Based on the awardwinning NHC14
Having received more than 200 awards and recommendations from leading international hardware websites and magazines the NHC14 has become an established reference for 140mm topflow coolers. With its deeper fin stack and more efficient NFA14 PWM fan the new Sversion provides similar performance and further improved compatibility.
CType topflow design
The ctype topflow design of the NHC14S not only allows for superb quiet cooling performance while maintaining a much lower profile than todays 140mm towerstyle coolers but also ensures excellent airflow over RAM modules and nearsocket motherboard components.
Low Profile Mode
Run with the NFA14 fan installed underneath the fin stack the NHC14S stands only 115mm tall which is much lower than tower coolers with 140mm or 120mm fans and allows it to fit many desktop style or HTPC cases.
NHC14S Features High Clearance Mode
Run with the NFA14 fan installed on top the NHC14S provides extended clearance underneath the fin stack. This way it is fully compatible with chipset coolers and RAM modules with heatspreaders of up to 70mm height.
Offset design for PCIe clearance
Compared to the original NHC14 the layout of the NHC14S has been offset in two axis. Thanks to this measure the heatsink will clear the top PCIe slot on most ATX and ATX motherboards when the bendings of the heatpipes face the PCIe slots or the I/O panel.*
NFA14 140mm premium fan
Featuring sophisticated aerodynamic optimisations such as Flow Acceleration Channels the NFA14 is renowned to be among the best quiet 140mm fans on the market. Combined with the deeper fin stack of the NHC14S it allows the cooler to achieve similar performance levels as its dual fan predecessor despite only using a single NFA14. button
PWM support and LowNoise Adaptor
The NFA14 premium fan supplied with the NHC14S supports PWM for convenient automatic speed control through the motherboard. In addition the maximum fan speed can be reduced from 1500 to 1200rpm using the supplied LowNoise Adaptor for even quieter operation.
SecuFirm2 mounting system
Noctuas SecuFirm2 mounting systems have become synonymous with quality safety and ease of use. Supporting Intel LGA115x LGA1150 LGA1151 LGA1155 LGA1156 LGA2011 LGA20110 & LGA20113 and AMD AM3+ AM2+ FM1 FM2+ the SecuFirm2 mounting included with the NHC14S guarantees perfect contact pressure and maximum convenience on all current sockets.
Compatibility with past and future sockets
Complying with the open SecuFirm standard the NHC14S can be made compatible with the older LGA1366 and LGA775 sockets using the optional NMI3 mounting kit which is provided by Noctua free of charge. If technically possible Noctua will also provide upgrade kits for future sockets.
NTH1 thermal compound
Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from hardware journalists around the world Noctuas NTH1 is a proven professional grade TIM solution that provides minimum thermal resistance excellent ease of use and outstanding reliability. button