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BioniX P120

Pressure-optimised 120 mm Gaming Fan with PWM PST

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Optimised for Static Pressure

During the development of the new BioniX P120, special emphasis was placed on a focused airstream and thus a high static pressure.
The fan guarantees extremely efficient cooling, even with increased air resistance. Therefore, the BioniX P120 is particularly
suitable for use on heatsinks and radiators.

More Efficient Technology

The motor is powered by a Neodym-Iron-Boron-Magnet ring
of the newest generation, which allows the new BioniX P120
to run much more efficiently than its predecessors.
This saves energy and lowers the coil temperature without
comprimising the performance.

BioniX P120

BioniX F120

Power Consumption

1.56 W @ 2100 RPM
2.4 W @ 1800 RPM

Maximum Quietness, Minimum Vibration

Even at low speeds the operating sound of the new ARCTIC motor is barely noticeable.
Due to a sinus-magnetizing the new motor only creates about 5 % of the vibration from commutation of a regular DC-motor without filter. Consequently, there is no need for rubber spacers due to the steady and smooth torque of the new motor.

Fan with newly developed
ARCTIC motor
Fan with regular motor and
anti-vibration-rubber
Fan with regular motor
without vibration absorption

Noise Level

5 % vibration from
commutation

50 % vibration from
commutation

100 % vibration from
commutation

Extended Life Span

A 10 °C lower motor temperature roughly doubles the life span of a fan.
The new ARCTIC motor has a four times longer service life through its
low coil temperature.
Consequently, we have extended the warranty to 10 years.

BioniX P120
(New ARCTIC Motor)
No-Name 120 mm Fan
(Typical DC-Motor)

Coil Temperature @ 22 °C Ambient Temperature

34.6 ℃
54.5 ℃

200 to 2100 RPM
regulated via PWM PST

With a wide range of regulation and the PWM Sharing Technology (PST), the BioniX P120 fan speed can be controlled synchronously with all your other fans together. This keeps noise at a minimum while guaranteeing maximum cooling performance when needed.

0 dB Mode

The BioniX P120 is able to switch into silent passive mode when the PWM signal is below 5 % due to its new motor.
This allows working at your PC in complete silence without any unwanted noise.

< 5 % PWM

> 5 % PWM

High Quality Bearing

Thanks to an alloy/lubricant combination developed in
Germany, friction within the bearing is reduced and
greater efficiency is achieved.
As a result, there is less heat development as well as
less bearing noise, which means you can enjoy a longer service life from your fan.

Two Way Installation

Pull warm air out of the case

Pull cool air into your case

Fan
Performance
Fan:
120 mm, 200 - 2 100 RPM (Controlled by PWM), 0 dB fan mode below 5 % PWM
Air Flow:
67.56 CFM / 114.79 m3/h (@ 2.100 RPM)
Noise Level:
0.45 Sone (@ 2 100 RPM)
Static Pressure:
2.75 mm H2O (@ 2 100 U/min)

Electrical Characteristics
Typical Voltage:
12 V DC
Cable Length:
400 mm
Sub PST Cable Length:
50 mm
Connection
Motherboard: +12V DC
PWM control signal
4-pin connector + 4-pin socket
Size & Weight
Packaging & Box Content


