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#12: Noctua NF-P12:



In terms of noise to termperature rating, these set of fans beat everything else I've tested to date.

Incredibly quiet with good airflow.
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#12: Noctua NF-P12:

In terms of noise to termperature rating, these set of fans beat everything else I've tested to date.
Incredibly quiet with good airflow.
I can't wait to see the F12s then; I've heard people talk about how they are the best Noctua fan.

Do you have any of those Corsair water cooler stock fans to test?
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I can't wait to see the F12s then; I've heard people talk about how they are the best Noctua fan.
Do you have any of those Corsair water cooler stock fans to test?

Im testing Phanteks PH-F120S right now and after that, NF-F12s.

I've already reviewed Corsair fans that come with the H100. I also have a pack of AF120s from Corsair and a pair of SP120s on the way.
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Im testing Phanteks PH-F120S right now and after that, NF-F12s.
I've already reviewed Corsair fans that come with the H100. I also have a pack of AF120s from Corsair and a pair of SP120s on the way.
Oh, you did test those. I just suck at reading.
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Fan #13: Phanteks PH-F120S.



Guys over at Phanteks kindly sent me a pair of PH-F120S as well as a pair of it's 140mm brother. Since I don't have a 140mm test rig, they'll have to wait in line.

As for the 120s, they perform great and move quite a lot of air. I noticed that same old whining noise when operated in P/P or pull as observed with alot of other fans. On push however, it performed on par with the best of them without having to worry about that slightly annoying whining noise.

I have to say that these fans, specially in white, are very good looking. If you're doing a black and white themed build and you have a case with black internals, these would look great in it. There are other colors available, but the white sku was the one that really caught my attention.

As always, you can find the pictures in Post #2
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Latest results updated in post #1 with Noctua's NF-P12 dominating in every noise to temperature rating scenario. i.e best possible cooling with lowest possible noise.

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I am using Aerocool Shark Series 120mm+140mm fans in my new build, seem to be able to push a good amount of air with high static pressure and they are not all that loud.......

If you care to send me a PM with your shipping address I can sent you one to run some tests on. (I have an extra 120mm)
    
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I am using Aerocool Shark Series 120mm+140mm fans in my new build, seem to be able to push a good amount of air with high static pressure and they are not all that loud.......
If you care to send me a PM with your shipping address I can sent you one to run some tests on. (I have an extra 120mm)

Thanks, you're very kind, but I will need at least a pair to do a proper test. I'll buy them in the near future.
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Fan #14: Noctua NF-F12:



Overall, I'm kind of dissapointed with these fans. Compared to their older brother, NF-P12, they're noisier with marginally better cooling. The result is that it can not beat the NF-P12s in noise to temperature rating scenarios.

I must add though, these fans are built to push air as far as possible as you can tell by the name "Focused Flow", so maybe their not suited to cool down a tower heatsink. Don't get me wrong, the performance was great, it's just that i'm comparing them with the NF-P12s and they are coming up short. It's basically sacrificing noise for airflow.

The annoying buzzing/whining noise is back again when operating these fans in either pull or push/pull configs.
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Excellent work man, I'm moving my hardware to the T60, if I cant use my NH-D14, I would use a Megahelms Black, so your bechs are my guide right now.. thumb.gif looking forward for the review on the corsair's SP120..
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