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Noctua Unveils Noise-Canceling Fan, and More Innovations at Computex

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    Thanks!
    Now to wait and see what actually gets released:roll:
     
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    This, this, and this.

    I bought 1 each of the more-touted 120-140 fans not long ago. When it comes right down to it, I prefer the Noctua fans running at low rpm. They are dead silent from where I sit. Because in reality, a small amount of extra airflow (which the typhoon is certainly a champ) just ain't worth the noise. At some point you have to realize a fan is a fan for most intents and purposes, and the airflow difference is a less important tangible over-all performance (if there is one)/experience (which there certainly is) trade-off than the complete package.
     
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    What good is all the innovation if you paint your end product in a skin pink and turd brown!?
     
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    It's the new white, you just don't realize it yet;)
     
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    I wish Noctua would start making computer cases, then maybe their fans would actually go with something. A case, some basic RAM with low-profile cream heatsinks and some brown GPU backplates...

    I mean, ideally they'd switch to white and brown like their booth, but I can't see that happening.
     
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    Let''s take a coffe
     
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    Until Noctua changes the color of their fans. I will not buy them. I really don't care how good they are. I want my system to look good as well. Shit brown and tan fans would not look good with all black system. If they were all white. Id consider.
     
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    How can u define if a fan is good or bad?
     
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    hmmm

    Ball bearings or any of those high end liquid based ones good
    sleeve bearings bad

    Hub securement if it is loose itll vibrate and make a lot of noise

    Angle of the blades

    Material the fans is made out of
     
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    I guess it comes down to if you have a window in your case or not.

    Personally, I don't have a side window because I don't spend my time staring at the internals of my PC. I would rather have it silently performing like a beast while I focus on the monitor.
     
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    Damn troll.
     
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    Dang, I love the look of their booth. Noctua has class.
     
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    Love my Noctua fans, so awesome and so ugly. :toast:
     
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    Nice to see them working more on the d14. Shame not to see the 3 tower cooler from last year back.
     
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    I think they look pretty good (I wouldn't have 6 Noctuas if I didn't ;-)

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    Noiseblockers are a definition of nice looking fans. That's why i have a full case of their fans and reason why i don't have Noctua's no matter how good they are...
     
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    Noctua's way to have an unique look with their brown colors surely has it's function on the marketing side. They are recognized on first sight. But THOSE colors doesn't fit to any system on this planet! That's the only circumstance that kept me from buying one of their fans so far. Black case with a window, black hardware, blue lights - I'd never dare to mix this with two shades of brown. :D
     
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    I actually don't mind the brown colours. It distinguishes them from other fans. In other words it says, "hey I'm a Noctua fan". Pun intended ;)

    I use these in my all-black SS FT-02 and they standout but without being all flashy and annoying. I HATE LED's! At least in my main system anyway.
     
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    form over function..... nice :nutkick:
     
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    And how meny other fan makers gives 6 years Warranty on there fans

    i like Noctua tryed alot of other fans out there and im not buying enything else than Noctua
     
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    Don't care how shitty the fan looks if it works well.

    Brown on cream is still better looking than tacky LEDs any day in my book.
     

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