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COUGAR CF-V12HP Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 12CM Silent Cooling Fan with Pulse Width Modulation

  • 120mm
  • 800-1500 RPM 70.5cfm/119.8cmh max
  • Hydro-Dynamic
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COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan

Features

  • PWM-FUNCTION
    • PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation. The 4-Pin connector allows the mainboard to control the fan speed from 800-1500RPM.
  • HIGH-VORTEX-AIRFLOW WITH TURBINE BLADE & FRAME PATENTED DESIGN
    • Optimum airflow, air pressure & extremely silent performance
  • DIVERSION GROOVE BLADE DESIGN
    • Innovative blade design focus air flow & optimum cooling efficiency (Patent)
  • ANTI-VIBRATION PAD DESIGN
    • Reduce the vibrations efficiently & silent operation
  • AERO-DYNAMICAL DESIGN
    • Air-inlet with optimal aero-dynamical design reducing noisy air turbulences
  • HYDRO-DYNAMIC-BEARING TECHNOLOGY
    • HDB runs more smoothly with no friction, make it quietly & durability(MTBF300,000hrs)
  • TOOL-LESS FIXED PINS
    • Rubber fixed pins also reduces vibrations (fan run more quietly) and Tool-less makes it easy to mount, with no tools required

Details

COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

PWM-FUNCTION

PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation. The 4-Pin connector allows the mainboard to control the fan speed from 800-1500RPM. Fan speed is controlled by the PWM-signal, which delivers a value between 0-100%, the operating voltage remains a constant 12V


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

HIGH-VORTEX-AIRFLOW WITH TURBINE BLADE & FRAME PATENTED DESIGN

Optimum airflow, air pressure & extremely silent performance


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

DIVERSION GROOVE BLADE DESIGN

Innovative blade design focus air flow & optimum cooling efficiency (Patent)


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

ANTI-VIBRATION PAD DESIGN

Reduce the vibrations efficiently & silent operation


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

AERO-DYNAMICAL DESIGN

Air-inlet with optimal aero-dynamical design reducing noisy air turbulences


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

Oil surface tension and hydrodynamic pumping forces provided by grooves, no friction, extremely quiet

HYDRO-DYNAMIC-BEARING TECHNOLOGY

We defined HDB to Hydro Dynamic Bearing. An oil seal design that has a higher reliability and advantage than conventional fan motor design.
1. High revolution precision, low vibration noise
2. Fluid seal design provide extremely long life span
3. Surface tension effect, runs more smoothly with no friction, extremely quiet
Fluid seal design is achieved through the use of oil surface tension and hydrodynamic pumping forces provided by grooves. Bend area is centralized oil and prevented oil leakage out of motor (oil leakage is main problem of sleeve bearing, short life time) . Friction between shaft and HDB will be down due to herringbone structure reaction(friction between the metal is disadvantage of ball bearing, noise & waste heat problem). So HDB conquer sleeve & ball bearing disadvantage to become more reliable & quiet technology for Top-notch fan. Such design concept is successful and applicative on HDD, and we can see a reliability application in it.

HDB, Ball, & Sleeve comparison

Sleeve Ball Hydro-Dynamic
revolution precision mediocre good best
vibration noise mediocre loud quiet
life span (hrs) 30,000 50,000 >150,000
waste heat high high low
Cost low high high

 

Specification

Model CF-V12HP
Marketing name VORTEX PWM 120
Dimensions 120 x 120 x 25
Speed 800-1500
Air flow @ 12V (CFM, m3/h) 70.5 / 119.8(max.)
Air pressure @ 12V (mm H2O) 2.2
Noise 17.9dB
Bearing type HDB (Hydro-Dynamic Bearing)
Connector PWM 4 pin
Cable length 450mm
Cable sleeve Yes
Accessories Small 4 to big 4pin adapter
Tool-less fixed pins
Screws
Carton Color box with PVC window
Lifetime L10 (hours / 25°C) 300000

COUGAR VORTEX PWM videos






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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Jesse W.
  • 4/20/2015 4:27:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks as expected.

Pros: Keeps my CPU cool blowing through a Scythe Mugen II sink in a push/pull with a Scythe Slipsteam fan.

Cons: Not nearly as quiet as the product info states. Not super loud, but far from silent. If you want silent, go for Scythe.

