Noctua releases two new CPU coolers
The Austrian company Noctua, well known among hardware enthusiasts for its quiet and highly efficient CPU coolers, has released two new company products – the Noctua NH-U12S and NH-U14S, designed to cool all modern CPUs out there.
As any other Noctua cooler the newcomers boast high efficiency and durability and low noise. The smaller NH-U12S measures 158 x 125 x 45 mm, weighs 580 grams and comes with a 120 mm NF-F12 cooling fan that spins between 300 – 1500 rpm and pushes up to 74.3 cubic meters of air per hour while maintaining noise of 18.6 dBa.
The larger NH-U14S features a 140 mm NF-A15 fan, measures 165 x 150 x 52 mm and weighs 770 grams. The cooling fan spins between 300 – 1500 rpm and pushes up to 140.2 cubic meters of air per hour while producing just 24.6 dBa of noise.
Thanks to the included SecuFirm 2 attaching system both coolers fully support Intel LGA2011, LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1150 and AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1 and FM2 sockets.
As to pricing the Noctua NH-U12S costs EUR 60 while the NH-U14S sells for EUR 70. For this much money you also get a 6-year warranty as well as NT-H1 thermal paste.