Product on Review: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011
Manufacturer and Sponsor: Noctua
Street Price: £65
Noctua are the giants of cooling and have asserted themselves as a household name in the last 5 years. Their NH-D14 has long been a benchmark in the arena of the CPU cooler; it was the first twin radiator design to hit the market and has since its arrival won countless awards for excellence.
Today we turn to Noctua for a review of their LGA2011 specific D14, namely NH-D14 SE2011. This CPU cooler is primarily for those with Sandy Bridge-E – the only difference between the original D14 and the SE2011 is the mounting kit. We know the D14 is a success on a range of different platforms but how does it fare when used with the might of LGA2011? It’s time to find out!
Noctua on NH-D14 SE2011
Having received more than 250 awards and recommendations from the international press, Noctua's NH-D14 has become a benchmark in premium quality quiet cooling. The SE2011 version is a special edition for Intel's Core i7-39xx/38xx (Sandy Bridge-E) high-end platform and comes equipped with the new SecuFirm2™ mounting system for LGA2011. Combined with the exquisite NF-P12/NF-P14 dual PWM fan configuration and topped off with Noctua's renowned NT-H1 thermal compound, the NH-D14 SE2011 is an elite choice for an elite platform.