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News Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12S!

Anoucement Page
NH_L9a-AM4 Product Page
NH-L12S Product Page

Both products are hard replacements of the L9a and the L12 respectively

Stats:

NH-L9aM4
Height, Outline, TDP: virtually identical

Out-Of-Box Compatibility:
  • L9a: AM2/+ AM3/+ FM1 FM2/+
  • L9aM4: AM4



NH-L12S
Height:
  • Low Profile (without fan on top)
    • L12: 66mm
    • L12S: 70mm
  • High Profile
    • L12: 93mm
    • L12S: 87mm (A12x15) / 97mm (regular NF 120mm fan, theoretically)
      • second fan clip may not be included
Outline:
  • L12: 128x150 centered
  • L12S: 128x146mm centered
RAM clearance:
  • L12: 43mm
  • L12S??: 30.75mm fan at bottom / 45.75mm fan not at bottom (estimated from drawing)
TDP:
  • L12: 95W LP mode / 140W both fans (no overclocking)
  • L12S: 95W-you-might-do-higher-sort-of. No mention of dual fans


 
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theGryphon

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^ As for RAM clearance, I did the little math up there, you don't trust me? :mad:;)

Edit: And, I had meant comparison of NH-L12S and NH-L12. Otherwise, I've seen some reviews of NH-L12S but most of them were very questionable, methodology-wise and trustworthiness-wise.
 
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^ As for RAM clearance, I did the little math up there, you don't trust me? :mad:;)

Edit: And, I had meant comparison of NH-L12S and NH-L12. Otherwise, I've seen some reviews of NH-L12S but most of them were very questionable, methodology-wise and trustworthiness-wise.
oh nuts I missed half the thread ._. what kind of OP am I? ,_,