EK-Loop FPT 120 and 140 Fans are A Great Pair With EK-Pro Enterprise Loops
EK®, the premium liquid cooling solutions manufacturer, is confirming that EK-Loop FPT fans are perfect to pair with the EK-Pro workstation-grade loops. The EK-Loop Fan FPT 120 – Black and EK-Loop Fan FPT 140 – Black are a great fit due to their focus on reliability, performance, wide operating range, and no LEDs.
EK-Loop FPT 120 and 140mm Fans
FPT fans feature a full-frame design that doesn’t allow air to escape outside the frame, thus achieving better static pressure overall. The latest fan also allows daisy-chaining, ultimately reducing cable clutter and easing cable routing through the EK-OmniLink – an 8-pin Micro-Fit connector ecosystem. All the signal and power wiring runs on a single cable and connector, which then utilizes a single cable to connect to the source.
Most importantly, the EK-OmniLink ecosystem doesn’t require any special controllers since the connection ends in the standard motherboard connectors – a 4-pin PWM for the fan power and control.
FPT – Full Pressure Technology Fan Frame
Full Pressure Technology (FPT) is a full-frame design that makes contact with the radiator, sealing it completely off and not allowing air to escape the frame and cause a loss of static air pressure.
Rubber corners are implemented on both sides of the fan to reduce vibration transfer to the rest of the PC.
The EK badge on the frame is applied in two orientations, allowing users to achieve optimal logo orientation for aesthetic reasons.
The cable can be optionally moved over to the other side if it eases cable routing.
EK-OmniLink solution allows daisy chaining of multiple fans, reducing cable clutter and greatly easing cable management. The Omni-Link interconnect ecosystem will be significantly expanded in the near future for additional benefits. It uses Micro-fit 8-pin connectors between products.
The EK-OmniLink design resolves the cable clutter issues of unifying the connection of multiple fans onto a single PWM header while maintaining complete flexibility if you want to remove a single fan from the chain. Other similar solutions on the market use interlocking mechanisms, which require the removal of the entire fan link when you need more room to tighten a fitting on a radiator.
FDB – Fluid Dynamic Bearing
A new motor with a Fluid Dynamic Bearing will significantly reduce noise, especially during low RPM operation. Operational friction is kept at very low levels even after years of service, unlike the traditional ball-bearing fans, which get noisier with time.
FDB fans can be mounted both horizontally and vertically without issues or reduced longevity, unlike traditional sleeve-bearing fans. Innovative herringbone grooves are applied to the fan bearing, recirculating and distributing oil naturally between the rotor shaft and bearing to maintain stable and silent operation at high speeds.
EK-Loop Fan FPT Key Features
- High-Static Pressure / Low Noise Profile
Unlike other general-purpose computer cooling fans, the EK-Loop Fan FPT 120 fan is built specifically for computer liquid cooling systems, namely radiator cooling. Their design and construction are also highly suitable for high-performance air coolers or as case fans for restrictive cases with dust filters.
- High-Quality Motor and Bearing Assembly
Fluid dynamic bearings ensure a long lifespan, while their wide RPM range enables silent operation in low-power idle scenarios and high performance during high-load peaks. Precise Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) for fan speed adjustment provides performance on demand.
- Full Pressure Technology
The practical square shape of the fan frame provides optimal performance in either the pull or push regime without hydraulic losses, which ensures the optimal cooling capacity of your liquid cooling radiators.
The ability to daisy chain fan power, and even pump power across a single cable gives users the ultimate flexibility while reducing cable clutter. All the cables are flat ribbon style with no additional sleeving for an even better cable routing experience.
Availability and Pricing
The EK-Loop FPT 120 and 140 fans are available for purchase through the EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. In the table below, you can see the manufacturer-suggested retail price (MSRP), VAT included.
|MSRP (incl. VAT)
|EK-Loop Fan FPT 120 – Black (550-2300rpm)
|EK-Loop Fan FPT 140 – Black (600-2200rpm)