FAQ: Which Noctua CPU coolers are compatible with Intel LGA1200?
The following models include a mounting-kit for socket LGA1200/LGA115x and are thus compatible out of the box:
In addition, all older models which have been upgraded with the NM-I3 kit can also be used on LGA115x without any further upgrades.
The following models can be made compatible with the LGA1200 socket free of charge using the NM-i115x upgrade-kit:
The following models can be made compatible with the LGA1200 socket using the NM-i115x 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-U9DO (Note that the A3 version is not compatible!)
The following models are not compatible with the LGA1200 socket and can not be upgraded:
NH-U9 DO A3