Noctua NH-D15 Ultra Quiet CPU Cooler

Retail Price: $89.95
Price: $79.95
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Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler

The Noctua NH-D15 Quiet CPU cooler is built on the basis of the legendary NH-D14 and carrying on its quest for ultimate quiet cooling performance, Noctua’s flagship model NH-D15 is an elite-class dual tower cooler for the highest demands. Its expanded heatpipe layout and two premium grade NF-A15 140mm fans with PWM support for automatic speed control allow it to further improve the NH-D14’s award-winning efficiency. Topped off with the trusted, pro-grade SecuFirm2™ multi-socket mounting system, Noctua’s proven NT-H1 thermal compound and full 6 years manufacturer’s warranty, the NH-D15 forms a complete premium quality solution that represents a deluxe choice for overclockers and silent-enthusiasts alike.

Noctua NH-D15 Features:

Based on the award-winning NH-D14

Noctua’s NH-D14 has received more than 350 awards and recommendations from leading international hardware websites and magazines, making it one of the most successful premium heatsinks ever built. With its expanded layout and dual NF-A15 fans, the NH-D15 further improves the D14’s much acclaimed quiet cooling performance.

6 heatpipe dual tower design

As compared to conventional single tower heatinks, the NH-D15’s fine-tuned six heatpipe dual tower design provides more surface area, better heat-distribution and superior airflow efficiency in dual fan mode.

Widened fin stack and expanded heatpipe layout

Compared to the NH-D14, the NH-D15’s fin-stack has been widened from 140 to 150mm and its heatpipes are now spaced further apart, which allows for a more uniform heat distribution over a larger surface area and thus contributes to the NH-D15’s superior efficiency.

High RAM compatibility in single fan mode

Thanks to its recessed lower fins, the NH-D15 provides 64mm clearance for tall memory heatsinks in single fan mode, making it compatible with most high end RAM modules on the market. In dual fan mode, the NH-D15 should be used with standard height RAM (up to 32mm).*

Dual NF-A15 140mm fans

The NH-D15 features two of Noctua’s premium class NF-A15 140mm fans. Complying with Noctua’s AAO standard and featuring sophisticated aerodynamic design measures such as Flow Acceleration Channels, the NF-A15 has quickly built up a reputation as one of the best 140mm fans on the market.

PWM support and Low-Noise Adaptor

The NF-A15 premium fans supplied with the NH-D15 support PWM for convenient automatic speed control through the mainboard. In addition, the maximum fan speed can be reduced from 1500 to 1200rpm using the supplied Low-Noise Adaptor for even quieter operation.

Excellent component cooling

Extending below the fin-stacks, the large NF-A15 fans not only contribute to the NH-D15’s superb CPU cooling capabilities but also provide massive airflow over surrounding motherboard components and heatsinks, thus ensuring excellent component cooling performance.

SecuFirm2™ mounting system

Noctua’s SecuFirm2™ mounting systems have become synonymous with quality, safety and ease of use. Supporting Intel LGA115x (LGA1150, LGA1151, LGA1155, LGA1156), LGA2066, LGA2011 and AMD  (AM4 since 2019), AM3(+), AM2(+), FM1, FM2(+), the SecuFirm2™ mounting included with the NH-D15 guarantees perfect contact pressure and maximum convenience on all current sockets.

Compatibility with past and future sockets

Complying with the open SecuFirm™ standard, the NH-D15 can be made compatible with the older LGA1366 and LGA775 sockets using the optional NM-I3 mounting kit, which is provided by Noctua free of charge. If technically possible, Noctua will also provide upgrade kits for future sockets.

NT-H1 thermal compound

Having received more than 100 awards and recommendations from hardware journalists around the world, Noctua’s NT-H1 is a proven professional grade TIM solution that provides minimum thermal resistance, excellent ease of use and outstanding reliability.

6 years warranty

Noctua products are renowned for their impeccable quality and outstanding longevity. Like all Noctua fans, the supplied NF-A15’s feature an MTBF rating of more than 150.000 hours and the entire NH-D15 package comes with a full 6 years manufacturer’s warranty.

*In chassis with more than 165mm CPU cooler clearance, the front fan can be moved upwards to make room for memory modules taller than 32mm.

 

Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Specifications
Socket compatibility Intel LGA2066, LGA2011-0 &LGA2011-3 (Square ILM)),
LGA1156, LGA1155, LGA1151, LGA1150
AMD AM2, AM2+, AM3, AM3+, FM1, FM2, FM2+ (backplate required),
AM4 (included since 2019, older coolers require NM-AM4)
Height (without fan) 160 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) 1000g
Weight (with fan) 1320) g
Material Copper (base and heat-pipes), aluminum (cooling fins),
soldered joints & nickel plating
Fan Compatibility 140x150x25mm (with 120mm mounting holes),
140x140x25mm (with 120mm mounting holes),
120x120x25mm
Scope of Delivery
  • 2x NF-A15 PWM premium fan
  • 2x Ultra-Low-Noise-Adapter (L.N.A.)
  • Y-Split Cable
  • NT-H1 high-grade thermal compound
  • SecuFirm2™ Mounting Kit
  • Noctua Metal Case-Badge
Warranty 6 Years

 

Noctua NF-A15 PWM Fan Specifications
Model Noctua 2x NF-A15 PWM premium fan
Bearing SSO2
Rotational Speed (+/- 10%) 1500 RPM
Max Rotational Speed with L.N.A. (+/- 10%) 1200 RPM
Min Rotational Speed PWM (+/- 10%) 300 / 300 RPM
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

Additional Information:

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