|DIMENSIONS||L: 128 x W: 146 x H: 70mm (including 15mm thick fan)|
|MATERIALS||Copper (base and 4x heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins)|
|FANS||1x NF-A12x15 (1800RPM)|
|THERMAL COMPOUND (INCLUDED)||Y (NT-H1)|
Noctua NH-L12S is a high performance low profile CPU cooler at 70mm in height. The height can be increased using an additional slim 15mm fan or 25mm thick top fan for extra cooling performance.
All CPU cooler testing was completed on BC1T Open Testbench using the following hardware in 20°C room ambient temperature. CPU cooler fans were set to fixed 35dB(a) noise level at distance of 50cm.
|CASE||BC1T Open Testbench|
|MOTHERBOARD||GIGABYTE B660I AORUS PRO DDR4 (paid link)|
|CPU||Intel 12700K (paid link)|
|CPU COOLER||Noctua NH-L12S (paid link)|
|PSU||Corsair SF 600 Platinum (paid link)|
|RAM||Crucial Ballistix, 16GB (2x8GB), 3600MHz, CL16 (paid link)|
Noctua NH-L12S has good build quality and is straightforward to mount. It has quiet operation, even at full load. The NF-A12x15 fan reached maximum of 35dB at 100% load; recorded from distance of 50cm in our testing.