Noctua NF-S12B FLX 120mm and NF-R8 80mm Case Fan Round up Review

 

HTPC’s are flooding the market these days, people are sick and tired of cable bills and turn to the net for their tv needs. Sites like hulu and tv.com are 100% legal choices for anyone with an internet hook up. The one inherent flaw of a PC over your digital cable box is the noise issue. PC’s need cooling and usually cooling entails the need for fans, thus making a quiet evening of tv watching not as quiet as it once was. This is where the tides have turned in Noctua’s favor. They have just release a very capable and very well built fan with incredible cooling ability while not giving up your silence. Noctua also makes its fans without LED’s unlike most of the gamer fans from days past which is also a bonus for an HTPC. You do not want bright LED’s detracting from your home theater experience. Let’s see how well the Noctua NF-S12B FLX 120mm case fan performs and take a look at the NF-R8 80mm Case Fan:

Provided by: Noctua

Price: NF-R8 80mm $19.99

Price: NF-S12B FLX 120mm: $24.95

 

Closer Look:

 NF-R8 80mm

 
 NF-S12B FLX 120mm
 
 
 
 Let’s check out the Specs and Testing:


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