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Fin de série. Modèle successeur: NH-U9B

La nouvelle version du NH-U9 recommandé par plus de 50 sites Web et magazines internationnaux est dotée d'un ventilateur Noctua 92 mm assurant un niveau de bruit bas de 7 dB(A)* au maximum, et offre le support AM2 complet ainsi qu'une orientabilité de 90 degrés sur tous les socles. L'utilisation de 4 caloducs doubles, 37 plaques de refroidissement en aluminium d'une surface supérieure à 3800cm² et le soudage de grande qualité assurant une transmission calorifique optimale permettent au NH-U9F de Noctua d'atteindre une performance de refroidissement supérieure tout en assurant une émission de bruit minime.
NH-U9F
Spécifications radiateurrn
Intel Socket LGA 775, AMD K8 (754, 939, 940) & AM2; Intel Xeon sur demande
Hauteur (ventilateur non compris)
128 mm
Largeur (ventilateur non compris)
95 mm
Profondeur (ventilateur non compris)
70 mm
Hauteur (ventilateur compris)
128 mm
Largeur (ventilateur compris)
95 mm
Profondeur (ventilateur compris)
95 mm
Poids (ventilateur non compris)
550 g
Poids (ventilateur/s compris)
660 g
Matériau
cuivre (fond et caloducs), aluminium (plaques de refroidissement), soudé
Autorisé jusquà
toutes les fréquences pour Intel, toutes les fréquences pour AMD
Volume de livraison
  • NH-U9F
  • Ventilateur Noctua 92mm
  • Matériel de montage complet
  • Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.) & Ultra-Low-Noise Adaptor (U.L.N.A.)
  • Pâte thermique
  • Anti-Vibration-Strips
Garantie
6 ans
Spécifications ventilateur
Type roulements
Vitesse de rotation (+/-10%)
1600 RPM
Vitesse de rotation avec L.N.A. (+/-10%)
1150 RPM
Vitesse de rotation avec U.L.N.A. (+/-10%)
850 RPM
Niveau sonore
18 dB(A)
Tension
5-13 V
MTTF
> 150.000 h
NH-U9F
05.06.2007 // CPU3D.com
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NH-U9F test

Testing the NH-U9F was fun and easy, its not as combersome as large 120mm based CPU coolers, it was easier to fit that its bigger brother NH-U12F, and space awareness around the processor area is not too much of a concern. Another plus factor is that the heatsink can be installed facing east-to-west (standard) or if space is restricted it can be fitted facing north-to-south. Cooling performance was great, heat transfer from the CPU core into the heatsink was as efficient as its bigger brother NH-U12F, probably due to the fact that the same design principle in the copper base and four heatpipe was used.
Verdict du test: "A great cooling performance from a standard sized heatsink, compatible with all new socket fittings. Super silent fans and size are a big positive" (Kwok Yao Chim, CPU3D.com)
29.12.2006 // DragonSteelMods.com
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NH-U9F test

We can plainly see that the Noctua blows away the Intel stock cooler, and beats the Thermalright SI-128, only the Coolermaster HyperTX has better temps than the Noctua, and they are very close especially at idle. The main difference is that the Noctua is virtually silent, and I didn't even use one of the included adapters, I hooked it straight to the motherboard fan header. The Noctua NH-U9F is the quietest CPU cooler I have ever owned or reviewed, Noctua knows silence and performance should go hand in hand. I can easily trade the silence of the Noctua for the extra one degree of coolness that the HyperTX gives while being louder and bigger.
Verdict du test: "[T]he Noctua NH-U9F is an extremely good CPU cooler, with excellent cooling performance and and a very low noise level. The Noctua NH-U9F is something that is made with care, high quality and performance in mind and I can easily recommend it to anyone looking to upgrade there CPU cooling system to something much better and much quieter than the stock cooler." (Kristofer Brozio, DragonSteelMods.com)
26.12.2006 // Gamezoom.net
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NH-U9F test

