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Product discontinued. Successor model: NH-U12F

Thanks to the 4 Dual-Heat-Pipes, 38 aluminium cooling fins with a total surface area of more than 5000cm² and soldered joints for optimal heat-transfer, the Noctua NH-U12 achieves superior cooling performance with a 120mm fan of your choice - no matter whether used for super-silent or ultra-high-performance cooling!

Check out the Video-Review of the NH-U coolers by ADSLZone.net (in Spanish, 61MB)!



4 Dual-Heatpipes for optimal heat absorption
The 4 u-shaped Dual-Heat-Pipes have a huge contact area with the copper base to efficiently absorb the CPU's heat. They form 8 risers to spread the heat throughout the fins.

38 aluminium cooling fins for optimal heat dissipation
Thanks to a surface area of more than 5000cm², the cooling fins dissipate the heat extremely fast. Both the choice of aluminium and the fins' shape and spacing allow for outstanding cooling performance even with silent fans.

Soldered joints for optimal heat-transfer
Unlike many other coolers, whose heatpipes are stuck to the base and the fins, the Noctua NH-U12 possesses high-grade soldered joints to ensure optimal heat transfer.

Screwless fan-mount including anti-vibration strips
The choice of fan is all yours: 120mm fans provide excellent results regardless of whether silence or performance is your primary concern. Attaching the fan with the steel clips is a child's play and doesn't even require a screwdriver. The supplied anti-vibration strips minimize vibrations transmitted to the cooler and hence allows for extra quietness.

Universal fit for socket 478, LGA, K8, easy installation, thermal paste
The NH-U12 fits Intel socket 478 and LGA 775 as well as AMD K8. The mounting mechanism using a backplate and spring-loaded screws is as easy as it is secure thanks to the detailed step-by-step installation guide. In addition to the mounting hardware, the package contains a syringe of high-grade thermal paste.




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26.02.2015 - PureOverclock.com NH-U9S
Test verdict: "In terms of performance, at the stock 3.5GHz settings, the coolers held their own ground and performed in the middle of the pack and even kept up with most of the AIO units we tested before. In push pull settings both coolers even kept up with the Corsair H100i by 1 degree. This was rather impressive for such small coolers." (Kenny Ha, PureOverclock.com)
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26.02.2015 - TruePCGaming.com NH-L9a
Test verdict: "The Noctua NH-L9i is undoubtedly the coolest and quietest ITX heatsink I’ve tested. Noctua have performed miracles when you consider the high-airflow and reasonable temperatures given its limiting size." (John Williamson, TruePCGaming.com)
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25.02.2015 - QWERTYmag.it NH-U14S
Test verdict: "Noctua NH-U14S è un prodotto indirizzato a tutti coloro che necessitano di performance senza dover rinunciare a memorie ad alto profilo o schede video in SLI/CrossFire. Il prodotto è costruito con materiali eccellenti e le rifiniture sono pari a quelle dei top di gamma presenti sul mercato. Le performance e la silenziosità rendono l'NH-U14S la giusta scelta per il vostro sitema!" (Davide Torno, QWERTYmag.it)
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24.02.2015 - ITFiles.ro NH-U9S
Test verdict: "Iar dacă adăugăm în ecuaţie şi finisajele excelente, plus atenţia deosebită la cele mai mici detalii, rezultă că preţul de achiziţie de circa 280 Lei este pe deplin justificat. Şi de aceea, recomand Noctua NH-U9S utilizatorilor care caută un cooler cu compatibilitate maximă pentru a răci procesoare rapide în PC-uri compacte." (Radu Bozga-Petcu, ITFiles.ro)
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