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Now if only they weren't brown.
 
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The color is a turn off
 
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flat.black.spraypaint.
 
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I like it!
 
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You just have to mod your case right to fit the fans :)
Yuk. A whole case in those colors? No thanks, I want to keep my eyesight a while longer.
Pinting the fans is a better option there. But I think it affects performance quite a bit. Not so smooth surface, extra weight...

Edit: Posted before your link. Looks acceptable. Still, my taste forbids the use of such colors:laugh:
 
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Yuk. A whole case in those colors? No thanks, I want to keep my eyesight a while longer.
Pinting the fans is a better option there. But I think it affects performance quite a bit. Not so smooth surface, extra weight...

Edit: Posted before your link. Looks acceptable. Still, my taste forbids the use of such colors:laugh:
oh yeah, the extra .001 grams of weight the paint will ad is gonna f** that fan all up!!
 
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oh yeah, the extra .001 grams of weight the paint will ad is gonna f** that fan all up!!
Actually, if one were to paint these fans, one ought to be more concerned with the possible effect the paint can have on the fans and not so much the extra weight it will give them (more then what you claim: quite a bit more): it might make them more noisy, for example.
 
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oh yeah, the extra .001 grams of weight the paint will ad is gonna f** that fan all up!!
Lol:laugh: Ah let me rephrase that: It will add more mass to it. And I think with "high tech" fans like Noctua, changes in mass will have some effect.
 
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Great fans for your case but not your CPU Cooler.
 
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I see.
 

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I'm thinking about picking some of these up to replace my high flow Scythes...they are so noisey

I already have the P12's on my cpu cooler
 
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I have Noctua fans on my radiator and I wouldn't get any other fans other than NoiseBlockers. They are damn quiet and do a great job of keeping the rad cool. Awesome fans.
 

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I might have to pick some of these up for my new build, depending on how loud the fans that come with the case are. The color sucks, yes, but whatever. I'm the only one that looks in my case so I couldn't give a crap
 
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I have Noctua fans on my radiator and I wouldn't get any other fans other than NoiseBlockers. They are damn quiet and do a great job of keeping the rad cool. Awesome fans.
agreed. I have all noctua fans for my case and cpu. the brown grew on me as well even though my fave color is black
 

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available immediately but not yet..

anyone find these for sale in the US yet?
 
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Seems sidewinder is expecting these fans soon, as they have put the old S-12's on sale.
Considering I use both the S-12's and the P-12's, I'm going to have to order at least one to see how it compares.

Now if they would only do a 140mm fan.
 
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Seems sidewinder is expecting these fans soon, as they have put the old S-12's on sale.
Considering I use both the S-12's and the P-12's, I'm going to have to order at least one to see how it compares.

Now if they would only do a 140mm fan.
The P12s are better for CPU cooling.
 
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The P12s are better for CPU cooling.
Agreed. I'm using the P-12's for intake fans, to cope with the needed dust filters, and on my ultra120. The S-12's are top exhaust on the box.