Obwohl unser Testmuster 'nur' einen 92 mm Lüfter zur Kühlung besitzt, kommt er fast trotzdem an die exzellenten Werte des NH-U12F heran.
Verdict du test: "Alle Vorzüge des 'großen Bruders' hat auch der 'kleine' NH-U9F Kühler übernommen. Kühlleistung, Lautstärke und Verarbeitungsqualität sind ausgezeichnet und suchen seines Gleichen." (Christoph Miklos, Gamezoom.net)
17.12.2006 // Technic3d.com
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NH-U9F test

Der verwendete Lüfter war selbst bei voller Drehzahl und geschlossenem Gehäuse nur mit absoluter Konzentration minimal wahrnehmbar. Bei Verwendung der beiden Adapterkabel zur Drehzahlreduzierung war kein Geräusch des Lüfters mehr hörbar.
Verdict du test: "Mit dem NF-U9F hat die Firma Noctua eindrucksvoll bewiesen, dass das Ziel geräuschoptimierte Premium-Komponenten anzubieten keine Floskel ist. Der Noctua ist selbst bei Höchstdrehzahl kaum wahrnehmbar und kühlt dabei recht ordentlich." (Michael Nürnberger, Technic3d.com)
13.12.2006 // HotCases.de
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NH-U9F test

Von Lautstärke kann man bei diesem Kühler eigentlich nicht sprechen. Ohne den Adapter für mich schon nicht mehr herauszuhören bei geschlossenen Case. Für echte Silent Freaks wahrscheinlich schon. Für User für die extrem Silent ein Muss ist legt Noctua noch 2 Adapter bei, den Low-Noise Adapter (L.N.A.) & Ultra-Low-Noise Adapter (U.L.N.A.). Damit wird auch die letzte Lautstärke eliminiert. Selbst der Passiv Betrieb ist, wie man am Temperatur Test sieht, möglich - somit ist der Kühler 100% geräuschlos.
Verdict du test: "Noctua hat mit dem NH-U9F ein wahres Meisterwerk von Kühler abgeliefert." (David Kortmann, HotCases.de)
13.12.2006 // HardwareCrew.com
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NH-U9F test

Sehr überzeugt hat uns die quasi nicht vorhandene Lautstärke des Kühlers. Leider fehlen uns Meßinstrumente, die empfindlich genug sind, derart niedrige Schallpegel zu erfaßen. So müßen wir uns auf eine Beschreibung des subjektiven Wahrnehmens beschränken. Mit dem "Ultra Low Noise Adaptor" muss man schon mit dem Ohr direkt an den laufenden Lüfter gehen, um ein Geräusch wahrzunehmen. Aber auch selbst ohne Drehzahlbegrenzung wird der Kühler bei geschloßenem Gehäuse unhörbar. Die Angaben von Noctua - 7db(A) bis 11db(A) bei Verwendung der beiden Widerstands-Kabel - sprechen bereits eine Sprache für sich und sollten selbst eingefleischte Passiv-Fanatiker dazu bewegen, ihrer Hardware etwas mehr Kühlung zu gönnen.
Verdict du test: "Hier hat Noctua wirklich gute Arbeit geleistet. Dieser Kühler platziert sich auf Anhieb ganz vorne in die Reihen der Silent-Produkte." (Fabian Erdmann, HardwareCrew.com)

Instructions de montage (PDF)

Feuille d'informations (PDF)

FAQs

Combien de place est nécessaire autour du socle du processeur central ?

Le poids élevé représente-t-il un danger pour le processeur central ou le socle ?

Puis-je monter aussi des ventilateurs d'une hauteur supérieure à 25 mm ?

Puis-je monter deux ventilateurs à la fois ?

Le ventilateur doit-il être monté de manière à ce qu'il aspire du refroidisseur ou souffle vers le refroidisseur ?

De quel côté du refroidisseur le ventilateur doit-il être monté ?

Combien de place est nécessaire autour du socle du processeur central ?

Est il possible de refroidir mon CPU sans ventilateur (passif)?

How to install the fan using the supplied steel clips?

Quelles cartes mères sont compatibles avec le NH-U9F?

