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Noctua NH-U9S and NH-D9L Rack Mount Compatible CPU Cooler Review @ HiTech Legion

While Noctua’s new NH-U9S and NH-D9L were designed to comply with rack mount system standards, their low profile and horizontal airflow make them a natural choice for SFF and HTPC systems where CPU cooler space is limited. The Noctua NH-U9S meets 4U standards at 125mm tall, while the NH-D9L takes it a step further to meet the 110mm requirement of ...

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Noctua NH-L9x65 CPU Cooler Review: A New Low-Profile King

Noctua NH-L9x65

Certain limitations are obvious for vertically-challenged heatsinks such as limited thermal management capability but their small size allows for a more flexible compatibility when it comes to fitting in tight spaces. This is why the stock Intel CPU cooler is the default go-to cooler in a DIY SFF/HTPC with its 45mm height. Unfortunately, it is generally louder and not particularly ...

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Noctua NH-D9L Air CPU Cooler Review @ HardwareBBQ

Dual-Tower heatsink designs are very impressive- both when it comes to size and performance. It’s another part of the story that (depending on the CPU Cooler manufacturer, the motherboard manufacturer and memory kit manufacturer) may make it in a way that something may come in the way. I am not a real believer that tall memory heatspreaders have real value ...

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Noctua NH-D9L 92mm D-Type Heatsink Review @ Hardware Asylum

The Noctua NH-D9L is a cooler designed to meet the demands of the 3U chassis market by giving you a high performance alternative to the Intel OEM cooler. Noctua NH-D9L 92mm D-Type Heatsink Review @ Hardware Asylum

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Noctua NH-D9L CPU Cooler Review @ Tweak Town

Today we spend time getting acquainted with Noctua’s NH-D9L CPU cooler. It may not set any temperature records, but it has plenty of solid features. Noctua NH-D9L CPU Cooler Review @ Tweak Town

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Noctua Introduces New Low-profile NH-L9x65 CPU cooler


Expanding their their heatsink lineup to those looking for compact ITX solutions, Noctua announces the release of the NH-L9x65 CPU cooler which is basically a beefed up NH-L9i and NH-L9a compact CPU cooler. While the NH-L9i/L9a are only 36mm tall and compatible in very compact spaces, their performance was limited. The extended 65mm tall NH-L9x65 however has much more thermal ...

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Noctua NH-D9L CPU Cooler Review: The Mini NH-D15

Noctua NH-D9L

Noctua’s NH-D14 and NH-D15 dual-tower coolers are excellent CPU coolers because of their size but many overlook the fact that part of their effectiveness also lies in their design. As a dual-tower solution, the NH-D14 and NH-D15 have the convenience of further spaced-apart heatpipes compared to a single tower heatsink where they bunch up closer together. This means heat is ...

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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

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


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 ...

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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 ...

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