Arctic Cooling ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm

MX49912 ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm
MX49912 ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm MX49912 ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm MX49912 ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm MX49912 ARCTIC F12 PWM Fan, 120mm

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Started out good but now they are all failing

Submitted on Sunday, May 31, 2020
By Mattman
From Vancouver

Strengths of the product

Price is very low I personally like the look of them and they have pretty good noise / performance ratio.

Weaknesses of the product

I have over a dozen of these in a lot of computers in my home that run 24/7 If they are mounted horizontally they start to develop some kind of wobble which then turns into an abrasive squeaking noise that is unbearable. Even the ones in the front of my case mounted horizontal have started giving me problems however. The lubrication seems to wear out at about the 2 year mark and the fans do not spin freely so they either end up stopping completely or move extremely slowly. These are all under warranty, but when i consider the cost of shipping them back and the resulting downtime i would have waiting for replacements it seems not worthwhile to bother.

Additional Comments

Do not expect that just because these have a 7 year warranty that this means they will typically last this long. Despite the high failure rate i have had after a few years of 24/7 use that i have put these through I think that i will buy more, or perhaps buy the P-12's when they come in stock. This is mostly due to the cost being low, and the fact that when these are working they are very good fans. If you ran these for only a few hours a day perhaps you would see them lasting longer than me?

Good value!

Submitted on Monday, August 20, 2018
By Arden
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Good, quiet fan, great bang for your buck!

Weaknesses of the product

Kinda lame sticker on it. But who cares.

Additional Comments

Would buy again for DIY cooling or a machine you're not really picky about. Completely happy with this fan.

Good value PWM fans

Submitted on Friday, February 17, 2017
By Noah
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Cheap, reliable, reasonable volume. Good if you want a cheap PWM fan and you can throw them on a rad if that's your thing.

Weaknesses of the product

Colour may not match with every theme. Can be noisy under full load.

Additional Comments

Buy this if you want a cheap, good, PWM fan that fits your budget or tastes.

Good Price, Good Airflow

Submitted on Saturday, October 22, 2016
By Mark
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Moves plenty of air, keeps my tower much cooler. PWM connection is a plus.

Weaknesses of the product

I don't find this fan particularly quiet.

Additional Comments

Does the job and provides plenty of airflow.

Great, cheap fans!

Submitted on Sunday, August 09, 2015
By Brandon
From Vancouver

Strengths of the product

- Good Airflow - PWM - Nice looking - Arrows on fan show direction of fan and airflow - Great price! - Quiet

Weaknesses of the product

None

Additional Comments

I have 3 of these fans, and love them. The are quiet, problem free, and blow a good amount of air. I love that they are PWM and cost less than $10 each. I will always buy these when I need fans.

Great fans but dont mount horizontal

Submitted on Sunday, June 28, 2015
By Trevor N
From Edmonton

Strengths of the product

Cheap, blows plenty of air, quiet

Weaknesses of the product

Not good for horizontal mounted rads, not sleeved

Additional Comments

Bought these for my H100i originally but after a few months had to warranty them.
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