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Scythe SY124020L
6.8 out of 10

Scythe SY124020L

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Reviews and Problems with Scythe SY124020L

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Overall 10
10

The Freight Train has left the building!

The Real McCoy, Amazon
31 March 2015
  • Summary: Very pleased with the reduction in noise these have over the original factory installed ones. They were recommended by a coworker and I had my doubts, but WOW! surpassed any expectations I could have imagined! Whisper sound from freight train!
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Overall 8
8.0

good enough fan

Matt "M.A.R.", Amazon
22 March 2015
  • Summary: works as expected using it on a TAZ4 3D printer, my old fan burnt out... i cant even hear the fan going over the nuise of the printer. doesnt mean the fan is quiet, just quieter than the printer. anyways so far so good.
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Overall 4
4.0

Does what it says on the tin, not strong enough for servers.

Danimalx23, Amazon
2 February 2015
  • Summary: Purchased 4 of these to replace the noisy fans that came in my Nortel Baystack 5510 48 Port switch. The stock fans pushed 10.1CFM at 32.5dB, where these fans push 4.86 CFM at 19.56 dB. So yes, they make less noise, but sacrifice too much pushing power.
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Overall 6
6.0

Vibrates more than it should

Ralph H. Cross IV, Amazon
29 November 2014
  • Summary: I'm probably an outlier, but mine vibrates a lot more that it should. I had to cut a piece of anti-vibration mat and mount it with that in between the can and the panel. I'd return it for a new one, but at $5 or so, is it really worth it?
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

ron akre, Amazon
11 October 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Quiet but not silent, short cord

Calif Guy, Amazon
23 September 2014
  • Summary: Usage ===== This is 40mm x 20mm fan. I bought it to replace a loud fan in the Mini-ITX power supply in my home server. This is the common size fan for a Mini-ITX PSU. Noise ===== The fan is fairly quiet, but certainly not silent, I have built several very quiet home theater PCs and have experience...
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Overall 8
8.0

A Silent Fan That Needs Higher CFM!

Damon, Amazon
7 September 2014
  • Summary: This is a great fan! It worked just fine out of the box and is very quiet. This fan would be good for a lot of purposes, one of which being a small case-mounted cooling fan for a Raspberry Pi. So why did I give it 4 stars? I purchased two of these fans for my 3D printer.
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Overall 10
10

Extremely quiet! But will it remain quiet for all 30000 hours?

J. Dlouhy, Amazon
7 August 2014
  • Summary: Ordered two of these for an older Mini ITX - Atom 330 based Shuttle machine. The PS is external, the only fan in the case (a 40x40x10 attached to the north bridge heat sink) was well past its prime.
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Overall 10
10

Great fans

C. Witherspoon, Amazon
5 August 2014
  • Summary: I purchased three of these 40mm fans to replace three noisy fans in a 24 port Netgear port smart switch. These fans, do not come with the third wire for variable control, so they run at maximum rpm all the time. Even with three of them, my switch almost sounds fanless.
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Overall 10
10

Worked great to cool down my Northbridge. Scythe is a reliable brand.

Peter Chan, Amazon
17 July 2014
  • Summary: Put this on my northbridge of my gigabyte DS3L motherboard with a zip tie. Scythe fans are quiet and seem to last a long time without breaking down. Something you need on a machine that is running all the time.
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