Tuesday, November 20th 2007

Noctua Introduces NH-U12P CPU Cooler

Noctua presented today the latest model of its successful NH-U series: The NH-U12P is equipped with the new NF-P12 fan as well as the NT-H1 premium-grade thermal compound and continues the legacy of Noctua's classic NH-U coolers, which won over 150 awards and recommendations from leading international websites and magazines.

"We continually work to further improve our successful products", explains Mag. Roland Mossig, Noctua CEO. "The NH-U12P doesn't only provide better mainboard compatibility, but thanks to the use of the new NF-P12 fan as well as the high-grade NT-H1 compound, the NH-U12P also brings its predecessors' much-acclaimed quiet cooling performance to a whole new level!"

While retaining the successful design and the well-proven SecuFirm mounting system, the NH-U12P offers improved compatibility with mainboards featuring very high chipset coolers thanks to its raised fin-stack. The NH-U12P comes with SecuFirm mounting-kits for socket LGA 775, AM2 and AM2+. Mounting-kits for Intel Xeon CPUs are available on request.

Fitted with the high-grade thermal compound NT-H1 and the new NF-P12 fan, which has been specifically developed for high-impedance applications like CPU cooling, the NH-U12P is a further improvement on the award-winning performance of the NH-U12F. Due to the psycho-acoustic optimizations of the NF-P12 fan, the NH-U12P provides the same degree of quietness that has made the NH-U series so popular among Silent-PC enthusiasts. The fan's well-proven SSO-Bearing guarantees maximum long-term stability and in conjunction with the NT-H1 high-end thermal compound, the NH-U12P is a quality package through and through, ensuring excellent performance and outstanding quietness for many years.

Price and availability
The NH-U12P will be available on November 28th at a recommended retail price of EUR 56.90 / USD 64.90.Source: Noctua
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3 Comments on Noctua Introduces NH-U12P CPU Cooler

Noctua Introduces NF-P12 High-impedance Fan
11-06-2007, 09:00 AM
OnBoard said:
This fan has been ready over 6months, but they waited to release it until they had the next CPU cooler ready. So it might mean that it's coming out real soon. This fan will be shipped with it. (read sometime in one noctua forum, can't remember where anymore)
Took 2 weeks, but I was right :p

Don't need a new CPU cooler and this wouldn't even fit my case, but will be interesting to see if the performance is on par with current best coolers.
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Bird of Prey
Is that aluminum or nickle-plated copper?
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