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Noctua today introduced the first three models of its new A-series of premium quality quiet fans: The NF-A4x10, NF-A6x25 and NF-A9x14 all feature Noctua's novel AAO frames and the series' signature Flow Acceleration Channels for reduced boundary layer separation and improved aerodynamic efficiency. Reference class SSO2 bearing and 6 years manufacturer's warranty make the new models a stand-out choice for all noise-sensitive 40, 60 and 92mm applications.

"We have been getting a lot of requests for 40 and 60mm models both from our industry clients and customers who seek to replace noisy fans in network and storage solutions", says Mag. Roland Mossig, Noctua CEO. "We're confident that the new NF-A4x10 and NF-A6x25 are highly competitive offerings for these types of applications, their efficiency really pushes the boundaries in these form factors."


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I don't care how many people complain that Noctua's fans are "too expensive", they are the quietest and best-constructed fans I've ever had in my rigs. Certainly some great applications to use these in... cheers.gif to you Noctua
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Any word on speed?

Build quality is certainly there, but they've been ousted for years now in the quiet fan department. Still, that thin 92mm fan is interesting; I'd love to see a thin 120 and 140 now. Scythe's thin 120 is okay, but if Noctua starts making them they'll set a nice bar for others to follow.
    
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"We have been getting a lot of requests for 40 and 60mm models both from our industry clients and customers who seek to replace noisy fans in network and storage solutions", says Mag.

Really?
I don't know what it is, but I just can't stand that color scheme on their fans, tell me i'm not the only one. I'm not hating on noctua as a company or saying their fans suck, but that color... UGH!
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My fans are inside the enclosure, and the enclosure is... well, enclosed. Ugly fans don't bother me. biggrin.gif
    
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Good for some of my really old cases or replacing old AMD stock fans.

EDIT: No 80mms? headscratch.gif
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I'd really like to replace the whiny 40mm fan in my firewall, but I'm really not sure these will push enough air...
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They would be a #1 company if they changed their putrid color scheme... peach?

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I don't care how many people complain that Noctua's fans are "too expensive", they are the quietest and best-constructed fans I've ever had in my rigs. Certainly some great applications to use these in... cheers.gif to you Noctua

And they have the best color scheme ever.
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They would be a #1 company if they changed their putrid color scheme... peach?

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And they have the best color scheme ever.

The below is my answer to the above...
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My fans are inside the enclosure, and the enclosure is... well, enclosed. Ugly fans don't bother me. biggrin.gif
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