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Do NZXT fans suck? or is it just me?

post #1 of 16
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I bought my NZXT phantom. And one of the 120mm fans showed up broken. i shrugged it off no big deal. well i look over today and one isnt spinning. i pull it apart and 2 of the blades are broken off. Are they just horribly brittle fans? Or did i just get a bad batch. half of the fans that came with it are broken now.
post #2 of 16
I'd say bad batch, I have 4 120mm fans from them and I've had no issues.
    
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My friend too kinda complained about the quality of fans which came with his NZXT Lexa S, so might be that NZXT fans do lack in the quality department !
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Going to be using corsair's fans from now on. Unless i need a 200mm. Though i think I'm going to use triple 120's in the top instead. Really need to get a build log going.
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Sure they suck...if you have them setup as intakes.

Honestly the fans I've gotten with NZXT have never been that great...save for the 200mm fans, but every 120 or 140mm fan I purchased separately have been pretty good.

Oops...meant that the fans I've gotten with NZXT cases were not that good.
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Sure they suck...if you have them setup as intakes.
Honestly the fans I've gotten with NZXT have never been that great...save for the 200mm fans, but every 120 or 140mm fan I purchased separately have been pretty good.

Intake or out, they are broken. Unusable. Dead. I'm not talking airflow. I'm saying they're cheaply made.
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No, they blow (Buh Dum TSSS)

Anyways, no problems here.
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post #8 of 16
I had two or three 120mm fans on my Phantom die. One started making clicking noises, one started making a horrible grinding noise when I ran it at 12V, and one may have been making noise, but I am not using side fans anymore, so I am not gonna bother testing them.
post #9 of 16
no they suck. i have one in my case that needs to be replaced badly because i can only run it at half speed or else it squeals like a dieing animal.
post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by theknappkin View Post

No, they blow (Buh Dum TSSS)
Anyways, no problems here.
I lol'd
OT, NZXT Fans arent the best, but ive never heard of them just breaking out of the blue. If you want (not that i would recommend it) NZXT's CS will replace them for you, but you'd be better off getting some nicer fans imo thumb.gif
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