Noctua announced the launch of its heatsink NH-L9i-17xx and its black color variant NH-L9i-17xx chromax.black. In essence, it is the original NH-L9i but factory adapted for the LGA1700 socket used by Intel Alder Lake CPUs and future Raptor Lake CPUs.
This cooling system stands out for its low profile design, which is why it is focused on very compact PCs. This offers an aluminum radiator crossed by two 6mm thick copper heatpipes attached to a copper base.
The heatsink is accompanied by a fan Noctua NF-A9x14 HS-PWM, with a size of 90 mm able to rotate until 2500 RPM generating an air flow of 57,5 m³/h with a loudness of 23.6 dbA and a remarkable lifespan of up to 150,000 hours of use before presenting any malfunction.
The information of the Noctua NH-L9i-17xx is completed with dimensions of 95 x 95 x 37 mm high, weighing 385 grams, only compatible with the socket Intel LGA1700, is accompanied by the thermal compound Noctua NT-H1, has 6 year warranty, and goes on sale at a recommended price of 44,90 euros, which increase to 54,90 euros for its chromax.black variant.