Noctua has revealed that it will offer two upgrade kits to make its coolers compatible with AMD’s AM4 socket, absolutely free. The Austrian/Taiwanese company will be giving customers its new SecuFirm2 mounting system gratis via its website, requiring only a proof of purchase for any eligible Noctua CPU cooler.
“Continuing Noctua’s tradition of supplying customers with its premium-class SecuFirm2™ mountings free of charge, the NM-AM4 kit allows Noctua users to upgrade their coolers to AMD’s AM4 socket,” the company says. “It is backwards compatible with most Noctua coolers since 2005* and has been designed to combine outstanding reliability, optimal contact pressure and easy, straightforward installation. Bringing the trusted SecuFirm2™ quality to AMD’s AM4 platform, the NM-AM4 is an enthusiast-grade mounting kit that meets the highest demands in safety, performance and ease of use.”
The following models can be made compatible with the AM4 socket free of charge using the NM-AM4 upgrade-kit:
- NH-C12P SE14
- NH-D14 SE2011
- NH-U12P SE1366
- NH-U12P SE2
- NH-U9B SE2
The following models can be made compatible with the AM4 socket free of charge using the NM-AM4-UxS upgrade-kit:
Noctua is also considering an upgrade kit for its NH-L9a cooler. A free mounting kit can be claimed here.
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