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about time they got PWM

http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=p...s_id=42&lng=en
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post #2 of 13
Nice static pressure...
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Definitely getting 2 of those for my H80. Then run them on high 24/7. Awesome. Too bad it's still brown...
    
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post #4 of 13
When they also make a 140mm one maybe swap the fans on my D14.
Then again i've got them on full pelt and can hardly hear them so maybe no need.
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post #5 of 13
I am always sceptical about fans until they have been tested. Noctua seem to be a bit overrated, you pay all that money for a fan that is not much better and out preformed by cheaper fans. Well they may have fixed there static pressure problem redface.gif.

So does this mean the old NF-P12 is useless since it is the old one "high pressure" model?
post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by mam72 View Post

I am always sceptical about fans until they have been tested. Noctua seem to be a bit overrated, you pay all that money for a fan that is not much better and out preformed by cheaper fans. Well they may have fixed there static pressure problem redface.gif.
So does this mean the old NF-P12 is useless since it is the old one "high pressure" model?

I can't wait to see the reviews of this new fan, too.

According to recommendation by Noctua, the older models can be used in different situations.
http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=which_fan_is_right_for_me
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post #7 of 13

Looking forward to this fan. The stators actually improve output, or so say the San Ace engineers. Also, although the blades have a shallower pitch, they are broad enough that they should provide plenty of static pressure, similar to GT's. I also like the corner caps: the fan clip adapters can snuggle in so that they don't hang up on the heatsink. IMO they should be great.

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I'm... liking these, at first glance anyway. Their static pressure lists as falling between the actual measurements of Noiseblocker Multiframes (2.302mmH2O for M12S S3HS) and Gentle Typhoons (2.87mmH2O for AP14); if they're truthful, that's a great thing.
    
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post #9 of 13
I bet they'd double their sales if they just offered their fans in black. Every time a post about Noctua fans comes up people complain about the colors.

Anyway, it looks like they put some development effort into these improvements, but the proof is in the pudding. Maybe this'll finally be a contender for the Gentle Typhoon's title as best go-to rad fan. Interesting to note how distinctively ugly both are.

What I'm really anticipating are the Rotosub active noise-canceling tech-based fans. That should be a real game changer in terms of noise:airflow. Hopefully a manufacturer like Noctua or Noiseblocker license the tech and build some products off it.
post #10 of 13
Deja Vu!!!

Ain't there another thread for this fan? I'm sure I've read it....

Oh here it is...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1163829/noctua-noctua-introduces-nf-f12-focused-flow-fan
Edited by UltraNEO - 11/13/11 at 9:42am
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