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    Antec 900 Fans

    Looking to replace the fans on the 900, well its the LED's that are the problem really. Im just finding them too distracting when trying to watch films etc on the computer. Im pretty sure that you cant disable them so i guess replacing the fans are the only option. Anyone replaced these fans before? I really like how quiet the fans are on this case so replacing them with equally quiet fans is a must! The 200mm doesnt have a LED on it (i think) so that leaves 3 120mm up for replacing. Hopefully someone with a bit more knowledge about it can help me out...

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    You could buy LED'less fans but to be honest I don't think there will be a big difference in the noise no matter what brand of fan you buy.

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Sharkoon golfball 1000rpm versions from Scan? Or any fans with a fan controller and just turn the speed down until you are happy with the noise level .

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by GSte View Post
    Sharkoon golfball 1000rpm versions from Scan? Or any fans with a fan controller and just turn the speed down until you are happy with the noise level .
    would they be quiet enough on the lowest setting then? thats what the antec fans are running on and they are whisper quiet...should i expect the sharkoon's to be the same?

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    I think they are supposed to be pretty good, but I only own the 2000rpm version. If you look in the 'technical spec' tab on the item description page on Scan's website it gives you the different fans' noise levels in dB.

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    saw the 1000rpm on scan but just wondering if they're quiet enough...anyone using them?

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    if you want to buy the daddy of silent yet decent airflow 120mm fans look no further than the Noctua NF-P12 - acvailable at SCAN

    For other quiet 120mm fans check this link

    Recommended Fans | silentpcreview.com

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by kmac View Post
    if you want to buy the daddy of silent yet decent airflow 120mm fans look no further than the Noctua NF-P12 - acvailable at SCAN

    For other quiet 120mm fans check this link

    Recommended Fans | silentpcreview.com
    thanks for the info, just checked out the noctua on scan, bit pricey though?! £13.38 for 1..but i need 3 so that works out to be....(gets out calculator) £40!

    hmmm..guess im gonna have to keep looking

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by ace_87 View Post
    saw the 1000rpm on scan but just wondering if they're quiet enough...anyone using them?

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    I've got them and they are very quiet, replaced my antec ones with these.
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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    If it's just the LEDs you're having a problem with, can't you just break the LED?

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    yeah as link says, surely you could just break the anode or cathode leg off and be rid of the little beastys that way
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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    ........ or put blu-tack over them Hmmmm, why didn't I do that?
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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    yeah as link says, surely you could just break the anode or cathode leg off and be rid of the little beastys that way
    I was thinking more along the lines of hammers and pliers, but breaking one of the legs would work, too.

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    hammer?.. Just snip one of the legs on the led's and the whole led circuit will shut off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    hammer?.. Just snip one of the legs on the led's and the whole led circuit will shut off.
    Smash the bulb

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    Re: Antec 900 Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by Link97 View Post
    If it's just the LEDs you're having a problem with, can't you just break the LED?
    I did think about doin that but then again what if i decide to sell the case one day on fleebay?

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