Noctua NH-D15


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About this Product

Socket compatibility Intel LGA2011 (Square ILM), LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1150 & AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+ (backplate required)
Height (without fan) 165 mm
Width (without fan) 150 mm
Depth (without fan) 135 mm
Height (with fan) 165 mm
Width (with fan) 150 mm
Depth (with fan) 161 mm
Weight (without fan) 1000 g
Weight (with fan) 1320 g
Material Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating
Fan compatibility 140x150x25 (with 120mm mounting holes), 140x140x25 (with 120mm mounting holes), 120x120x25
Scope of Delivery
2x NF-A15 PWM premium fan
2x Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
SecuFirm2™ Mounting Kit
Noctua Metal Case-Badge
Warranty 6 Years

Fan specifications
Model 2x Noctua NF-A15 PWM
Bearing SSO2
Max. Rotational Speed (+/- 10%) 1500 RPM
Max. Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%) 1200 RPM
Min. Rotational Speed (PWM, +/-20%) 300 RPM
Max. Airflow 140,2 m³/h
Max. Airflow with L.N.A. 115,5 m³/h
Max. Acoustical Noise 24,6 dB(A)
Max. Acoustical Noise with L.N.A. 19,2 dB(A)
Input Power 1,56 W
Voltage Range 12 V
MTBF > 150.000 h

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Noctua NH-D15 Reviews Rating: 89 out of 100 based on 5 ratings.

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APH Networks 7.8/10 Jul 11 '14
Big Bruin  --- Sep 17 '14  --- Jun 20 '14
Frosty Tech  --- Apr 29 '14
Hard Tecs 4U  --- Apr 22 '14
Hardcoreware  --- Apr 16 '14
HardOCP  --- Jun 05 '14
Hardware Asylum  --- Jun 19 '14  --- May 09 '14
KitGuru 9/10 Jul 10 '14
Modders-Inc  --- Apr 15 '14
NikKTech  --- Apr 28 '14
ocaholic 4.5/5 Jun 19 '14
Technic3D  --- Sep 15 '14
techPowerUp! 9.7/10 Jun 16 '14
ThinkComputers 9/10 Aug 13 '14
Neoseeker  --- Jun 16 '14
Overclockers Club  --- Jun 11 '14
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Noctua NH-D15 Roundups and Shootouts

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Noctua NH-D15 Review X-bit labs -- Jun 02 '14

APH Networks on

"For about $100 at press time, the Noctua NH-D15 does not come cheap, but it is still one of the best air coolers in the market today for overclockers and silent PC enthusiasts alike."

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Big Bruin on

"Considering that this cooler exceeded the cooling performance of the NH-U12S and the NH-U14S, and matched if not exceeded the low noise production of both, the Noctua NH-D15 heatpipe tower CPU..."

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"Overall this is easily one of the best coolers on the market and should you need a high quality cooler that looks great, performs exceptionally well even when overclocking and offers good value for..."

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Frosty Tech on

"Bottom line, Noctua's NH-D15 twin tower CPU cooler is an excellent heatsink for Intel and AMD platforms, particularly if a self-contained watercooling system isn't the direction you want to take..."

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Hardcoreware on

"The NH-D15 is tied for the highest performing air cooler we have ever tested, as it comes out of the box. It is even more impressive when you consider the noise level – other coolers may match it,..."

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