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COUGAR CF-V12HP Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 12CM Silent Cooling Fan with Pulse Width Modulation

  • 120mm
  • 800-1500 RPM 70.5cfm/119.8cmh max
  • Hydro-Dynamic
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COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan

Features

  • PWM-FUNCTION
    • PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation. The 4-Pin connector allows the mainboard to control the fan speed from 800-1500RPM.
  • 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

Details

COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

PWM-FUNCTION

PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation. The 4-Pin connector allows the mainboard to control the fan speed from 800-1500RPM. Fan speed is controlled by the PWM-signal, which delivers a value between 0-100%, the operating voltage remains a constant 12V


COUGAR VORTEX PWM 120mm Fan: PWM-FUNCTION

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-V12HP
Marketing name VORTEX PWM 120
Dimensions 120 x 120 x 25
Speed 800-1500
Air flow @ 12V (CFM, m3/h) 70.5 / 119.8(max.)
Air pressure @ 12V (mm H2O) 2.2
Noise 17.9dB
Bearing type HDB (Hydro-Dynamic Bearing)
Connector PWM 4 pin
Cable length 450mm
Cable sleeve Yes
Accessories Small 4 to big 4pin adapter
Tool-less fixed pins
Screws
Carton Color box with PVC window
Lifetime L10 (hours / 25°C) 300000

COUGAR VORTEX PWM videos






Learn more about the COUGAR CF-V12HP

Model

Brand
Cougar
Model
CF-V12HP

Spec

Type
Case Fan
Compatibility
Case
Fan Size
120mm
Bearing Type
Hydro-Dynamic
RPM
800-1500 RPM
Air Flow
70.5 CFM / 119.8 CMH
Noise Level
17.9dB
Power Connector
4 Pin
Color
Orange

Physical Spec

Dimensions
120 x 120 x 25mm

Features

Features
PWM-FUNCTION
PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation. The 4-Pin connector allows the mainboard to control the fan speed from 800-1500RPM.

HIGH-VORTEX-AIRFLOW WITH TURBINE BLADE & FRAME UNIQUE DESIGN
Optimum airflow, air pressure & extremely silent performance

DIVERSION GROOVE BLADE DESIGN
Innovative blade design focus air flow & optimum cooling efficiency

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

Package Contents

Package Contents
Case Fan
Small 4 to big 4pin adapter
Tool-less fixed pins
Screws

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • j h.
  • 9/16/2014 4:09:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsstill blown away

Pros: Great, quiet cooling. What else could one ask for from a fan?
Moves a hurricane of air and keeps my CPU on chill.

Cons: None since i've owned them

Other Thoughts: these are my second pair of these fans. i liked them so much on my previous build, i decided to get some more to replace the noisy scythe fans on my older computer. all you hear is the whoosh of air flowing through the cooling fins and it's air flow you can definitely feel. These will stick around for future rebuilds i'm sure

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  • Anthony C.
  • 9/13/2014 1:00:45 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Fans

Pros: The fans are quiet and look very nice. Cables are sleeved which is awesome.

Cons: None thus far.

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  • Gene G.
  • 9/8/2014 11:52:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWell made

Pros: I havent installed it yet but hooked it up and made sure it works.It puts out a lot of air,is quiet and looks good.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Good fast shipping.No damage.

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  • Ziqi D.
  • 8/31/2014 8:45:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood air flow and silent

Pros: Good air flow and silent

Cons: None

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  • Michael M.
  • 8/31/2014 12:56:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHappy replacement

Pros: More quiet then initial stock fans. More air movement. Ordered 4 and none were DOA. Nice packaging.

Cons: None, had only a few weeks now.

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  • Karl H.
  • 8/15/2014 9:40:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

Pros: Quiet, nice, push a ton of air. They're awesome.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Should of got more.

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  • William P.
  • 8/13/2014 7:44:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet, High Flow

Pros: Quiet, High-flow, Easy Install, 4-pin connector to MoBo allows your computer to control fan speed, a definite plus in my book.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: In-your-face orange is obvious through case grating. That may be fine depending on your application, but I chose to install this on the back side of my computer because I prefer my computer to be clean and simple looking (home use, don't want "flashy")

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  • Zhen S.
  • 8/12/2014 4:50:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Fan

Pros: - Much quieter than stock Corsair H55 fan
- Orange and black design looks looks awesome
- Worth every cent

Cons: - Rubber mounting pins were impossible to use in my case

Other Thoughts: I recently built my a new pc with the Corsair H55 all-in-one liquid cooler. The stock fan was too loud, so I decided to replace them. This fan is much quieter than the stock fan and is also PWM controllable.

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  • Landon B.
  • 8/8/2014 10:20:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsI'm a BIG fan!

Pros: These fans are GREAT! I had stock corsair fans in my computer case and desperately needed to upgrade. The old fans were way too loud, and didn't move much air. The new Cougar fans are extremely quiet and move plenty of air through my case. They were a perfect upgrade for my Corsair H-100 cooling system.

Cons: None

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  • Nicholas M.
  • 8/7/2014 2:32:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuite and efficient

Pros: -Extremely quite
-Extremely powerful & efficient air-flow
-Rubber mounts inlcuded for minimal vibration
-Orange and black looks awesome

Cons: A bit pricey. Bought 2 @ $11.99 each, then 4 more @ $8.99 each... and now ther're back up to $11.99 each

Other Thoughts: Even though they are on the pricey side, they are worth it. Extremely quite compared to the stock fans my coolermaster case came with.

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