Phanteks PH-TC14PE (vs. Noctua NH-D14) CPU Cooler Review
22 February 2012
Excerpt: Competition is fierce in the high-end air cooling market as there are a plethora of performance CPU coolers available from numerous brands. The highest performance air cooler to date is still the Noctua NH-D14.
Excerpt: There can't be many readers of OC3D that wont remember the NZXT H2 vs the Fractal R3 face of review we did some time ago. You I'm sure will also remember how badly NZXT reacted to this review.
Conclusion: Once again, Noctua have produced a pair of products that blows away the competition in every respect. The smaller C12P is easily one of the best coolers I’ve ever used, and while being quite expensive its passable.
Pros: Excellent cooling, Quiet as the best of them, Very simple to install, Looks Impressive, Excellent cooling, Quiet as the best of them, Very simple to install, Looks monstrous
Noctua NH D14 Cooler review – The ‘Austrian Sandwich’
21 May 2010
Excerpt: Noctua are an Austrian company well known in enthusiast circles for producing some of the finest fans on the market. I will hold my hand up – all of my systems at home incorporate their 120mm fans (NF12’s) on one level or another, simply because they are class leading products.
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-optimised premium components, which serve their purpose in a smart, precise and...
Pros: Quiet, Good performance, Aimed at overclockers, Overclocking on Air (hell yeh)
Excerpt: BOGOF.... Yep thats right, BOGOF or buy one get one free as its otherwise known. How many times have you been walking round the supermarket and bought something just because you get another free? What is it inside us that makes us so happy when we think we get something for free?
Summary: Noctua is back with us again today with its NH-D14 CPU air cooler which is capable of being mounted to just about any desktop Intel or AMD CPU made over the last five years. Noctua is known for premium performance with a premium sound profile, but also with a premium price.