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Looking for a test, which has both, x2 (on the same heatsink) please let me know if someone tested this, or know a review about it, cant find it!
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People are not likely to use an A14 on a heatsink. We have the A15 for that.

 

The A14/A15 sweeps 135mm, more quietly. The F12's vanes augment its static pressure. Noctua specs are accurate, so you can use those to help you make a decision.

 

A review.


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Hi, sorry for strange questions. Do you think that NF F12 will achieve better results lets say on a D14, compared to NF A14 PWM? i tought the AF 14PWM is the champion atm, i saw few comparasion with NF A15 PWM, and it beat it -2c but cant find the reviews sadly, i guess thats because the static pressure on the A14 being higher?
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Hi, sorry for strange questions. Do you think that NF F12 will achieve better results lets say on a D14, compared to NF A14 PWM? i tought the AF 14PWM is the champion atm, i saw few comparasion with NF A15 PWM, and it beat it -2c but cant find the reviews sadly, i guess thats because the static pressure on the A14 being higher?


A 14cm fan will move more air more quietly than any 120mm fan.

 

The NF-F12 was designed for increased static pressure. It is designed for rads.

 

If your memory is low profile (e.g. -- Samsung) go ahead and use two NF-A15's. The A14 won't fit because it's frame is a 140x140mm square.

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Two NF-A15 PWM or Phanteks HP are good choices, there's been a few reviews of Phanteks fans on NH-D14. Thermalright TY-140/TY-147 needs some clip modification if I recall correctly.

I can't find the link right now , off the top of my head a pair of Phanteks PH-T140HP fans is stronger than standard NH-D14 SE2011.
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Another very good 140mm fan is the Thermalright TY-140 series of fans. Also very reasonably priced, especially here. I can get TY-147 for as little as £5.17 and TY-143 for £6.99
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Thanks guys, its still confusing to me, because on few tests i saw, NF A14 PWM on heatsink always beat out the NF A15 PWM.. they measured delta temps as well.
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Thanks guys, its still confusing to me, because on few tests i saw, NF A14 PWM on heatsink always beat out the NF A15 PWM.. they measured delta temps as well.

The reason for this is the 120mm fan has the air more focused than the 140mm fan. The biger fan moves more air but it is more spread out.
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I know, that's why i want to know what would be best option, and its strange for me how you guys recommend the NF A15 PWM? redface.gif
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