With the heat picking up as summer approaches your ambient temperatures are sure to rise where ever your computer is. Cooler Master has decided to help us beat the heat with the MasterFan Pro 120. These RGB Air Flow concentrated fans are sure to give us not only a boost aesthetically, but internally as well.
Packaging, Contents, and Pricing
With a grey backdrop and the display of the MasterFan 120 running with orange LED’s you definitely are going to see these spinning in your rig before you even give thought to the specifications.
The ease of connectivity for RGB-enabled PC’S or simple Red/Blue/RGB Cycle toggles on each individual fan. As detailed, these fans are compatible with AURA, ASROCK, Fusion and MSI’s MLS.
Around the back you’ll get your first look at the advertised specifications.
Fan speed ranging from 650-1100 Rpm’s isn’t bad but 1100 is a little low in our opinion as it will definitely reduce our airflow from our Cold Wings 120’s which pumped out a maximum 1500 RPM’s.
Air Flow of the Cold Wings was around 22 to 66 CFM where as the MasterFan Airflow is sitting 48.8 CFM. These numbers are running decently close as the CW120 was going upwards of 1500 RPM’s
Drawing inspiration for a computer fan from a Turboprop engine seems fairly extreme, but Cooler Master spares none in paying tribute to such technology through the development of their most efficient air flow design to date.
Overall on average The MasterFan Air Flow RGB will be staying on par with it’s replacement with certain benefits. The RGB mounting is phenomenal and design of rubber connectors is sure to destroy any chance of rattle.
These fans are available around the $20 mark which for an RGB fan that has decent performance is not a horrible mark.
We set up our MF120’s along the front panel of our MasterCase. The Motherboard we run inside this build is not RGB enabled so Cooler Master was kind enough to include a fan controller. While we could not find any controls on the device it is mostly used as a power hub for up to four connecting RGB fans.
Mind you there is a USB connector as well as a Sata power connector as well so we can only assume there may be some software on its way in the near future but as for the time being The controller doesn’t come with any direction on usage.
When connected the controller glows the Cooler Master logo from it’s glossy face. The fans automatically start running in the desired setting set on the fan. Default is RGB.
Once set up we were blown away by how remarkably the LED’s come through the grill of the MasterCase, what do you think?
These fans are definitely a great addition to our build. While we wish they had some better specifications, for this being one of our day to day use builds the aesthetics are more than worth the low max RPM’s.
Keep in mind the MasterFan Pro series comes in not only air flow, but air balance and air pressure. What ever suits your needs Cooler Master is ready to glow up your rig.