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Continuing Noctua’s tradition of supplying customers with its premium-class SecuFirm2™ mountings free of charge, the NM-AM4-UxS kit allows Noctua users to upgrade NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S coolers to AMD’s AM4 socket (Ryzen). It is a dedicated solution for the NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S models and has been designed to combine outstanding reliability, optimal contact pressure and easy, straightforward installation. Bringing the trusted SecuFirm2™ quality to AMD’s AM4 platform, the NM-AM4-UxS is an enthusiast-grade mounting kit that meets the highest demands in safety, performance and ease of use.
The NM-AM4-UxS kit is compatible with the NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S only (please choose the NM-AM4 kit for other models).

Owners of Noctua NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S CPU coolers can obtain the NM-AM4-UxS Mounting-Kit free of charge via this form. A proof of purchase (electronic version, photo or scan of the invoice) of both a Noctua CPU cooler and either a socket AM4 mainboard or socket AM4 CPU are required.

The NM-AM4-UxS SecuFirm2™ mounting-kit is also available for purchase at some of our resellers. If you need the kit urgently, please consider ordering it via a local reseller.
Details
Trusted SecuFirm2™ Quality

Trusted SecuFirm2™ Quality

Over the years, SecuFirm2™ has become synonymous with impeccable long-term stability and flawless craftsmanship. Enthusiast users and industry clients alike trust the time-tested quality of Noctua's professional mounting systems.
Perfect Contact Pressure

Perfect Contact Pressure

SecuFirm2™ mounting systems use high-grade coil springs to achieve perfect contact pressure. No guesswork regarding how far to tighten the mounting screws, no risk of damaging the socket with excessive pressure!
Integrated Fastening Brackets

Integrated Fastening Brackets

Noctuas SecuFirm2™ systems feature fully integrated fastening brackets with pre-fixed pressure screws and springs, which greatly facilitates the installation process. No fiddling with loose screws and springs!
Tailor-made for AM4

Tailor-made for AM4

In order to cut costs, many manufacturers use cross-platform parts for both Intel and AMD, which can cause compatibility issues. Noctua’s SecuFirm2™ mounting system for AM4 has been tailor-made for this socket in order to ensure optimal compatibility.
Cooler can be installed turned by 90°

Cooler can be installed turned by 90°

Coming with two different sets of mounting bars, the SecuFirm2™ system allows the users to choose the orientation of the cooler according to their preferences in order to ensure best compatibility and optimal alignment with the airflow path inside the case.
NM-AM4-UxS mounting-kit
General
Notes and warnings
The NM-AM4-UxS kit is compatible with the NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S only (please choose the NM-AM4 kit for other models).

Owners of Noctua NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9S CPU coolers can obtain the NM-AM4-UxS Mounting-Kit free of charge via this form. A proof of purchase (electronic version, photo or scan of the invoice) of both a Noctua CPU cooler and either a socket AM4 mainboard or socket AM4 CPU are required.

The NM-AM4-UxS SecuFirm2™ mounting-kit is also available for purchase at some of our resellers. If you need the kit urgently, please consider ordering it via a local reseller. note_warnings
Kit Specification
Cooler compatibility
NH-U14S
NH-U12S
NH-U9S
NM-AM4-UxS mounting-kit
SecuFirm2™ AMD AM4 installation
26.04.2017 // TheLab.gr
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NM-AM4-UxS mounting-kit Review

Φαίνεται λίγο παράξενο, τι να βαθμολογήσεις από ένα τελείως παθητικό εξάρτημα ! Το εξάρτημα όμως αυτό είναι εξαιρετικά σημαντικό καθώς από την καλή του λειτουργία εξαρτάται η απόδοση της ψύκτρας μας και όχι μόνον! Η επί αρκετές ημέρες συμβίωσή μας μαζί του, μόνο θετικά αποτελέσματα είχε! Το κάθε τι είναι μελετημένο στην πιο μικρή του λεπτομέρεια και ενώ σαφώς δεν είναι κάποια δύσκολη μηχανουργική κατασκευή, η προφανής ποιότητα των υλικών αλλά και τα μηχανικά χαρακτηριστικά των επιμέρους εξαρτημάτων είναι αψεγάδιαστα. Τίποτε δεν είχε τζόγο, τίποτε δεν λύγισε, τίποτε δεν μάγκωσε, όλα είναι στιβαρά, εύκολα στην εφαρμογή και εμπνέουν μια αδιαφιλονίκητη σιγουριά! Το μόνο που θα ήθελα ενδεχομένως να δω διαφορετικό είναι η επιχρωμίωση των ελατηρίων, αλλά και εδώ κρατώ κάποιες επιφυλάξεις καθώς η "βαφή" των ελατηρίων, αφενός φαίνεται ανθεκτική στη διάβρωση και αφετέρου, ανάλογα ελατήρια από αρκετά παλιές ψύκτρες που υπάρχουν στο εργαστήρι του TheLab, δεν έχουν δείξει το παραμικρό ίχνος διάβρωσης! Στην χρήση που τους κάναμε, η οποία ομολογουμένως ήταν -λόγω των συνεχών δοκιμών- έντονη, δεν φάνηκε καμία τάση στρέβλωσης, ούτε δημιουργήθηκε σε κάποια περίπτωση αυτή η τόσο γνωστή αίσθηση ότι : "Καλό είναι, αλλά θα μπορούσε να είναι και καλύτερο ! "
Test verdict: "Απλά, το σύστημα στερέωσης Secufirm2 της Noctua, έχει κορυφαία κατασκευή από όλες τις απόψεις και δίκαια αποτελεί παράδειγμα προς μίμηση ! Τελευταίο αλλά όχι σε σημασία άφησα το θέμα του κόστους, ή για να το πω καλύτερα . . . η απουσία του ! Η Noctua τιμώντας για άλλη μια φορά, την σχέση εμπιστοσύνης με το πλήθος των χρηστών που την προτιμούν, δίνει δωρεάν τα kit αναβάθμισης των παλαιότερων ψυκτρών της ουσιαστικά σε όλους σχεδόν τους χρήστες, καθώς η μόνη προϋπόθεση που θέτει είναι να έχουν μια μητρική AMD AM4 !" (Stelios Petousakis, TheLab.gr)

