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Noctua NH-L9i
9.1 out of 10

Noctua NH-L9i

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Works great. I'm a bit of a weirdo but I ...

Tylerrrr, Amazon
3 June 2015
  • Summary: Works great. I'm a bit of a weirdo but I removed the Noctua fan and replaced it with a high speed LED on that I mounted on the bracket, probably lost a couple degrees in performance but it looks amazing, and as I'm not regularly maxing out the CPU on my HTPC, it wasn't a huge concern.
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Doing the Job

James B., Newegg
16 May 2015
  • Summary: Love the quality of the item. Really wish Noctua made 230mm fans.
  • Pros: Works,no problems,I am happy with my purchase.
  • Cons: Just 1 con,the amount of thermal paste they give you is only enough for 1 application was hoping for more :(
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Overall 10
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Just what the doctor ordered.

CHRISTOPHE A., Newegg
14 May 2015
  • Summary: After struggling to find a cooler that would be compatible with my Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced case while being effective enough to cool a 4770k in a cramped environment I settled on this little guy. I have been very impressed with its ability to cool while maintaining relative silence.
  • Pros: Highly effective, quiet, reasonably priced
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
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Perfect cooler. The presentation of the cooler is awesome ...

steven, Amazon
28 April 2015
  • Summary: Perfect cooler. The presentation of the cooler is awesome too, check out the picture. They really do an excellent job. Benchmarks found online consistently show an exceptional product.
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Very nice..

MagicMan, Amazon
16 March 2015
  • Summary: Very nice... However, it didn't exactly perform the way I thought. Overall... it may have taken down about 2c on max load from my stock intel cooler. This cooler is ideal for micro atx builds that have a PSU sitting on top of their system and have serious height clearance issues. For overclocking...
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Overall 10
10

Compact but Effective

Patrick Kelley, Amazon
12 March 2015
  • Summary: I crammed an i7 4770K into a micro ATX set up, and saw about a 5 C difference (cooler) with the Noctua over the stock CPU fan. It seems the amount varies under different conditions (more at idle, less at load), but 5 C is what I'd say is an "average.
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Overall 10
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great little cooler

Michael L., Newegg
8 March 2015
  • Summary: I needed a cooler with a very small footprint for my small mini-itx build, and this was the best fit. Had an installation question and contacted Noctua customer support, and they responded immediately and were very helpful!
  • Pros: Small, quiet, extremely well built, nice finish and packaging
  • Cons: none-- it does what it's supposed to do
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Overall 10
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One of the highest quality products I've seen in a while

wwayer, Amazon
1 March 2015
  • Summary: I rarely write reviews, but this is truly a quality product and it deserves mention. It seems that most products these days feel cheap and poorly made. This product is the exact opposite. It looks, feels, and works great. It's quiet and it keeps the CPU cool. I can't recommend it enough.
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Overall 10
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If you need a low profile cooler (in my case for use in a SilverStone HTPC case with 70mm clearence to the optical drive) this i

Steve W. Anderson, Amazon
26 February 2015
  • Summary: Used in a Media PC/Gaming build last fall. Very compact (doesn't extend into the "red zone" and interfere with RAM kit) and keeps my i7-4790s CPU in the 40's. Installation was straigh forward and you can tell that a lot of thought went into the quality of this cooler (down to the packaging).
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Elegant and amazing

jason w., Newegg
25 February 2015
  • Summary: Replaced a stock Intel HSF on an I7-2600k. Running at stock speeds (for now). Idle temps stayed the same. Under load, stock HSF ran 42C, the Noctua runs 32C. Both fans were run at max (gonna play with BIOS settings if and when I try to overclock) and the Noctua is quieter (but not silent, obviously,...
  • Pros: My first Noctua HSF. I wish they would make water coolers. I need water cooling on my primary desktop, but would love to run all Noctua coolers in all of my systems, based on my experience with this one alone. The packaging probably adds to the price of the unit, but when you open the box, you wi...
  • Cons: Price. But you get what you pay for. Certainly not worth knocking an egg off.
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