Noctua NH-L12 Ghost S1 Edition



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.


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Packaging and accessories

The NH-L12 Ghost S1 Edition is packaged in a standard sized cardboard box. The front side of the box has an abstract close up photo of the heatsink and heatpipe assembly. The main features of the cooler are listed with bullet points on the left side, while the complete product name is listed on the upper side.


The sides of the box have a detailed introduction regarding both the Ghost S1 special edition cooler and the original NH-L12 cooler. The other side has a list with the complete technical specifications of both the cooler and the fan.


The back side of the packaging presents the main features of the cooler, with monochrome diagrams.


The cooler and the accessories are delivered in individual cardboard boxes.



The product comes with the following accessories:
– 3x User manual
– 1x Noctua Metal Case-Badge
– 1x NT-H2 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



Model: Noctua NH-L12 Ghost S1 Edition
Supported sockets:
Intel: LGA2066, LGA2011-0 & LGA2011-3 (Square ILM), LGA1200, LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1151, LGA1150.
AMD: AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, AM4, FM1, FM2, FM2+ (backplate required).
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Dimensions (without fan): (H)66mm x (W)128mm x (D)150mm
Heatpipes: 4x – Ø6 mm
Weight: 500g (with Fan installed)
Model: Noctua NF-B9 PWM
Dimensions: 92 x 92 x 25mm
Bearing type: SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 1600 RPM
Max. rotational speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 1300 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 300 RPM
Max. airflow: 64,3 m³/h
Max. airflow with L.N.A.: 52,6 m³/h
Max. acoustical noise: 17,6 dB(A)
Max. acoustical noise with L.N.A.: 13,1 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Input Power: 0,96 W
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 150.000 h
Warranty: 6 Years


– Award-winning NH-L12 heatsink;
– Special edition for the Ghost S1 case;
– 48mm RAM clearance;
– PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptors;
– SecuFirm2™ multi-socket mounting system;
– Compatibility with past and future sockets;
– NT-H2 next-gen thermal compound;
– 6-year manufacturer’s warranty.

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