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  • Paul S.
  • 4/15/2015 6:59:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI was impress

Pros: Installation was easy enough and the rubber corners did their job right by now creating vibration.

Cons: None can be found at the moment

Other Thoughts: Best $15.00 ever invested.

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  • Timothy G.
  • 4/15/2015 6:39:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuperb Fans

Pros: These fans push a lot of air (and its focused in the center)
Really quiet other than the whooshing of the wind as it goes through
Cable is long and sleeved
Really good quality like Noctual and Corsair but a bit cheaper
4 Pin

Cons: Some would say the orange color but I like it
Can get loud @ 100%
Some of these don't work at horizontal possition

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  • Andrew K.
  • 4/6/2015 5:27:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Fan, Quiet

Pros: Quiet
Easy to Install
Looks Great

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I would rate this product 5 eggs, but my fans did not come with mounting screws or a connector. Only the fan was inside the box. I just reuse my old case fan screws.

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  • Nihad A.
  • 4/3/2015 1:18:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood fans, but

Pros: Pushes a lot of air and is reasonably quiet. It doesn't sound like a hairdryer but more like a whoosh sound of air rushing. The blades have certain grooves to minimize turbulence and noise.

Has rubber on the screw mounts so it will exhibit no rattling*

Cables are sleeved

Cons: *Many reviews will state this and it's a big problem. These are not designed to push air up when mounted horizontally. It will eventually exhibit a clicking, rattling, buzzing sound like a hd that will drive you crazy. I had to remount these as an intake on my radiator because of the sound.

Only 1 year warranty.

Tooless fixed pins are useless. If you can figure out how to mount anything with this you're a genius. I don't know why anyone would advertise this as a selling point.

Other Thoughts: I've been running these for over 3 years on a 24/7 PC on a radiator. Still running strong. And because they are HDB there is no need for maintenance/lubrication. Well besides cleaning the dust off once in a while. A detachable fan blade would have been nice.

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  • Ryan W.
  • 3/31/2015 6:29:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCougar CFv12

Pros: Quiet and good airflow.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: The rubber grommets and rubber base of the fan make it an excellent choice for a side panel fan that won't vibrate.

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  • John V.
  • 3/25/2015 1:58:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSuper quiet

Pros: Super quiet. Moves a ton of air. Can't even tell it's running sometimes, but keeps pc cool and quiet.

Cons: Not much, not a huge fan of the orange but who cares, it's in the back of the case where no one can see.

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  • Kianoush S.
  • 3/24/2015 12:10:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNoisy as hell

Pros: None that I can see.

Cons: Noisy, makes a vibrating/grinding sound that can be heard in the next room. I thought it woudl be like this http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835553005 one of which I already have, but it's nowhere near as quiet despite being the same brand and having the same features.

I suspect it might be a faulty unit, but the cost of RMA shipping is more than the thing costs. I might as well just toss it rather than go through RMA. if I have to pay 26$ worth of shipping.

Other Thoughts: Not so silent....

Would rate 0 eggs if it was possible, total waste of money.

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  • Justin B.
  • 3/22/2015 6:56:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe germans know their stuff, man.

Pros: -Super quiet, even spooled up to 100%
-They look freaking awesome.
-Build quality is excellent, great attention to detail, like and extra molex connector and sleeved cable.

Cons: "tool less" pins are joke.

Other Thoughts: I have 6 of these bad boys on a push/pull config on 360mm external radiator. They have a very concentrated air flow, so it makes them great for radiator applications. At 800 rpm, I can hear my HDD over the fans.

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  • Dimitrios F.
  • 3/22/2015 2:03:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsExceeded my already high expectations

Pros: Very silent
High airflow (I can really feel it)
Low cost
Sleeved cables
Screws were VERY EASY to install
Includes rubber grommets

Cons: weird colour scheme but it does not bother me one bit

Other Thoughts: I replaced the two corsair AF 140 that came with my air 540 with 3 of these fans, and the difference is huge! In the lowest cougar RPMs, they are pushing more air than the corsair fans were at their maximum speeds. Thus leading in much more silence and airflow. Their design is not just marketing, as the air does not flow on the sides but is rather centered and led straight. Turning them all the way up with my fan controller, they push SO MUCH AIR and the sound is not nearly as loud as the corsair fans! I would highly recommend these fans. German engineering is real!

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