Scythe Minebea Cooling Fans

Packaging and Contents

Packaging and Contents

The Scythe Minebea and Mini-Kaze Cooling fan packaging is fairly standard as far as Scythe are concerned. The packaging is eye catching and provides specifications and content, albeit on crowded real-estate. All the fans come packaged in a fairly thick plastic envelope, with the fans and included accessories kept nice and firmly held within an cardboard insert. The cardboard insert and plastic exterior should prove extremely hardy and prevent any real damage to the fan caused by knocks and bumps in transit.

Scythe Minebea Cooling fans

Scythe Minebea bundle

Scythe Minebea 120mm Scythe Minebea 120mm rear

Due to the information being identical on the rear of the fan packaging, I have taken the liberty of just providing front shots.

Scythe Minebea 92mm Scythe Minebea 80mm

Scythe Mini-Kaze

Scythe Mini-Kaze Scythe Mini-Kaze side panel

Scythe Mini-Kaze rear

All of the fans, including the Mini-Kaze come supplied with 4 fan screws and a 3 to 4-pin molex connector. You'll notice from the image below that the fan cable itself isn't sleeved, which is a pity, as it makes the fans look finished. Perhaps this is something that Scythe could look at in the future, as it's nice to be able to install fans into a case straight away, instead of having to sleeve them. Especially, considering that other case fan manufacturers are doing it, and enthusiasts who will utilise these cooling fans will more than likely have a case window installed.

Scythe fan contents

Now that we've checked out the packaging, let's look at the fans in a little more detail.

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Most Recent Comments

08-12-2007, 06:06:18

PV5150
Scythe recently released a line of cooling fans marketed as being able to provide higher static pressure - the Scythe Ultra Kaze. Well being Overclock3D we decided to test the hell out of them to see if they really can deliver....

http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/artic...105417241s.jpg

Scythe Ultra Kaze

08-12-2007, 06:22:40

FarFarAway
Awesome detailed review Peevs. Looks like they're a winner

08-12-2007, 08:09:05

PV5150
Thanks Kemp I'm glad you liked it.

08-12-2007, 09:08:50

weihk
OOOOOOoooooooo

nice review, well done.

if i get a much bigger case for me next build, i'll consider these fans instead of the thinner S-Flex.

08-12-2007, 10:30:31

FragTek
Very sweet fans, great review Matt as usual!!! Looks like I know which fans I'll be using for my next build. I bet those Ultra 3000's in push/pull around a triple 120mm rad would be amazing.

08-12-2007, 10:57:18

PV5150
Thanks weihk and Fraggles.

@ FragTek: Yeah those Ultra 3000 would work perfectly in a push/pull config. Just make sure you run them at 7v though aight

09-12-2007, 08:01:11

Mullet
Nice review Matt....i fancy 3 of the 2000rpm Kazes for my pa120.3.

09-12-2007, 08:33:57

PV5150
Thanks Mullet. Yeah the Ultra 2000's will get you rocking

09-12-2007, 09:29:03

FragTek
Quote:
Originally Posted by name='PV5150'
Thanks weihk and Fraggles.

@ FragTek: Yeah those Ultra 3000 would work perfectly in a push/pull config. Just make sure you run them at 7v though aight
U know me peevs, I'd be tryin to run em all at about 18v :rocker:
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