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COUGAR CF-V12H Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 12CM Silent Cooling Fan

  • 120mm
  • 60.4 CFM, 102.6 m3/h
  • Hydro-Dynamic

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Features

  • HIGH-VORTEX-AIRFLOW WITH TURBINE BLADE & FRAME PATENTED DESIGN
    • Optimum airflow, air pressure & extremely silent performance
  • DIVERSION GROOVE BLADE DESIGN
    • Innovative blade design focus air flow & optimum cooling efficiency (Patent)
  • ANTI-VIBRATION PAD DESIGN
    • Reduce the vibrations efficiently & silent operation
  • AERO-DYNAMICAL DESIGN
    • Air-inlet with optimal aero-dynamical design reducing noisy air turbulences
  • HYDRO-DYNAMIC-BEARING TECHNOLOGY
    • HDB runs more smoothly with no friction, make it quietly & durability(MTBF300,000hrs)
  • TOOL-LESS FIXED PINS
    • Rubber fixed pins also reduces vibrations (fan run more quietly) and Tool-less makes it easy to mount, with no tools required

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HIGH-VORTEX-AIRFLOW WITH TURBINE BLADE & FRAME PATENTED DESIGN

Optimum airflow, air pressure & extremely silent performance


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

DIVERSION GROOVE BLADE DESIGN

Innovative blade design focus air flow & optimum cooling efficiency (Patent)


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

ANTI-VIBRATION PAD DESIGN

Reduce the vibrations efficiently & silent operation


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

AERO-DYNAMICAL DESIGN

Air-inlet with optimal aero-dynamical design reducing noisy air turbulences


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

Oil surface tension and hydrodynamic pumping forces provided by grooves, no friction, extremely quiet

HYDRO-DYNAMIC-BEARING TECHNOLOGY

We defined HDB to Hydro Dynamic Bearing. An oil seal design that has a higher reliability and advantage than conventional fan motor design.
1. High revolution precision, low vibration noise
2. Fluid seal design provide extremely long life span
3. Surface tension effect, runs more smoothly with no friction, extremely quiet
Fluid seal design is achieved through the use of oil surface tension and hydrodynamic pumping forces provided by grooves. Bend area is centralized oil and prevented oil leakage out of motor (oil leakage is main problem of sleeve bearing, short life time) . Friction between shaft and HDB will be down due to herringbone structure reaction(friction between the metal is disadvantage of ball bearing, noise & waste heat problem). So HDB conquer sleeve & ball bearing disadvantage to become more reliable & quiet technology for Top-notch fan. Such design concept is successful and applicative on HDD, and we can see a reliability application in it.

HDB, Ball, & Sleeve comparison

Sleeve Ball Hydro-Dynamic
revolution precision mediocre good best
vibration noise mediocre loud quiet
life span (hrs) 30,000 50,000 >150,000
waste heat high high low
Cost low high high

 

Specification

Model CF-V12H
Marketing name VORTEX HDB 120
Dimensions 120 x 120 x 25
Speed 1200
Air flow @ 12V (CFM, m3/h)

60.4 / 102.6

Air pressure @ 12V (mm H2O) 1.73
Noise 17.7dB
Bearing type HDB (Hydro-Dynamic Bearing)
Connector 3pin
Cable length 450mm
Cable sleeve Yes
Accessories 3 to 4pin adapter
Tool-less fixed pins
Screws
Carton Color box with PVC window
Lifetime L10 (hours / 25°C) 300000

COUGAR VORTEX PWM videos



 

 


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Rafael D.
  • 8/30/2015 5:17:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHappy Owner

Pros: Air Flow
Quietness
Construction Quality
Inexpensive

Cons: Rubber mounts are somewhat difficult to install

Other Thoughts: I have four (4) of these installed in my case. They provide great airflow and are very quiet. The rubber vims on the corners are well padded and work.

The rubber mounts were tough to install sometimes. But are manageable, just have to have patience.

Overall, I am very happy with the fans and would buy again.

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  • Joe W.
  • 8/8/2015 2:01:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUltra quiet fans

Pros: These fans are extremely quiet and flow a good volume of air through my case. They're optimized for silence with no tools needed rubber studs. They also come with metal screws, but I didn't need to use those.

Recommend these highly!

Cons: The molex to 3 pin power connectors aren't so great. The molex pins are slightly misaligned so you really have to force a connection in a way that makes me uncomfortable. I used the 3 pin connections from the fans to my mobo instead. Don't let this stop you. These are excellent fans.

Other Thoughts: Wish I had found these about a year earlier.

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  • doug B.
  • 8/2/2015 8:28:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDecent Fan

Pros: Virtually silent, unique aesthetics, great price

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I have had a few of these for some time now, going on a few years, with absolutely zero issues. I would definitely recommend this fan, and will continue purchasing these as long as they are available.

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  • Leah E.
  • 6/7/2015 7:20:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome

Pros: I do not think these guys make a bad product, all is very top quality.

I have several cougar fans of many different variations and they are all superb.

If you are wondering if they are worth the premium price?
Very much so, these fans are just excellent

Cons: none

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  • Vincent J.
  • 6/5/2015 6:18:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: +Quiet
+Cheap
+3 degrees cooler than the stock fan that came on the CM CPU cooler I had before
+It's a fan, what more do you need to know?

Cons: None so far, I've owned the thing a few months and had no issues.

Other Thoughts: Pretty good fan. I can barely hear my computer but I see it running through the translucent plastic in the case.

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  • Francisco V.
  • 4/17/2015 12:15:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Fan

Pros: Man are these things Quiet. Got 4 of them and have them set to Max 1200rpm and I can barely hear them!

Cons: None, Awesome fans!

Other Thoughts: Buy Them! You won't be disappointed

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  • Andy S.
  • 4/16/2015 7:13:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat buy

Pros: Extremely quiet
Includes 2 mount methods: rubber standoffs and screws.
Molex adapter included for motherboards with limited fan support.
Very powerful/focused airflow
Orange corner highlights are actually rubber inserts to further reduce vibration no matter the mounting method.
Feel very durable

Cons: High(ish) price ($16 CAD at time of review)

Other Thoughts: I got two of these fans when they were on sale for $6 CAD and they are performing admirably so far. Everything about their packaging screams quality. Less hideous than Noctua and easier to find than Be Quiet! these are a great option for silence freaks.

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  • Adam M.
  • 4/9/2015 5:30:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsStarting to go bad after 2 years

Pros: Fan was great, originally gave it 5 stars but mine has recently started to die, well below the advertised 300k hours.

Cons: Purchased this fan just over 2 years ago, Feb 2013 according to newegg. However recently the bearing have started to go out so I get this continuous high pitch noise that's can't be ignored. Likely a defect and it's possibly under warranty, but for a $15 fan I doubt it's worth the time and cost to do an RMA.

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  • WELLS C.
  • 4/7/2015 8:31:28 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCougar Case Fans

Pros: Incredibly well put together and very amazing when being used for an orange build. Moves a solid amount of air and Cougar is a well respected brand. Don't really see the cons of this product.

Cons: No serious issues. The rubber pieces that come with it are not super strong, but if handled carefully, they should be fine.

Other Thoughts: If you are looking for radiator fans, or just case fans, and you don't mind the orange look, than go for it. These are a great buy.

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  • phillip w.
  • 3/14/2015 8:39:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWow! Quiet amd refined,

Pros: I bought two of these fans and they are the most quiet and fluid fans I own, they come with the rubber attachments for moutning the fan to a case panel, they also come with standard fan screws.

Cons: No cons I found.

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