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does anyone have any idea how this fan compares to the likes of gentle typhoon, noiseblocker and noctua?
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I believe Silent PC Review talked about them in a recent article and found them to be good quiet fans. If I recall, the 120mm model tops out at 950 rpm. So it would likely be comparable to Scythe and Noiseblocker fans of similar speeds but would fall behind compared to the faster models, not to mention static pressure (at least with the GTs).

Does anyone know what sort of bearing they use?
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post #23 of 58
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Re: [Noctua]Noctua introduces NF-F12 Focused Flow

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Originally Posted by Siegfried262 View Post

I believe Silent PC Review talked about them in a recent article and found them to be good quiet fans. If I recall, the 120mm model tops out at 950 rpm. So it would likely be comparable to Scythe and Noiseblocker fans of similar speeds but would fall behind compared to the faster models, not to mention static pressure (at least with the GTs).

Does anyone know what sort of bearing they use?

It tops out at 1500rpm so its.going to be louder than the others more than likely (it is rated at 22dba but we don't know how the test setup is). As for bearing its the SSO2 bearing.

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post #24 of 58
NF-F12 : 2,61mmH20 @1500rpm 22,4dBa
GT's AP-15 : 2,03 mmH20 @1850rpm 26dBa

Don't see why everyone hates the color scheme... loving it personally, looks very individual ! biggrin.gif
Edited by adridu59 - 11/14/11 at 11:17am
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post #25 of 58
I think the reason they're so adamant to stick to their color scheme is so people can spot their fans from a mile away and say "oh look, noctua fans!". There's really no other reason.
In which case Noctua really need to go ahead and design come actual CASES that compliment their fans, it only makes sense.
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Perfomance might be good, but still ugly.
    
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post #27 of 58
Quote:
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man their fans are just so absurdly awesome with their close attention to every detail... they really are the ultimate fans for silence! too bad i had the color scheme and GTs are plenty quiet for me:)

Noctua is one of those rare companies that actually put real quality in everything they make. That and their customer service is awesome too. makes it worth it for the premium you pay thumb.gif
post #28 of 58
Seriously, who cares about the color. Performance and build quality, people.

That said, I hear these are outperformed by other fans so... hmmmmm. Must continue to investigate.
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pretty sure this is a repost
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post #30 of 58
So ugly lol!! anyone could think of a better color scheme.black+ neon green... Black + vibrant blue....
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