Editors Liked

  • Improvement over the Intel Stock Cooler
  • Simple, small design ensures no clearance issues
  • Easy installation
  • SecuFirm 2 mounting system works with any Noctua cooler
  • 6Year warranty
  • Silent performance
  • Excellent choice for DIY HTPC and SFF PC Setups
  • 95mm x 95mm x 65mm footprint

Editors Didn't Like

  • Performance is not adequate for high TDP processors
  • Really expensive lowprofile cooler
  • Cooling Limitations
  • Not everyone will appeal to the fan color
  • Works best on low wattage processors
  • Noctua NFA9x14 PWM fan is little audible at max and constant RPM of 2500