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140mm Noctua NF-A15 HS-PMW 1500rpm Chromax Black Swap Fan

Web ID: 22332

Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from international hardware websites and magazines, the NF-A15 is one of Noctuas most renowned and popular 140mm fans. Its 150mm wide round frame with 120mm standard mounting holes (105mm hole spacing) makes it ideal for use on CPU coolers such as the popular NH-D15, NH-D15S or NH-U14S.
Manufacturer Warranty: 6 Year
Manufacturer PN: NF-A15-HS-PWM-CH-BK-S
GTIN: 841501110436
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Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from international hardware websites and magazines, the NF-A15 is one of Noctua’s most renowned and popular 140mm fans. Its 150mm wide round frame with 120mm standard mounting holes (105mm hole spacing) makes it ideal for use on CPU coolers such as the popular NH-D15, NH-D15S or NH-U14S. The chromax.black.swap edition combines the NF-A15’s signature quiet cooling performance with an attractive all-black design and a bundle of swappable red, white, blue, green, yellow and black anti-vibration pads that allow the colour-customisation of the fan to match individual build colour schemes. For further customisation, a wide range of accessories such as coloured cables and anti-vibration mounts are available separately. Topped off with Noctua’s trusted premium grade SSO2 bearing, more than 150,000 hours MTTF and 6-year manufacturer’s warranty, the NF-A15 HS-PWM chromax.black.swap is the perfect choice for all users who value individual, focused build aesthetics just as much as class-leading quality and performance.

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Award-winning NF-A15 design

Award-winning NF-A15 design

Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from the international press, Noctua's NF-A15 has become a proven premium choice for 140mm cooling needs. Its renowned efficiency has convinced tens of thousands of customers all over the world.
 
chromax.black.swap edition

chromax.black.swap edition

Maximising colour choices, Noctua’s chromax.black.swap edition fans can be colour-customised using the included swappable anti-vibration pads as well as optional anti-vibration mounts and cables. This makes them ideal for enthusiasts looking for true premium-grade fans that can be colour-coordinated with popular build themes such as all black, black & white or black & red.
 
Swappable anti-vibration pads in 6 colours

Swappable anti-vibration pads in 6 colours

The NF-A15 HS-PWM chromax.black.swap comes with 8 black, white, red, blue, green and yellow anti-vibration pads respectively, which allows the fan to be fully colour-customised in order to coordinate it with other components or popular build schemes.
 
Optional coloured cables

Optional coloured cables

Noctua’s chromax line fans use a modular cabling system and come pre-fitted with a fully sleeved black NA-EC1 30cm cable. For refined colour coordination, white, red, blue, green and yellow 30cm NA-EC1 cables plus corresponding NA-YC1 y-cables are available separately.
 
Optional coloured anti-vibration mounts

Optional coloured anti-vibration mounts

To complement the coloured anti-vibration pads included with the fans, users can purchase chromax line NA-SAV2 anti-vibration mounts that enable the convenient, quick and vibration-free installation of fans in standard mounting holes for case fans.
 
Round 140mm frame with 150mm width

Round 140mm frame with 150mm width

The NF-A15 is tailor-made for use on today's high-end CPU coolers: While its 150mm width matches those of most high-end heatsinks, its 140mm height doesn't make it extend on top and thus ensures best case compatibility. The NF-A15's standard 120mm mounting holes (105mm spacing) also make it an ideal performance upgrade for 120mm case or CPU fans.
 
Flow Acceleration Channels

Flow Acceleration Channels

The NF-A15 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.
 
AAO frame

AAO frame

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

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

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.
 
SSO2 bearing

SSO2 bearing

The chromax line fans 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

Metal bearing shell

In order to guarantee the highest possible degree of manufacturing precision, minimum tolerance and excellent long-term stability, the chromax edition fans sport a CNC milled bearing shell made entirely from brass.
 
Custom-designed PWM IC with SCD

Custom-designed PWM IC with SCD

Supporting fully automatic PWM speed control, the chromax edition fans use Noctua’s 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 low speeds.
 
6-year manufacturer’s warranty

6-year manufacturer’s warranty

Noctua fans are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the chromax edition models feature an MTBF of more than 150,000 hours rating and come with a full 6-year manufacturer's warranty.
FAN Specification
 
Size 140x150x25 mm
Mounting hole spacing 105x105 mm
Connector 4-pin PWM
Bearing SSO2
Blade Geometry A-Series with Flow Acceleration Channels
Rotational Speed (+/- 10%) 1500 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%) 300 RPM
Acoustical Noise 24,6 dB(A)
Static Pressure 2,08 mm H2O
Max. Input Power 1,56 W
Max. Input Current 0,13 A
Voltage 12 V
MTTF > 150.000 h
Scope of delivery
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.black anti-vibration pads
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.blue anti-vibration pads
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.green anti-vibration pads
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.red anti-vibration pads
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.white anti-vibration pads
  • 8x NA-AVP3 chromax.yellow anti-vibration pads
  • 4x fan screws
Warranty 6 years