Best Budget 120mm Case Fan

Best Budget 120mm Case Fan – Like all different parts of cooling, case fans are important to get the most out of your PC. They keep your components working at peak performance, and add important flair to your PC if you opt for some RGB options. Depending on the fan you choose, you can customize to fit your favorite color scheme (such as a white-themed PC build) have perfect silent performance, flexibility in direction, or a mixture of all of the above.

140mm case fans are often more efficient, as on average they move more air and are quieter than the smaller 120mm variants (due to lower RPMs), but that often comes at an increased price and require a larger case with bigger mounting points. If you can fit them, check out our guide to 140mm case fans, but if not, these 120mm options will be sure to keep your battlestation cool, in both senses of the word!

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1.ARCTIC F12 PWM – 120 mm

Pros & Cons

2.Noctua NF-F12 PWM

Pros & Cons

3.Rosewill 120mm Case Fan

Pros & Cons

4.uphere 3-Pack Long Life

Pros & Cons

5.Ultra Slim Case Fan 120mm

Pros & Cons


Best Budget 120mm Case Fan – Aside from the CPU cooler and the GPU cooler, the most important part of your cooling will be your case fans. While having 10 case fans may not be necessary, most cases really benefit from having somewhere between 3-5 case fans with a combination of intake and exhaust.

The exact configuration will depend on your case mainly, so make sure to look up reviews on how to set up your fans once you pick your chassis. Within the case fan area, there are really two main sizes: 120mm and 140mm case fans. 120mm will fit in almost all cases, but 140mm fans offer better airflow (usually measured in CFM) at lower RPMs, meaning quieter. We have previously given our advice for best 140mm fans, but not everyone has the space, so today we are looking at the best 120mmm case fan options on the market.