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    Hey guys, i've got some cash together and i am going to Grab a Corsair H50 for my current rig due to my budget not allowing for a Swiftech kit :P, anyhow im going to grab 2 fans to run a P&P setup and for aesthetic reasons i want to Paint the fans black, would this decrease performance? and what would i need to use? a spray paint?

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    Use this. VHT SP942 Penetrating Vinyl Dye

    I've seen it used over at [H], with great results. I am going to be picking some up to use instead of sleeving my cables, on my build. It looks great, and doesn't make the parts hard, it just penetrates into the plastic, and dyes it the color of your choice. The one I linked you to is black.
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    WAIT A MINUTE Mr. Mod!
    If you are going to buy two new fans then why not just get the one is totally black so you don't have to spend more money on paint?

    No performance degration if you paint the fan unless you heavy coated. Just use proper paint for plastic.

    That vinyl dye thing works just like paint, it's still aresol pray with no shiny coating and lighter medium, I think?

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    But the difference is that the Vinyl dye, actually dyes the plastic. Paint can chip off, dye never goes away.
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    I have to agree with Deton on this, besides your going to to have to buy two fans with the same CFM as the fan that's alread on the H50 so you have a chance to buy two totally black fans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benji View Post
    Hey guys, i've got some cash together and i am going to Grab a Corsair H50 for my current rig due to my budget not allowing for a Swiftech kit :P, anyhow im going to grab 2 fans to run a P&P setup and for aesthetic reasons i want to Paint the fans black, would this decrease performance? and what would i need to use? a spray paint?
    Why bother painting the fans?Get this CM Sickle Flow 2000rpm/90cfm led fans,they not only fit your aesthetics,they perform real well too


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