Noctua NH-L9a Review

Noctua NH-L9a has max height of 37mm and has no motherboard or ram compatibility issues. The NH-L9a cooler is the AM4 specific variant of Noctua’s NH-L9i. The L9a includes one NF-A9x14 fan which comes in either chormax black or original brown.

CPU COOLER TESTING

TEST BENCHStreacom BC1T
MOTHERBOARDGIGABYTE B550I AORUS PRO AX (Amazon Link)
CPURyzen 5 5600X (Amazon Link)
CPU COOLERNoctua L9a (Amazon Link)
GPU GIGABYTE RTX 3060 Ti Gaming OC (Amazon Link)
PSU Corsair SF 600 Platinum (Amazon Link)
RAMCrucial Ballistix 16GB, 3600MHz, 2x8GB, CL16 (Amazon Link)
STORAGE256GB M.2 NVME (Amazon Link)
1TB M.2 NVME (Amazon Link)
CPU-ZTIMESPY
Stress Test: 10 MinutesPeak CPU Temperature
AMBIENT TEMPERATURECPU FAN SPEED
25-26°​CPreset: Normal

CPU-Z STRESS TEST (AUTO BOOSTING)

TIMESPY BENCHMARK

CPU-Z STRESS TEST (PBO ENABLED)

CPU COOLER COMPARISON

SOURCE(S)

noctua.at

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.