|Weight & dimensions|
|Heatsink dimensions (W x D x H)||95 x 51 x 95 mm|
|Heatsink weight||340 g|
|Fan dimensions (W x D x H)||92 x 14 x 92 mm|
|Mean time between failures (MTBF)||150000 h|
|Fan diameter||9.2 cm|
|Supported processor sockets||Socket AM2, Socket AM2+, Socket AM3, Socket AM3+, Socket FM1, Socket FM2, Socket FM2+|
|Minimum air pressure||1.06 mmH2O|
|Maximum air pressure||2.11 mmH2O|
|Noise level (low speed)||14.8 dB|
|Noise level (high speed)||23.6 dB|
|Rotational speed (max)||2500 RPM|
|Rotational speed (min)||600 RPM|
The NH-L9x65 is a taller, performance-enhanced version of Noctua’s award-winning NH-L9 low-profile coolers. With 65 instead of 37mm height and four instead of two heatpipes, the NH-L9x65 is more powerful than its smaller siblings yet retains their 95x95mm footprint, which guarantees 100% RAM and PCIe compatibility on Intel based ITX mainboards and makes the cooler more convenient to work with as it doesn’t overhang near-socket connectors. Thanks to the highly optimised NF-A9x14 premium fan that supports fully automatic speed control via PWM, the NH-L9x65 runs remarkably quiet. Topped off with the professional SecuFirm2™ multi-socket mounting system for Intel and AMD, Noctua’s renowned NT-H1 thermal compound and 6 years manufacturer’s warranty, the NH-L9x65 fuses everything users have come to expect from Noctua’s larger coolers into a compact premium package for space restricted systems.
Caution: The NH-L9x65 is a highly-compact low-profile quiet cooler designed for use in small form factor cases and HTPC environments. While it provides first rate performance in its class, it is not suitable for overclocking and should be used with care on CPUs with more than 84W TDP (Thermal Design Power). Please consult our TDP guidelines to find out whether the NH-L9x65 is recommended for your CPU.