Conclusion: The NM-I3 is a big gift of Noctua to its customers, this mounting kit easily extends the life of your old Noctua HSF by several years. Noctua's SecuFirm is not only easy to install but also has excellent reliability and amazing backwards compatibility. Best of all, they ship the NM-I3 to you for free! The Good Stuff: It's free Makes all Noctua coolers compatible with Intel LGA1366/1155/1156 CPUs. Easy to install The Bad Stuff: None.
Conclusion: The Noctua NM-I3 Mounting Kit can bring new life to your old and aging Noctua coolers and make them useful once again. The kit is simple to use, just follow the instructions and you’ll be done in a mater of minutes really. Technology moves fast and not everyone including companies can keep up, but Noctua wants to make sure their older coolers can still be useful with new CPU sockets.
Pros: +Simple to use, +Adds functionality to older coolers, +Inexpensive