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[techPowerUp!] Noctua Presents NH-C12P 6 Heat Pipe Cooler

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Source: http://www.techpowerup.com/59461/Noc...pe_Cooler.html
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Noctua presented today its new premium class CPU cooler NH-C12P. Being equipped with 6 heat pipes and the award-winning NF-P12 120mm fan, the NH-C12P achieves excellent performance and outstanding quietness of operation. The down-facing c-type design allows for lower height and also provides additional cooling for motherboard components through two Airflow-Gaps.

"Given the trend towards powerful, HD ready multimedia systems and HTPCs in compact desktop cases, the demand for quiet high-end CPU coolers with lower height is growing and growing", explains Mag. Roland Mossig, Noctua CEO. "Our new NH-C12P is a premium class quiet cooler that offers the same excellent level of performance as our much acclaimed NH-U12P at a height of only 114mm."

This is made possible by the use of 6 heat pipes as well as a relatively wide fin spacing that guarantees optimal heat dissipation even at low fan speeds. Thanks to its two large Airflow-Gaps that provide additional cooling for near-socket motherboard components, the NH-C12P is perfectly suited for use in poorly ventilated desktop cases.

Just like the successful NH-U12P, the NH-C12P is equipped with Noctua's NF-P12 premium fan that ensures outstanding cooling performance at minimal noise levels and has received more than 50 recommendations from leading international websites and magazines since its introduction in November. The premium bundle is topped off by Noctua's award-winning NT-H1 high-end thermal compound, making the NH-C12P a total quality package for the highest demands.

Price and availability
The NH-C12P is available immediately at a recommended price of EUR 59.90 / USD 69.90.
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post #2 of 26
needs a different color fan - thats a fugly color
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That's a beast
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needs a different color fan - thats a fugly color
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noctua fans look "unique" but that is one seriously good looking cooler
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noctua fans look "unique" but that is one seriously good looking cooler
Agreed that the cooler itself is sexy.

Man its weird how that second row of fins is being supported merely by the heatpipes. I wonder how strong of a construction that is. Not that I will be using it to support the uneven corner of my kitchen table or anything...
    
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I wonder if the wavey heatpipe design is used to improve performance.
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Thanks for the post.

I love Noctua's Indust. Design team ...

Would like to see some review specs.

I've just never entertained the idea of a downward pointing cooler. It just bugs me.

    
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I've just never entertained the idea of a downward pointing cooler. It just bugs me.

    
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It looks like a nice cooler. The fan is typical for Noctua coolers.
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