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Noctua NH-U12S
9.9 out of 10

Noctua NH-U12S

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Noctua NH-U12S

lanoc.org
16 April 2014
  • Conclusion: When it comes down to it, the NH-U12S proved to be a very powerful tower cooler while managing to fit all of its performance in a smaller, lighter package than most of its competitors.
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Overall 8
7.6

Noctua NH-U12S Review

bit-tech.net
15 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Despite the clear appeal of having a super-quiet CPU cooler, they're still rare objects and sub £70 all-in-one liquid coolers and mammoth air coolers are much more popular for the simple reason many offer much better cooling and aren't completely deafening.
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Overall 9
9.1
Build quality 10
10

Noctua NH-U12S CPU Air Cooler Review

Hardware BBQ
7 March 2014
  • Summary: Noctua U12S  is priced for $64.62 at the time of writing, which sits between Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo priced for $63.98 and Coolermaster Seidon 120M priced for $64.99. On top of it, Noctua is giving extra fan clips for the second fan, a generous amount of thermal paste in a syringe that'll be with...
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Expert Review

FrostyTech
2 January 2014
  • Summary: The Noctua NH-U12S heatsink is built around five 6mm diameter copper heatpipes and a 108mm tall aluminum fin stack. Where the heatsink interfaces with the processor, we find a beautifully machined nickel plated copper heat spreader.
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Overall 10
10

Noctua NH-U12S CPU Cooler Review

ThinkComputers
12 September 2013
  • Summary: Final Thoughts When it comes to choosing an aftermarket CPU cooler there are a lot of things to think about. One of the biggest concerns is if it will fit with your current memory. A lot of enthusiast memory has larger heatspreaders, which can get in the way of many CPU Coolers.
  • Pros: – Good performance, – Easy installation, – Quiet operation, – Quality made, – Extras included
  • Cons: – None that I found
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Overall 8
8.0

Noctua NH-U12S CPU Cooler

APH Networks
30 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Last week, I spent all afternoon playing volleyball with my friends in the gym. When night came, I took the opportunity to play some street hockey outside. While I was in the gym playing volleyball, I had to problems diving for the ball occasionally; landing on hardwood floor will not cause any...
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Overall 8
8.0

Noctua NH-U12S CPU Air Cooler Video Review

3dGameMan.com
27 June 2013
  • Summary: The Noctua NH-U12S CPU Air Cooler is one of the better smaller CPU coolers around. It has a copper baseplate, many copper heatpipes, lots aluminum fins and one large fan, but another can be added.
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Noctua NH-U12S CPU Cooler Review

DragonSteelMods
12 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Noctua is always innovating with new product designs and they’ve just introduced a new tower style cooler, the NH-U12S which is what I have for review today. This cooler is a thin design, it’s only 45mm deep which makes it ideal for using with performance style ram that utilizes large style...
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Overall 9
9.2

Noctua NH-U12S

techPowerUp!
3 June 2013
  • Summary: The Noctua NH-U12S is an exceptional cooler. It might not be the best in terms of pure cooling performance, but it still gets the job done. At stock clocks, the cooler is simply fantastic for its size, doing extremely well against much more expensive competitors, such as the Corsair H90.
  • Pros: Extremely quiet, Great performance for its size, Easy to install, Exceptional build quality, Anti-vibration fan mounts, Can mount a second fan, Six-year warranty
  • Cons: Price, Lacks second fan, Colors not for everyone
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Expert Review

Silent PC
7 May 2013
  • Summary: The NH-U12S follows a long line of high performance heatsinks that have kept Noctua a premium brand over the years. As slimmer tower coolers go, the U12S is certainly the best choice we've encountered.
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