High quality "feel".
6 year warranty.
Clear and Easy to Understand User Manual.
Mounting kit for both Intel and AMD.
Comes with two Noctua NFB9 Fans.
Long Fan Wires.
Includes Low Noise and UltraLow Noise Adapters.
Excellent NTH1 Thermal Compound.
Fans slightly hard to mount.
Tall RAM Heatsinks will not clear the first DIMM slot of some motherboards.
Performance wise, it is not a best buy solution.
Installation procedure takes some time.
Possible interference with memory modules.
Fan wiring may be a bit too long.
By Overclockers Online on October 04, 2010
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 September 10, 2010
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 August 31, 2010
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...77
By Hi Tech Legion on August 04, 2010
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 June 30, 2010
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 June 23, 2010
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 June 14, 2010
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...90
By BCCHardware on April 15, 2010
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...92
By DragonSteelMods on February 20, 2010
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...100
By Clunk.org UK on January 20, 2010
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...80