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Noctua Presents NH-C14 Premium Cooler

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Noctua today officially introduced its new NH-C14 CPU cooler. Sporting an exquisite, uniquely flexible 140mm dual fan setup of two Noctua NF-P14, the NH-C14 is a highly customisable, premium-class top-flow solution that further boosts the renowned quiet cooling performance of the company's much acclaimed NH-C12 series.

"Our NH-C12 coolers are renowned to rank among the most capable top-flow cooling solutions on the market, so we're truly proud to offer a further substantial improvement in quiet cooling performance with the new NH-C14", says Mag. Roland Mossig, Noctua CEO. "This model really closes the gap to good tower coolers while being much lower in height and ensuring better component cooling."

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#2
Seems to be less bulky than the D version, at least judging by the pics.

Is it a typo?

The NH-D14 will be available in early December
Cause the D is and was available since ages! :laugh:
 

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WOW that's not a CPU cooler it's a spaceship with a landing platform...
 

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With the price of some of these air coolers, would almost seem more economical to go water cooling. Looks good though, especially with two of those fans :D
 
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Seems pretty nice, although I'm not thrilled about the fact that top CPU-coolers are getting more and more expensive. Even a simple custom water loop will easily cost 200+ euros and would have to be assembled and maintained, so air is still a lot cheaper and easier. Still, I would prefer that a heatsink, no matter how well engineered it is, to not cost more than a 100 bucks.
 
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The perfect match for the ASUS TUF Sabertooth P67, for those that don't know it has a plastic shroud to direct airflow over the board as shown here

 
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Looks like a perfect cooler for Lian Li v35x cases.
 
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Looks like this design should do a good job at cooling in general, since it will get that extra heat away from mobo being its bottom fan sitting so close to it
 
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Lian Li v3xx cases are rarely used for extreme overclocking (but I know crazy people who DO :) ) . As much as I like this Noctua I am not changing my stock cooler in my V300, I don't hear it. :)
 

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This... is... AWESOME!!! But price? Ouch!!! Anyone need a (pretty) healthy kidney? :D
 
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for 75-80 UER i with is equvalent to 130-140 us i could buy a corsair h50 or h70 and i would guarentee cool better then that thing, that is a absolutly rediclous price and i would not pay it.
 
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I agree with Marineborn, makers of these high-end air coolers need to assess their prices. The h-50 & h-70 provide at least as good cooling for about the same price yet they're less obtrusive than strapping a whopping great hunk of steel over the motherboard.

Looks nice though.
 
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That cooler is way too expensive, as thermalright and Asus have such heatsinks as well (with the fact that those only support 1 fan on top of it as the only major difference) and those cost less than half the price of this Noctua.

I agree with Marineborn, makers of these high-end air coolers need to assess their prices. The h-50 & h-70 provide at least as good cooling for about the same price yet they're less obtrusive than strapping a whopping great hunk of steel over the motherboard.
I can imagine that for Intel users, it may be a bad idea as they don´t have backplates behind their CPU´s. Motherboards for AMD users shouldn´t bend.
 
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Would it fit in an SG-07?