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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 02-13-2020, 01:23 PM - Thread Starter
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The Best 120mm Fans

Hello I recently did some tests on 120mm fans that I thought you all would be interested in.

I've attached my test graphs of the performance.

Here is the video where I go over all the tests and the procedure:

If you have any questions or comments I would be happy to answer here.
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One question - where're the Arctic P12/P14 which are currently on fire? Bionix are not quite the same as they can spin faster. I also don't really like the idea behind installing only one of the case fan on the back.

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As usual it's a competition among the weakest of 120mm fans. Give me one of those self levitating delta vaneaxial 120mms! Now THAT's a fan!
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I was looking forward to the Arctic P12 too! But great comparison nonetheless.

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can you test akasa viper 120mm? i would really like to see where it fits among top fans.
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Quote: Originally Posted by BroadPwns View Post
One question - where're the Arctic P12/P14 which are currently on fire? Bionix are not quite the same as they can spin faster. I also don't really like the idea behind installing only one of the case fan on the back.
It looks like the P12 design is just a less stylized version of the P120, so should perform similarly. Yeah I struggled a bit with trying to figure out with what kind of test to do for cases, but I think the rear exhaust is the most common case fan that everyone has.
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Quote: Originally Posted by Zfast4y0u View Post
can you test akasa viper 120mm? i would really like to see where it fits among top fans.
Interesting, never heard of that one. Looks like it has some really unique fan blades. Might be able to include it in an upcoming test.
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