Where to get rubber/silicone fan mounts?

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Zenphic
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Where to get rubber/silicone fan mounts?

Post by Zenphic » Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:12 am

NCIX used to sell those Nexus silicone fan mounts, but I can't find them anymore. Where's the best place to get some rubber/silicone fan mounts nowadays for a good price? Alternatively, I could get some Gelid fans and they come with some rubber mounts and aren't too expensive at all.
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Post by Michael Sandstrom » Sat Feb 21, 2009 5:23 pm

The best silicone fan mounts I've seen came from Antec but they were expensive.

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Post by davidh44 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:21 am

I have both Nexus and Antec silicone fan mounts, and the Nexus ones are much better than the Antec (unless Antec has different versions that I don't know about). The Nexus silicone is much softer.

The worst I've used are the dirt-cheap generic ones from jab-tech.com (same place I got the Nexus ones, but they don't seem to carry the Nexus ones anymore). Rock hard, a PITA to install, and doubtful it provides much dampening ability.

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Post by psiu » Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:11 pm

endpcnoise or frozencpu?

edit: are we talking the ones to use in place of screws? the black ones that are really long for closed corner fans seem a lot better to me than the shorter blue ones also...
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Post by Michael Sandstrom » Sun Mar 08, 2009 12:31 am

The best mounts I have found are made by antec.

http://www.antec.com/Detail.bok?no=328

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Post by alphabetbackward » Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:24 am


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Post by Michael Sandstrom » Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:54 pm

Hi alphabetbackward. Thanks a lot for the link to Antec silicon fan mounts at a much better price. I needed to order some more soon.

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Post by Michael Sandstrom » Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:59 pm

I have been so wrong. The Nexus fan mounts I recently tried are indeed better than the Antec mounts. Both are very soft but the Nexus mounts can be easily removed for reuse and also work with closed corner fans.

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