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SilenX Effizio Thermistor EFX-12-15T 120mm Case Fan

  • 120mm
  • 1400 RPM <74 CFM
  • 3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
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Effizio Quiet Fans are designed with silence and optimal airflow in mind. Smaller, domed motor hub, larger, more dramatic fan blade sweep area, no other fans on the market come even close in performance! There might be fans that offer more airflow or lower noise levels, but when it comes to a balance between the two, these fans can't be beat, now with Japanese fluid dynamic bearings for ultra long life and reduced vibration.

  • newegg Ideal balance between performance and noise The SilenX Effizio Quiet Fan EFX-12-15T offers efficient heat dissipation. The 120mm fan delivers air flow below 74 CFM at a noise level below 15dBA, perfect for your quiet computing/gaming cooling needs.
  • newegg 3rd generation fluid dynamic bearings With 3rd generation fluid dynamic bearings, the SilenX Effizio Quiet Fan EFX-12-15T can last long and operate with minimum vibration.

Learn more about the SILENX EFX-12-15T

Model

Brand
SilenX
Model
EFX-12-15T

Spec

Type
Case Fan
Compatibility
Case
Fan Size
120mm
Bearing Type
3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
RPM
1400 RPM
Air Flow
<74 CFM
Noise Level
<15 dBA
Color
White

Physical Spec

Dimensions
120 x 120 x 25 mm

Features

Features
Power:
Operating voltage: 12V
Current draw: 0.13A
Power consumption: 1.56W

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Justin T.
  • 6/13/2014 6:32:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggslove these fans

Pros: - really are quiet
- even quieter when your system doesn't need them running, the thermal sensor is fantastic
- easy to clean

Cons: - even with monthly dusting, the fans aren't as quiet after some time as they are out of the box, although still not loud

Other Thoughts: put these is every system i put together, they're reasonable priced, quiet, and only run when needed.

my system doesn't run much hotter than room temperature even before these fans, but i have fanless video card, so i anchor the two thermistors near the card, and when need be, the fans kick in for some extra cooling power.

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  • Rashaun R.
  • 3/15/2014 7:41:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUltra Quiet, great radiator fans

Pros: I bought these to replace the stock fans on my H80i, which were noticeably loud during gaming.

Plugging these directly into the H80i seems to bypass the thermistor and keep the fans running 100% at all times. Even at full tilt, these fans are almost silent sitting less than 2 feet away from the case. They feel pretty sturdy and don't seem to cause any extra vibration.

Cons: The rubber inserts are usless for attaching to a radiator, which should be pretty common knowledge.

The thermistor cables are long and get in the way. If you don't need them, you should probably opt for the version of these fans without them.

Other Thoughts: Even with another pair of EFX 14-12's (140mm) in the case now, my computer is quieter than it was with just the H80i stock PWM fans at load AND idle. If the non-thermistor fans weren't a blood red color, I would have opted for them instead, but a little bit of cable management solves that problem easy enough.

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  • Gregory A.
  • 2/6/2014 9:38:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSilenX EFX-12-15T

Pros: Quiet and does what it was designed to do

Cons: none

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  • Casey D.
  • 11/10/2013 12:46:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggssilent

Pros: awesome silent fan, hasn't died

Cons: none

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  • Suzanne S.
  • 11/3/2013 1:15:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: They push a lot of air.
Quiet.
Variable speed keeps my case cool AND quiet.
White is sexy.

Cons: Kind of expensive for a fan, in my opinion.

Other Thoughts: The blade on one of the fans just slipped off. I was able to pop it back in, though. Haven't had any problems with it since. Guess it was just loose.

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  • CLAUDETTE R.
  • 10/22/2013 8:12:07 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsVery quiet

Pros: Very quiet fan and great airflow

Cons: The Thermistor solution require too much heat to start the fan so I plugged the 4pin power directly instead

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  • Jeremy W.
  • 11/8/2012 2:42:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExceptional!

Pros: I sometimes wonder if the fan is on, I have to look I can't hear it at all. I bought these to add to a NZXT Tempest 210, I mounted it in the front. Price isn't bad at all.

Cons: The fan has a thermistor on it, meaning it turns on when the case is at a certain temp. I personally don't like it. I'd like to manually change the fan speed. The rubber mounts that come with the fan are trash, they are made out of cheap rubber. I used the Screws. The fans don't start up immediately. That's due to the thermistor. Within 5 seconds they fire up.

Other Thoughts: Go ahead and purchase these fans. They are more then I expected.

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  • Brandon M.
  • 10/10/2012 5:59:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggssuper quiet

Pros: As the title says, super quiet

Cons: None

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  • Ryan A.
  • 10/2/2012 4:29:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNot bad at all

Pros: I bought 2 of these as processor heat sink fans on my Xigmatek Dark Knight II Night Hawk Ed. Cpu Cooler for two reasons: they were black and white to match my case and interior AND they automatically adjust their rpm.

I stuck their temperature sensors in a couple screw holes i didnt use on the BASE of the heat sink. Do not put their sensors in the fins where cool air is passing through. I could have also put the sensors in the north bridge heat sinks. either would have kept the fans at 100% all the time anyway.

At 100% ~1000rpm they are Silent!

Cons: Would have liked the manufacturer to include a way to bypass the temperature sensor so i could just plug them into the mobo without having to worry about finding a place for the sensors.

Other Thoughts: No annoying lights. I hate leds on my fans...

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/28/2012 8:28:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIs it on??

Pros: I ordered 3 SilenX fans for a P280 to replace the fans on a H80 and add one in the front for intake over the Hard Drive Bay area. I am impressed by the uncanny silence from these fans. Great Quality housing and blades and they live up to thier claim.

Housing quality
Included mounting for silent operation
Quiet on high RPM
Excellent airflow

Cons: When your making a clean build and love to hide wires the wiring on this can make this difficult. The 3 pin head is paired very close to a molex for an alternative source of power. In my example this makes a messy build if I want these two fans plugged into the H80 for fan control via the CPU mount. Rather I plugged in through molex in back.

Minor gripe and not worth an egg however.

Other Thoughts: The tempature sensor wire is neat im sure but I just moved it into the back. It is rather long and there isn't a good way to hide this nor does it seem worth the effort to make it work.

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