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Old February 27, 2010, 05:08 AM
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The grills are sold. Awesome!

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Old March 3, 2010, 11:14 AM
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Thank you to NCIX.com! for sponsoring this Hardware Canucks build with Xigmatek XLF-F1455 140mm cooling fans The 1455 fan is 1000 RPM, 63.5 CFM @ 16 dBA











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Old March 3, 2010, 11:42 AM
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nice looking fans
got any ideas for what you're going to do in terms of sleeving? (I personally think a tight weave white would work, and tie in the Canadian flag)
too bad the only white PCB boards I've ever seen were the one line of S939 sapphire boards (I think?)
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Old March 3, 2010, 01:27 PM
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Nice fans
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Old March 3, 2010, 01:46 PM
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Wow...nice looking fans. This is gonna be one amazing build! I'm thinking I'll have to grab some of those!
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Old March 3, 2010, 02:28 PM
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*Sigh* Awesome Case mate, but those Fans Are not the best Pick of the lot . They are quiet, but I highly doubt they push 66...more like 36. After all, I've purchased them in hopes for the same

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*Sigh* Awesome Case mate, but those Fans Are not the best Pick of the lot . They are quiet, but I highly doubt they push 66...more like 36. After all, I've purchased them in hopes for the same

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Know any other white LED fans?
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Old March 3, 2010, 03:10 PM
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Know any other white LED fans?
aerocool and akasa?
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Old March 3, 2010, 03:14 PM
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Know any other white LED fans?
Wasn't knocking the support from NCIX just so we are Clear FIXT. Was rather stating my disappointment in Xiga's Fan.

Aerocool Silver Lightning Silent White 140mm LED Fan - Sleeved Products Model: AC-SL140 [AC-SL140] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

Aerocool Streamliner 140mm LED Case Fan - Silver Frame Silver blades - Sleeved Products Model: STREAMLINER-SV [STREAMLINER-SV] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

Akasa 14cm Ultra Quiet White LED Fan Products Model: AK-195WH [AK-195WH] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come

Just a thought at least.
The Xigas are awesome for a Silent Build.
I just found my personal Experience with performance and Design to be lacking.

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Old March 3, 2010, 05:37 PM
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I know your not knocking NCIX, but lets be honest, how many fan companies DON'T embellish their CFM and dba?

I would prefer Xigmatek over Akasa who I havn't even heard off and that is rated at 22dba with less CFM. I dislike Aerocool in general, not to mention 31dba.. x 6... :S - We could rename it the Corsair Obsidian 747

I would put their quality on par with Xigmatek and the weaker paper stats don't help




I'm no huge fan of Xigmatek either (see Midgard review), but given the options I think they were the best choice. And actually I did get a chance to try these out and didn't find them half bad tbh. I can't comment directly on airflow as it would be purely subjective, but they were relatively silent and the semi clear look with the white LED looked really cool. Design over function my good man, design over function.

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