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Tag Archives: Noctua

Noctua NH-D9L CPU Heatsink Review

The NH-D9L is essentially a smaller version of the NH-D15. How will the “cute” version of the D-series line perform? Noctua NH-D9L CPU Heatsink Review @ APH Networks Read More »

Noctua NH-U9S CPU Cooler Review: Undersized but Over-performs

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Technology is on a relentless march toward efficiency with each new design an improvement over the previous. Some are small, some are big but it is always moving forward. Even on something as simple as a fan and heatsink, improvements in manufacturing and fan design to balance performance, noise and cooling are expected. Larger coolers were on demand a few ... Read More »

Noctua NH-U9S 95mm CPU Cooler Review

For the most part the market is filled with medium to large sized Tower CPU coolers which thanks to their high cooling efficiency are suitable for use by gamers, professionals and overclockers and small to medium sized top-down CPU coolers which offer good performance levels for their size and are mostly targeted towards people with limited space in their systems ... Read More »

Noctua NF-A4, A8 and A9 Fans: Mighty Whispers

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Ever notice how smaller breed of dogs are usually meaner such as the Chihuahua? It is usually because they are over compensating for their size compared to larger dogs which generally have a more docile temperament. This applies to cooling fans as well with larger fans generally running much quieter and getting increasingly loud as they move to lower sizes. ... Read More »

Noctua Introduces Three new 92mm Premium Coolers

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While Noctua is most well-known for their NH-D14 and NH-D15 flagship CPU tower coolers, smaller form factors are not foreign to them and they have even released new 40mm, 92mm and 80mm fans recently for use in confined spaces. In terms of CPU coolers, Noctua has the NH-U9B SE2 but that is several years old now and is due for ... Read More »

Noctua IndustrialPPC and Redux Fans Review

For years now I have been a huge fan of Noctua products, especially their fans. I will admit though, it took me a while to get used to the odd brown colors that they use. After a while I came to the conclusion that it was worth having fans that didn’t necessarily go with my builds because their performance is ... Read More »

Noctua NF-A9, A8 and A4 Fans Review

The latest addition to Noctua’s line are perfectly suited for smaller spaces with 92mm, 80mm and 40mm A-series variants featuring the signature Noctua tan and brown colors and extensive packaging. The new A8 and A9 fans in particular replace the discontinued R8 and B9 series fans with streamlined designs and optimized noise-performance ratios. Noctua NF-A9, NF-A8 and NF-A4 Fans Review ... Read More »

Noctua IndustrialPPC Fans Review

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A tiger can’t change its stripes nor can a leopard change its spots so when fans asked Noctua to abandon their tan and brown signature colors and adopt generic black fan designs, did they really expect it to happen? The Noctua color scheme is as easily identifiable as a Ferrari in red so if Noctua is to make a black ... Read More »

Noctua Redux Fan Series Review

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  A fleet of new fans from Noctua have recently been introduced abandoning the familiar warm brown and flesh tones for colder gray bodies, not to capitalize on the current “Walking Dead” nerd zombie craze but as an answer to public demand for alternate color styles. Similar to zombies, the new gray Noctua Redux fan series are based on older ... Read More »