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Noctua U-type Compact CPU Cooler Gets an Update

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. btarunr

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    Noctua gave its U-type compact CPU cooler prototype a second showing at Computex. The cooler was displayed with a pair of 65 mm fans. The design goal of the cooler is to provide tower-type ventilation (in which hot air is pushed out of the case through the rear fan vent), in a package the size of a compact top-flow one. A dense aluminium fin heatsink, to which heat drawn from a nickel-plated base, is fed by four 6 mm thick heat pipes, is ventilated side-ways, by a pair of 65 mm fans in partial push-pull configuration. The cooler, by the looks of it, should be able to handle most mainstream CPUs, even with some overclocks thrown in. There's still no word on when Noctua plans to launch it.

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    Similar to low profile coolers from Akasa. Bigger fans and more metal. I wodner how much noise does it make. Those are after all 65 mm fans.
     

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