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Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 Core i7 Specific CPU Cooler - Testing Results

Noctua knew they were onto a good thing with the standard NH-U12P and now we get a look at the Special Edition Core i7 specific model with extras.

| CPU Air Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Mar 26, 2009 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: Noctua

Test Results

 

TweakTown uses a different method for testing CPU heatsinks which allows for an even playing field across all product tests. We feel that by using the same ambient temperature and strict lab-like testing procedures we are able to accurately compare one product to another. More information on our testing procedure can be found in the T.E.C.C. article here.

 

 

The numbers I found in the thermal testing aren't really surprising as it should test relatively close to the results Chris found with this cooler a while back, when he tested it. If you compare, we are within a degree of each other's results. This to me is very acceptable and still the performance is well above average.

 

 

As I said in my last review, even with a 92mm fan Noctua can really make the noise go away with their fans. The 120mm follows right in line. Again I found the noise level results to be spot on with what was found previously. This still has to be the quietest cooler, in a 120mm tower style, I have tested to date.

 

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