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Corsair Hydro Series H110 280 mm High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #14 in Water Cooling

Posted

Pros: Performance!

Cons: Case limitations, mildly complex installation vs air coolers

I finally decided to upgrade to one of these as an upgrade from my NH-D14. I had been on the fence about doing it, because most reviews don't have the H110 beating an NH-D14 by enough to be worth the $100+ cost of upgrading. However, I finally decided to do it to help quiet my system down at idle (dropped two fans from the NH-D14), and for aesthetic reasons. I'm sure glad I did!

My temps dropped by 10-12C compared to my Noctua. WOW. Never expected such a huge improvement from the switch. I believe much of the improvement is that the H110's radiator is further removed from my graphics cards, and as such my CPU temps are affected less from the GPU waste heat.

I am using this cooler with a couple modifications. First, I am using a pair of Noctua NF-A14 fans, since I already had them in the roof of my Storm Trooper and since they are almost certainly superior fans to the stock Corsair offerings. I also replaced the thermal compound that shipped with this with Noctua NT-H1, since that's been the best performing thermal paste in my experience. I also use the fans as exhaust (rather than Corsair's recommended intake), and have them on a fan controller.

With all that, I am able to run my 2600k at 1.41v (4.8 GHz) and my gaming temps in BF3/4 multiplayer stay below 70C. Prime95 load temps stay below 80C. That's seriously impressive!

The only cons to this cooler are case limitations due to its size, and the minimalist instruction manual makes installation a slightly slower process than it needs to be.

My relevant specs:
ASRock z68 extreme7 gen3
i7-2600k @ 4.8 GHz (1.41V)
16GB ddr3-2133 c11
EVGA ACX 780 SLI
Storm Trooper case

Posted

Pros: Very good cooling, quiet pump, low temperature even on 1100rpm, easy to instal, nice looking, low price, PWM fans.

Cons: Limited case compatibility

I have it on Fractal Design Define R4 mounted in front of the case, cooling i5 3570K on 4.4GHz 1.255v, idle and load temperatures are great.
Max temp on Prime95 is 62 celsius on hottest core.

If you want a performance cooler, you have to buy H110. thumb.gif
Corsair Hydro Series H110 280 mm High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
Description:

Hydro Series H90 is a 140mm all-in-one liquid CPU cooler that provides better cooling with lower noise than other high-end liquid coolers. Liquid cooling simply works better than air cooling, and the self-contained design of the H90 makes it easy for you to protect your valuable CPU. For efficient cooling, bigger is better it’s simple physics. If your PC’s case supports 140mm fans, Hydro Series H90 will give you better performance. The larger diameter fan has better airflow with lower noise than most 120mm fans, and the 140mm radiator has more surface area for faster cooling.

Details:
DetailValue
BindingPersonal Computers
BrandCorsair
EAN0843591037419
FeatureThe 140mm-wide radiator has a larger surface area than typical 120mm radiators for more efficient heat transfer The blades of the included 140mm fan have more surface area than most 120mm fan blades, so it doesn?t need to spin as fast to deliver the same airflow The low-evaporation, easy-bend tubing is guaranteed leak-free. Large-diameter, low permeability tubing ensures long life and improves flexibility for an easier installation The cold plate uses copper for outstanding heat transfer, and the manifold is engineered for efficient flow The multi-platform mounting bracket easily adapts for Intel and AMD processors.
LabelCorsair
ManufacturerCorsair
ModelH110
MPN843591037419
PublisherCorsair
StudioCorsair
TitleCorsair Hydro Series H110 280 mm High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
UPC843591037419
WarrantyFive years
CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElement107641 CW-9060014-WW
Item Height8.22 inches
Item Length13.78 inches
Item Width6.1 inches
Package Height6.3 inches
Package Length13.8 inches
Package Weight4.15 pounds
Package Width8.4 inches
PackageQuantity1
PartNumber843591037419
ProductGroupPersonal Computer
ProductTypeNameCOMPUTER_COOLING_DEVICE
UPCList - UPCListElement843591037419
Item Weight2.82 pounds
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