Can I use Noctua fans on my fan controller?

Can I run Noctua 3-pin fans on 4-pin PWM connectors and use my mainboard’s automatic fan controller?

My fan doesn’t spin when I start up the PC - is it faulty?

My unlocked Intel CPU is running too hot although my heatsink supports the specified TDP, what's the problem?

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

Which Noctua CPU coolers are compatible with Intel LGA2066?

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

How should I clean my Noctua cooler?

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

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

I have difficulties installing the cooler, can you help?

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

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

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

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

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

Combien de place est nécessaire autour du socle du processeur central ?

La figure suivante vous montre combien de place il vous faut exactement autour du socle :

NH-U Space

Les plaques de refroidissement du NH-U9 sont montées à une hauteur suffisante pour éviter des problèmes avec les condensateurs de la carte principale et autres éléments.

NH-U Height

NH-U Height

Le poids élevé représente-t-il un danger pour le processeur central ou le socle ?

Non. Les refroidisseurs Noctua disposent d'un système de montage SecuFirm™ très fiable. Grâce au vissage sûr avec une plaque de montage au dos de la carte mère, le dépassement des recommandations de poids données par Intel et AMD, qui est normal pour les refroidisseurs high end, ne présente pas de danger et est sans inconvénients.

Puis-je monter aussi des ventilateurs d'une hauteur supérieure à 25 mm ?

Oui. Les agrafes de montage des refroidisseurs NH-U s'engrènent dans les trous de passage des vis à la face inférieure du cadre du ventilateur et fonctionnent pour cette raison pour les ventilateurs de toutes les hauteurs. Des problèmes de montage ne peuvent être causés que par d'autres éléments dans le boîtier en cas d'utilisation de ventilateurs présentant des formes de cadre spéciales, pour lesquels les agrafes ne peuvent pas s'engrener dans les trous de passage des vis à la face inférieure.

NH-U Lüfter Kompatibilität

Puis-je monter deux ventilateurs à la fois ?

Oui. Grâce aux 4 agrafes de montage, contenues dans la livraison, sur le NH-U12(F/P), deux ventilateurs de 120 mm peuvent être montés et, sur le NH-U9(F/B), deux ventilateurs de 92 mm peuvent être montés.

Le ventilateur doit-il être monté de manière à ce qu'il aspire du refroidisseur ou souffle vers le refroidisseur ?

Veuillez monter le ventilateur de manière à ce qu'il souffle vers le refroidisseur.

NH-U Airflow

Si vous voulez utiliser deux ventilateurs, veuillez monter l'un de manière à ce qu'il aspire et l'autre de manière à ce qu'il souffle.

De quel côté du refroidisseur le ventilateur doit-il être monté ?

Veuillez monter le ventilateur de manière à ce que l'air chaud puisse être évacué vers l'extérieur le mieux soit à travers le ventilateur de boîtier arrière (option de courant d'air 1) ou à travers le bloc secteur (option de courant d'air 2).

NH-U Airflow

Combien de place est nécessaire autour du socle du processeur central ?

La figure suivante vous montre combien de place il vous faut exactement autour du socle :

NH-U Space

Les plaques de refroidissement du NH-U12 sont montées à une hauteur suffisante pour éviter des problèmes avec les condensateurs de la carte principale et autres éléments.

NH-U Height

NH-U Height

Est il possible de refroidir mon CPU sans ventilateur (passif)?

Radiateurs Noctua n’sont pas conçus à l’origine pour des opérations passives quoique la performance du refroidisseur soit suffisante dans beaucoup de cas. Malheureusement, il nous est impossible de vous indiquer quelles sont les CPU qui peuvent ou qui ne peuvent pas être refroidir sans ventilateur, car il dépend de nombreux facteurs comme la température, la ventilation ou orientation du socket. Généralement, nous recommandons, dans un premier temps, utiliser le ventilateur et de diminuer progressivement RPM en surveillant constamment la température.

How to install the fan using the supplied steel clips?

