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Currently looking for a 120mm mountable fan to replace one of my case fans and came across this:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0067LYWF0/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-3&pf_rd_r=0TCVQA9WRAHSVDDZY8BK&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=455333147&pf_rd_i=468294

It looks to me that it has two sets of mounting holes, presumably for 120 or 140 but I cannot find any information online confirming the 140mm version of this fan is 120mm mountable.

Anyone know for sure? thumb.gif
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Yep, you sure can. Just be sure there's enough space in your case around the 120mm mounting holes to fit the actual 140mm fan frame.

Source (after a little Googling): http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18369544

On a slightly less related note, I've heard about this fan's functionality in the past (but I don't recall reading anything that confirmed it either), and I'm wondering why no one else does this. Just like what Bitfenix also did with their Ronin case and the shroud that covers the HDD's and PSU: really simple, yet really clever.
Edited by CptAsian - 1/8/14 at 3:00pm
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No real point in that design for this fan as you need the area to have a 140mm mounting already to fit.
The fan is 140mm in size with 140mm mounting that adds 120mm holes.
    
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The Bitfenix Spectre PRO is not a very good fan

I have some of them and they are terrible
Edited by shilka - 1/8/14 at 4:07pm
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Why wouldn't you get a thermalright 140mm, they're so cheap in the UK compared to here in the US.
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problem is, what case he is going to use. Does the case even have room to fit a 140mm fan in the spot he needs?
    
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

The Bitfenix Spectre PRO is a very good fan

I have some of them and they are terrible

???
Go home Shilka, you're drunk!
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???
Go home Shilka, you're drunk!

Sory about that

As if you never made a typo before
Edited by shilka - 1/8/14 at 4:19pm
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