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Venturi HF-14

The Venturi High Flow Series fans, HF-12 and HF-14, are optimized for low-restriction airflow environments, making them an excellent choice for computer case fans, or other low-restriction usage scenarios.

Designed with a variety of performance-increasing and noise-reducing features, these fans can move an amazing amount of air compared to other fans at the same, minimal noise level.

The HF-14 comes with 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). The Venturi High Flow Series fans are ideal for those looking for a perfect balance between high performance and low noise built from sturdy, high quality materials.

Key features

  • Featuring true FDB-bearings, providing silent operation coupled with a long lifespan
  • Equipped with a counter-balanced magnet that reduces the axial tension on the bearing
  • Features integrated vibration-dampening corners, made from solid high-quality synthetic rubber
  • Dense, sturdy construction, made from high-grade glass fiber reinforced thermoplasticpolymer
  • Fan geometry is optimized for a ground-breaking airflow, perfect for low-restriction usage scenarios such as computer case ventilation and low-density heatsinks or radiators.
  • Aerodynamically shaped thin stator struts reduce noise and unwanted turbulence
  • Strategically placed notches on the blades further reduce and diffuse any humming noise produced when the blades pass the stator struts
  • The trip wire technology introduces a micro-turbulent layer that combats elements that negatively affect performance, resulting in quieter operation
  • Featuring a powerful motor to maintain a reliable speed and a low-speed adapter for reducing the speed without the use of a fan controller
  • 140mm fans come with an additional set of vibration-dampening corners are included that lends compatibility with 120mm fan mounts (105mm screw spacing). This enables the use of 140mm fans on many CPU coolers.
  • Available in 120mm and 140mm fan sizes

 

Specifications

Fan

HF-12

HP-12 PWM

HF-14

HP-14 PWM

Size [mm]

120*120*25mm

120*120*25mm

140*140*25mm

140*140*25mm

Colors available

Black blades, black corners, dark grey ("Gunmetal") frame

Black blades, black corners, dark grey ("Gunmetal") frame

Black blades, black corners, dark grey ("Gunmetal") frame

Black blades, black corners, dark grey ("Gunmetal") frame

Screw hole pattern

105*105mm

105*105mm

125*125mm

105*105mm

125*125mm

105*105mm

Connector

3-pin fan header

4-pin fan header

3-pin fan header

4-pin fan header

Bearing

FDB

FDB

FDB

FDB

Number of blades

9

7

11

7

Rotational speed [RPM]

1400

1800

1200

1500

Acoustical noise [dB (A)]

25.3

31.7

26.5

30.1

Maximum air flow [CFM]

83.4

61.4

118.2

78.1

Maximum air flow [m 3 /h]

141.7

104.3

200.8

132.7

Maximum pressure [mm H 2 O]

1.22

2.3

0.95

1.94

Actual input power [W]

1.3

1.0

2.2

1.4

Maximum rated input current [A]

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.2

Nominal input voltage [V]

12V

12V

12V

12V

Minimum startup voltage [V]

4V

6V

4V

7V

Low (0-20%) PWM speed

 

400 RPM

 

400 RPM

Low PWM Static pressure

 

0.45 mm H2O

 

0.54 mm H2O

Low PWM Air flow

 

15.4 CFM

26.2 m3/h

 

24.0 CFM

40.8 m3/h

Low PWM Noise level

 

< 10 dB (A)

 

< 10 dB (A)

Low speed adapter speed

1100 RPM

 

850 RPM

 

Low speed adapter Static pressure

0.89 mm H2O

 

0.59 mm H2O

 

Low speed adapter Air flow

65.8 CFM

111.8 m3/h

 

78.5 CFM

133.4 m3/h

 

Low speed adapter Noise level

19.0 dB (A)

 

18.3 dB (A)

 

MTBF [hours]

150,000

150,000

150,000

150,000

Unit weight [g]

169

179

202

210

Package weight [g]

215

225

260

270

Cable length [mm]

500

500

500

500

Cable type

Braided all-black ribbon wire

Braided all-black ribbon wire

Braided all-black ribbon wire

Braided all-black ribbon wire

Packaging dimensions [mm]

( Including hanging tab)

180*122*30

180*122*30

200*142*30

200*142*30

Packaging dimensions [mm]

(Excluding hanging tab )

147*122*30

147*122*30

167*142*30

167*142*30

 

 

Package contents

  • Venturi Series fan
  • Screw pack with 4 metal screws
  • [HF models] Low speed adapter
  • [HP models] 1->2 PWM signal splitter cable
  • [140 mm models] 4 additional rubber corners, with 105mm hole pattern

 

 

 

 

DVTESTS.COM 2016-01-17

"Venturi HF-14 is actually the more versatile, in matter of performance, fan in the series since it is made to deliver the best possible airflow/static level pressure/noise level balance, which makes it a very good choice to operate as a case fan to boost the overall airflow inside the case or as a main cooling unit for CPU heatsinks with low density fin structure and compatible with 120 or 140mm fans." 

Read Full Review At DVtests.com


 

TECHICIZE.COM 2015-09-15

"The Venturi is another fine and deserving addition to the ever-growing Fractal Range, yes they are on the expensive side. Based on everything we’ve seen today though, they are worth every penny. Performance both thermally and acoustics are fantastic." 

Read Full Review At Techcize.com


 LAB501.RO 2015-09-24

"Atat pentru NH-D15 cat si pentru radiatorul CoolStream XTC280 am ales sa folosim ventilatoare produse de Fractal Design, mai precis modelul Venturi HP-14. Acest tip de ventilator este gandit pentru a oferi o presiune statica ridicata (1.94mm H2O @ 1500rpm) si in plus… este negru, adica… ati ghicit, se potriveste de minune cu sistemul nostru." 

Read Full Review At LAB501.ro


3DGAMEMAN.COM 2015-08-26

"The Fractal Design Venturi HF-14 & HP-14 140mm Fans are outstanding, but each has their own purpose. The HF line are intended for high air flow setups, while the HP line are for high pressure setups. Both fans offer excellentperformance, are quiet, able to fits 120mm holes and look awesome." 

Read Full Review At 3DGAMEMAN.com


GLOB3TROTTERS.COM 2015-07-17

"The good:

+ High quality felling and excellent product presentation
+ Metal plate for the rotor
+ Modular corners for increased adaptability (for the 140 mm)
+ Very good ratio of performance and noise output.
+ Good bundle

The bad:

– Price, but it should be worth it
– The fans could have had better static pressure" 

Read Full Review At Glob3trotters.com



JAYZTWOCENTS 2015-06-30

"Ill admit, these fans perform better than I thought they would! Fractal Design Venturi Fan Review." 

Read Full Review At JayzTwoCents


 

CONSEIL-CONFIG.COM 2015-07-06

"Le venturi représentent le haut de gamme de la marque, on y trouve donc des matériaux de meilleure qualité (plastique pour la carcasse, autocollant en métal à l'arrière, roulement plus haut de gamme etc..), un bundle plus conséquent (adaptateur 2 x 4-pin -> 1 x 4-pin ainsi que des caoutchouc pour un fixation sur emplacement 12cm pour la version 14 cm, un adaptateur permettant de réduire les RPM maximum sur le 12cm) mais également une plage de fonctionnement plus étendue. Les performances sont logiquement plus élevées que les Dynamic du fait d'une vitesse de rotation plus élevée au maximum sans pour autant dénigrer les nuisances sonores au repos, ce qui fait des Venturi d'excellents ventilateurs pour une utilisation sur ventirad." 

Read Full Review At Conseil-config.com


 

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