Noctua NH-U9B SE2

  • Noctua NH-U9B SE2
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Based on 11 scores, 22 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Quiet fans.
  • High quality "feel".
  • 6 year warranty.

Cons:

  • Fans slightly hard to mount.
  • Tall RAM Heatsinks will not clear the first DIMM slot of some motherboards.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Overclockers Online on -

Bigger is usually better when it comes to cooling, but it may not always be an option. With the NH-U9B SE2, Noctua gives users with limited room a solid performing cooler. Its smaller size as well as quiet operation makes it an ideal choice for HTPC...

By DreamWare Computers on -

The Noctua NH-U9B SE2 is the perfect candidate as a choice for a CPU cooler in a HTPC or mATX system. It delivers very good performance even though it has a very small footprint inside of the case, and does so extremely quietly as well. Also, it is...

By Overclock3D on 77

I believe that it is safe to say that Noctua have produced yet another high quality offering.The NH-U9B is a universal CPU heatsink that will cool your processor quietly and without consuming huge amounts of space. It is easy to install and is also...

By Hi Tech Legion on -

The Noctua U9B-SE2 is an excellent heatsink for those who have mATX cases that do not have enough height clearance to install larger tower heatsinks (like the Noctua U9B-SE2's bigger brother, the Noctua U12P-SE2) also because of the very effective...

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on -

After thermal testing, one could conclude that the Noctua NH-U9B SE2 made minimal if any thermal difference. However, it is important to note that the rate of temperature increase was a lot slower. So under standard operating or gaming conditions I...

By CDRinfo on -

ManufacturerNoctuaModelNH-U9B SE2 Price $55 CategoryPower users Noctua's NH-U9B SE2 cooler is a special edition of the NH-U9B cooler for HTPCs or smaller cases. The NH-U9B SE2 now comes with two of Noctua's NF-B9 92mm fans and adds support for...

By techPowerUp! on 90

Noctua's NH-U9B SE2 has proven to be a decent performer. Its quality and bundled accessories set it apart from the rest of the competition. As usual, Noctua has bundled the cooler with easy to install mounting hardware for almost every current CPU...

By BCCHardware on 92

We were very impressed when we took a look at the original NH-U9B CPU cooler almost two years ago (our original review can be found here), and two years later when we tested it again I'd have to say I was impressed once again. The Noctua NH-U9B SE2...

By DragonSteelMods on 100

The similarities between the NH-U9B SE2 and the NH-U12P SE1366 are easy to see. The NH-U9B SE2 is basically a miniature version of the NH-U12P SE1366 and is designed for smaller enclosures. The NH-U9B SE2 performance is on par with its bigger brother...

By Clunk.org UK on 80

For its size, the NH-U9B SE2 has proved to be an excellent package with performance very similar to the NH-C12P SE14. Noctua have provided a pair of excellent coolers with the NH-U9B SE2 and the NH-C12P SE14 I think I would be hard pressed to...

By Overclockers Club on -

Much like its larger brethren, the NH-U9B Special Edition is a high quality heatsink with a ton of technology behind it. From the SSO bearings and Vortex Control Notches on the fans, to the build quality and darn-near universal SecuFirm2 mounting...

By Neoseeker on -

Overall, I completely recommend the NH-D14, but when it comes to the NH-U9B SE2, I think Noctua has missed the...

International Review By Clube do Hardware on -

O cooler para processadores Noctua NH-U9B SE2 saiu-se bem, principalmente se lembrarmos que ele é um cooler “compacto”, com apenas 125 mm de altura. Ele não é voltado aos ultra-mega computadores para jogos montados dentro de...

International Review By insidehardware.it on 92

Noctua è un'azienda austriaca nata nel 2005 dalla collaborazione tra Kolink, noto produttore taiwanese di ventole, e il distributore austriaco Rascom.L'azienda è molto popolare, soprattutto tra gli utenti enthusiast, per la particolare...

International Review By hdblog.it on -

Seppur aiutato dalla stagione invernale in corso, il Noctua NH-U9B SE2 si è dimostrato un cooler con buone performance ma soprattutto di ottima fattura, come del resto ci si poteva aspettare da un prodotto proposto dalla case austriaca. La cura del...

International Review By PCBrain on 85

Negli ultimi mesi abbiamo visto apparire in commercio dissipatori sempre più efficienti e performanti, dotati però di alcune pecche, tra cui quella sicuramente più difficile da risolvere, visto le difficoltà che crea nel montaggio,...

International Review By GinjFo on 85

Noctua reste fidèle à sa réputation avec pour cette nouvelle version du NH-U9B, le NH-U9B SE2, un produit de qualité avec l’usage de matériaux nobles et un haut niveau de finition tant du côté du radiateur que...

International Review By Planet 3DNow! on -

Das Gesamtfazit wird keinen Sieger krönen aber einige Hinweise bieten. Der gesamte Test zeigt, dass man nicht immer einen leistungsstarken Kühler benötigt. Gerade die 65W TDP-Klasse kann man im Grunde mit jedem Marken-Kühler unter...

International Review By TecCentral on -

Moderne Prozessoren sind kleine Kraftwerke, deren Abwärme effektiv abgeführt werden muss. Doch nicht in jedem Computergehäuse ist ausreichend Platz für einen ausladenden High-End-Kühler. Eine wohnzimmer-kompatible Behausung...

International Review By Dinox PC on 80

Come era già successo in precedenza Noctua continua a stupirci con prodotti adatti ad ogni tipo di impiego spaziando da soluzioni che fanno delle prestazioni eccellenti il loro cavallo di battaglia fino a prodotti ampiamente compatibili con tutti i...