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Continuing the legacy of Noctua’s classic NH-U-series, which has received more than 500 awards and recommendations from international hardware websites and magazines, the NH-U12S has become a benchmark for slim, highly compatible 120mm single tower coolers. The SE-AM4 version is a dedicated special edition for AMD’s AM4 (Ryzen) platform, featuring the latest SecuFirm2™ mounting system for AM4. Topped off with the renowned quiet NF-F12 PWM 120mm fan, Noctua’s proven NT-H1 thermal compound and a full 6-year manufacturer’s warranty, the NH-U12S SE-AM4 forms a complete premium-quality solution that combines outstanding performance, superb acoustics and excellent compatibility for AM4 systems.
Please note that as a dedicated special edition for AM4, the NH-U12S SE-AM4 comes with AM4 mounting hardware only.
Details
Award-winning NH-U12S cooler

Award-winning NH-U12S cooler

Tens of thousands of enthusiast users all over the world swear by the NH-U12S’ quality and performance. Recommended by more than 200 international hardware websites and magazines, it is renowned as being one of the best 120mm coolers on the market.
Dedicated special edition for AM4

Dedicated special edition for AM4

The NH-U12S SE-AM4 brings the NH-U12S’ signature quiet cooling performance to AMD’s new AM4 platform. With its excellent balance of efficiency, quietness and compatibility, the NH-U12S SE-AM4 is a perfect fit for premium-class AM4 builds.
100% RAM compatibility

100% RAM compatibility

Thanks to its slim design, with only 45mm fin depth, the NH-U12S will not overhang the RAM slots on AM4 mainboards, even with two fans installed. This gives the user easy access to the memory modules and allows using RAM with tall heat spreaders or optional memory fans.
Classic 120mm tower size for excellent overall compatibility

Classic 120mm tower size for excellent overall compatibility

Standing 158mm tall, the NH-U12S is short enough to fit most modern mid- or high-end tower cases. Measuring 125mm wide (including fan and fan clips), the cooler stays clear of the top PCIe slot on standard ATX or Micro-ATX motherboards, ensuring best compatibility with SLI and CrossFire setups.
NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow™ fan

NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow™ fan

Recommended by more than 150 hardware publications and thousands of enthusiasts world-wide, the Noctua's premium quality NF-F12 Focused Flow™ 120mm fan is renowned to combine superb static pressure, excellent heatsink performance and surprising quietness of operation.
PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor

PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor

The NF-F12 120mm fan supplied with the NH-U12S supports PWM for convenient automatic speed control through the mainboard. In addition, the maximum fan speed can be reduced from 1500 to 1200rpm using the supplied Low-Noise Adaptor for even quieter operation.
Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12 (optional)

Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12 (optional)

For users who want to achieve even better performance by adding a second, optional NF-F12 fan to create a push/pull setup, the NH-U12S includes fan clips and an extra set of custom-designed anti-vibration pads that allow to off-set the rear fan by 5mm to improve acoustics in dual-fan mode.
SecuFirm2™ mounting system for AM4

SecuFirm2™ mounting system for AM4

Noctua’s SecuFirm2™ mounting systems have become synonymous with quality, safety and ease of use. In order to achieve the best compatibility and to match the airflow path inside the case, the SecuFirm2™ mounting for AM4 makes it possible to install the cooler either in standard orientation or turned by 90°.
NT-H1 thermal compound

NT-H1 thermal compound

Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from hardware journalists around the world, Noctua's NT-H1 is a proven professional grade TIM solution that provides minimum thermal resistance, excellent ease of use and outstanding reliability.
6-year manufacturer’s warranty

