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I quite like my noctuas. Will be glad to get some full frame ones though, will go ahead and order four of them, two to replace the NZXT fans I bought from frys in a pinch, and two more to replace the ones in the back of this case:

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyrandis View Post

"Noctua's don't look too bad if you have the right colors in your build."
"don't look too bad if you have the right colors in your build."
" if you have the right colors in your build."
Wrong. Who in the right mind would make a ugly computer by just using brown and white? teaching.gif
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Not mine.
http://www.sweclockers.com/galleri/10347-laines-athene
Some people can actually make a build look attractive without the typical, overused red/black theme you find on ASUS ROG Motherboards and GPUs. Some people just hate brown, beige, and white in general. That's one thing. Saying they don't work in any build is another.
Edited by AbdullahG - 11/20/12 at 6:52pm
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why are these so ugly...
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And the ugliest fan award goes to..... Noctua!
    
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Performance above all else for me. I wanna see what these can do compared to other fans.
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post #26 of 47

Noctua, take heed..

 

I would pay $5 more per fan, if Noctua made them in black. Their color is purposely repulsive..  almost offensive...!

post #27 of 47
These look great!
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Noctua fans are actually noisy due to their stupid fan grill. I know because I bought and sold my NF-F12 PWM fans because of that stupid noise it was making.

As for the NF-A15 PWM other than PWM function the static pressure is on par with my GELID Wing 14 ($20.99) which costs less than Noctua's overpriced, over technical marketing crap.
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post #29 of 47
I have no problems with noctua colours. I'll take function over form any day. However, I bought the gelid 120mm for my last cooler due to the higher flow/pressure at a cheaper cost, while having an impressive bearing life and being easily serviceable. Its fairly quiet at full bore-until you put a screen in its way as well. Had to put electrical tape over the LEDS, but that was easy b/c the fan blade unit pulls off thumb.gif
post #30 of 47
I absolutely love their color scheme, I buy Noctua for their performance/silent and their beautiful color...Seriously that classy, elegant brown and beige theme goes well together and with my build. Makes me think of an expensive luxurious car with the beige leather and wood accents. Keep up the good work! Might get some of those fans too
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