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ARCTIC F12 PWM CO Double Ball-Bearings Case Fan, 120mm PWM Speed Control, for 24/7 Operation

  • 120mm
  • 600-1350 RPM / 74 CFM
  • Controlled by PWM
  • 6-year limited warranty
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Dedicated to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, the F PWM CO series case fans cool your computer system quietly. The fan forwards the PWM signal from the CPU to the whole case ventilation system. Employing a Japanese dual ball bearing, the fan operates with reduced friction and hence its lifespan is substantially extended. The series offers you with superb performance while maintaining your computer systems under optimal temperature at all times.


Learn more about the ARCTIC COOLING AFACO-120PC-GBA01

Model

Brand
ARCTIC COOLING
Series
ARCTIC F12 PWM CO
Model
AFACO-120PC-GBA01

Spec

Type
Case Fan
Fan Size
120mm
Bearing Type
2 Ball
RPM
600 - 1350 RPM
Air Flow
74 CFM
Noise Level
0.5 Sone
Color
Black

Physical Spec

Dimensions
120 x 120 x 25mm

Features

Features
Continuous Operation

Constantly Silent

Quick and Easy Setup

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 6 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 6 years


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  • E-Cycle L.
  • 5/4/2014 8:01:47 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsAn update to my update

Pros: Moves quite a bit of air at low speeds. PWM. Dual ball bearing.

Cons: After a month with 2 of these mounted on my H100i blowing out the top of my case, 1 fan started to develop a slight hiss/grind sound. I found that the bearings in 1 of the fans were the culprit. Luckily I have a box full of bad fans so I replaced the bearings with those off a Delta fan. Now it's very quiet.

Other Thoughts: Knocked an egg off for the minor inconvenience. These are still the best fans I've used that don't hum from PWM control. They also move more air than most at similar RPMs. Replacing the bearings isn't something I was looking forward to doing. Oh well, you can't always get everything perfect.

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  • E-Cycle L.
  • 4/22/2014 10:44:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsUpdate on Performance

Pros: Works very well on radiators. Very quiet. The only sound you will hear from it is the air it's moving. No high-pitch whine when controlled via PWM like most fans I have tried.

Cons: Very thin cables. Doesn't come sleeved.

Other Thoughts: I recently replaced the fans that came with my Corsair H100i with two of these because they produced motor noise. There is no motor noise, just the sound of air. I can actually feel air going through my radiator at its minimum RPM (something that required the stock fans to be on full bore to equal).

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  • Mark S.
  • 2/8/2014 2:20:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice fan

Pros: Quiet PWM and rated for long life.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Quiet in my application.

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  • Andrew W.
  • 11/20/2013 12:25:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsThis side up?

Pros: As far as doing its actual job, it works quite well. Very good for such a cheap product. Core temps are down at least 10C.

Cons: There is no indicator of which way the fan blows. The only way I could tell is by installing it both ways and trying it out.
Furthermore, the cord is very short - it barely reaches from one side of the case to the other.

Other Thoughts: It feels like they made a quality fan, then overlooked other basics. Still a decent buy for the price.

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  • William J.
  • 9/15/2013 6:49:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMisleading Noise Specification

Pros: It moves a substantial amount of air through the case.

Cons: It is loud, about 30 dBA. The advertised Noise Level of 0.5 Sones is intentionally misleading. Although 1 Sone = 40 dBA, the relationship between Sones and decibels is not linear, and 0.5 Sones = 30 dBA. Arctic is specifying Sones instead of dBA to confuse the buyer into thinking that the fan is quiet, when it is not. Avoid buying any product that specifies the Noise Level in Sones.

Other Thoughts: I just purchased 3 Noctua NF-S12A's, and they are really quiet.

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  • Mark L.
  • 2/26/2013 11:35:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Quiet when it worked and completely silent the rest of the time.

Cons: Didn't work out of the box. The wires and solder points are extremely thin and cheap. If I pushed on the wires near the motor I could get the fan to run but only if the wires were held in the right position.

Other Thoughts: This fan is too expensive for such thin wires and solder points. There are better choices if you want a quiet fan.

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  • E-Cycle L.
  • 1/3/2013 5:32:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet fo a ball bearing fan

Pros: Moves a large amount of air with nary a sound. The fan looks cheap but has a solid feel. Fan cable has a separate plug for the RPM sensing (not shown or described) which works out perfectly for my scenario because I have it hooked up to a fan speed controller.

Cons: Extremely thin wires that if caught by a fan blade will more than likely cut. PWM chain connector is permanent.

Other Thoughts: I strongly advise sheathing the cable just to be safe. Other than that I am very satisfied with the quality of the fan and its performance (minus the cable).

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/10/2012 12:51:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsArctic Cooling Arctic F12 PWM 120mm case fan

Pros: Neweggs price, and delivery. Decent fan, cools well, good airflow. Responds to the motherboard fan program.

Cons: Not really, but it is a funny color. Looks like white and black not well mixed together. Not really a con, but surprising when you open the box.

Other Thoughts: Installed one of these in the rear and 2 F12 regular fans in front. Temps are 27C with a Intel Q9400 on top of a Intel DX48BT2 board with 8GB of memory.

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  • Xuefeng X.
  • 11/29/2012 12:05:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: quiet
strong air flow

Cons: should be 400-1350rpm

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  • Kenneth H.
  • 9/3/2012 1:26:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsArtic Fans

Pros: Fans are quiet; made with dual ball bearings and they seem to perform well. The cables have both male and female connections, a nice featue.

Cons: The fan cables are too short. I was able to use two in my Antec 300 box, but it was a real stretch and having the two connectors saved me. I doubt the cable lengths are given (don't recall), but beware! Dropped an egg for only this reason.

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