Noctua NH-C14S

 

Introduction

Noctua is a company specialized in designing and producing of high-end coolers and fans for PC type systems. The company was founded in 2005 by Rascom Computerdistribution and Taiwanese company Kolink International. Today Noctua is present in more than 30 countries, being one of the most known manufacturers of cooling solutions.

Official product link:

https://noctua.at/en/nh-c14s

 

Packaging and accessories

The Noctua NH-C14S is delivered in a standard cardboard box, which has the regular Noctua design. The front side of the packaging features an abstract macro photo of the heatpipe endings of the cooler. The main characteristics of the cooler are listed on the left side, while the complete product name is printed on the upper side.

 

The sides of the box present the complete technical specifications of the cooler and the included fan. On the lower right corner, there are two small diagrams of the cooler, each with a different angle.

 

The back of the packaging presents the important characteristics of the NH-C14S. Each feature of the product is followed by a short description and a small diagram.

 

The cooler and the included accessories are packaged in individual cardboard boxes. In terms of protection, the cooler is covered by hard cardboard plates on all sides.

 

Accessories

The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x User manual
– 1x Noctua Metal Case-Badge
– 1x NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
– 1x Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
– 1x Phillips Screw Driver
– 2x Metal Fan Clips
– 1x NM-IBP2 Backplate
– 2x NM-IBB2 Mounting Bars (Intel)
– 2x NM-AMB8 Mounting Bars (AMD)
– 4x NM-APS4 Plastic Spacers for AM4
– 4x NM-APS5 Plastic Spacers for AMD
– 4x NM-ALS1 Screws for AMD
– 2x NM-AMB11 Mounting Bars
– 4x NM-IBT2 Bolts
– 2x NM-IMB3 Mounting Bars
– 4x NM-ITS1 Thumbscrews
– 4x NM-IPS1 Spacers

 

Specifications

Model: NH-C14S
Supported sockets:
Intel: LGA2066, LGA2011-0 & LGA2011-3 (Square ILM), LGA1200, LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1151, LGA1150.
AMD: AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+ (backplate required), AM4 (included since 2019, older coolers require NM-AM4).
Heatsink:
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Dimensions (without fans): (H)115mm x (W)140mm x (D)163mm
Heatpipes: 6x – Ø6 mm
Weight: 817g (without fan) or 1015g (with Fan installed)
Fan(s):
Model: NF-A14 PWM
Dimensions: 140 x 140 x 25 mm
Bearing type: SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 1500 RPM
Max. rotational speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 1200 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 300 RPM
Max. airflow: 140,2 m³/h
Max. airflow with L.N.A.: 115,5 m³/h
Max. acoustical noise: 24,6 dB(A)
Max. acoustical noise with L.N.A.: 19,2 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Input Power: 1,56 W
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 150.000 h
Warranty: 6 Years

Features:

– Based on the award-winning NH-C14
– C-Type top-flow design
– Low Profile Mode
– High Clearance Mode
– Offset design for PCIe clearance
– NF-A14 140mm premium fan
– PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor
– SecuFirm2™ mounting system
– Compatibility with past and future sockets
– NT-H1 thermal compound
– 6-year manufacturer’s warranty

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