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Noctua FINALLY Has All Black Coolers! - Chromax Black

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Noctua is finally offering all-black PC cooler designs, including an LTT edition one! But do these new blacked out coolers have equal thermals and acoustics to the originals that made the brand famous? Let's test it.
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  1. Joshua Frell Te

    Joshua Frell Te

    Prieš 9 val

    rgb noctua fans next pleeease HHAHAHAHA

  2. Pablo P

    Pablo P

    Prieš 10 val

    Do you know there are devices made to measure RPM optically? You just point them at the spining thing and they tell you. Of course, going to an anechoic chamber is cooler.

  3. Robert Neve

    Robert Neve

    Prieš 13 val

    Alas I just bought a dark rock 4 so they're a little late for me :(

  4. necro1970


    Prieš 16 val

    A nephew of mine ordered 2 (!) D15 chromax black LTT - by mistake (wtf *lol*) - which he realised too late. So i instantly took the chance and relieved him, got it yesterday and replaced the boxed 2600x' cooler. Just wow - "a big difference" would be a silly understatement - i couldn't be happier. As i swapped my trusty i5 2500k rig for the broken wife's pc, i built new recently. On an MSI MEG X570, but deliberately with a cheap 2600x (who serves me plenty enough) to update to a top of the line Ryzen 4000 next year. So though i had no real need for great cooling now - i'm now ready for whatever comes. And i didn't suppose how much of a difference it would make - that puny 2600x now really stretches its legs effortlessly (and stays a good 25°c cooler while doing it). Considering my former Scythe Mugen and Prolimatech Megahalems still work like on day 1 in older family rigs i refurbished, i guess this Noctua will be a great companion for quite some time to come. Though i know we Austrians do some awesome gear (guess what's in my weapon lockers :p).... thanks for that video and pointing me in the right direction just at the right time ;-)

  5. Orashgle


    Prieš 17 val

    i swear ive seen these a couple of months ago

  6. Dale W

    Dale W

    Prieš 22 val

    Can you swap the fans between them to eliminate the differential from the manufacturing tolerances? This wont showcase the visual improvement, but it will eliminate the delta between fans

  7. William Marcum

    William Marcum

    Prieš 23 val

    I can finally buy a Noctua fan.

  8. Quinton Gibson

    Quinton Gibson

    Prieš dieną

    Looks cool, but I already have Chromax fans and Chromax heatsink covers for my NH-D15

  9. stephen harbin

    stephen harbin

    Prieš dieną

    Anyone have any thoughts that Deep Cool Assassin lll now seems to be the cooler winner? I actually ordered both and after the reviews, I sent this noctua back, although appearance wise, it’s gorgeous. Please see Even Linus says, ‘the fact that there’s a color change for the D15S doesn’t mean it runs cooler’.

  10. Thugasaurus Rex

    Thugasaurus Rex

    Prieš dieną

    Damn the all-black looks so good

  11. Wes Buttrey

    Wes Buttrey

    Prieš dieną

    Nice! If this was out, I would totally would have bought it! I grunge painted my fans...

  12. Paladin Goo

    Paladin Goo

    Prieš dieną

    And in 10 years, we'll get RGB noctua stuff.

  13. Classified Directory

    Classified Directory

    Prieš dieną

    Ugly? The beauty of these cooling systems is the highest quality performance and characteristic coloring of the fans. I would never buy a black version, because it looks like other cooling has long been available on the market. Fan coloration was like the hallmark of a brand that is known for the quality of its products. Why would I pay extra to the black version, which looks terrible?

  14. Blue Eyes White Teddy

    Blue Eyes White Teddy

    Prieš dieną

    Please don't ever distort your data with those horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible horrible graphs ever again.

  15. Hinjeniero Rocoso

    Hinjeniero Rocoso

    Prieš dieną

    Hate the thumbnail

  16. Yasha Zare

    Yasha Zare

    Prieš dieną

    Just recieved my Noctua nhd15 LTT version This time, she's both the Beauty and the Beast

  17. Max Roy

    Max Roy

    Prieš 2 dienas

    Damn you, just put a D15 on my rig last month and would have preferred this all day.

  18. WiseSilverWolf


    Prieš 2 dienas

    They look like the Halloween edition since their black + orange and being released in October.

  19. Hardcore Hardware

    Hardcore Hardware

    Prieš 2 dienas

    I've been waiting for this for a long time!

    • Hardcore Hardware

      Hardcore Hardware

      Prieš 2 dienas

      Not available in AUS currently:(

  20. starkistuna


    Prieš 2 dienas

    Linus looks like hes 57 in that preview pic. rest up buddy.

  21. Alex B

    Alex B

    Prieš 2 dienas

    Their normal fans really are ugly

  22. Mykola


    Prieš 2 dienas

    Guess who just got their Chromax Black NH D15 and installed it. ME. TY Linus.

  23. Kachalu Jan

    Kachalu Jan

    Prieš 2 dienas

    Where are my MUGEN boys!!💪🏻

  24. FGI


    Prieš 2 dienas

    1:30 Is that a grammar joke or a fan joke?

  25. Raindog's House of Oddities

    Raindog's House of Oddities

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Received my NOCTUA NH-U12S today. She's a beauty in black!

