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Noctua NH-U12S Slim U-Series Single Tower CPU Cooler
- Award-winning NH-U series
- Full RAM compatibility on LGA2011
- Compatible with Intel LGA1150/1151/1155/1156/2011
- Compatible with AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+/AM3/AM2+/AM2
Mfr part code: NH-U12S
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Noctua NH-U12S Slim U-Series Single Tower CPU Cooler Product Description
The NH-U12S is the latest 12cm model of Noctuaâ€™s classic U-series single tower CPU coolers, which have received more than 400 awards and recommendations from the international press. The S-versionâ€™s 45mm slim shape guarantees 100% compatibility with tall RAM modules and at the same time, its fine-tuned design and the class-leading NF-F12 FocusedFlow fan with PWM support for fully automatic speed control allow it to further improve its predecessorâ€™s renowned quiet cooling performance. Topped off with the trusted, pro-grade SecuFirm2 multi-socket mounting system, Noctuaâ€™s proven NT-H1 thermal compound and full 6 years manufacturerâ€™s warranty, the NH-U12S is a complete premium quality solution that combines outstanding performance, quiet operation and excellent compatibility.
Award-winning NH-U12 series:
The NH-U12S is the latest version of Noctuaâ€™s award-winning NH-U12 coolers. First introduced in 2005, the NH-U series has become a standard choice for premium quality quiet CPU coolers and won more than 400 awards and recommendations from leading international hardware websites and magazines.
100% RAM compatibility:
Thanks to its slim design with only 45mm fin depth, the NH-U12S will not overhang the RAM slots even with two fans installed. This gives the user full access to the memory modules on all current CPU sockets and guarantees 100% compatibility with tall heatspreaders or optional memory fans.*
Classic 120mm tower size for excellent overall compatibility:
Standing 158mm tall, the NH-U12S is short enough to fit most modern mid- or high-end tower cases. Measuring 125mm wide (including fan and fan clips), the cooler stays clear of the top PCIe slot on standard ATX or Micro-ATX motherboards, ensuring best compatibility with SLI and CrossFire setups.
NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow fan:
Recommended by more than 150 hardware publications and thousands of enthusiasts world-wide, the Noctuaâ€™s premium quality NF-F12 Focused Flow 120mm fan is renowned to combine superb static pressure, excellent heatsink performance and surprising quietness of operation.
PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor:
The NF-F12 120mm fan supplied with the NH-U12S supports PWM for convenient automatic speed control through the mainboard. In addition, the maximum fan speed can be reduced from 1500 to 1200rpm using the supplied Low-Noise Adaptor for even quieter operation.
Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12 (optional)
For users who want to achieve even better performance by adding a second, optional NF-F12 fan to create a push/pull setup, the NH-U12S includes fan clips and an extra set of custom-designed anti-vibration pads that allow to off-set the rear fan by 5mm to improve acoustics in dual-fan mode.
SecuFirm2 mounting system:
Noctuaâ€™s SecuFirm2 mounting systems have become synonymous with quality, safety and ease of use. Supporting Intel LGA115x (LGA1150, LGA1155, LGA1156), LGA2011 and AMD (AM3+, AM2+, FM1, FM2, FM2+), the SecuFirm2â„¢ mounting included with the NH-U12S guarantees perfect contact pressure and maximum convenience on all current sockets.
Compatibility with past and future sockets:
Complying with the open SecuFirmâ„¢ standard, the NH-U12S can be made compatible with the older LGA1366 and LGA775 sockets using the optional NM-I3 mounting kit, which is provided by Noctua free of charge. If technically possible, Noctua will also provide upgrade kits for future sockets.
NT-H1 thermal compound:
Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from hardware journalists around the world, Noctuaâ€™s NT-H1 is a proven professional grade TIM solution that provides minimum thermal resistance, excellent ease of use and outstanding reliability.
Socket compatibility - Intel LGA2011 (Square ILM), LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1151, LGA1150 & AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+ (backplate required)
Height (without fan) - 158 mm
Width (without fan) - 125 mm
Depth (without fan) - 45 mm
Height (with fan) - 158 mm
Width (with fan) - 125 mm
Depth (with fan) - 71 mm
Weight (without fan) - 580 g
Weight (with fan) - 755 g
Material - Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Fan compatibility - 120x120x25
Scope of Delivery: NF-F12 PWM premium fan
Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
SecuFirm2 Mounting Kit
Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12
Noctua Metal Case-Badge
Warranty - 6 Years
Fan specifications: Model - Noctua NF-F12 PWM
Bearing - SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%) - 1500 RPM
Max. Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%) - 1200 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%) - 300 RPM
Max. Airflow - 93,4 mÂ³/h
Max. Airflow with L.N.A. - 74,3 mÂ³/h
Max. Acoustical Noise - 22,4 dB(A)
Max. Acoustical Noise with L.N.A. - 18,6 dB(A)
Input Power - 0,6 W
Voltage Range - 12 V
MTBF > 150.000 h
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Heatsink & Fan
|Power Connector||4-pin fan connector|
|Compatible With||LGA1156 Socket, Socket AM2, Socket AM2+, Socket AM3, LGA1155 Socket, Socket AM3+, LGA2011 Socket, Socket FM1, Socket FM2, LGA1150 Socket, LGA1151 Socket|
|Heatsink Material||Aluminium and copper|
|Heatsink Dimensions||158 mm x 125 mm x 45 mm|
|Fan Diameter||120 mm|
|Fan Height||25 mm|
|Fan Bearing||SSO2 bearing|
|Rotation Speed||300-1500 rpm|
|Air Flow||43.7 cfm|
|Noise Level||22.4 dBA|
|Rated Voltage||12 V|
|Features||Pulse-width modulation (PWM) support||
|Service & Support||Limited warranty - 6 years|
|Service & Support Details||Limited warranty - 6 years||
|Product Type||Processor cooler|
|Package Content||Thermal paste, Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.), SecuFirm2 Mounting Kit|
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