6-year manufacturer’s warranty

Noctua products are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the supplied NF-F12 features an MTTF rating of more than 150.000 hours and the entire NH-U12S package comes with a full 6-year manufacturer's warranty.
NH-U12S SE-AM4
General
Notes and warnings
Please note that as a dedicated special edition for AM4, the NH-U12S SE-AM4 comes with AM4 mounting hardware only.
Cooler Specification
Height (without fan)
158 mm
Width (without fan)
125 mm
Depth (without fan)
45 mm
Height (with fan)
158 mm
Width (with fan)
125 mm
Depth (with fan)
71 mm
Weight (without fan)
580 g
Weight (with fan/s)
755 g
Material
Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Max. TDP
see TDP guide
Fan compatibility
120x120x25
Scope of delivery
  • NF-F12 PWM premium fan
  • Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
  • NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
  • SecuFirm2™ AM4 mounting-kit
  • Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12
  • Noctua metal case-badge
Warranty
6 Years
FAN Specification
Bearing
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%)
1500 RPM
Max. Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%)
1200 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%)
300 RPM
Max. Acoustical Noise
22,4 dB(A)
Max. Acoustical Noise with L.N.A.
18,6 dB(A)
Input Power
0,6 W
Voltage Range
12 V
MTTF
> 150.000 h
NH-U12S SE-AM4
NH-U12S SE-AM4
NH-U12S
SecuFirm2™ AMD AM4 installation
Video Reviews
The following video reviews have not been created by Noctua. Responsibility for the information and views expressed in the videos lies entirely with the authors.
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11.10.2017 // ITNdaily.ru
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

У Noctua NH-U12S SE-AM4 нет слабых сторон, в этом мы убедились еще в прошлом году, когда тестировали классическую версию Noctua NH-U12S в паре с Intel Core i5-6600K.
Test verdict: "Это бесшумный и качественно собранный кулер компактных размеров. Достойная альтернатива старшему Noctua NH-D15, если в ваши планы не входит жесткий разгон одного из топовых процессоров в линейке AMD Ryzen. Рекомендуем." (Евгений Никифоров, ITNdaily.ru)
22.09.2017 // DDWorld.cz
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

