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Phanteks T30-120 Fan

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Phanteks' take on the ultimate PC fan is finally out! The T30-120 is a 30-mm thick fan that has a feature set to make many others blush, including the use of LCP blades and frames, Sunon's magnetic levitation bearing, three operating modes for different use cases, and fantastic performance throughout.

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Wow I have always been a fan of Phanteks F120MP, now this new 120mm fan even beat the current king Noctua NF-A12x25 at all RPM in noise normalized and performance? and it even go up to 3000rpm? I'm sold, looking to buy them in my new build.
 
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Doesn’t need ugly brown color either. Watch how Noctua delays their Chromax version again to 2022
 

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Thermaltake Toughfan 12 should really be on the comparison chart imo... Though prices for them seem stupidly inflated atm. They were supposed to be a cheap alternative to Noctua NF-A12's
 

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Cmon VSG this fan are rated for 3000RPM and no data on radiator at 3000RPM ????

At least you should have included a versus against the Noctua 3000 RPM
 
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See this is cool, sure its expensive but finally something that actually makes things better, not just another fan or another cooler
 

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Thermaltake Toughfan 12 should really be on the comparison chart imo... Though prices for them seem stupidly inflated atm. They were supposed to be a cheap alternative to Noctua NF-A12's
It's being tested right now, so soon enough.

Cmon VSG this fan are rated for 3000RPM and no data on radiator at 3000RPM ????

At least you should have included a versus against the Noctua 3000 RPM
Can't help it with previous fan testing limited to 1500 RPM, which hasn't been exceeded much for DIY watercooling imo. I don't have the Noctua IPPC fans here anymore either, had to cut down my collection big time as part of the move from the US to the UK.
 
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Can't help it with previous fan testing limited to 1500 RPM, which hasn't been exceeded much for DIY watercooling imo. I don't have the Noctua IPPC fans here anymore either, had to cut down my collection big time as part of the move from the US to the UK.

Can you try putting 3 of them as bottom exhaust and have your PC fly off the desk at 3000rpm :roll:
 
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Man, this fan ticks all the boxes! Really impressive work from Phanteks. It’s also refreshing to see products with a focus on real world performance, like with dust filters and radiators. I hope they have a 140mm version coming soon.
 

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It's being tested right now, so soon enough.


Can't help it with previous fan testing limited to 1500 RPM, which hasn't been exceeded much for watercooling imo. I don't have the Noctua IPPC fans here anymore either, had to cut down my collection big time as part of the move from the US to the UK.
Ok because in USA we use much higher RPM then EU people 1500 is like nothing here .

Here 3000RPM fan or that can do it, for your review next time if you can. No need 200 rpm step. 2000/2500/3000 is good and standard I think. On top of that, you can all use them for lower RPM compare too

Phanteks T30-120
Iceberg Thermal IceGALE Xtra
NF-F12 INDUSTRIALPPC-3000 PWM
EK Water Blocks EK-Furious Vardar
ENERMAX D.F. STORM 3500RPM
Delta Electronics AFC1212D-PWM
Gentle Typhoon D1225C12GT3000-P
TOUGHFAN 12 Turbo High Static 2500RPM*
 
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Please, find some good old Gentle Typhoons to throw in the comparison....
 
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I have a pretty dumb question: Can I use these as case fans?:oops:
 

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I have a pretty dumb question: Can I use these as case fans?:oops:
Not a dumb question at all. Yes, you can use them as case fans with the included self-tapping screws. You can choose to operate between the Hybrid or Performance modes depending on your control preference as well as the case airflow design in mind.
 
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Will you do a review on Arctics P12s?
 
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That feeling when you don't have 5 mm of extra space after planning out a build with two EK XE's and NF-A12x25s :cry:

These look really fantastic! What the Meltemi should have been all along.
 
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Wow i really liked their performance, by the way, amazing tests @VSG congrats
 
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Solid fans, the extra thickness helps A LOT... I realised this when shopping around for some fans a while back, the delta 38mm fans with stators blow the socks off anything 25mm...

Unfortunately good 140mm fans are still MIA if you exclude the Arctic P14s... Those are good but definitely have flaws.

Please, find some good old Gentle Typhoons to throw in the comparison....
GTs are overrated crap from a decade ago, the bearings are complete garbage.
 
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This T30 fan;
Nice.
 
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Solid fans, the extra thickness helps A LOT... I realised this when shopping around for some fans a while back, the delta 38mm fans with stators blow the socks off anything 25mm...

Unfortunately good 140mm fans are still MIA if you exclude the Arctic P14s... Those are good but definitely have flaws.


GTs are overrated crap from a decade ago, the bearings are complete garbage.

NB Eloops are available in 140mm. No need to search for better ones. Even RGB versions. I am using 5 of them.
 
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Eloops are the most overrated fans in the world :roll:

Even more overrated than GTs
 

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Solid fans, the extra thickness helps A LOT... I realised this when shopping around for some fans a while back, the delta 38mm fans with stators blow the socks off anything 25mm...

Yeah. They will also blow the socks off your ear drums beyond any 25mm.
 
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Interesting, I might buy these instead of noctua fans in the future.
 
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