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Right now I'm using some crappy 1100rpm fans on my Venomous X Black, I'm looking for nice and quiet and can move tons of air. Also I would prefer the blades to be blue, no LED, but black is fine!
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Try the gentle typhoon 120mm's. They have a reputation for the most airflow to cfm ratio, and they're silent.
    
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Scythe Gentle Typhoons, or Nexus Basics if you're on a budget. Allegedly inaudible

Or you can undervolt your current fans a couple of different ways. In general higher rpm -> higher noise, no matter how nice the fan is... though decent fans at 1100rpm should be pretty durn quiet.

Also use 120mms if possible; bigger fans => more airflow per rpm => quieter.
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Try the gentle typhoon 120mm's. They have a reputation for the most airflow to cfm ratio, and they're silent.
how easy is it to paint the GT fins?
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Try the gentle typhoon 120mm's. They have a reputation for the most airflow to cfm ratio, and they're silent.
CFM is airflow...

It's very easy to paint them. I painted mine flat black with krylon fusion paint. Just be patient and apply the paint in several thin coats and don't touch the fans for several hours afterwards.
    
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Gentle Typhoons or some Noiseblockers...I love them, they are solid performers (a bit expensive) and they look 10 times better than GTs
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CFM is airflow...

It's very easy to paint them. I painted mine flat black with krylon fusion paint. Just be patient and apply the paint in several thin coats and don't touch the fans for several hours afterwards.
was it just a simple painters tape coverup and spray primer then preferred color?
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okay those look sick! what the french toast, any reviews on these?
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NB and GT Ap-14/15s would be what you'd want, they're quiet and push quite alot of air.
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