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SilenX EFX-14-12 140mm Effizio Quiet Case Fan

  • 140mm
  • 900 RPM 48 CFM
  • 3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
  • 12 dBA
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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-14-12 offers efficient heat dissipation. The 140mm fan delivers air flow of 48 CFM at a noise level of 12dBA, 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-14-12 can last long and operate with minimum vibration.

Learn more about the SILENX EFX-14-12

Model

Brand
SilenX
Model
EFX-14-12

Spec

Type
Case Fan
Compatibility
Case
Fan Size
140mm
Bearing Type
3rd generation fluid dynamic bearing
RPM
900 RPM
Air Flow
48 CFM
Noise Level
12 dBA
Color
Yellow

Physical Spec

Dimensions
140 x 140 x 25 mm

Features

Features
Power:
Operating voltage: 7-12V
Current draw: 0.08A
Power consumption: 0.96W

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Adam S.
  • 2/11/2014 7:02:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSuper quiet.

Pros: It's large and in charge of moving air. It is exceptionally quiet too.

Cons: Could be cheaper but it is still worth the money.

Other Thoughts: I use it in a recording studio where I need my computers to be absolutely silent. It isn't dead silent but with the case stuffed back behind a desk, it's barely there versus before, with my stock fans, I would have to shut the computer down.

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  • Andy R.
  • 1/27/2014 4:38:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood solution for AV cabinet

Pros: quiet, pushes air

Cons: none really, unless you expect a smaller fan to push as much air quietly

Other Thoughts: I put two of these on an AV cabinet with (Zalman FANMATE-2) controllers.
While these are not at all noisy, I was able to use the controllers to drop the speed so that I could not hear the fans at all with my ear next to the exhaust side.
Big, slow moving, silent with all the air flow I needed!
I have used other Silenx for a couple of years & they have not quit.
When they do quit, there is no LED to inform that this has happened, which suits me fine.
Rather than have unwanted light, I opted for redundancy, relying instead on being alerted of any fan failure when I clean the (Silverstone FF143B 140mm) dust filters.

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  • Paul W.
  • 3/7/2013 6:07:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsQuite not for overclock

Pros: Very Quite

Cons: Does not push enough air for a cooling radiator

Other Thoughts: If you are using this as a case fan it very quite

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  • Samuel L.
  • 1/9/2013 4:04:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: These are about as silent as you can get while still pushing a decent amount of air.

Cons: None, if you want a powerful fan look elsewhere.

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  • Geoffrey F.
  • 11/7/2012 10:56:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLoud

Pros: Looks nice

Cons: Loud: I four of these in my Corsair case and it has a rather noisy whine to it.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/12/2012 10:36:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet and Effective

Pros: - Very quiet at 12dba
- Moves a good amount of air for noise limit
- has a molex and a 3 pin connector

Cons: none thus far.

Other Thoughts: Really like the yellow look as top case fan. not really into to LEDs so some color is nice in an all black case.

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  • David D.
  • 6/19/2012 5:19:36 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDisappointing

Pros: Moves a lot of air

Cons: Loudest fan in my new Corsair Carbide Series 300R case. The stock fans are more quiet- by a long shot.

Other Thoughts: I suspected it wouldn't be very quiet when I saw it has far fewer blades than the stock fans of the same size.

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  • Vincent R.
  • 6/12/2012 8:44:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNot Bad!!!

Pros: Quiet, Moves A Decent Amount Of Air

Cons: Could Be Quieter but I guess it's because of the size. I have several 120mm 900rpm Scythe fans in my case that are near silent compared to this one.

Other Thoughts: The Included Silicone Isolators are almost worthless. I ended up using some Dynamat Extreme I had left over from a car stereo speaker installation. (Can be purchased on-line) It did such a great job absorbing vibration I started using it elsewhere inside my Antec Computer Case. The Dynamat is super easy to use. It comes on a roll so just cut to size then peel and stick. Very effective in absorbing all types of vibration noise.

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  • Vincent R.
  • 5/16/2012 8:15:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
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5 out of 5 eggsNo Regrets!!!

Pros: Very Quiet, Decent air flow, comes with regular fan screws and the silicon/rubber type isolators

Cons: Didn't like the yellow color fan blades but could get used to it.

Other Thoughts: Perfect fit in my Antec 300 case

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  • Thomas R.
  • 2/21/2012 4:28:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery quiet as advertised, good price

Pros: Noticeably quieter than the already-quiet stock fan in a Lian-Li PC-33B.

Don't have equipment to measure it scientifically, but I'd estimate the Silenx fan noise at 2 feet away is comparable to the old fan at 4-5 feet away. Silenx has lower CFM rating than the Lian-Li, but the system temps did not go up with the new fan.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Can't imagine Noctuas would be any better at 2x the price... if they even made 140mm mount fans.

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