Today we have large roundup for 120mm fans in store for you; we are testing 19 newcomers and comparing them to 16 older 120mm fans. As always we will keep things to the point, without too much fluff and lots of raw data, analyzed and cut into sections to help you make an informed decision when you’re looking for new 120mm fan.
The products tested today come from some of most respected brands out there: Acousti, Aerocool, Arctic Cooling, Cooler Master, Coolink, CoolJag, Delta, Gelid, Globalwin, mCubed, Nexus, Noctua, NoiseBlocker, Papst, Revoltec, Scythe, Sharkoon, SilenX and XThermal. They have provided us with different models from their product line-up which met our requirements.Contestants
A total of 35 120x120x25/38mm fans were compared, no two are the same, so we have compiled a specifications list which clearly shows you the features of each fan, as well as the included extras you get in the retail package.
The darker colored lines are those we previously tested here at Madshrimps, the new ones are in white font.
All Fans tested (in easy copy/paste format, if you want to look for a shop who sells them nearby): AcoustiFan S1202512L-3M , Aerocool Turbine 1000 , Arctic Fan 12 , Cooler Master A12025-12AB-4EP-M1 , Cooler Master A12025-7BB-3AN-D1 , Coolink Breeze , CoolJag EverFlow F121225SL , Delta FFB1212VHE , Gelid Silent 12 PWM , Gelid Wing 12 , GlobalWin 1202512L NCB , mCubed X12 , Nexus D12SL-12 (orange) , Noctua NF-P12 , Noctua NF-S12-1200 , Noctua NF-S12-800 , NoiseBlocker M12-P , NoiseBlocker M12-S1 , NoiseBlocker M12-S2 , NoiseBlocker M12-S3 HS , Papst 4412 F/2GLL , Revoltec Air Guard120MM , Revoltec Dark Grey , Scythe AD1212DS-A73GL(6TCL3) , Scythe DFS122512L-PWM , Scythe SA1225HP12LVR , Scythe S-FLEX SFF21E , Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F , Scythe SY122512WH-VR , Scythe SY1225SL12L , Scythe SY1225SL12SL , Scythe SY1225SL12VBL , Sharkoon Silent Eagle 2000 , Silenx Ixtrema Pro IXP-74-11 , Xthermal BTF120PRO
Some of these fans come from CPU coolers (like the Scythe AD1212DS), but most are available in retail and come with fancy packaging which lists all their specifications. Let us take a closer look at the different fans on the next page ->