Noctua 40x40x10mm Premium Fan NF-A4x10 FLX
Featuring advanced aerodynamic design measures such as Flow Acceleration Channels and Noctuas AAO frame, the NF-A4x10 FLX is a highly optimised, premium quality quiet fan in 40x10mm size. Smooth Commutation Drive technology and Noctuas reference class SSO2 bearings guarantee superb running smoothness and excellent long-term stability. Topped off with modular cabling, a Low-Noise Adaptor and OmniJoin Adaptor Set as well as 6 years manufacturers warranty, the NF-A4x10 is a premium choice for the highest demands.
Flow Acceleration Channels
The NF-A4x10 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.
Reduced Motor Hub Size
Thanks to its streamlined, compact motor design, the NF-A4x10s motor hub is smaller than with conventional 4cm fans. This allows for more blade surface area and thus contributes to the NF-A4x10s superior airflow and pressure performance.
Noctuas AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation) frames feature integrated anti-vibration pads as well as Noctuas proprietary Stepped Inlet Design and Inner Surface Microstructures, both of which further refine the fans performance/noise efficiency.
Stepped Inlet Design
Noctuas 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 mounting systems and fan clips used on heatsinks.
Smooth Commutation Drive 2
The latest version of Noctuas advanced Smooth Commutation Drive system ensures superb running smoothness by eliminating torque variations and switching noises. This makes the NF-A4x10 remarkably quiet even at very close distance.
The NF-A4x10 features the further optimised second generation of Noctuas renowned, time-tested SSO bearing. With SSO2, the rear magnet is placed closer to the axis to provide even better stabilisation, precision and durability.
Low-Noise Adaptor for full flexibility
The NF-A4x10 FLX (Flexibility) is supplied with a Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.) that reduces the maximum fan speed from 4500 to 3700rpm so that it can be fine-tuned for superior airflow or maximum quietness.
3 to 2-pin Adaptor and Polarity Protection
The NF-A4x10 comes with an adaptor from 3-pin Molex to the 2-pin connectors used on many graphics cards or network and storage devices. An integrated diode provides polarity protection on 2-pin connections.
OmniJoin Adaptor Set
Many devices featuring 40mm fans use proprietary fan headers, so the NF-A4x10 comes with Noctuas OmniJoin Adaptor Set. Just cut the original fans cable, fix it to the adaptor using the supplied 3M Scotchlok™ connectors and you can plug the NF-A4x10 to proprietary fan headers!
Extensive Cabling Options
The fans 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.
6 years manufacturers warranty
Noctua fans are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the NF-A4x10 features an MTBF of more than 150.000 hours rating and comes with a full 6 years manufacturers warranty.
Blade Geometry A-Series with Flow Acceleration Channels
Frame Technology AAO (Advanced Acoustic Optimisation)
DC Fan Size: 40x40x10 mm
Bearing Type: SSO2 Bearing
Fan Speed: (+/- 10%) 4500 RPM
Rotational Speed with L.N.A: (+/- 10%) 3700 RPM
Acoustical Noise: 17.9 DBA
Acoustical Noise with L.N.A: 12.9 DBA
Rated Voltage: 12 Volt
Airflow: 8.2 m³/h
Airflow with L.N.:. 6.6 m³/h
Static Pressure: 1.78 mm H2O
Static Pressure with L.N.A.: 1.21 mm H2O
Max. Input Power: 0.6 W
Max. Input Current: 0.05 A
Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
3:2 Pin Adaptor
OmniJoin Adaptor Set
30cm Extension Cable
4 Fan Screws