Noctua is one of the most well-known manufacturers of silent cooling. Especially the CPU coolers of the Austrian manufacturer enjoy an excellent reputation. They combine excellent processing quality with high cooling performance and minimal noise. Noctua fans are also responsible for this, which are also available separately to serve as a housing or CPU fan.
In addition to Noctua’s standard range of products are silent premium fans, which have all the latest Noctua technologies, come with a wide accessory package and are recognisable by the familiar beige color scheme, the manufacturer now also offers an additional product line: Chromax. The special feature of the fans is the exclusively black colour that Noctua has implemented on customer request.
Optimum delivery capacity of NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap
The NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap is a silent 140 mm premium fan with round AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimization) frame and 140 mm mounting holes (105 mm hole spacing). For an even higher cooling performance on current high-end CPU coolers, the width was expanded to 150 mm and supplemented by advanced aerodynamic design measures such as flow acceleration channels, which again improve the silent performance. The NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap achieves a high static pressure as well as an optimum ratio of the flow rate and the noise generated by extensive aerodynamic optimization.
The impeller of the NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap is equipped with flow acceleration channels on the suction side. By accelerating the air flow in the critical outer regions of the fan blades, suction-side vortex detachments are reduced, resulting in higher efficiency and lower turbulence-induced noise emission.
Noctuas AAO (Advaced Acoustic Optimization) frames have built-in vibration buffers, a stepped inlet design, and an inner surface microstructure that allows even better performance / noise efficiency.
Advanced colour selection
The anti-vibration pads made from extra-soft silicone reduce the transmission of minimal vibrations and are compatible with all standard screws as well as standard mounting systems or fan brackets used with CPU coolers. With the NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap, the decoupling corners can be used in several colors. The fans are available in black, white, yellow, green, red and blue.
In addition, the NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap is equipped with the further optimized second generation Noctua’s proven SSO bearing system. With SSO2, the back magnet is closer to the fan axis, resulting in even better stabilization resulting in further improved precision and durability.
Noctuas fans are known for their makellose quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the NF-A14 Chromax.Black.Swap has an MTBF specification of over 150,000 hours and is delivered with a full six-year manufacturing warranty.
– Dimensions: 140 x 150 x 25 mm (W x H x D)
– Material: Plastic
– Normal mode: 1500 rpm (minimum 300 over PWM), 24.6 dB (A), 140.2 m³ / h
– Power: 12V
– Power consumption: 1.56 W, 0.13 A
– Connection: 4-pin PWM
– Life expectancy: 150,000 h
– Manufacturing guarantee: 6 years
– 30 cm cable extension
– 4x fan screws
– 48x vibration inhibitor