The Noctua NH-U12A chromax.black performs well as an air cooler with Alder Lake, able to handle up to 220w long term loads when paired with Intel's i9-12900k - performing almost as well as the bigger NH-D15. The all-black asthetic of this cooler will appeal to those who are tired of seeing RGB plastered everywhere, and Noctua's top-notch customer support means you'll know this cooler will be supported for years to come.
Certified with an 80 PLUS Gold rating, the PQ-M series offers up to 90% power efficiency under typical system loads with all Japanese electrolytic capacitors to provide pristine power output quality while reducing overall heat waste and operational noise. Built solid from inside out, the circuit platform is hard connected to the modular board for added rigidity and reduced signal noise. The fully modular cabling allows only the necessary system cables are utilized for simpler cable management.
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