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SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

  • 120mm
  • 1100 RPM 44 CFM
  • 3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
  • 12 dBA
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Learn more about the SILENX EFX-12-12

Model

Brand
SilenX
Model
EFX-12-12

Spec

Type
Case Fan
Compatibility
Case
Fan Size
120mm
Bearing Type
3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
RPM
1100 RPM
Air Flow
44 CFM
Noise Level
12 dBA
Color
Yellow
LED
No

Physical Spec

Dimensions
120 x 120 x 25 mm

Features

Features
Power:
Operating voltage: 8-12V
Current draw: 0.09A
Power consumption: 1.08W

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Hal W.
  • 7/5/2014 4:00:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI love these things

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: These fans are about as good as it gets. The airflow to noise rival even the best PWM fans out there. No need for a fan controller when you can't hear them running at full blast!

Cons: Not free?

Other Thoughts: I pride myself in having a VERY quiet computer. I have a total of 5 of these in my computer and they work flawlessly.

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  • DANIEL B.
  • 6/24/2014 8:41:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery quiet, decent investment

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: - Straight-forward install
- Quite silent
- Impressive amount of airflow for the level of noise

Cons: - Probably not worth it unless you get it on sale, like I did

Other Thoughts: The other reason I got it was to swap out a blue LED 120mm fan. It seems that many of the best fans nowadays only have options with LEDs, which isn't a great option if you sleep in the same room as your computer and leave it running all night.

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  • Aaron S.
  • 5/7/2014 12:59:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: Almost totally silent, especially when mounted with the included rubber mounts

Has both Molex and hard drive connectors built into the cable

Cons: None for its purpose

Other Thoughts: This moves a lot more air than I expected considering how quiet it is. Even with other fans removed I can't it over the power supply fan. I found the rubber mounts easy to use and secure.

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  • Ryan N.
  • 2/9/2014 10:11:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsPretty quiet, bad rubber mounting grommets

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: 1) Pretty quiet. Nearly inaudible outside the case
2) Quality seems OK

Cons: 1) Terrible rubber grommet design. You insert the grommets into the case first. Pulling the grommets through the fan is DIFFICULT/ IMPOSSIBLE if your motherboard and other components are in the way. I swapped grommets to those from a LEPA fan that could be installed in the fan first. With these grommets attachment to the case secondarily was easy! Minus 1 Egg for terrible rubber grommet design.
2) NOT totally silent. This fan makes a soft hum but I seriously doubt you'll hear it outside a case. Moves excellent air for the very soft noise level

Other Thoughts: I wish they would make a version of this with LED lighting. The present LED offerings have slightly higher RPM and noise levels

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  • John A.
  • 1/23/2014 3:04:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsGood fan...quiet

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: Very quiet... i was looking to replace the existing 120mm fan because it was much too loud. This one did the trick. Im using it as a front case fan to cool 2 HD's in a RAID configuration.

Cons: none...

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  • Percy M.
  • 11/18/2013 2:56:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWow!

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: Quiet. Able to connect directly to motherboard. The two I purchased achieved their intended purpose - to lessen the noise. That they have done superbly.

Cons: None that I can think of.

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  • kent e.
  • 6/6/2013 7:58:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsexcellent results

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: very quiet

Cons: none so far.

Other Thoughts: I've been using silenx products since the early 2000's..beginning with their power supplies. To be honest their products didn't live up to the hype. I've also used their previous generation fans - and while satisfactory - it was not up to my expectations. The third generation fan however does. You never know until its installed due to no industry standards for sound measurement - all listed specs must be viewed with skepticsim. This one is the real deal. And at half the price of Scythe fans I was looking at I'm very pleased. I will be replacing all case fans with this product shortly.

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  • Daniel T.
  • 3/28/2013 2:26:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWow

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: Used to have 6 coolermaster r4's which we very loud. now I have these :) Work very well

Cons: low rpm

Other Thoughts: can't have silence and high rpm.

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  • Kurt R.
  • 3/7/2013 6:56:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet!

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: No LEDs
Very, very quiet

Cons: Maybe a tiny bit thicker than some other fans

Other Thoughts: I bought this to replace the garish blue led fans in my original Antec Nine Hundred case. They fit perfectly with one exception -- The clips for the side fan don't quite close over these. That may have more to do with the case than the fan.

I can't hear these over my GPU/CPU fans.

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  • Barbara T.
  • 12/30/2012 3:56:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLoud.

This review is from: SilenX EFX-12-12 120mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

Pros: they work.

Cons: i switched from 28 db fans to these fans hoping they would be even quieter than a 20db noctua fan. these things are sure loud for 12 db.

Other Thoughts: fairly disappointing. don't buy if you think these are quieter than noctua.

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