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Fractal Design Unveils Venturi Series of Fans

The Venturi High Flow and Venturi High Pressure PWM fans are designed to deliver significant airflow while maintaining low noise levels. By ChannelPro

Fractal Design, a manufacturer of computer cases, power supplies, and fans based in Sweden, has released the Venturi Series of fans designed for high pressure or high airflow usage scenarios. The four fans in this series, the HF-12, HF-14, HP-12 PMW, and HP-14 PMW, feature built-in rubber vibration dampening corners and boast top quality electronics and materials.

Venturi High Flow Series Fans

The Venturi High Flow Series fans, HF-12 and HF-14, are optimized for low-restriction airflow environments (i.e. computer case fans). Key features include:

  • True FDB-bearings, providing silent operation coupled with a long lifespan
  • Equipped with a counter-balancing magnet in the hub that reduces the axial tension on the bearing
  • Made from high-grade glass fiber reinforced thermoplasticpolymer
  • Aerodynamically shaped thin stator struts (including wire strut), mimicking the design commonly found on airplane wings, allowing for air to easily pass through reducing noise and unwanted turbulence
  • Stator struts are angled perpendicular to the blades, helping to reduce noise commonly emitted when the blades pass the struts.
  • Notches near the fan hub on the trailing edge of the blades, further reducing and diffusing humming noise produced when the blades pass the stator struts
  • Includes a "trip wire" on the rear side of the blades, near the leading edge for a more efficient and quiet fan environment
  • Comes with a low-speed adapter, for reducing the speed without the use of a fan controller
  • HF-14 includes two sets of solid vibration-dampening rubber corners: one for standard 140mm fan hole spacing (125mm) and one compatible with the standard 120mm hole spacing (105mm)
  • Available in 120mm and 140mm fan sizes

Venturi High Pressure PWM Fans

The Venturi High Pressure Series PWM fans, HP-12 PWM and HP-14 PWM, are built for high-restriction airflow scenarios (i.e. large heatsinks, radiators). Key features include:

  • True FDB-bearings, providing silent operation coupled with a long lifespan
  • Equipped with a counter-pull magnet, that reduces the axial tension on the bearing
  • Optimized fan geometry as a high pressure fan, delivering high performance results in high restriction usage scenarios, such as in use with large heatsinks or water cooling radiators.
  • Made from high-grade glass fiber reinforced thermoplasticpolymer
  • PWM control with a wide speed range, starting at only 400RPM (400 +/- 100 RPM), ideal for CPU heatsinks or radiators, where the motherboard can control the fan speed based on the CPU temperature
  • Aerodynamically shaped thin stator struts (including wire strut), delivering correct angles allowing for air to easily pass through reducing noise and unwanted turbulence
  • Stator struts are angled perpendicular to the blades, helping to reduce noise commonly emitted when the blades pass the struts
  • Notches near the fan hub on the trailing edge of the blades, further reducing and diffusing humming noise produced when the blades pass the stator struts
  • Includes a "trip wire" on the rear side of the blades, near the leading edge for a more efficient and quiet fan environment   
  • Comes with a 1->2 PWM signal splitter wire, for connecting additional fans to a single PWM header on the motherboard or PWM fan controller
  • HP-14 PMW includes two sets of solid vibration-dampening rubber corners: one for standard 140mm fan hole spacing (125mm) and one compatible with the standard 120mm hole spacing (105mm).
  • Available in 120mm and 140mm fan sizes
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