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#1 bp9801

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 10:02 PM

Fans are an essential part to any computer system, and ccokeman has a new one from Noctua on the test bench. See how it performs as OCC reviews the Noctua NF-F12 PWM - http://www.overclock...tua_nf_f12_pwm/

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 03:46 AM

Yay, a Noctua fan review!

I'll stick with the Noctua NF-P12's, though. :P

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 03:59 AM

The typical noctua fans still in their ugly colors...

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 04:03 AM

The typical noctua fans still in their ugly colors...

:( At least they're not blue... :D

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 05:10 AM

You know Cap normally I would agree about the blue but I have come to realize it depends on the case. For example a white case with some black trim looks SWEET with blue lighting, you get the cool winter vibe. Now a black case, I mean pure black to me looks best with deep reds, not orange but the really deep maroon style red lighting, though Doug has made a solid case for a green scheme as well.

Okay sorry trolly completely off the tracks, I will agree with Panda that Noctua fans are ugly but they work great.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 05:21 AM

You know Cap normally I would agree about the blue but I have come to realize it depends on the case. For example a white case with some black trim looks SWEET with blue lighting, you get the cool winter vibe. Now a black case, I mean pure black to me looks best with deep reds, not orange but the really deep maroon style red lighting, though Doug has made a solid case for a green scheme as well.

Okay sorry trolly completely off the tracks, I will agree with Panda that Noctua fans are ugly but they work great.

Yeah, well, I was just trying to give Blue Panda a hard time. Blue fans are pretty kickass, especially if you get the rest of your color scheme in sync.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 05:51 AM

Yea...give the Panda a hard time...for being blue. :P

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 06:42 AM

The typical noctua fans still in their ugly colors...

+1
My thoughts exactly.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 07:22 AM

A 25 dollar fan!?!!? no way!

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:10 AM

I can't bring myself to spend more than $10 on a fan let alone $25. I can't imagine how much some people spend on fans when they have multiple radiators. Yate Loon 5 packs please!

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:34 AM

Sometimes you can get orders in bulk cheaper. That's why I have so many Noctua NF-P12 fans. Normally around $22 - $25, you can get them as cheap as $14 a piece once you find a deal.

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 08:36 AM

Are they $10 better than my $4 Yates? :P

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