If you are looking for some aesthetically pleasing fans, Phobya NB-eLoop Bionic Fans are spot on when it comes to great appeal. We were quite pleased with the design, feel and construction of the NB-eLoop Bionic. We particularly liked the Red model which is the 1600rpm speed. The clear red blade and black housing really made things stand out.
For performance, we were happy that the CFM testing results were rather close to the manufacturers specifications. We typically see the specs, but rarely do we test fans that come so close to what they are advertised at. In regards to dB levels, while we tested a range of different methods and got different results, we were very pleased with what we got. While the actual dB levels we got were not the same as specified, the manufacturer might have used a different testing method. Despite this, with anything below 30 dB, this is nearly silent if you are sitting more then 3 ft away.
These can be found at Performance-PCs.com for $18.99 each. This is a little bit on the pricey side for a fan; however, if you are looking for higher performance and higher quality fans, you aren’t going to find them any cheaper than this listed price. Despite the higher price-tag, we were very impressed with the Phobya NB-eLoop Bionic Fans and give them the PureOverclock Editors Choice Award.