NOCTUA a její SE AM4 edice, které vybrala, aby pokrývaly všechny eventuality a cenové relace, ukazují, co dokáží. U12S je stále velmi atraktivní model, jak výkonem a maximálně tichým provozem, tak samozřejmě naprosto bezkonkurenční kvalitou zpracování a stále rozumnou cenou. Obří D15 je pak prostě králem klasických chladičů, provedením a zpracováním naprosto bez konkurence, nicméně obří rozměry už občas komplikují život u některých sestav a také cenově už spadá do kategorie AiO chlazení, jež ale ne vždy jsou tišší.
Test verdict: "Jak U12S, tak D15 mají samozřejmě nadále naše doporučení a jedná se o to nejkvalitnější, co trh v této podobě chladičů vůbec nabízí." (Jan Stach, DDWorld.cz)
22.09.2017 // HWLegend.com
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Con i tre modelli speciali (SE-AM4) analizzati l’azienda intende soddisfare le esigenze di qualsiasi tipologia di utenza, spaziando da tutti coloro che necessitano di una soluzione compatta al punto da poter essere agevolmente impiegata all’interno di chassis di dimensioni contenute e con spazio interno ridotto (NH-U9x65 SE-AM4), sino ad arrivare al “mastodontico” NH-D15 SE-AM4, capace di garantire le migliori performance dissipanti possibili a fronte però di un ingombro certamente non indifferente. Le dimensioni infatti, pari a ben 160 x 150 x 135 mm senza ventole installate (165 x 150 x 161 mm con ventole), risultano decisamente importanti, al punto che è altamente consigliabile verificare di avere lo spazio necessario all’interno del proprio cabinet al fine di procedere senza noie all’installazione di questo “gigante” a doppia torre. Anche il peso complessivo non è certamente da meno, sfiorando il chilogrammo (per la precisione 980 grammi) senza ventole, e raggiungendo i 1.320 grammi in configurazione a doppia ventola (NF-A15 PWM). Degna di nota anche la soluzione intermedia, NH-U12S SE-AM4, capace di ottime prestazioni (con possibilità di installazione di una seconda ventola) seppur con un ingombro relativamente contenuto se rapportato alla proposta di punta della linea. Il suo design classico a singola torre centrale dal ridotto spessore, inoltre, consente di evitare qualsiasi fastidio in fase di montaggio, garantendo la massima compatibilità possibile con qualsiasi scheda grafica PCI-Express e con i più disparati moduli di memoria RAM, anche contraddistinti da design ad alto profilo.
Test verdict: "Nel corso degli anni l’austriaca Noctua ci ha abituati a prodotti contraddistinti da un rapporto tra qualità e prestazioni senza eguali, indiscutibilmente ai vertici del settore. Non fanno ovviamente eccezione le ultime soluzioni di raffreddamento ad aria osservate nel corso di questo articolo, espressamente dedicate alla recente piattaforma mainstream di AMD, basata sugli apprezzati microprocessori Ryzen e sul relativo nuovo socket di connessione AM4." (Antonio Delli Santi, hwlegend.com)
30.08.2017 // DigitalPortal.sk
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Hoci v porovnaní s väčším a drahším chladičom NH-D15 SE-AM4 sme dosiahli vyššie teploty a hlučnosť, napriek tomu ponúka NH-U12S SE-AM4 pomerne tichý chod a veľmi dobré chladiace výkony. Má však podporu iba pre socket AMD AM4. Páči sa nám dizajn a spracovanie, oceňujeme dostatočný priestor pre pohodlné usadenie RAM a ostatných komponentov v blízkosti chladiča. Podľa nás ide veľmi dobrú voľbu medzi vzdušnými chladičmi.
Test verdict: "Noctua opäť ukázala, že to s chladičmi vie a musíme konštatovať, že nami testovaný model obstál veľmi dobre." (Martin Klokner, DigitalPortal.sk)
29.08.2017 // Hardwareoverclock.com
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Die vom Hersteller angegebenen 95+ TDP sind nicht weit hergeholt, das packt der Kühler locker. Gerade bei der TDP Angabe ist man eher vorsichtig, warum auch immer. Ein moderates Übertakten wird mit diesem Kühler erlaubt, kann von unserer Seite aus bestätigt werden. Den Ryzen 7 1700 im Standard Takt kühlt der NH-U12S SE-AM4 auf ca. 20° Delta runter. Im übertakteten Zustand waren es noch immer gute 36° Delta.
Test verdict: "Der Kühler hat uns wieder sehr gut gefallen, typische Noctua Manier. Sehr professionelle Präsenz, hochwertige Verarbeitung und hervorragende Leistung. Es wird kaum einen CPU Kühler geben, der qualitativ besser abschneidet." (Rene Ruf, Hardwareoverclock.com)
15.08.2017 // PC Press
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Performanse Noctua modela ništa ne može da dovede u pitanje i s njima jedino mogu da se takmiče kvalitetni vodeni sistemi s jakim pumpama i velikim hladnjacima. Doduše, oni su kompleksniji i zahtevaju malo više truda tokom montaže. Cena vazdušnih kulera nije mala, ali već i na početku rekosmo: najbolje uvek košta.
Test verdict: "Pred nama su se našli trenutno najbolji vazdušni kuleri za Ryzen procesore." (Nebojša Todorović, PC Press)
07.08.2017 // TecnoGaming.com
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Noctua nos ofrece otro modelo particular de su U-Series apuntando en esta oportunidad a la compatibilidad con ventiladores de 120 mm con la misma calidad y rendimiento. Su diseño y construcción sobresalen junto a su ventilador eficiente y silencioso que permite que los procesadores AMD Ryzen trabajen a buenas temperaturas sin ocupar demasiado espacio (no molesta a la memoria RAM). Noctua siempre está atento a los cambios de tecnología brindando opciones de refrigeración contundentes combinando rendimiento y calidad, en este caso orientado exclusivamente al socket AM4.
Test verdict: "Si buscamos silencio, bajas temperaturas y aplicar un poco de OC sin generar penalidades, pues el NH-U12S SE-AM4 es muy recomendado." (Alejandro Dau, TecnoGaming.com)
28.06.2017 // 3DNews.ru
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Проведённое тестирование воздушных систем охлаждения разных классов на процессоре AMD Ryzen подтвердило высказанную нами во введении статьи мысль о том, что разгон такого процессора и обеспечение его стабильности при работе напрямую зависят от используемого кулера. Так, стандартный охладитель AMD с заявленной верхней границей тепловыделения процессора 125 Вт смог справится лишь с частотой 3,7 ГГц при очень высоком уровне шума. Кулер среднего класса Noctua NH-U12 SE-AM4 вполне уверенно себя чувствует на частоте процессора 3,8 ГГц, но со следующей ступенькой разгона — до частоты 3,9 ГГц — справляется едва и лишь при максимальной скорости вентилятора. Наконец, флагманский суперкулер Noctua NH-D15 SE-AM4 проявил себя во всей красе при любых возможных для нашего экземпляра Ryzen 7 1700 частотах и продемонстрировал заметное повышение эффективности при установке второго вентилятора (в особенности при низких скоростях).
Test verdict: "Иначе говоря, если вы решили разгонять новые процессоры AMD, то не стоит экономить на охлаждении и надеяться на высокую энергоэффективность Ryzen, которая моментально улетучивается при повышении частот и напряжений." (Сергей Лепилов, 3DNews.ru)
26.06.2017 // HWready.it
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Entrambe le soluzioni viste oggi ci offrono prestazioni ottimali, un ottima qualità costruttiva e un bundle invidiabile. Nel caso del U12 questo riesce a competere senza troppi problemi con soluzioni AIO. In bundle con entrambi i dissipatori è fornita una doppia staffa di montaggio che permette all’utente di decidere dove orientare le ventole. Non una cosa scontata.
Test verdict: "Entrambi i prodotti vantano prestazioni ottime, qualità costruttiva tra le migliori sul mercato e ventole tra le più avanzate tecnlogicamente." (Mauro Santoro, HWready.it)
15.06.2017 // Conseil Config
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NH-U12S SE-AM4 Review

