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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    very nice unit

    posted by miki0007 on 10/28/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    very universal fan with plug, 12V and 5V connection. Quiet operation , good air volume. Great for cooling applications in computers (video card, Ram) and other electronic fields. All units I received are well balanced and run smooth. The fans come individua...
    Cons:
    None
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    nice small fan

    posted by nikomil1 on 06/13/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    it is small and does what it is designed to do. in my case i use it for cooling down android stick
    Cons:
    havent noticed any. maybe it would be better if it is ball bearing instead of sleeve bearing u for that price who cares? it wil...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    great fan for low cost

    posted by pils91 on 02/23/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    cheap fan and it move a sufficient amount of air without making too much noise. small an easy to fit
    Cons:
    ordred four of these and some of them vibrate pretty badly, but i did not expect much more for the price
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good quality

    posted by bucha2211 on 03/25/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Simple fan for old processors. I bought 2 of these to use in an old computer that the system need to be running in Windows 98, so the processor is very old and still uses these small fans. It does the job very well and since the computer need to keep runnin...
    Cons:
    No cons at all. Maybe it could be cheaper, since it is really simple and small.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    I bought one of these to cool an ADSL modem

    posted by Kabbal on 11/26/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    I plugged it into an electrical current of 12V 5A and it is working very well for the purpose. I've always had problems with ADSL modems that they lost the signal or lagged by overheating, he resolved my problems.
    Cons:
    The wire it is very short, so I had to pull the molex and solder the wire running to it so that there would be dropping and I h...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Cannot detect fan speed!

    posted by ivanwee on 04/27/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    The fan works and spins up and its small.
    Cons:
    Fan speed cannot be detected!. i got this to replace a fan which has a BIOS warning when the fan is not able to be detected. Ap...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Very cheap.

    posted by oakwhiz on 02/09/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    -Verrrry cheap. -12v and brushed, so can be hooked directly to a 12v battery. -Seems to work, cools down surfaces.
    Cons:
    -This fan is an odd size. It's too large for older videocard fans, incompatible with CPUs, and is too small for case fans. -Min...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap & effective

    posted by andi_ on 10/15/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Cheap Effective Good build quality
    Cons:
    Doesn't come with screws Power cable is a little short A little noisy for its size
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Cheap chipset/CPU fan

    posted by cwezk2 on 09/06/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap, working on 12V, great for old CPU's or chipset coolers. Or for your DYI projects, I'll probably use it to cool my overclocked Linksys router.
    Cons:
    No screws included, so don't lost screws from your old fan. One of my 2 fans have a little "tight" bearing, it's not ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Buy one!

    posted by chrisb on 08/31/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap! Can fit almost anywhere Seems to give plenty of airflow given the size, even at 5 volts Still works fine after 6 months of moderate use
    Cons:
    No screws provided (understandable at this price)
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