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CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-L12 37.8 CFM CPU Cooler

( 4.7 Average / 14 Ratings )




Part #


Supported Sockets

AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+, LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, LGA2011, LGA2011-3, LGA775

Liquid Cooled


Noise Level

13.1 - 22.4 dbA


1200 - 1600 RPM


3.66" (93mm)

Completed Builds Using This Part

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Price History (Excluding Tax & Combo Deals) History:


jdelbs18 5 points 19 months ago
from completed build College Transport Box

Excellent! Will never use another brand CPU cooler for a high end air solution! Small but powerful!

marsilea 6 points 12 months ago
from completed build Skylake Node 605 HTPC

Excellent. Configurable, with top mount 120mm fan removable for use in small cases (Y-Split Cable and Low-Noise Adapters included). I had room enough in Node 605 to use both fans.

MacGoreth 39 points 10 months ago
from completed build First Ever Build: The Manta Ray

Wish I could give it 10 stars.

Was getting 65°C with Intel stock cooler while playing FIFA 16, and changed the CPU cooler to Noctua NH-L12 and now I am getting 23°C while playing the same game. Don't think I need to add anything more.

eli_harper13 80 points 6 months ago

VERY pleased with this cooler. I had it on my 6600k OC'd at 4.4GHz with a Noctua NF-F12 iPPC 3000 RPM fan and it kept it nice and cool. However, it can only handle my 6700k at factory clock speeds.

teoulas 8 points 4 months ago
from completed build Mid-range gaming HTPC

Great cooler, quite compact. Very silent, almost inaudible. It is compatible with the rest of my hardware, but not in all 4 orientations.

lawszepie 60 points 2 months ago
from completed build Green Is The New Red

Never goes over 45 Celsius even in prolong gaming load. No idea what kind of sorcery is that.