Noctua NH-U12S and NH-U14S

The NH-U12S and NH-U14S feature a new, slim layout that provides maximum RAM compatibility. With a fin depth of only 45mm, the NH-U12S doesn’t overhang the memory slots even with two fans installed. The NH-U14S features a 52mm slim design tailor-made for LGA2011 and does not overhang the memory slots on this platform.

Both coolers are compatible with Intel LGA2011 (Square ILM), LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1150 & AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2 (backplate required) sockets and use SecuFirm2™ Mounting Kit.

Noctua NH-U12S




Noctua NH-U12S futures a new five heat pipe design and comes with the well known NF-F12 PWM fan, equiped with low noise adaptor, anti vibration pads and fan clips for a second NF-F12. The warranty for the model is six years and the suggested retail price is EUR 59.90 / USD 64.90

Noctua NH-U14S



 NH-U14S is the top model of Noctua’s classic U-series single tower CPU coolers. The model uses six copper heat pipes for transferring the heat from the copper base to the aluminum fins. NH-U14S comes with one  NF-A15 PWM fan, equipped with low noise adapter, anti vibration pads and fan clips for a second NF-A15 fan. The warranty for the model is six years and the suggested retail price is EUR 69.90 / USD 74.90.

For more information on the new models, please visit Noctua official web page.

Dobrin Krastev is the owner, reviewer and newsman of with more than 15 years' experience in personal computers, server and storage systems, UPS, peripheral devices and software. Passionate about testing and reviewing, AMD overclocking using AM3 990FXA and AMD FM2 A85X test systems and building modding projects.
1 Comment
  1. Reply Dk_vr 18.04.2013 at 9:05

    At weekend I am planning to do tests for both of the coolers with single and push-pull setup.

    Noctua NH-U12S vs Cooler Master 212 Evo
    Noctua NH-U14S vs Prolimatech Megahalems.

    I can’t wait for the weekend to arrive 🙂

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