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Kyle A.

Kyle A.

Joined on 11/25/18

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Catastrophic failure after just 15hrs of use!! (See photo)

AsiaHorse Fish-Bone Double ARGB Case Inner Light Loop 24 Individually Addressable LEDs 5V  Fan, 120mm PC Case Fan, Motherboard sync/RF Controller (3 Pack, Black)
AsiaHorse Fish-Bone Double ARGB Case Inner Light Loop 24 Individually Addressable LEDs 5V Fan, 120mm PC Case Fan, Motherboard sync/RF Controller (3 Pack, Black)

Pros: Cheap, easy to set up.

Cons: Doesnt function as advertised, Poor quality materials, fell apart after 5 days.

Overall Review: I chose these fans to try and cut a bit of the cost out of my PC upgrade plans. In hindsight I should have just spent a little more and just got good quality fans as one of these has already died. Heres my experience: Installation of the fans was straight forward although the plastic that the outer housing is made out of felt very fragile and flimsy, the self tapping screws could have easily cracked it upon installation if I wasnt careful. The fan hub feels similarly chintzy and the proprietary fan connectors felt like they wouldnt last more than 6-7 reinstalls before something broke. The hub also failed to work in PWM mode for me despite being properly connected to a motherboard fan header (I bought two 3X packs w/ hubs and neither hub combination worked in PWM mode). Eventually I configured them in a way that was livable for me and setting up the argb was fairly straight forward (I used Mystic Light). The RGB quality was okay; bright enough and fully synchronized although it could have done with better diffusion. The fans are slow and dont move much air and after just few hours of use I was able to hear bearing noises. Despite all this I was still enjoying the fans and temperatures were plenty cool for gaming. However the deal breaker came when one of the fans came disconnected from the housing and dropped out of its place, left to hang from the wire (see photo). Thankfully I was sitting right next to my PC and no harm was done. This catastrophic failure occurred after just 5 days of use, each day of which I only had about 3 hours of gaming. I suspect the cause is in the poor insulation around the RGB lights. Upon inspection I found that the back of the fan where the light ring is was almost too hot to touch, causing the cheap glue that holds the fan in to melt. Ive requested a refund and ordered some better quality fans as I should have done to begin with. Dont waste your money on these fans, you get what you pay for.