (60.46 CFM <16 dBA). So I guess I'm asking whether the ~8cfm would be worth the extra 4dBA.
Edited by Daggerfist - 2/8/11 at 12:48am
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Main reason I'm replacing the fans is for lower noise (230s are rattling a bit) and for the leds. Gts are 50+dBA
Which tpyhoons are you looking at? Also Cooler master's specs on their fans tend to be off.
post #6 of 12
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Can't find it now but it was on amazon. Looked at the rest and at the two on newegg and they're ~21, but that's still louder than the 17dBA cm says the 140mm is.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Daggerfist View Post
Can't find it now but it was on amazon. Looked at the rest and at the two on newegg and they're ~21, but that's still louder than the 17dBA cm says the 140mm is.
the gnetle typhoons tend to be quiet have great static pressure and good cfm.
post #8 of 12
The AP-14's are 21dB, best compromise in noise/performance for case fans if you ask me. The thing about GT's is that any sound they do make, is just moving air, there's no annoying hum.

If you've got the money go 4x side panel and 3x top, it'll easily outperform a single Megaflow while remaining very quiet.
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Anyone on that can comment on the brightness of the purple leds?
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I have 4 of those 140 Xigmatek fans and I don't really like them very much, above 700 rpm they are noisy and below that they hardly move any air.
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