|The Noctua NF-F12 PWMPulse-width modulation Quiet PC Fan with Integrated Anti-Vibration Pads
| Noctua NF-F12 PWM Pulse-width modulation Technology 120mm Quiet PC Fan
Outstanding Performance: Noctua's NF-F12 PWM 120mm fan is unparralleled in technical and highly effective innovation!
Product Details - Noctua NF-F12 PWM Pulse-width modulation Technology Quiet PC Fan 120mm
Teaming up eleven stator guide vanes with a specially conceived seven blade impeller, the NF-F12’s Unique Technology Focused Flow™ system creates
outstanding static pressure and focuses the airflow for superior performance on heatsinks and radiators. At the same time, a wide range of advanced
aerodynamic design measures, second generation SSO-Bearings and Noctua’s new, custom designed PWM IC for fully automatic control guarantee astounding
quietness of operation. The NF-F12 comes with modular cabling, integrated anti-vibration pads and two speed settings for full flexibility. Its commanding
performance, exhaustive set of features and Noctua’s trusted premium quality make it an elite choice for use on air coolers, radiators and other pressure
Unique Feature of the Noctua NF-F12 PWM Pulse-width modulation Quiet Computer Fan.
Focused Flow™ System
- Stepped Inlet Design
- Inner Surface Microstructures
- SSO2 Bearing
- Metal Bearing Shell
- NE-FD1 PWM IC
- PWM Pulse-width modulation
More Info on the Noctua NF-F12 PWM Quiet Computer Fan
- The Noctua NF-F12 PWM uses the Self-Stabilizing Oil-Pressure Bearing.
- The Noctua NF-F12 PWM quiet computer fan uses the new Focused Flow Frame design.
Noctua NF-F12 PWM 120mm Quiet PC Fan
Noctua NF-F12 PWM Technical Specification.
Noctua NF-F12 PWM Product Specification.
Focused Flow™ Frame
Rotational Speed (+/- 10%)
Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%)
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM)(+/- 10%)
Airflow with L.N.A.
Acoustical Noise with L.N.A.
2.61 mm H2O
Static Pressure with L.N.A.
1.83 mm H2O
Max. Input Power
> 150,000 h
Scope of Delivery
•Low-Noise Adapter (L.N.A.)
•30cm Extension Cable
•4 Vibration Compensators
•4 Fan Screws
Warranty 6 years
Noctua NF-F12 PWM Features.
Focused Flow™ Frame
Designed for pressure demanding applications such as heatsinks and radiators, the Focused Flow™ frame features eleven stator guide vanes that straighten,
channel and focus the airflow, which allows the NF-F12 to rival the performance of conventional fans running at much faster speeds.
Varying Angular Distance and Vortex Control Notches
The NF-F12’s stator guide vanes are set out in Varying Angular Distance and feature Vortex-Control Notches. Both measures help to spread the noise emission
over a broader frequency spectrum and thus make the fan’s sound pattern more agreeable to the human ear.
Custom designed for the new Focused Flow™ frame and to work in tandem with the eleven stator guide vanes, the NF-F12’s seven blade Heptaperf™ impeller
has been carefully optimized to achieve a perfect balance between power and quietness.
Stepped Inlet Design
Noctua’s Stepped Inlet Design adds turbulence to the influx in order to facilitate the transition from laminar flow to turbulent flow, which reduces tonal intake noise,
improves flow attachment and increases suction capacity, especially in space restricted environments.
Inner Surface Microstructures
With the tips of the fan blades plowing through the boundary layer created by the Inner Surface Microstructures, flow separation from the suction side of the
blades is significantly suppressed, which results in reduced blade passing noise and improved airflow and pressure efficiency.
Integrated Anti-Vibration Pads
Integrated Anti-Vibration Pads made from extra-soft silicone minimize the transmission of minute vibrations while maintaining full compatibility with all standard
mounting systems and fan clips used on heatsinks.<
The NF-F12 is the first fan to feature the further optimised second generation of Noctua’s renowned, time-tested SSO bearing. With SSO2, the rear magnet is
placed closer to the axis to provide even better stabilisation, precision and durability.
Metal bearing shell
In order to guarantee the highest possible degree of manufacturing precision, minimum tolerance and excellent long-term stability, the NF-F12 sports a CNC
milled bearing shell made entirely from brass.
Custom designed PWM IC with SCD
Supporting fully automatic PWM speed control, the NF-F12 uses Noctua’s novel, custom designed NE-FD1 PWM IC that integrates Smooth Commutation Drive
(SCD) technology. By providing smoother torque impulses, SCD suppresses PWM switching noises and thus makes the fan quieter at lower speeds.
Ultra-Low Power Consumption
The NF-F12 draws only 0.6W, which is more than 50% less than many fans in the same speed range. This doesn’t only make it eco-friendly but also cuts down
the electricity bill: Compared to a typical 2W fan, this allows you to save about half the price of the NF-F12 after 5 years of continuous use.
The NF-F12 is supplied with a Low-Noise Adapter (L.N.A.) that reduces the maximum fan speed from 1500 to 1200rpm. The L.N.A can be used either to run the
fan at a fixed speed of 1200rpm or to cap the maximum speed when using automatic PWM control.>
Extensive Cabling Options
The fan’s short 20cm primary cable minimizes cable clutter in typical applications while the supplied 30cm extension provides extended reach when necessary.
Both cables are fully sleeved and a 4-pin y-cable allows to connect a second NF-F12 fan to the same PWM fan header for automatic control.
6 years manufacturer’s warranty
Noctua fans are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the NF-F12 features an MTBF rating of more than 150.000
hours and comes with a full 6 years manufacturer’s warranty.
|The Noctua NF-F12 PWM Pulse-width modulation quiet PC fan with components and retail packaging
Focused Flow™ system