Excerpt: Noctua aims at establishing a new level of quality and performance "Designed in Austria" through paying attention to the users' needs in a market burdened with all kinds of frills and furbelows and providing sound-optimized premium components, which serve their purpose in a smart, precise and...
Pros: Quiet, Low profile, Quality construction, Included accessories
Conclusion: The cooler's price could be lower since there are other solutions that will cost you less than $80 that can do the job of cooling 200 watts of heat from a CPU and most importantly, with less noise.
Conclusion: Overall this cooler did very well. It gives you excellent cooling performance and the option to create more space under or above the cooler by removing a fan for people without a lot of case space. Even with both the fans installed this cooler isn’t quite as tall as some other high-end air coolers.
Pros: Fantastic performance, 3 mode design, Quiet, Easy to install
Excerpt: 1 Flares 1 Flares × Regular readers of KitGuru will already know that the Noctua NH D14 is always at the center of our high end system builds, especially when it comes to overclocking articles.
Conclusion: Here we are at the end of the Noctua NH-C14S review, and we are left with some interesting results. For one, Noctua quality stands tall here. Build quality is top notch, in both sturdiness and consistency.
Excerpt: We're seeing a lot of small chassis lately thanks to the boom in the interest of the Mini-ITX platform recently. One major drawback of having a smaller chassis is the issue with cooling that monster of a CPU that's crammed in there.
Conclusion: Having already reviewed the NH-C14 well over a year ago i knew exactly how good it would turn out to be but switching to another test rig with a brand new CPU is reason enough to test something again especially if you want to see just how good it is compared to the new kid on the block.
Pros: - Build Quality, - Performance, - Low-Profile, - Two 140mm Fans, - Low Noise Levels, - 6 Years Warranty
Cons: - Price (For Some), - LGA2011 Mounting Kit Not Included
Excerpt: Taking a look at computer retailers online, and even our past CPU cooler review history, it's easy to see that the most popular style of heatsink right now follows the tower design. It's no surprise as towers with their heatpipes and large radiators perform well.
Conclusion: Here’s the condensed summary: Cooling performance on this heat sink is tangible and effortless. It will allow you to have a higher overclock, and may likely stabilize a bleeding edge overclock that you currently have if you are using inadequate CPU cooling.
Pros: Attractive fit and finish., Noctua fan loving., Inline fan resistors should you want quieter performance., Full coverage for modern CPU’s., Secondary cooling to the motherboard components., Included high performance TIM.
Cons: Size… 1000g can make a motherboard have nightmares., Potential problems with heat exchange efficiency if mounted improperly.