Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: NOCTUA
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NOCTUA NH-C14 INTRODUCTION
While Noctua may not be the first name that comes to mind when discussing the subject of PC cooling products, this Austrian company has a huge following in Europe. I've had the opportunity to look at a few of their products in the past and have always come away very impressed. Recently, Noctua has come out with a couple of new coolers and I jumped at the chance to get them in the lab for evaluation.
The NH-C14 that we're going to look at this time out has what Noctua calls a “C” design (hence the name) and features down-facing 140mm fans to cool the motherboard components as well as the CPU. With a few configuration options to offer, Noctua claims that this cooler can do some things that others can't. Let's take a closer look at this new cooler and see.
NOCTUA CORPORATE PROFILE
Noctua aims at establishing a new level of quality and performance "Designed in Austria" through paying attention to the users' needs in a market burdened with all kinds of frills and furbelows and providing sound-optimised premium components, which serve their purpose in a smart, precise and reliable manner.