Noctua NH-L9i


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-L9i is packaged in a rectangular cardboard box with a black and dark brown color scheme. The front side of the box features an abstract design with a profile photo on the right side. The name of the cooler is printed on the upper right corner alongside the Noctua branding. The important features are listed on the right middle side in blue, to highlight them.


The sides of the box present the full technical specifications of both the cooler and the included fan. Here there is also a brief description of the cooler and how it should be used, alongside a list of what is included in the package.


The back side of the packaging, presents each of the important features of the cooler, using a brief description and individual photos. The serial number of the cooler is printed here on a separate label.


The cooler and the accessories are protected by a hard foam shell and a soft cardboard shell on the underside. The accessories are encased into the hard foam, alongside the top part of the cooler. The protection offered by this packaging is good and the usage of the black foam enhances the overall design of the packaging.



The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x User manual
– 1x Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
– 1x NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
– 4x Black Screws for 92 x 92 x 25mm fans
– 4x Long black screws
– 4x Short screws with plastic washers
– 1x Noctua Metal Case-Badge



Model: NH-L9i
Supported sockets:
Intel: LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156
AMD: AM4 with NM-AM4-L9aL9i
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Dimensions (without fan): (H)23mm x (W)95mm x (D)95mm
Heatpipes: 2x – Ø6 mm
Weight: 320g (without fan) or 380g (with Fan installed)
Model: Noctua NF-A9x14 HS-PWM
Dimensions: 92 x 92 x 14 mm
Bearing type: SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 2500 RPM
Max. rotational speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 1800 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 600 RPM
Max. Airflow: 57,5 m³/h
Max. airflow with L.N.A.: 40,8 m³/h
Static pressure: 2,11 mm H₂O
Max. Acoustical Noise: 23,6 dB(A)
Max. acoustical noise with L.N.A.: 14,8 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Max. input power: 2,52 W
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 150.000 h
Warranty: 6 Years


– Award-winning NH-L9i cooler
– design
– 37mm low profile
– NF-A9x14 PWM premium fan
– Low-Noise Adaptor
– Custom-designed SecuFirm2™ mounting for LGA115x
– Optional SecuFirm2™ mounting kit for AMD AM4
– NT-H1 thermal compound
– Soldered interface between heatpipes and fins
– 6-year manufacturer’s warranty

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