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  • Cooler Master MasterFan Halo2 ARGB Fan Review
  • Cooler Master MasterFan Halo2 ARGB Fan Review



    Cooling fans are a necessary part of the modern computer system and happen to be one of the first things that people complain about.  The largest of these complaints is sound quality, or more specifically, how loud they are in comparison to other components.  Back in the day the pinnacle of cooling technology was the 60mm “screamers” that moved lots of air and would spin in excess of 6000rpm.  We didn't start to see any real change in the cooling landscape until the advent of heat pipes and water cooling.

    Since then there has been a variety of different fan configurations from super large 200mm fans to smaller 120mm versions.  Most are designed for specific tasks from high air flow to high pressure, low speed, high speed and even variable speed.  Some fans were released in custom colors while others experimented with LED lights and, not like the versions featured in this review, we are talking four (4) large LEDs, one in each corner and only in single color.

    In this review we will be looking at the Cooler Master MasterFan Halo 2.  As the name suggests this is the second edition Halo fan with a refreshed design and better specifications.


    Larger Fan Blades
    Hybrid Frame Design
    Dual Loop ARGB LED Rings
    Improved Fan Controller IC

    Specs For 140mm MasterFan Halo2
    • Product Number MFL-B4DN-16NP2-R2
    • Exterior Color Black
    • Fan Dimensions (L x W x H) 140 x 140 x 25 mm / 5.5 x 5.5 x 1 inch
    • Fan Profiles Addressable Gen 2 RGB
    • Fan Speed 0-1600 RPM ± 5%
    • Fan Airflow 51 CFM
    • Fan Noise Level 27 dBA
    • Fan Bearing Type Rifle Bearing
    • Fan Pressure 2.53 mmH2O
    • Fan MTTF >160,000 Hours
    • Fan Power Connector 4-Pin (PWM)
    • Fan Rated Voltage 12 VDC
    • Fan Rated Current 13A
    • Fan Safety Current 4A
    • Fan Power Consumption 1.56W
    • RGB Connector 3-Pin ARGB
    • RGB Rated Voltage 5 VDC
    • RGB Rated Current 77A
    • Fan Weight 210g / 0.46 lbs
    • Warranty 2 years
    • Series MasterFan
    • Cooler Type Case Fan
    • Fan Size 140
    • Fan - LED Lighting ARGB

    The MasterFan Halo 2 is currently available in four configurations.  140mm/120mm and either White/Black making this fan generation a perfect addition to any build in any of the popular system colors.