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Old May 19, 2013, 11:55 AM
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I'm building this rig here:

Intel Core i5-3570K, HIS Radeon HD 7970, Corsair 350D Window - Want to Sell II - Jappetto's Saved Part List - PCPartPicker Canada

And so far I've decided I want to employ a similar color scheme for sleeving as the one pictured here:



I'd like it to be black and white dominant with bits of red and a tiny blue highlight.

My problem is, I'm not sure which fans, or what cooler to get for this setup. I've considered getting some of the Corsair Air Series fans, however I'm not impressed with their performance and would like to exhaust all other avenues before purchasing.

Some of the fans i'm considering:

2 Component Fan 140 < 2 up front

or DEEPCOOL - DC Fan - UF 140 < 2 up front

Cooler choices:

Swiftech H220
Xigmatek Dark Knight with aftermarket fans

Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Old May 23, 2013, 07:33 AM
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Did a quick render on the sleeve job i'm considering... thoughts?
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Old May 23, 2013, 10:56 AM
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I am not sure blue will go all that well with the hardware you have chosen. And IMO I personally think more than 2 colours doesn't actually look as good.
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Old May 23, 2013, 11:19 AM
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I am not sure blue will go all that well with the hardware you have chosen. And IMO I personally think more than 2 colours doesn't actually look as good.
The blue does throw me off as well, but if it's used as an accent I really think it could pull this whole color scheme together. Problem with not having the blue, is it just ends up being the same color scheme as 90% of the rigs out there. Something that i'd wish to avoid...

Edit: oh and btw, i'm considering using the dominator platinums as ram, not the corsair vengeance.
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Haven't yet made up my mind on the color scheme for the sleeving, however i did end up getting a Kraken X60 for my cpu cooler as well as x4 NZXT FZ White LED 140mm Fans. I figure with the neutral look of the fans, it'll put a bit more emphasis on the sleeve job that i'll be doing for this rig.
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