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post #11 of 40
Its a bit loader than the NF-P12's but it does have a higher static pressure of 2.61mmH20 and it does run 200RPM faster. I've had one 2 weeks or so now and I really like it, the colours really don't bother me.
 
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post #12 of 40
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Originally Posted by NvidiaStorm View Post

Its a bit loader than the NF-P12's but it does have a higher static pressure of 2.61mmH20 and it does run 200RPM faster. I've had one 2 weeks or so now and I really like it, the colours really don't bother me.

my opinion has always been functionality > aesthetics. I mean, unless you're doing a super-sweet mod or maybe a lot of LAN parties, I've always looked at performance first and how it looks second...
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post #13 of 40
I feel like I'm the only one who doesn't mind Noctua's colour scheme...I kind of like them on my D14 mind you you can't see the blades with the orientation in my case, and its under a blue cathode so they are beige with a hit of blue, it gives my case a much needed other colour, sure it would probably look better with other colours but its not that bad.

Not to mention I didn't really care about the aesthetics of the fans since the D14 preforms like a boss
    
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post #14 of 40
The best bit about Noctua is that the people that they spend £20 from them think they have a good deal lachen.gif. They are no quieter than any other fan if not louder.

"Oh but the warranty is included in the price"
If so how is a Gelid Silent 12 fan only £5, has a 5 year warranty, quieter and is a sensible colour.

I fell for for Noctua's science(marketing), what a waste of money doh.gif
post #15 of 40
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The best bit about Noctua is that the people that they spend £20 from them think they have a good deal lachen.gif. They are no quieter than any other fan if not louder.
"Oh but the warranty is included in the price"
If so how is a Gelid Silent 12 fan only £5, has a 5 year warranty, quieter and is a sensible colour.
I fell for for Noctua's science(marketing), what a waste of money doh.gif

Well to be fair Gelid doesnt honor their 5 year warranty. I contacted them about it and they said I have to contact the reseller for a replacement incase it gets damaged. So good luck getting a fan replaced from anywhere after 30 days, I do like the S12s though but like my Slips better.
 
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post #16 of 40
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Why are some of the best performing fans so ugly looking? poop brown with a side of baby puke.

subjective.
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post #17 of 40
Doesn't look like it would perform bad at all, but the color scheme isn't my thing. sleepsmiley02.gif
post #18 of 40
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Originally Posted by Chewy View Post

I think "poo hit the fan" comes to mind without swearing.
Seriously such a bad colour combination.

I think it's better than the pink and reddish brown color combo they use on their other fans.
    
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post #19 of 40
I hear what you saying but brown? Just make it black and call it good. I like performance to but jeez. And the price is another thing.
post #20 of 40
I really do like these fans. But damn the 25$ price tag kills me.
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