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Noctua NF-F12 PWM
8.7 out of 10

Noctua NF-F12 PWM

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Overall 10
10

User Review

mark t., Newegg
11 May 2015
  • Summary: If you want a superbly crafted, dead silent, brutally durable product that gets the job done, this is it. No LED's, but I bought it strictly for functionality.
  • Pros: Absolutely silent. When doing a BIOS test of the fans, I jacked this one up to maximum speed (bottom intake), and I could not hear it.
  • Cons: LED's in the future.
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Overall 10
10

Absolutely Amazing

Timothy P., Newegg
11 May 2015
  • Summary: I have a R9 295x2 overclocked 9% memory 30%, and CPU overclocked over 5ghz in a single loop on a triple 120mm rad. Keeps my temps at 2 degrees over ambient running benchmarks. I'm only running three of these badies in a pull configuartion. Just impressive.
  • Pros: Wow Just Wow. These things can move air. I have them in a Pull configuration on my Radiator. They are quieter (alittle) then the (competitors) SP120's that I have at max rpm, and move about twice the air.
  • Cons: none noted
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Overall 10
10

Great fan; ultra-quiet

Richard B., Newegg
7 May 2015
  • Summary: Love the fact that these fans come with extension cables, voltage reducers, and y-cables. Really great fans.
  • Pros: See my review on the 140mm. Great fans, quiet and efficient, just what I need.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Xeon Workstation

Richard M., Newegg
6 May 2015
  • Summary: I obtained a CPU cooler, the Noctua NH-U12S, which comes with one of these preinstalled. I obtained a second NF-F12 PWM to mount on the cooler in a push pull configuration for exhausting air toward the rear panel of a Raijintek Aeneas cube case housing a Xeon workstation built for content creation.
  • Pros: Excellent quality. Six year warranty. Solid performance. Quiet operation.
  • Cons: High price. Color scheme. Specialized use. Not completely silent.
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Overall 10
10

Great fan, well worth it. Best on the market IMO

Jimmy M., Newegg
27 April 2015
  • Pros: I needed a new fan for the front of my NZXT ATX Mid Tower case. Rather than going with another conventional fan I decided that a decent fan should go in front of my hard drive cage. Researched Pressure fans and the Noctua Industrial fans came out as one of the best if not the best fan available. ...
  • Cons: The brown color of the rubber I do not like, but I can not argue with the results.
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Overall 8
8.0

Bought 2, Worked Well, One Died

Justin D., Newegg
25 April 2015
  • Summary: It is loud at high RPM. You should expect this.
  • Pros: Keeps my rad cool. Fast and configurable. PWM is nice. The Black and brown is so much better than the tan and brown. Nice rubber slips for the corners to keep vibration down.
  • Cons: Upgraded my mother board and CPU a couple months after buying and using these. Used a Y splitter to hook them both up to one fan plug. After moving to the new system, one fan refused to start spinning. Didn't matter where I plugged it in, or even trying the same plug that the working fan was plug...
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Overall 10
10

Best fan for the money

Joseph F., Newegg
24 April 2015
  • Summary: What can you say? These are the best fans on the market. Strong, durable and well built. Been running Noctura fans for the last ten years, NEVER had any noise or vibration, let alone a failure.
  • Pros: Quiet, high flow rates, fluid bearings and built in vibration pads.
  • Cons: NONE
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed

Neil D., Newegg
1 April 2015
  • Summary: Spent a premium for what I thought to be premium fans for my Swiftech H220-X. One of them was DOA out of the box. The other one is painfully loud. There are videos on youtube of the noise this thing makes, and it has a very distinct high-pitch whine to it.
  • Pros: Solid construction Look great Sleeved PWM cable Amazing packaging
  • Cons: Loud DOA
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Overall 10
10

Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120mm Case Fan

jeremy s., Newegg
13 March 2015
  • Summary: This is my first Noctua fan. I thought all fans where pretty much the same, until I purchased this bad Larry! I will never buy another cruddy fan... ever . . . EVER!!!
  • Pros: Brick deuce house solid construction! Beautifully sleeved wires. RPM limiting adapter. Y-splitter adapter. Packaging so cool I took it to work to show people!
  • Cons: I thought it was expensive until I held it in my hot hands. Brown color? Nope, status symbol!
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Overall 10
10

First time trying Noctua

Jon V., Newegg
12 March 2015
  • Pros: Very impressed with these fans. They feel very well built and when lowered to around 900 rpm you can't hear them(this does depend on your case as well as I can hear them in the 380T but not the R5). Pulling air through my H220-X and temps are great.
  • Cons: None at the moment.
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