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Noctua-nh-d14.33450380
7.2 out of 10

Noctua NH-D14

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Overall 10
10

Great!

Robert C., Newegg
5 days ago
  • Summary: Double check that you have space in your case for this--it is large. I also chose low profile ram so double check ram height if you go for this.
  • Pros: This thing keeps the CPU very cool, and it is very attractive from an engineering standpoint. Works well, and installs well. I also thought the packaging was fun.
  • Cons: not a single one I can see at this point
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Overall 10
10

Super Quiet

Douglas R., Newegg
6 days ago
  • Pros: Very quiet when used with the rpm limiters. Installation was very easy and went together without issue. Stock 4790k never above 60c under Lynx loading.
  • Cons: Price, but you get what you pay for.
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Overall 4
4.0

Looks good, didn't perform for me.

Thomas S., Newegg
1 week ago
  • Pros: Looks good. Built like a tank. Look like a tank.
  • Cons: I purchased this heatsink because of the good reviews but I must of been one of the few that got a unit that did not perform. Compared to my Lucifer v2 which was 10c-15c cooler than the this Noctua (with 3 fans, mind you) that was running my overclocked 4.6mhz fx8320 to it's limit of 70c in a haf932 case. It's going back.
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Overall 10
10

Compared to My Hyper 212

Michael S., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Coming from a Hyper 212 this is a superb cooling unit. Temps are down so far I may consider a prmanent overclock on this i7 4790k now. While the Hyper 212 is a good budget cooler, and will allow for a 4.5GHz overclock, seeing 85 C on a CPU is not something to feel confident about. I am interested in seeing how this puppy does @4.5GHz.
  • Pros: Finely machined baseplate sits FLAT in the CPU for excellent thermal conductivity. Baseplate machined to a mirror finish. Baseplate adds a little extra mass right on top of the CPU. Everything was well thought out in the design as well as in the instructions. Literally knocked 5 C (idle) to 6 C (full load) off of my i7 4790k (not overclocked) compared to my Hyper 212 (in the same exact case). This list could be extensive, but you get the idea.
  • Cons: NOT A CON because it is as advertised, however: I wonder if they put those unsightly fans on these units in order to keep such awesome performance out of the hands of the vein. I could think of no other viable reason.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

Adam F., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Asus Crosshair IV formula, G Skill Ripjaws
  • Pros: This cooler is very silent and works so well. I honestly did't need it, as my cpu came with one, and I dont overclock, but I just wanted to try it out, and am very pleased. I will only recommend and purchase Noctua fans from now on. The fans can be moved up or down, if your ram interferes, which is a big plus.
  • Cons: Not a con for me, but I had to do some research when deciding on my motherboard/ram combo, to see if it would clear the fans.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Corey R., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Make sure you have enough room in your case cause this thing is huge, about the size of an adult head. Also make sure it will clear your RAM.
  • Pros: Extremely cool. Provided fans are really quiet, even on max. Currently have this cooling a 4790k @ 4.6 @ 1.19v and temps are ~27c idle and never exceed 70c on load/benchmarks. Phenomenal cooler. Definitely recommend.
  • Cons: My old cooler didn't work as well as this, so my room would heat up just from my computer. With this I now have to use a space heater instead.
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Overall 10
10

You could bludgeon someone to death with this

Eric O., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I have worries about that much weight hanging off the motherboard. I definitely wouldn't move my case very often with it inside
  • Pros: Quiet Package includes hardware for both Intel and AMD if you ever decide to switch Mounting is easy I don't mind the brown
  • Cons: I was shocked at how freakin huge this is. No really...it's 3lbs of HUGE!
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Overall 10
10

Works Great!

C W., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I've got a big case, so I didn't have any space issues. Easy to install, and temps stay low.
  • Pros: quiet
  • Cons: big
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Overall 10
10

Noctua super cooling!

Jose M., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Would recommend this over a water cooler. The benchmarks speak for themselves. Will also last longer.
  • Pros: Noctua has my Intel i7 3930K 12 core CPU running at 34 Celcius! Extremely happy with quality and Newegg's fast shipping.
  • Cons: NONE
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Overall 10
10

Quiet and impressive

Stephen N., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: This was very easy to install and they even included the grease!
  • Pros: Great job cooling. Easy installation.
  • Cons: This sucker is HUGE. Make sure it will fit your case.
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