Noctua is one of the best known firms in the silent and high-end cooling zone. Especially the CPU cooler of the Austrian company has an excellent reputation. They combine excellent quality with high cooling performance and minimal noise. For this, Noctua's own development fan are largely responsible, which are also available separately to serve as a CPU or fan box.
Noctua DX series has become a standard solution for excellent silent cooling performance in the Xeon range.The latest i4 compatible review LGA2011 (both ILM Square and narrow ILM), the Xeon LGA1356 and LGA1366 systems and based on the 12 cm model NH U12DX i4 is shipped with the NF F12-120mm award-winning Fan Focused Centered with PWM speed control automatic .
Due to its compact design, the NH U12DX i4 offers more convenient access to memory banks, and better compatibility with high modules. Together with the Noctua SecuFirm2 and NT-H1 professional thermal composite mounting system, the NH U12DX i4 is a complete premium package for quiet cooling of Xeon workstations and servers.
The NH-U12DX i4 based on the latest version of the award-winning NH-U9 from Noctua refrigerators.Introduced in 2005, the NH-U series is considered a classic of premium optimized noise cooling and has received more than 400 awards and recommendations from leading international websites and hardware magazines.
The slim design of the NH U12DX i4 with only 45 mm deep fin facilitates access to memory banks. If the cooler installed in parallel to the slots, it does not also project with the dual fan assembly in LGA1365, LGA1366 and LGA2011 ILM Square about memory and offers full compatibility with high RAM heatsinks.
The hardware of more than 120 publications and thousands of enthusiasts recommended NF-F12 FocusedFlow fan is known for its excellent combination of static pressure, excellent cooling performance and incredible smoothness. It is compatible with PWM for convenient, fully automatic speed control through the motherboard 1500 to 1200 r / min can be reduced to allow even quieter operation.
For users who want to achieve even better performance with a second, optional NF-F12 fan in push / pull operation, the NH U12DX i4 is delivered with special fan brackets and an additional set of anti-vibration pads.This allows the 5mm rear fan to be discontinued and thus achieve better acoustics in dual fan operation.
Noctua SecuFirm2 assembly systems have become synonymous with quality, reliability and ease of use. The NH U12DX i4 SecuFirm2 system supports the Intel LGA2011 Xeon (ILM Square and Narrow), LGA1356 and LGA1366 platforms and offers all sockets the perfect pressure and maximum ease of installation.
Noctua products are known for their impeccable quality and exceptional durability. Like all Noctua fans, the NF-F12 has also included an MTBF specification of more than 150,000 hours and the entire NH U12DX i4 package comes with a full 6-year manufacturer's warranty.
Note: This refrigerator is compatible only with 1366/1356-Mainboards when using the optional Xeon backplate.
- Dimensions: 158 x 125 x 71 mm (W x H x D)
- Material: nickel plated copper, aluminum (fins)
- Weight: 580/755 g
- Heatpipes: 4x
- Fan: 1x 120 mm NF-F12 PWM
- Standard: 22.4, dB (A), 1,500 U / min, 93.4 m³ / h
- LNA: 18.6 dB (A), 1,200 U / min, 74.3 m³ / h
- Power Consumption: 0.6 W
- Operating voltage: 12 V
- MTBF:> 150,000 h
- Compatibility: Intel Socket 2011 (LGA 1356/1366 Xeon optional backplane)