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COUGAR CF-V12HB Vortex Hydro-Dynamic-Bearing (Fluid) 300,000 Hours 12CM Silent Cooling Fan (Black)

  • 120mm
  • 1200 RPM 60.4 CFM
  • 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

Details




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-V12HB
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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Warranty

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


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  • Tyler C.
  • 6/18/2015 8:32:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsso quite, you'll wonder if your pc is on

Pros: soooooooooooo quite.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: i would buy these again. and i might for push pull. pull the effin trigger on these puppies.

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  • Andrew S.
  • 6/18/2015 9:26:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!

Pros: I cant hear them in my NZXT H440! What else can i ask for?!

Cons: They don't keep me company at night, but they keep my computer cool... so...

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  • Jason O.
  • 3/7/2015 12:05:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggscougar Cf -v12hb review

Pros: these fans are pretty quiet and they blow a lot of air i bought 4 of them when there were on sale for $14.99 each so i am happy with my purchase

Cons: no cons at all

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  • Kelly W.
  • 2/22/2015 7:03:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome fan

Pros: Quiet and pushes a lot of air!

Cons: None what so ever. Except kind of tough to get the rubber pins things through so I ended up just using screws, no vibration though!

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  • John D.
  • 1/14/2015 12:39:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing

Pros: Crazy quiet

Cons: Price

Other Thoughts: I bought this to replace a top mounted case fan that was starting to get too loud. I had to check that this was actually plugged into the motherboard because it's so quiet. I'm considering replacing all case fans with these!

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  • Robert B.
  • 12/16/2014 6:42:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet at it's best

Pros: Just as described quiet and moves a ton of air.
Very well made.
Good price.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Replaced both my new computer case fans with these Quality fans that are controlled by the motherboard via 3 pin connectors on the board even though they are not PWM the MSI X99S controls the speed . these fans run at 50% most of the time.
I had purchased two fan controllers that was waste of money as I don't need them.

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  • Paul S.
  • 12/13/2014 12:57:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Fan

Pros: Quiet. High air flow. Quality product.
Easy install as a side fan in an Antec 900 case.
Quietest fan in the case.

Cons: Price.

Other Thoughts: Should replace all the fans in the Antec 900 with this one, but then they would cost almost as much as the case.
Would by again.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/29/2014 1:49:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThey move air, they are quiet, they don't shake

Pros: I have 4 of these in a CM Scout Advanced 2 case. They are all quiet, well balanced and work with voltage speed control just fine.

Cons: none

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  • Sam D.
  • 8/18/2014 8:38:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic fan!

Pros: 1. Excellent quality
2. Uniquely designed pads dampen noise and they really work!
3. Long lasting
4. Comes with 4 rubber pins if you'd like to use those instead of the screws.
5. Nice coloring scheme

Cons: 1. The only thing I can tell you personally is you want to avoid the PWM fans at all costs unless you like hearing low frequency whining all the time, they are terrible.
2. Are these loud? Not really just use an inline resistor with 5v or 7v and it'll be perfectly quiet. All fans require one if you want silence period otherwise they run around 1000 rpms or 1200rpms (all fans) at 12v and it can drive you insane having 4 of those.

Other Thoughts: A few manufacturers take their work seriously, Cougar is one of them. The fans are absolute works of art and better than anything price/cost ratio-wise. I am completely impressed by their accessories which include a connector 3pin - molex, and the rubber pins. A must buy if you're building a new PC definitely!

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  • Darren W.
  • 8/14/2014 2:48:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Extremely quiet
Powerful
Best fans I've ever used

Cons: None

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