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    Default Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Xigmatek is a name well-known as a world leading innovator in PC thermal performance and peripherals. With so many advance innovations in today's tech world, we sometimes wonder, "do some of these slight changes in design from competitor to competitor really make a difference? Today we will be taking a look at Xigmatek's new line of PC fans and see if their unique designs answer that question. We are going look at 4 models, and each has its own touch of flare. We will be putting them to the test to see how they stack up to the competitors.We have the following models today: Xigmatek's XAF-F1253 (120mm Orange Blades), Xigmatek XAF-F1251 (120mm Black Blade), Xigmatek XAF-F1456 (140mm Blue Blade), and Xigmatek XAF-F1454 (140mm Smoked Blade).Before we dive into the essence of the XAF series fans, lets talk a little about Xigmatek.

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Nice roundup kenny

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Do you know how they sound horizontially mounted? BTW, nice review.

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    Nice job Kenny. Did you test the fans on a controller. If so, how did they perform?
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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Thanks All!

    Quote Originally Posted by kewlbreze77 View Post
    Do you know how they sound horizontially mounted? BTW, nice review.
    I didn't notice any diff with them mounted Horizontially, I had them all placed horizontally during testing for some of the pics (to capture the LEDs on) and they performed the same as if they were vertically on the bench.

    Quote Originally Posted by SamCR3 View Post
    Nice job Kenny. Did you test the fans on a controller. If so, how did they perform?
    Fan controller will help with controlling the noise if you don't want to run at full speed. I didn't notice anything abnormal about them in low speeds, I also used a fan controller to make sure all the PWM models were tested at full speed which used a molex plug to power. Did a great job.

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Good job Kenny! Xigmatek is happy with your review and is posting it in several places.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Good job Kenny! Xigmatek is happy with your review and is posting it in several places.
    Thanks Stan!! I am glad they are happy with it..
    Great product here! I am using the 140mm models in one of my cases, swapped out a older model thermaltake one. lolz

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    Great roundup review Kenny and congrats!

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    nice review kenny
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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Nice review Kenny.
    I like those fans too.

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    Default Re: Xigmatek Fan Round Up

    Quote Originally Posted by Solara2xb View Post
    Thanks All!


    I didn't notice any diff with them mounted Horizontially, I had them all placed horizontally during testing for some of the pics (to capture the LEDs on) and they performed the same as if they were vertically on the bench.
    That's for the info, that helps.

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