The NH-U14S is the series' first 140mm model and uses the new NF-A15 140mm fan. The NH-U14S features a 52mm design (15% larger than the NH-U12S) that is tailor-made for the LGA2011 platform. As a result, it doesn't interfere with the DIMM slots on this platform.
Great performance for its size.
Easy to install.
Exceptional build quality.
Antivibration fan mounts.
Can mount a second fan.
Memory clearance on LGA2011.
May block top expansion slot.
Memory clearance on sockets other than LGA2011.
Lacks second fan.
Colors not for everyone.
Cost of adding a second NFA15 PWM fan.
By TechSpot on September 06, 2013
The NH-U14S standing as the best cooler of our shootout, assuming price isn't an issue. It may cost $75, but the NH-U14S is worth every penny if you want the best performance, operating volume and great compatibility. For whatever it's worth, regardless of whether you buy the best or worst aftermarket option...95
By Kitguru.net on January 01, 2014
Today we are going to look at the Noctua NH-U14S which is a recent addition to the Noctua family of coolers. This is slim single-tower air cooler which is designed for those users who want to maintain decent RAM compatibility.Noctua are still one...80
By ThinkComputers on December 23, 2013
So did Noctua accomplish what they were setting out to do with the NH-U14S? I would say so! One problem many people have always had with aftermarket CPU coolers is getting them to fit with memory that has larger heatspreaders. Since most enthusiast...100
By Benchmark Reviews on December 05, 2013
Noctua CPU Cooler Final Thoughts While I was aware of Noctua's reputation previously, this is the first opportunity that I've personally had to test one of their coolers. It's obvious why they've garnered the reputation that they have as...86
By FrostyTech on December 02, 2013
In this review Frostytech will be testing out Noctua's NH-U14S heatsink, a 170mm tall thermal solution built around six 6mm diameter heatpipes and featuring one 140x150mm fan called the NF-A15 PWM. The Noctua-branded NF-A15 fan features all kinds of...94
By hardCOREware on October 30, 2013
Today we're looking at the NH-U14S from Noctua, an all new single tower 14cm CPU cooler. This is a upgraded and supersized version of the original NH-U9 series that has many enhancements that not only improve upon its original design, but make it...-
By SilentPC Review on September 15, 2013
The Noctua NH-U14S is an excellent performer overall but when you also take into account its size, it's fairly impressive. That such a thin, single fan, single tower heatsink can rub shoulders with bigger, heavier, premium coolers is delightfully...-
By Bigbruin on September 05, 2013
Noctua keeps rolling along with their high end coolers designed to tame the heat of today's modern processors. In this review we will be taking a look at two of their new heatpipe tower coolers, the NH-U12S and the NH-U14S. As you might be able to...-
By APH Networks on August 30, 2013
A few weeks ago, I was driving home from a friend's house. As I merged into the highway, my radar detector received a strong Ka band signal from behind. My detector does not false; Ka band alerts simply means police. Let me clarify I do not normally...84
By overclockers.com on August 23, 2013
Noctua has a good heatsink on their hands with the NH-U14S. As far as looks are concerned, most people are either going to love it or hate it due to the beige and reddish-brown color scheme of Noctua's fans. Regardless of what you think of the color...-