Si vous cherchez un ventirad qui aura le maximum de performances alors le NH-D15 est fait pour vous, si vous avez la place de le caser sur la carte mère et dans le boitier. Le NH-U12S quant à lui permet d'être installé dans beaucoup plus de configurations différentes avec une taille largement plus petite que son grand frère, les performances sont bien entendu moins bonnes mais largement suffisantes pour tenir un processeur au frais. Le NH-L9x65 pour finir est définitivement adapté pour les boitiers qui ne dispose que de très peu d'espace, il sera suffisant pour un processeur aux fréquences d'origine mais si vous comptez overclocker il faudra s'orienter vers un modèle plus imposant.
Test verdict: "Au final on a toujours une qualité de fabrication et une finition sans défauts et les ventilateurs sont excellents." (Christian Marchini, Conseil Config)

Installation Manual (PDF)

Information Sheet (PDF)

How big is the NH-U12S and how much clearance does it provide for RAM and chipset coolers?

Please refer to the following drawing for the exact measurements and clearance for RAM and chipset coolers:

U12S

Should I take the cooler off before transporting my system?

As it is not possible to reliably calculate or control the forces that act upon a system during transport (e.g. in shipping), we generally recommend, for safety reasons, taking the fan off the heatsink in order to reduce the weight below 700g. Noctua cannot be held responsible for any damage that may arise due to excessive stress during transport if you keep the fan installed.

Can I keep using the backplate / mounting system of my previous Noctua cooler for my new one?

Most Noctua SecuFirm™ mounting parts are cross-compatible, so if you’re replacing one Noctua cooler with another, it is usually possible to keep the original backplate and/or mounting system in place in order to re-use it for the new cooler. If you had your previous Noctua cooler installed on an Intel LGA115x (LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1151, LGA1150), LGA2011 (LGA2011-0, LGA2011-3) or LGA1366 system and replace it with an NH-U14S, NH-U12S or NH-U9S, you only need to replace the original mounting bars with the NM-IMB3 ones supplied with the new cooler. For all other models, you can keep the entire mounting system in place on the aforementioned Intel sockets. On AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+, you only need to replace the original mounting bars with the ones supplied with the new cooler.

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

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-L12S
NH-L9x65 SE-AM4
NH-L9a-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 free of charge using the NM-AM4-L9aL9i upgrade-kit:

NH-L9a
NH-L9i

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-U12DO A3
NH-U9 DO A3

How should I clean my Noctua cooler?

Dust: Fans and heatsinks inside computer cases tend to accumulate dust over longer periods of usage. In order to maintain maximum performance, please clean your fan and heatsink regularly. For cleaning, please first remove the fan from the heatsink and clean it using a duster, slightly moist tissue or canned air. Please be careful not to use too much force in order to prevent any damage to the fan. Please do not use a vacuum cleaner as this may apply excessive force to the fan and do not put the fan under running water as water residues inside the motor may lead to short circuits. Please also note that the fan is not designed to be taken apart by the user. Removing the impeller from the frame will break the sealing of the bearing and results in a loss of warranty. Before reinstalling the fan, clean the heatsink itself with a duster or vacuum cleaner. Do not use water to clean the cooler. Finally put the fan back on and connect it to your motherboard fan header or fan controller.
Thermal paste residues: Whenever you take off the heatsink from the CPU, we recommend to clean the CPU as well as the base of the cooler before re-applying thermal paste and re-installing the cooler. You can either just wipe the base and the CPU clean with a dry, lint-free tissue or, for more thorough cleaning, use a lint-free tissue moistened with either a mild solution of washing-up liquid or isopropyl alcohol. Do not put the cooler or CPU under running water. Note that both the base of the heatsink and the CPU should be dry, free from residues of thermal compound and free from grease before re-applying thermal paste and re-installing the cooler.

