Scan code: LN104603 Manufacturer code: NH-U12S-CH-BK

Noctua NH-U12S chromax.black Slim CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-U12S chromax.black CPU Cooler, Intel/AMD, Single 120mm Fan, 300-1500RPM, 54.9CFM Airflow, 22.4dB, 4-pin PWM

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Scan code: LN104603 Manufacturer code: NH-U12S-CH-BK
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Product Overview


Award-Winning NH-U12 S Cooler

The NH-U12S chromax.black is an all-black version of Noctua’s award-winning NH-U12S premium-quality quiet CPU cooler. Thanks to the same proven slim-tower heatsink design and NF-F12 PWM fan, it stays true to the NH-U12S’s successful formula of fusing excellent cooling performance with superb quietness of operation and outstanding RAM, case and PCIe compatibility. At the same time, the chromax.black version with its black fan and black coated heatsink combines these assets with a sleek stealth look. Topped off with the renowned SecuFirm2™ multi-socket mounting system, Noctua’s enthusiast-grade NT-H1 thermal compound and a full 6-year manufacturer’s warranty, the NH-U12S chromax.black is a premium choice for customers who seek a highly compatible 120mm heatsink that looks just as great as it cools.

Tens of thousands of enthusiast users all over the world swear by the NH-U12S’s quality and performance. Recommended by more than 200 international hardware websites and magazines, it is renowned as being one of the best 120mm coolers on the market.


CHROMAX.Black Design

The NH-U12S chromax.black is black from head to toe: Featuring a black coated heatsink, black fans with black anti-vibration-pads, black fan clips and black mounting parts, it’s right at home in all-black builds and easy to integrate with other colour schemes.


Colour-Customisable

Using the optional NA-HC1 and NA-HC2 heatsink covers as well as the NA-SAVP1 anti-vibration pads (available in black, blue, green, red, yellow, white), the NH-U12S chromax.black can be fully customised to fit popular build colour schemes such as black and red or black and white.


100% RAM Compatibility

Thanks to its slim design with only 45mm fin depth, the NH-U12S will not overhang the RAM slots even with two fans installed. This gives the user full access to the memory modules on all current CPU sockets and guarantees 100% compatibility with tall heatspreaders or optional memory fans.*


Classic 120mm Tower Size for Excellent Overall Compatibility

Standing 158mm tall, the NH-U12S is short enough to fit most modern mid- or high-end tower cases. Measuring 125mm wide (including fan and fan clips), the cooler stays clear of the top PCIe slot on most standard ATX or Micro-ATX motherboards, ensuring optimum compatibility with multi-GPU setups.


NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow™ Fan

Recommended by more than 150 hardware publications and thousands of enthusiasts world-wide, the Noctua's premium quality NF-F12 Focused Flow™ 120mm fan is renowned to combine superb static pressure, excellent heatsink performance and surprising quietness of operation.


PWM Support and Low-Noise Adaptor

The NF-F12 120mm fan supplied with the NH-U12S supports PWM for convenient automatic speed control through the motherboard. In addition, the maximum fan speed can be reduced from 1500 to 1200rpm using the supplied Low-Noise Adaptor for even quieter operation.


Anti-Vibration Pads and Fan-Clips for Second NF-F12 (Optional)

For users who want to achieve even better performance by adding a second, optional NF-F12 PWM chromax.black.swap fan to create a push/pull setup, the NH-U12S includes fan clips and an extra set of custom-designed anti-vibration pads that allow to off-set the rear fan by 5mm to improve acoustics in dual-fan mode.**


SecuFirm2™ Multi-Socket Mounting System

Noctua’s SecuFirm2™ mounting systems have become synonymous with quality, safety and easy installation. Supporting Intel LGA115x (LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156) and LGA20xx (LGA2066, LGA2011-0, LGA2011-3), as well as AMD AM4, AM3(+), AM2(+), FM2(+) and FM1, the SecuFirm2™ mounting included with the NH-U12S is straightforward to install, provides perfect contact pressure and will stand the test of time even under heavy use.


Compatibility with Past and Future Sockets

Thanks to Noctua’s SecuFirm™ ecosystem, the NH-U12S can be made compatible with the older LGA1366 and LGA775 sockets using the optional NM-I3 mounting kit, which is provided free of charge. If technically possible, Noctua will also provide upgrade kits for future sockets, which makes the NH-U12S a safe long-term investment.***


NT-H1 Thermal Compound

Noctua’s much-acclaimed NT-H1 is a pro-grade TIM solution that provides minimum thermal resistance, excellent ease of use and outstanding reliability. Chosen again and again by overclockers and enthusiast users worldwide, it has established itself as a benchmark for premium-quality thermal compounds.


Soldered Interface Between Heatpipes and Fins

With many heatsinks, the fins are press-fitted to the heatpipes. Due to the different thermal expansion coefficients of copper and aluminium, this fit can loosen over years of thermal cycling, which may lead to reduced performance. By contrast, the NH-U12S’s fins are soldered to the heatpipes in order to guarantee a superior thermal interface that doesn’t deteriorate even after many years of usage.


6-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty

Noctua products are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the supplied NF-F12 features an MTTF rating of more than 150.000 hours and the entire NH-U12S package comes with a full 6-year manufacturer's warranty.



* Some AMD mainboards violate the 96x114mm keep-out zone specified by AMD, so the NH-U12S can only be used with RAM modules of up to 40mm height on these boards.
** Optional second NF-F12 fan not included.
*** NM-I3 mounting kit for LGA1366 and LGA775 not included.

Features
• All-black version of Noctua’s award-winning NH-U12S.
• NF-F12 120mm PWM black fan.
• Compatibility with past and future sockets.
• Six year warranty.
• NT-H1 thermal compound.
• Compatible with Intel and AMD CPUs.
Specifications
Cooler Specifications
Edition NH-U12S chromax.bk
Cooler Form Factor Compact Single Tower
Heatpipes 5
Cooler Features
  • Aluminium Fins
  • Low-Noise Cable
  • Nickel-Plated Copper Base
  • Nickel-Plated Copper Heatpipes
Socket Compatibility
  • 1150
  • 1151
  • 1155
  • 1156
  • 2011
  • 2011-3
  • 2066
  • AM2
  • AM2+
  • AM3/AM3+
  • AM4
  • FM1
  • FM2
  • FM2+
Max. TDP 165W
Fan Specifications
Included Fan Configuration 1 x 120mm
Fan Edition Noctua NF-F12 PWM
PWM Fan Yes
Fan Bearing Type SSO2
Fan Colour Black
LED Lighting  
Fan/Pump Connectors 1 x 4-pin
Max. Fan Speed 1500 rpm
Max. Fan Airflow 54.9 CFM
Max. Air Pressure 2.61 mm H²O
Max. Sound Level 22.4 dBA
Materials
Cooler Materials Aluminium / Nickel Plated / Copper
Included TIM (Thermal Interface Material) NT-H1 High-Grade Thermal Compound (Included)
Dimensions & Weight
Heatsink/Radiator Dimensions 125 x 158 x45 mm (WxHxD)
Total Dimensions 125 x 158 x 71 mm (WxHxD)
Weight 755 g
Additional Information
Scan Code LN104603
Model Number NH-U12S-CH-BK
GTIN 9010018000177
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
72 months
Type:
Direct
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Noctua
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