  26. Jon A

    Jon A

    Prieš 3 dienas

    aaaaaaah can you say black powder coat

  27. TheWelshScot


    Prieš 3 dienas

    Please do something about the sound in the workshop. Wearable mic or something

  28. Vincent Baguette

    Vincent Baguette

    Prieš 3 dienas

    now we just need an all white ones

  29. Fred T. McCoy Jr.

    Fred T. McCoy Jr.

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Why doesnt LTT buy them and re-sell them?

  30. Serginho Filho

    Serginho Filho

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Noctua is an overpriced brand, no one cares.

  31. Vincenzo Eddy

    Vincenzo Eddy

    Prieš 3 dienas

    I'm the only one who want black radiator with brown fans?

  32. Xycrol


    Prieš 3 dienas

    NOCTUA NH-U12S chromax.Black, 120mm Single-Tower CPU Cooler (Black) Look that up on Amazon. Linus is wrong

  33. WoTLp


    Prieš 3 dienas

    For the first time ever (for me :D) there is a new piece of hardware that I actually need and as a bonus its limited, my LTT version is coming sooon :D

  34. Florentin Matei

    Florentin Matei

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Actually I've studied the fact that an object that is black it dissipates more heat than any other color. So it makes sense that temperature difference.

  35. Christopher


    Prieš 3 dienas

    Blacked raw reference @7:30 lol

  36. Kage Hasegawa 長谷川影

    Kage Hasegawa 長谷川影

    Prieš 3 dienas

    so they are available for me Oct. 23rd... to quote a movie orange is not my color I refuse to wear it...

  37. squadric


    Prieš 3 dienas

    I like the brown Noctua Fans!

  38. Kristopher Wood

    Kristopher Wood

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Linus been working out for these advertisements of LTT Store products. GJ bro!!

  39. Alex Robidoux

    Alex Robidoux

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Major look improvements!!! ... Linus' gel coiffure

  40. cinIALVEspO w

    cinIALVEspO w

    Prieš 4 dienas

    I'm not a fan and not interested any ltt branded items, but I wish I could buy those orange mounting pads from noctua for my fans

  41. cinIALVEspO w

    cinIALVEspO w

    Prieš 4 dienas

    This beautiful cooler is ugly, instead buy my cooler, which is the same but its black -linus

  42. stigwastaken


    Prieš 4 dienas

    Why not swap the fans and see if the results invert?

  43. NOSfusion


    Prieš 4 dienas

    " Puns aside" immediately drops another pun

  44. TheMCButcher


    Prieš 4 dienas

    So does anyone know how this NH-U12S compares with the NH-U12A in terms of performance? I really enjoy the new black finish but If it performs worse then there’s no point for me.

  45. enborn


    Prieš 4 dienas

    no thx. i'll keep buying the original colored ones.

  46. Banzi Fuq

    Banzi Fuq

    Prieš 4 dienas

    Ugh, f that Amazon exclusively. I'll just grab a Be quiet DRP4 instead

  47. Muneeb Hussain

    Muneeb Hussain

    Prieš 4 dienas

    Linus: "Your coolers are ugly Noctua!" Noctua: 🎶I see a red door and I want it painted black🎶

  48. Killjoy26


    Prieš 4 dienas

    I’m kinda a newbie at building PC’s, would this cooler work for a 2600 Ryzen 5? The stock cooler runs a bit hot for me.

  49. Henry Tik

    Henry Tik

    Prieš 4 dienas

    Not gonna lie, but I'll get the 12s just for the black towers (i prefer BeQuiet Fans)

  50. sean diaz

    sean diaz

    Prieš 4 dienas

    Wants all black cooler, but runs RGB anyway.

  51. Kyle Briggs

    Kyle Briggs

    Prieš 4 dienas

    b...b...but the beige Everyone loves the 70's look, it's why I use Noctuas

  52. Pete Davis

    Pete Davis

    Prieš 4 dienas

    What’s the point if you haven’t got a window in your case, that’s right, none at all.

    • MrMegacurie


      Prieš 4 dienas

      Yeah, whats the point? If you don't got a window in your case, just buy the non black version.

  53. Stephen S

    Stephen S

    Prieš 4 dienas

    Try this again using the same fans on each cooler if this is the variable. Then the numbers would be comparable.

  54. Josh


    Prieš 4 dienas

    They only did it because there sales are stagnate. Marketing 101.

  55. blackhurts


    Prieš 4 dienas

    Where can I get these Thermal Pads? Any affiliate Link?

  56. Charles Donovan

    Charles Donovan

    Prieš 4 dienas

    I bought an NH-D15 a couple weeks ago for my new build... I'm buying another one so I can get the all black and, hopefully, the LTT branding.

  57. Reprisal


    Prieš 4 dienas

    Down vote for trash 18:9 aspect ratio.

  58. twothreebravo


    Prieš 5 dienų

    It's like, how much more black could this be? and the answer is none. None more black.

  59. Тимурик


    Prieš 5 dienų

    🏆🥇my favorite video of 2019 🤩👑

  60. João Cardeira

    João Cardeira

    Prieš 5 dienų

    Actually, now it seems to be a very cheap and boring solution