What Thermal Design Power (TDP) is this cooler recommended for and how much Watt (W) of heat can it dissipate?

Please refer to our TDP guide for information on maximum recommended TDP and heat dissipation.

My case supports CPU coolers of up to XXXmm height, which model should I choose?

Please refer to our TDP guide in order to select the cooler that offers the best cooling performance at a given height.

I have difficulties installing the cooler, can you help?

Please refer to the installation manual and our video installation guides for detailed instructions on how to install the cooler.

How much torque should be applied when tightening the screws of a Noctua CPU cooler?

All screws should be tightened gently until they stop without using excessive force. Please do not exceed the following values for maximum tightening torque:
Screw typeMax. torque
NM-SSC1 screws for fixing the fastening brackets to the base of the heatsink0.5 Nm
NM-ITS1 thumb screws for fixing Intel mounting bars0.5 Nm
NM-ALS1 screws for fixing AMD mounting bars0.6 Nm
Spring-loaded screws for fixing the heatsink to the mounting bars0.6 Nm

How can I determine if the motherboard’s UEFI BIOS is overclocking my processor by default and deactivate this automatic overclocking?

Most motherboard vendors allow their overclocking-enabled products (e.g. those with Intels X- or Z-series chipsets) to run the processor at increased clock speeds by default, without requiring any user action at all. Since TDP (Thermal Design Power) limits are usually also disabled by default, this leads to the CPU exceeding the rated TDP to a varying degree, depending on the used applications and their workloads. Due to the increased heat output of the CPU, you may see higher CPU temperatures than expected.

In order to find out if your motherboard is overclocking your processor by default, please enter the UEFI BIOS and select the “advanced” or “overclocking” menu. There you should be able to find options such as “MultiCore Enhancement” (options: enabled/disabled), “CPU Ratio Apply Mode” (options: all/per core) or similar. To disable the automatic overclocking, adjust the settings either to “disabled” or “per core” and make sure that the individual multipliers match the original specifications.

In doubt, please contact your motherboard vendor for detailed instructions on how to disable this feature.

Can I install a Noctua cooler in my system from Acer, Dell, HP or Lenovo?

Systems from Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo or other major brands often use motherboards which differ slightly from the specifications issued by Intel and AMD. While those changes are usually subtle, they can lead to compatibility issues with coolers that were built to comply with these specifications.

Even in case the cooler is mechanically compatible and can be installed, other issues can occur, e.g. proprietary fan connectors, BIOS errors due to a low fan speed, shutdowns, etc. Some of these problems can be avoided with some technical knowledge, but especially BIOS related issues can often not be resolved.

Due to the large number of possible issues that cannot be resolved with different mounting parts alone, Noctua does not officially support systems from Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo or other major brands.

Can I upgrade my existing Noctua cooler to socket TR4 or SP3?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to upgrade existing Noctua heatsinks to support the AMD TR4 and SP3 sockets for Ryzen Threadripper (X399) and Epyc CPUs. TR4/SP3 CPUs have much bigger heatspreaders (as compared to e.g. LGA2066 or AM4 processors) and the contact surfaces of standard Noctua heatsinks would cover only about half of these heatspreaders, which would result in insufficient cooling performance. On top of that, the heatpipes of bigger cooler models like the NH-D15 or NH-D15S would completely block the RAM slots on many TR4/SP3 motherboards. For this reason, Noctua has introduced the new NH-U14S TR4-SP3, NH-U12S TR4-SP3 and NH-U9 TR4-SP3 cooler models that feature bigger contact surfaces and have been tailored to fit TR4 and SP3 systems. Please choose these models for AMD Ryzen Threadripper and Epyc systems.

Which Noctua fan or CPU cooler should I buy? How to choose the right model?

Not sure which Noctua product to buy? Our detailed buying guides for fans and CPU coolers help you to choose the model that works best for you.

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