Noctua NF-A8 FLX - 80mm Fan
The NF-A8 is a highly optimised, premium quality quiet 80mm fan. Featuring Noctua’s AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation) frame as well as sophisticated aerodynamic design measures such as Flow...
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itc: 111006138 / sku: NF-A8 FLX / ean: 4716123315483
Price last updated on 2014/10/30
- 25 mm
- 80 mm
- 80 mm
- 12 V
- Power consumption (typical)
- 0.84 W
- Colour of product
- Beige, Brown
- Mean time between failures (MTBF)
- 150000 h
- 50.4 m³/h
- Maximum air pressure
- 1.96 mmH2O
- Noise level (high speed)
- 16.1 dB
- Noise level (low speed)
- 7.9 dB
- Rotational speed (max)
- 2000 RPM
- Fan diameter
- 80 mm
- Suitable for
- Computer case
Succeeding the award-winning NF-R8
Noctua’s NF-R8 fan has become a default-choice among PC enthusiasts looking for a premium quality quiet 80mm fan. Thanks to its thoroughgoing aerodynamic optimisations, the NF-A8 provides higher static pressure and an even better airflow/noise ratio than its much acclaimed predecessor.
Flow Acceleration Channels
The NF-A8 impeller features suction side Flow Acceleration Channels. By speeding up the airflow at the crucial outer blade regions, this measure reduces suction side flow separation and thus leads to better efficiency and lower vortex noise.
Noctua’s AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation) frames feature integrated anti-vibration pads as well as Noctua’s proprietary Stepped Inlet Design and Inner Surface Microstructures, both of which further refine the fan’s performance/noise efficiency.
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 ploughing 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 minimise the transmission of minute vibrations while maintaining full compatibility with all standard screws and other mounting systems.
The NF-A8 features 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.
Smooth Commutation Drive 2
The latest version of Noctua’s advanced Smooth Commutation Drive system ensures superb running smoothness by eliminating torque variations and switching noises. This makes the NF-A8 remarkably quiet even at very close distance.
3 speed settings for full flexibility
Providing 2000, 1650 and 1200 rpm speed settings via the supplied Low-Noise and Ultra-Low-Noise Adapters, the NF-A8 FLX (Flexibility) can be fine-tuned for superior airflow or maximum quietness.
Extensive Cabling Options
The fan’s short 20cm primary cable minimises cable clutter in typical applications while the supplied 30cm extension provides extended reach when necessary. Both cables are fully sleeved.