First hook the clip into the notch of the heatsink:

Vibration Compensators Installation

Then hook the endings of the clips into the mounting holes of the fan:



Vibration Compensators Installation

Quelles cartes mères sont compatibles avec le NH-U9F?

Pour obtenir de l'information sur la compatibilité des cartes mères, consultez notre liste de compatibilité s'il vous plait.

Can I use Noctua fans on my fan controller?

Our fans are compatible with the vast majority of fan controllers on the market. However, there is a compatibility issue with a few models such as the Zalman ZM-MFC2 and Bitfenix Recon, which apply Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) on the 12V line and use an unfavourable PWM carrier frequency. This can create an oscillation when used with certain fans, which will result in the fan speeding up and down. We therefore recommend not using the Zalman ZM-MFC2 or Bitfenix Recon with our fans.

Can I run Noctua 3-pin fans on 4-pin PWM connectors and use my mainboard’s automatic fan controller?

You can simply connect our fan's 3-pin connector to the 4-pin PWM sockets of today's mainboards so that the fourth pin that transmits the PWM signal is left blank (due to the shape of the connector, there's no danger of reversing polarity). Some mainboards (e.g. current Gigabyte models) are capable of controlling fans not only via PWM, but also by adjusting the supplied voltage. In some cases, this may require you to change BIOS options like "Fan Control Mode" from "PWM" to "Voltage" or "Analog". Please consult your mainboard's manual in this regard. However, some mainboards use an "auto" setting by default that automatically chooses PWM or voltage based regulation according to the connected fan. Automatically controlling the fan speed may not possible on mainboards that pulse the power rather than lowering the fan voltage.

PWM PWM

My fan doesn’t spin when I start up the PC - is it faulty?

If you've connected the fan directly (or using the supplied Low-Noise or Ultra-Low-Noise-Adaptors) to your mainboard, it's possible that the mainboard's automatic fan controller doesn't provide the required starting voltage due to the low CPU temperature. Please verify whether the fan starts spinning at higher CPU temperatures, remove any Low-Noise or Ultra-Low-Noise Adaptors, deactivate your mainboard's automatic fan controller in the BIOS or connect the fan directly to the power supply using the supplied 3:4-pin adaptor.

My unlocked Intel CPU is running too hot although my heatsink supports the specified TDP, what's the problem?

Intel's unlocked CPUs (K, X and C suffix) can dissipate more heat than indicated by the TDP specification if
  1. the TDP limits are extended or disabled in the motherboards' BIOS.
  2. the motherboard applies automatic overclocking by default, e.g. by raising the supply voltage of the CPU and using higher Turbo-Mode multipliers.
  3. some software creates untypical loads, e.g. Prime95 with AVX2 support and a) and/or b) apply.

This can lead to temperature issues, especially when using smaller coolers or compact cases.

The actual power draw of the processor can be monitored with software provided by the motherboard vendor or with 3rd party tools like HWInfo or HWMonitor.

If you encounter temperature issues (>90°C) and notice a higher than specified power draw, please ensure that no automatic overclocking is applied and limit the TDP to the specified value by choosing appropriate BIOS settings.

For Kaby Lake CPUs, it may also help to lower the CPU clock speed for applications that heavily use the AVX instruction set, which can lead to higher loads and power draw. This option is usually referred to as “AVX offset” and makes it possible to lower the multiplier specifically for AVX based applications without reducing performance when using other instruction sets. Depending on the quality of the CPU and the programs being used, a reduction of 2-3 steps usually gives very good results.

Please contact your motherboard vendor for details if you have trouble finding the appropriate settings in the BIOS.

All our TDP recommendations are based on thorough testing with the default values specified by Intel using popular applications such as Asus Realbench and prime95. Please note, however, that prime95 creates a particularly high load that goes beyond typical application scenarios and this leads to elevated temperatures. We thus recommend using other programs such as Realbench for checking the stability and temperatures of the CPU in realistic scenarios.

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-U14S TR4-SP3
NH-U12S TR4-SP3
NH-U9 TR4-SP3
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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