Installation Manual (PDF)

Information Sheet (PDF)

Which Noctua CPU coolers are compatible with AMD AM4 (Ryzen)?

The following models include a mounting-kit for socket AM4 and are thus compatible out of the box:

NH-D15 SE-AM4
NH-U12S SE-AM4
NH-L9x65 SE-AM4

The following models can be made compatible with the AM4 socket free of charge using the NM-AM4 upgrade-kit:

NH-C12P
NH-C12P SE14
NH-C14
NH-C14S
NH-D14
NH-D14 SE2011
NH-D15
NH-D15S
NH-D9L
NH-L12
NH-L9x65
NH-U12
NH-U12F
NH-U12P
NH-U12P SE1366
NH-U12P SE2
NH-U9
NH-U9B
NH-U9B SE2
NH-U9F

The following models can be made compatible with the AM4 socket free of charge using the NM-AM4-UxS upgrade-kit:

NH-U14S
NH-U12S
NH-U9S

The following models can be made compatible with the AM4 socket using the NM-AM4 upgrade-kit but are not eligible for Noctua‘s free mounting offer, so users have to purchase the kit at local resellers:

NH-U12DO (Note that the A3 version is not compatible!)
NH-U12DX
NH-U12DX 1366
NH-U12DX i4
NH-U9DX i4
NH-U9DX 1366
NH-U9DO (Note that the A3 version is not compatible!)

The following models are not compatible with the AM4 socket and can not be upgraded:

NH-L9i
NH-U12DO A3
NH-U9 DO A3

We also aim to provide an upgrade-kit for NH-L9a, but due to some late changes to the AM4 platform, it is not yet clear whether installation will be possible. We are currently exploring the available options and will provide more information at a later date.

Which Noctua CPU coolers are compatible with Intel LGA2066?

Due to the heatsink mounting mechanism being identical on LGA2011 and LGA2066, Noctua’s SecuFirm2™ mounting systems for LGA2011 also support Intel’s upcoming ‘Basin Falls’ X299 HEDT (High End Desktop) platform for ‘Skylake-X’ and ‘Kaby Lake-X’ processors. Most current Noctua coolers already include SecuFirm2™ mounting systems for LGA2011 and can thus be used on LGA2066 motherboards without any upgrades or modifications.

The following models include a mounting-kit for socket LGA2011/2066 and are thus compatible out of the box:

NH-C14S
NH-D14 SE2011
NH-D15
NH-D15S
NH-D9L
NH-L12
NH-L9x65
NH-U12S
NH-U12DX i4
NH-U14S
NH-U9DX i4
NH-U9S

The following models can be made compatible with the LGA2011/LGA2066 sockets free of charge using the NM-I2011 upgrade-kit:

NH-C12P
NH-C12P SE14
NH-C14
NH-D14
NH-D15 SE-AM4
NH-U12S SE-AM4
NH-L9x65 SE-AM4
NH-U12
NH-U12F
NH-U12P
NH-U12P SE1366
NH-U12P SE2
NH-U9
NH-U9B
NH-U9B SE2
NH-U9F

The following models can be made compatible with the LGA2011/LGA2066 sockets using the NM-I2011 upgrade-kit but are not eligible for Noctua‘s free mounting offer, so users have to purchase the kit at local resellers:

NH-U12DO (Note that the A3 version is not compatible!)
NH-U12DX
NH-U12DX 1366
NH-U9DX 1366
NH-U9DO (Note that the A3 version is not compatible!)

The following models are not compatible with the LGA2011/LGA2066 sockets and can not be upgraded:

NH-L9a
NH-L9i
NH-U12DO A3
NH-U9DO A3

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