Pros: These fans are truly amazing. I have an H100i, just like many others have, and the stock fans were really loud. Even being on Quiet mode and making a custom curve with corsair link, the stock fans were unbearable. I purchased two Noctua NF-F12s and I am blown away. My H100i is completely silent n...
Cons: The color..are these fans the best color scheme in the world? No. However, props for Noctua being different. But, these fans are simply amazing, completely silent, that I can look over the color.
Summary: I used two of these in push/pull to replace the stock fan on my Deepcool Captain 120. While they can get a little loud at full RPM (not unbearable but noticeable), they push some serious air at this speed. Quite frankly during testing, the air coming out during testing felt cold at times.
Pros: Does what they're supposed to, and are very quiet when running at 1000 RPM or lower. Moves a lot of air in comparison to my old push/pull set up.
Cons: Doesn't move quite as much air as I hoped on lower RPM (700 or less). Noticeable loudness at full RPM.
Pros: Awesome fans!!! Really quiet at lower RPM, and still move a lot of air. I am using 5 of these fans on 2 radiators in a custom water cooled pc. When I need max cooling they can really move a lot of air and are not too loud even at 2000 RMP. When they are running slower, they are nearly silent.
Summary: Amazing fan. Better color scheme than the standard Noctuas
Pros: Extremely powerful. I placed it on my Zalman LQ-315 (from newegg) and it dropped the temperatures from low 70s to mid 50s on my Core i7 4790k. No overclocking or anything fancy. Please note this drop occurred when I set the fan to Max RPM.
Cons: As can be expected from a 120mm fan moving at 3000RPM, it's extremely loud at max settings. It almost made be believe my full ATX was about to take flight. It will drown out your games when set to max RPM.
I posted this in Cougar fans also, it's about both
BRIAN B., Newegg
4 August 2015
Summary: Read my Comment on the Cougar fans.SAme for Noctuas.
Pros: I have owned both brands of fans now for at least 2 or 3 years. My computer is a dual CPU 32 CORE workstation/server that only gets turned off when I go out of town a couple of times a year. They have been running non-stop for years without as much as a tick or a rattle. i do clean the blades sev...
Cons: I have non. Once they fail, I will just order replacements, although I think I will get fans that my MOBO can control the speed on. I use them on a computer that it used for recording music including voice, so silence in important. With the manually adjustable speed fans I just put the resister i...