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NF-P12 1300 12V 1300RPM 120mm Vortex-Control Quiet Case Fan
110 in stock
(18 customer ratings / 9 reviews)

Noctua NF-P12 1300 12V 1300RPM 120mm Vortex-Control Quiet Case Fan


The NF-P12 has been specifically developed for applications such as CPU coolers that demand superior pressure and airflow performance.


  1. 1300 RPM @ only 19.8 dB(A)
  2. Pressure-optimised nine blade design
  3. Vortex-control notches
  4. Smooth commutation drive
  5. SSO bearing
  6. Six years warranty

Thanks to psychoacoustic optimisations like the Vortex-Control Notches, the new SCD Drive System and Noctua's premium-grade SSO-Bearing, the NF-P12 achieves exceptional quietness and long-term stability.

Pressure-optimised Nine-Blade Design

Specifically developed for high-impedance applications such as CPU coolers, water-cooling radiators or cases with tight fan grills, the NF-P12 provides superior pressure and airflow performance.

Vortex-Control Notches

Psychoacoustic optimisations like the staggered make the NF-P12 surprisingly quiet.

Smooth Commutation Drive

The NF-P12's new drive system reduces torque variations and thereby ensures improved running smoothness.

Self-stabilising oil-pressure bearing

Noctua's well proven SSO-Bearing technology guarantees supremely quiet operation and exceptional long-term stability.

For more information on the technical background of the fan please visit Noctua's website here.

SpecificationsNF-P12 1300
Size120x120x25 mm
Bearing typeSSO-Bearing
Blade GeometryNine Blade Design with VCN
Rotational Speed (+/- 10%)1300 RPM
Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%)1100 RPM
Rotational Speed with U.L.N.A. (+/- 10%)900 RPM
Airflow54.3 CFM
Airflow with L.N.A.46.2 CFM
Airflow with U.L.N.A.37.3 CFM
Acoustical Noise19.8 dB(A)
Acoustical Noise with L.N.A.16.9 dB(A)
Acoustical Noise with U.L.N.A.12.6 dB(A)
Static Pressure1.68 mm H²O
Static Pressure with L.N.A.1.43 mm H²O
Static Pressure with U.L.N.A.1.21 mm H²O
Input Power1.08 W
Input Current0.09 A
Voltage Range12 V
MTBF> 150.000 h
Mounting hardware included 4 Vibration Compensators, 4 Fan Screws, 3 to 4-pin adaptor
Accessories Ultra-Low-Noise Adaptor (U.L.N.A.) and Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
Warranty72 months
EAN barcode4716123312666

Customer Reviews

These Fans are Amazing


These fans are a must have for any pc case if you like silent things and had enough of standard fans well worth the money but only problem is there to quiet you start to hear your hard drive and psu lol also been replaced now with a ssd and corsair psu instead of that standard thing i had with case now all i hear is the silent whisper of air



This fan is definitely as described, it shifts a lot of air for such a low amount of noise. A must buy for any quiet pc.

Quietness at Last


Just installed these into my tower unit and I have gone from listening to a jet taking off every time my machine booted up to wondering if my pc is in stealth mode :), I now need to change my old hard drives :)

Excellent fans, very easy to install good quality will buy more if I need them.

. . . but not that good


This is a very good fan. It delivers a good flow of air through small spaces quietly. However mine won't start on a speed controller on less than 900 rpm and whilst the manufacturer claims 12.6 db at 900rpm it produces a noise (that isn't airflow) over my 16db pc, and the only speed that it is quiet is 500 rpm. However the 140 cm fan is very good. Looking at Scythe silent wings or Akasa Apache for upgrade - looks like rolls royce shaped wings but quietpc need a nudge to get some in.

Not found anything better


Yes they are expensive but I've not found anything quieter that still moves the air. Default purchase for me on any new PC.

Highly Recommended


These things are virtually silent yet still push a decent amount of air. I installed 2 in a HTPC case with silicone gaskets and using the included black (low noise) resistor and I am very impressed.



Put a pair of these into a case with a fanless heat sink. With a silicon gasket and the silicon mountings, there is no appreciable vibration transmitted to the case, yes they are pricey, but more adaptable and usable for the average case modder. Can only recommend.

Worth EVERY Penny!


I've had one of these fans now for 2 years running on a over-clocked 2.4 GHz quad-core q6600 running at 3.4 GHz. It runs whisper quiet and is so efficient I haven't needed to mess with the stock fan speed at all. If these fans came in more sizes I would replace every fan with these, even ones inside the PSU. I wouldn't let the quirky colour put you off, I like it, makes me think it was designed by some mad Russian scientist who discovered how to make the perfect fan but was never taken seriously.

Very pleased


I have 3 of these fans in my system, although they are a bit pricey they are very well built and appear to outlast other fans multiple times. I have now decided that these are the only fans to use for the majority of my systems. As always the service from Quiet PC was faultless.


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