Noctua has made frequent appearances here at OCIA.net particularly within the last two years, and with good reason: they make some of the best air coolers in the business. From desktops to workstations and even servers, Noctua has you covered with a product that's sure to fit and perform well. But with the bulk of their coolers comprised of offerings with a lot of... well bulk, there is one segment of the PC marketplace that has not been addressed, the Home Theater PC. Often built into micro-ATX or smaller chassis, HTPC aficionados demand small size and silent operation over sheer performance.
Noctua aims to target the HTPC crowd with the release of their latest cooler, the NH-L12. Following in the footsteps of their C-Type NH-C14 that we reviewed here last year, the L12 offers a similar top-flow design in a slimmer, lower profile, while retaining a dual-fan configuration and incorporating their latest F-Series Focused-Flow PWM fan.
Join us as we take a closer look at the Noctua NH-L12.