Noctua NH-U9S



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-U9S is delivered in a standard size square cardboard box which features a glossy texture and an all black design. The front side has a photo of the cooler alongside an abstract design used exclusively on packaging. The complete product name is printed on the upper left side, with the main features listed lower.


The sides of the box have the complete technical specifications of the heatsink and fan. In addition, the other side features a brief description of the main features of the NH-U9S cooler.


The back side of the packaging has a simple diagram of the cooler and presents the important characteristics of the product.


The cooler and the included accessories are packaged in individual plastic bags, inside a cardboard box. In terms of protection, the cooler is held in place by hard cardboard pieces on all sides.



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



Model: Noctua NH-U9S
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-UxS).
Materials: Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Dimensions (without fan): (H)125mm x (W)95mm x (D)68mm
Heatpipes: 5x – Ø6 mm
Weight: 618g (with Fan installed)
Model: Noctua NF-A9 PWM
Dimensions: 92 x 92 x 25mm
Bearing type: SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%): 2000 RPM
Max. rotational speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%): 1550 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%): 400 RPM
Max. airflow: 78,9 m³/h
Max. airflow with L.N.A.: 62,6 m³/h
Max. acoustical noise: 22,8 dB(A)
Max. acoustical noise with L.N.A.: 16,3 dB(A)
Connector: 4-Pin PWM
Input Power: 1.2 W
Voltage Range: 12 V
MTBF: > 150.000 h
Warranty: 6 Years


– Award-winning NH-U series
– design
– NF-A9 premium fan
– PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor
– S version with better compatibility
– 100% RAM compatibility
– 100% compatibility with PCIe cards on mini-ITX
– Dual fan ready
– SecuFirm2™ mounting system
– NT-H1 thermal compound
– 6-year manufacturer’s warranty

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