In the upcoming pages we'll talk you through the products with the help of photos. We used an nForce 590 SLI for Intel reference mainboard and as promised earlier in this article, we'll cool down an Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 processor.
As you understand by now, we are testing the Noctual NH-U12 and U9 today. Each cooler we'll test passively yet also with a low and high-performance fan.
This is the top model NH0U12. Quite a beast in size to be honest.
Looking at the base of the cooler, you can see the heatpipes and the cooling block are made out of solid copper. You can also see two little holes on each of the sides. This is where you will put screws through for two mounting brackets.
The NH-U9 is in front of the NH-U12. These coolers are indistinguishable in every way, except for the size.
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