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Old 03-27-2004, 07:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default LED vs. UV

As I have mentioned in a past post, I am in the process of ordering an Antec PlusView1000AMG Case from newegg. I am also ordering five 80mm case fans for it.

Should I buy UV case fans or LED case fans?

What's the difference?

My first choice was to get the LED fans, but then I thought it would look better If I had UV fans along with UV rounded cables.

Please give me your opinion.
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Old 03-27-2004, 07:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well the Led fans are cheaper but there not as bright. The UV fans are more money but they are like 2X brighter.
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honestly...i would stick with the LED fans because the just look a hell of a lot better...the UV fans have a really akward look to em....in my case i use quad LED fans b/c they have a really cool look and if you want to have a good looking customized case then i would strongly suggest going with the LED fans
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a customized case u want it to be bright.. not like dull. Like i have a 4 led fan in mine blue and its not bright at all. Right above it i ahve a red UV light. Its soo much brighter then the LEd fan.
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I'd say go LED with the fan's also. If you want some UV going on, get a UV cold cathode and some UV-reacitve paint/rounded cables/stickers, etc.
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i have the PLUS1080AMG which is basically just the solid, non-window version of the one you are getting plus it has a truepower430watt. the thing weighs litterally a ton and for some damn reason it amplifies all of the case fans. when i listen to the fans by themselves they are quiet, yet when they are inside the case they somehow create a mini-tornado effect. i also hate the swinging door. the build quality is excellent though. i suggest you choose another case.
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Old 03-29-2004, 05:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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After reading everyone's advice, I think I will go with the LED fans. I am also looking to purchasing a UV light along with UV reactive cables, just as True_Orb recommended.

Yes, I realize that the case is heavy, but that doesn't matter to me. I would rarely move the computer and when I would need to, 30-35lbs is nothing.

The reason I picked this case is because its cheap [I'm only 14 and money is a HUGE issue lol], and I've heard that the build quality is excellent.

Thanks again to everyone with the advice.
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personally i like the UV fans better since there brighter, and they have a cooler look to them. The LED fans aren't as bright.
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