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CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-U12S 55.0 CFM CPU Cooler

( 4.8 Average / 36 Ratings )




Part #


Supported Sockets

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

Liquid Cooled


Noise Level

18.6 - 22.4 dbA


300 - 1500 RPM


6.22" (158mm)

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OutletPC $59.50 $59.50+
Newegg $59.99 +FREE s/h In stock $59.99
Directron $74.99 $74.99+
Amazon $64.95 +$10.11 s/h In stock $75.06
( 27 new from $61.41, 1 used from $54.99. Last updated 1 day ago. )
PCM $73.99 +$15.84 s/h $89.83
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Price History (Excluding Tax & Combo Deals) History:


Kwydin 6 points 19 months ago
from completed build Rising Phoenix

Its simply great if I'm on my headphones unless I have complete silence in the room I don't even hear it working, and when I'm playing forget hearing it at all, plus it also has great cooling capabilities.

Definitely worth every penny spend on it.

ebrainer1 16 points 18 months ago
from completed build The Device

When I first hooked this up, I thought it was broken. It appeared to be running, but there was ZERO noise! I could hardly believe it! For that and the low temperatures it provides, Noctua has more than earned its sterling reputation.

gaxel 9 points 18 months ago
from completed build Aquatic Hydra V1

a little too big for my case, the prongs stick out a little too far

Herbert2010 20 points 15 months ago

Simply brilliant. Very high quality piece of equipment - from the packaging to the materials to the 6 year warranty. Pretty much silent. Worth every penny.

EnetBantallit 12 points 13 months ago

had good reviews. Very quiet, seems to work well even when it's like 85 degrees and humid

Tupinga 7 points 10 months ago
from completed build Code Opertation GLOwie

Wonderfully quiet. Love it.

DemonPhoenixZ 15 points 10 months ago
from completed build Hope

Keeping this 6600K cool is this monster.

47 Pounds for this and worth it definitely

4.2Ghz OC at 1.25V but max temps are 62C so far

azncoldblade 10 points 6 months ago

Very nice packaging. The long screwdriver bit saved the day since the case basically requires it.

TorBearPig 10 points 6 months ago
from completed build Arctic Fire (First Build)

Does its Job but Should Have gone liquid cooling. Not truely worth the money spent

Caspetic 28 points 5 months ago
from completed build Golden Build

Amazing cooling and quality. Idle temp is 20 and full load is 44 on my 6700K. This doesn't sit over my ram so no clearance issues. I suggest this to anyone who wants a simple looking and performing air cooler.