 
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Ocinside
"OCinside.de Recommendation 11 / 2018"
The ARCTIC BioniX P120 and P140 fans have no weaknesses in terms of volume and cooling performance. [...] The vibration damping of the ARCTIC motors is also convincing. [...] All in all, the new ARCTIC BioniX P120 / P140 fans are absolutely recommendable and thus receive our editors ocinside.de recommendation award 11 / 2018.
The fan is really good regarding heat dissipation and noise level, its silent and functional. Excellent quality of the material.
Team Nerd IT
Aesthetically its excellent, performance is great, the 0 dB mode is a gem, just like the integrated Y-splitter.
Bits and Chips
The new range of Arctic fans feature high static pressure, ideal to accompany a Watercooling radiator.
Featuring identical blade design, we will choose the Bionix P1x0 series for its more elaborate... [more]
Modding.fr
Due to the long fan blades, the fan achieves a high static pressure even at a low speeds, making it ideal for use on a radiator. For such an application, not only the static pressure makes it very suitable, but also its very low noise level.
Mod Your Case
The BioniX P120 fan performs very, very well! [...] Call me impressed. [...] They massively outperform the Corsair ML120 fans.
Tech Hunter UK
The ARCTIC BioniX P120 has presented itself as a very capable fan, pushing vast amounts of air and performing remarkably well in our temperature tests while also... [more]
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FAQ

ARCTIC Fan Guide

Static pressure and air flow in fans - what does that mean?

In addition to the size and the speed of a fan, air flow and static pressure are two important metrics for evaluating the performance of a fan.

For air flow, the transported air volume is measured in cubic meters per hour (m³ / h) or alternatively in cubic feet per minute (CFM). The pressure, however, is measured in mm H²O, with the so-called (milli-) meters of water gauge and corresponds to the pressure in the given water depth.

Information about the air flow therefore gives you information about the maximum amount of air that can be moved by the fan, whereas figures about the static pressure provide information about the pressure with which the air is transported.


Why do you need a high airflow in fans?

Air is a very poor conductor of heat. Without any air circulation, powerful PC components would quickly thermal throttle due to heat accumulation.

The rotational movement of the fan blades creates a mechanical air flow. The airflow transports warm air away and draws in new, cooler air to the heatsink, thus preventing thermal throttling. This, of course, has a big influence on the cooling performance.


What is static pressure important for?

Static pressure is important for cooling performance in situations where completely free air circulation impossible. This may be, for example, a close-meshed housing inlet, or radiators and heatsinks, with their closely spaced cooling fins. In order to guarantee high air circulation through these resistors, the highest possible static pressure is required.

Without a correspondingly high static pressure, the desired air circulation is not achieved, whereby cooling power is lost.


Are the P-fans compatible with my existing Freezer 33?

Yes, the 120 mm versions of the new P-fans can be easily mounted to existing Freezer 32 and Freezer 33 models. This should lead to improved cooling performance.

At the same time, you can benefit from the new engine technology with all its advantages and customization options with the color variations of the PWM-equipped P-fan.


Why are no anti-vibration pads included?

Thanks to the new motor technology of the PWM-equipped P-fans, only 5 % of the commutation vibration of a conventional DC motor is generated. Modern sinus-magnetizing guarantees an even power distribution, which eliminates the need for additional rubber buffering.


My PWM fan stops regularly - is it defective?

No, the fan is not defective. Thanks to the new engine technology, our new PWM fans can operate in a 0 db mode. If the PWM signal falls below 5 %, the fan stops and thus operates completely silently.

If the operating load of the computer rises and more cooling is necessary, the fan is automatically informed via PWM and starts again.


How do I configure my PWM settings?

You can only configure the PWM settings via your BIOS. Please consult your motherboards user manual for additional information.


What is the PWM sharing technology?

An explanation of how the PWM sharing technology (PST) works can be found here:


How many fans can I connect in series via PWM PST?

Up to four fans can be connected via the ARCTIC PWM PST technology.


Pin assignment

Pin No. Wire Colour Wire Colour Wire Colour Power/Signal
Pin 1 Black Black Black (with White mark) Ground
Pin 2 Red Yellow Black VDC +12V
Pin 3 Yellow Green Black RPM Signal
Pin 4 Blue Blue Black PWM Signal

Pin No. Wire Colour Wire Colour Wire Colour Power/Signal
Pin 1 Black Black Black Ground
Pin 2 Red Yellow Black VDC +12V
Pin 3 N/A (Empty) N/A (Empty) N/A (Empty) RPM Signal
Pin 4 Blue Blue Black PWM Signal

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