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SilenX IXA-FM20 Fan Mounts

  • Fan Mounts - 20 Pack
  • These fan mounts feature soft silicone based material designed to dampen fan motor vibration. It's quick and easy to install and compatible with most fans and cases!
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SilenX
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IXA-FM20

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Fan Mounts - 20 Pack

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These fan mounts feature soft silicone based material designed to dampen fan motor vibration. It's quick and easy to install and compatible with most fans and cases!

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  • casey l.
  • 3/14/2014 6:27:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGarbage

Pros: none

Cons: Doesn't work.
Falls apart.

Other Thoughts: Utter garbage. They're not strong enough to hold a fan, keep itself in a mounting point, or even withstand your bare-hand pulling force.

I wish I could poke the manufacturer's eyes out with these floppy wastes of money.

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  • Dylan D.
  • 12/6/2013 4:29:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsAfter a while they break easy

Pros: Reduces vibration
Easy installation

Cons: After about 2 weeks they fall apart. I found out when I looked in my case and found my exaust fan hanging with only one still intact.
Becauof them always breaking, I used the whole pack within a month

Other Thoughts: My side panel fan is cougar fan and came with its own rubber mounts that ive been using before i got these and they work perfectly still

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  • Nicholas L.
  • 9/11/2013 8:20:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNot great.

Pros: - Easy to use.
- No tools required.
- Reduces vibration noise.
- 20 for 10$ is a good deal. (Usually it's 4 for 10$)

Cons: - Not the best quality. (4 of them broke when I removed a fan.)

Other Thoughts: I was really surprised when 4 of them broke, if it wasn't for that, I might have recommended this product, but I can't. You might be getting a lot of them for the price, but they are still expensive and I expected much better results.

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  • Marc W.
  • 3/12/2013 8:29:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMuch better than stock

Pros: These are a completely different chemical compound than what comes stock with the fans. These mounts actually work and don't break after the slightest tug.

Cons: You have to pay extra for these and Silenx doesn't include these high quality mounts with their fans.
These should be included with the fans - period.

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  • Matthew J.
  • 2/25/2013 3:55:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSilenX Fan Mounts

Pros: -Reduce noise from fan vibration
-Durable
-Easy to install in most areas within a case
-Great price for anti-vibration fan mounts

Cons: -Only compatible with open style fan cases
-Difficult to install in certain areas of the computer case, although this would be a problem with all mounts of this type

Other Thoughts: I had no trouble installing these with the aid of a set of needle-nose pliers to get into the tight places. There is a noticable reduction in low frequency noise from my fans since I installed these. In my experience, these were rather durable (I didn't break any of them), and I would definitely buy these again and recommend them.

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  • brent m.
  • 3/6/2009 9:29:54 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggscould work but not me

Pros: would've worked so well if i'd only had the right fans to put it in.

Cons: I shouldv'e red the reviews first 1st and now i ended up wasting my money. As the reviewers mentioned, its only for fans with an open "mid-section" on its side- I am angry as it doesn't say so in the product description as its hard to judge by the pic. crazy expensive

Other Thoughts: i'm not even sure if this could withstand gaming-heat temperatures as i couldn't even try the darn thing on the side of my case.

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  • WILL P.
  • 1/24/2009 10:52:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsNice and soft; Dimensions not always compatible

Pros: Silicon rubber is very soft and so it absorbs more vibration

Cons: These are only compatible with open frame fans (some other products are compatible with both open and closed frame fans). Furthermore, the frame has to be fairly thin or else the "keeper" slips back through and the fan eventually falls off. For example, these don't work for my favorite fans, Scythe S-Flex, which have a frame that's 5mm thick.

Other Thoughts: Rubber washers are much cheaper but they do little to achieve acoustic isolation because the metal screw is still contacting both the fan and the chassis. Ordinary rubber GROMETS, however, do work fairly well. But then you have to drill out the fan holes in the case so that they will accomodate the diameter of the fan screws plus the thickness of the gromet (unless you use very thin screws with nuts, but then the fan is not very secure since the fame wholes are so much bigger than the screws).

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  • Alan D.
  • 7/8/2008 3:24:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Pretty inexpensive for the amount you get. They're perfectly capable of holding a fan inside your case.

Cons: These press the fan right up against the metal of your case, so there is effectively no isolation. These aren't long enough to extend through the front and rear mounting holes of my case fans, which made installation difficult in my small form factor case.

Other Thoughts: I bought these because I've enjoyed other brands of silicon fan mounts. These are shorter and the silicon that's used in these is also stiffer than what I'm used to. I would recommend using plain old bolts, perhaps with washers. I don't think this product does anything measurable to sound levels.

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  • Brian B.
  • 6/23/2008 9:36:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsEasier Fix

Pros: It does do what it is designed for remarkably well. It does have a noticeable difference in noise reduction

Cons: Price.

Other Thoughts: There is a simple fix to the price. Visit your local hardware store and buy some rubber washers to place around the screws. They will have virtually the same impact as these. I bought 20 washers for 8 dollars. Thats nearly half the price for the same outcome.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/3/2008 10:07:54 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsExpensive, but worth it

Pros: Nice little guys that sure beat cranking on screws all day long.

Cons: Expensive...and hard to use in tight spots. I have two in the front of my case which has no way of removing the HDD rack so I had to use players to get to the mounts!

Other Thoughts: Also good for mounting fan accents like the tornado grills!

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