Continuing the legacy of Noctua’s classic NH-U-series, the NH-U12S has become a benchmark for slim, highly compatible 120mm single tower coolers. The TR4-SP3 version is a tailored custom model for AMD’s sTRX4/TR4/SP3 platform (Ryzen Threadripper / Epyc) and features a larger contact surface as well as the latest SecuFirm2 mounting system for socket sTRX4/TR4/SP3. Topped off with the renowned quiet NF-F12 PWM 120mm fan and Noctua’s proven NT-H1 thermal compound, the NH-U12S TR4-SP3 forms a complete premium-quality solution that combines outstanding performance, superb acoustics and excellent compatibility for high-end sTRX4/TR4/SP3 systems.
120mm size for excellent performance and compatibility
With five heatpipes and the powerful NF-F12 120mm fan, the NH-U12S achieves outstanding cooling performance while maintaining excellent compatibility: At 158mm height and 125mm width, it is short enough to fit most modern tower cases and stays clear of the top PCIe slot on most motherboards.
SecuFirm2 mounting system for sTRX4/TR4/SP3
Noctua’s SecuFirm2 mounting systems have become synonymous with quality, safety and ease of use. The TR4-SP3 variant has been completely custom-designed for the new socket and is particularly easy to install: Put on the heatsink, fix the four spring-loaded screws and you’re done!
Offset mounting options for better PCIe clearance
In order to assure optimal compatibility with SLI and CrossFire multi-GPU setups, the SecuFirm2 mounting for sTRX4/TR4/SP3 makes it possible to offset the cooler by 3 or 6mm towards the upper edge of the motherboard, thereby increasing clearance of the top PCIe slot.
NF-F12 120mm Focused Flow fan
Recommended by more than 150 hardware publications and thousands of enthusiasts world-wide, the Noctua's premium quality NF-F12 Focused Flow 120mm fan is renowned to combine superb static pressure, excellent heatsink performance and surprising quietness of operation.
This cooler is only compatible with AMD sTRX4/TR4/SP3, and cannot be used on any other sockets and is incompatible with Noctua’s standard mounting kits.
Scope of delivery
- NF-F12 PWM premium fan
- Low-Noise Adaptor (L.N.A.)
- NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
- SecuFirm2 sTRX4/TR4/SP3 mounting-kit
- Anti-vibration pads and fan-clips for second NF-F12
- Noctua metal case-badge
- Height (without fan): 158 mm
- Width (without fan): 125 mm
- Depth (without fan): 45 mm
- Height (with fan): 158 mm
- Width (with fan): 125 mm
- Depth (with fan): 71 mm
- Weight (without fan): 695 g
- Weight (with fan/s): 870 g
Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminium (cooling fins), soldered joints & nickel plating.
Tailored custom version for sTRX4/TR4/SP3 (Ryzen Threadripper / Epyc)
Please note that the NH-U12S TR4-SP3 is a dedicated version for the AMD sTRX4/TR4/SP3 socket. Due to its customised larger base, it cannot be used on any other sockets and is incompatible with Noctua’s standard mounting kits.
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|LGA115x (LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156)||✓||X||with NM-i115x*||X||X||✓|
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