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SilenX IXA-FM20 Fan Mounts

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Brand
SilenX
Model
IXA-FM20

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Fan Mounts - 20 Pack

Features

Features
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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  • Neal L.
  • 11/28/2014 1:23:58 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGood Idea but bad product

Pros: easy to install

Cons: if you ever try to take a fan out after installing it with these you will definitely brake these rubber fan mounts. They break so easily! Sometimes they will break even when your are not try to take a fan out. They will just break trying to hold the fan on inside the case.

Other Thoughts: I just advise you to use screws instead of these and save you money for something that actually works.

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  • Mark N.
  • 11/10/2014 3:09:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsMuch Quieter

Pros: - Reduce noised quite noticeably
- Fast install

Cons: - A bit pricey
- Hard to install in small cases

Other Thoughts: Purchased these to go with some coolermaster fans I have, and I noticed the difference immediately. They were easy to install in most of my fans but some were a bit trickier due to less space to work with (nzxt source 210 case).

Before I purchased these I checked the reviews on other tech sites and found they are actually quite reliable and highly rated unlike what I initially saw here on newegg.

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  • Mark S.
  • 8/25/2014 8:36:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNice, but....

Pros: Easy to install for the most part. Can be difficult when there are two fans side by side. Seemed to cut down on a good bit of noise.

Cons: One set completely failed by me reaching behind the case to plug in a USB cable. I bumped the flat head of one of the mounts on the outside and it broke right off. More disappointing was when I popped the case open a week later to replace a video card, I found the fan laying inside the case. The remaining three mounts had given up the ghost sometime in between. I installed the last spare set I had and so far so good, but I haven't had the case open in a week or so who knows what's going on in there...

Other Thoughts: They did not seem extremely fragile when installing them so not sure what to think of the failure. Thus the three eggs.

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  • Frank K.
  • 5/19/2014 12:40:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSpoke too soon

Pros: Hard to think of any at this point. I was able to repurpose the broken fan mounts as plugs for some holes in the case.

Cons: Every single one of them broke in a week. My previous positive review was posted on the day I installed them-- everything seemed good at that point, and silicone should have good durability, right?

Not in this case. I guess just the little bit of stretch to get them installed was too much (which makes them kind of useless, if the act of installing them ruins them)... it is not even the weight of the fan that did it. I have one fan mounted on the bottom of the case, so that the weight of the fan is not pulling on the mounts, and the mounts on that fan all broke too.

Other Thoughts: Newegg, you need to sell more alternatives to this product.

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  • Frank K.
  • 5/10/2014 4:04:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Easy to install, made of tough but soft silicone, they hold the fan securely, and they work.

Cons: These mounts are meant to be installed into the case first and then the fan added to them. Because of space constraints, that is not always possible. I found that I could still install them into the fan first and then pull, prod, and cajole the flat base of the mount through the case holes, as the silicone is soft enough to allow that. Some other fan mounts have a taper on the case end and can be installed into the case or the fan first, and they definitely would be easier in my case (I ended up installing in the fan first with 10 of the 12 mounts I put in my case). They do look better, though, with the flat base on the rear exhaust fan, than the double tapered ones would.

Other Thoughts: I am not sure why another reviewer said they break... maybe that was an old set or something like that. I pulled these things like crazy and I didn't break or tear any of them.

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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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  • daniel 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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  • Kasee 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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