Noctua NH-U12A CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Specification

Cooler Specification
Intel LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA2011, LGA2066 and AMD AM4, AM3(+), AM2(+), FM1, FM2(+)
Height (without fan):  158 mm
Width (without fan):  125 mm
Depth (without fan):  58 mm
Weight (without fan):  760 g
Height (with fan):  158 mm
Width (with fan):  125 mm
Depth (with fan):  112 mm
Weight (with fan):  1220 g
Material: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Max. TDP:  see CPU compatibility list
Fan compatibility:  120x120x25
Scope of delivery
  • 2x NF-A12x25 PWM 120mm fan
  • 2x Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A)
  • 4-pin PWM y-cable
  • SecuFirm2™ mounting system for Intel and AMD
  • NT-H1 thermal compound
  • Noctua Metal Case-Badge
Warranty:  6 Years

FAN Specification
Bearing:  SSO2
Max. rotational speed (+/- 10%):  2000 RPM
Max. rotational speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%):  1700 RPM
Min. rotational speed (PWM, +/-20%):  450 RPM
Max. acoustical noise:  22,6 dB(A)
Max. acoustical noise with L.N.A.:  18,8 dB(A)
Voltage range:  12 V
MTTF:  > 150.000 h

You can buy the Noctua NH-U12A CPU Cooler for around USD $99 from Amazon –


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