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What Corsair H series cooler should I get?

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Morning all,

I am going to buy a Corsair cooler at the end of the week but undecided which one to get, should I get the H50, 60 or 70? Going to be doing push/pull on either one anyway.

It's for my sig rig.

Is it worth the extra money for the H70?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 14
Personally, I think they are a waste of money. Since they are just below performance wise of a good air cooler. Not to mention, the H80 & H100 are coming out soon.
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If you are really leaning on the H series, get the H70, this should at least help your overclock.
    
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Well looking at this: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/395...ew/index7.html review on the H60, its only 1c under the Noctua.

Plus will not be able to fit the Noctua in my case as the fan will not fit over the ram I have.

As far as the H80 and 100 are concerned, any rumours when they will be coming out? Doubt if I can wait tbh.
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Well looking at this: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/395...ew/index7.html review on the H60, its only 1c under the Noctua.

Plus will not be able to fit the Noctua in my case as the fan will not fit over the ram I have.

As far as the H80 and 100 are concerned, any rumours when they will be coming out? Doubt if I can wait tbh.
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post #6 of 14
Those air coolers are good but he**, who would fell in love with them, they are huge monsters inside your case.
    
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post #7 of 14
I dont think there a waste of money!!

I am really happy with mine, great features, easy install , great looks, great temps.

I would get the H-70 (hands down )

1. larger radiator
2. better hot plate design
3. dual fans, for push pull config

Also i upgraded my fans, and enjoy great temps.

The H-80 will have 2600 rpm fans
The H-100 will have 2600 rpm fans as well as a dual H-70 rad
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Originally Posted by MIKEVALL View Post
I dont think there a waste of money!!

I am really happy with mine, great features, easy install , great looks, great temps.

I would get the H-70 (hands down )

1. larger radiator
2. better hot plate design
3. dual fans, for push pull config

Also i upgraded my fans, and enjoy great temps.

The H-80 will have 2600 rpm fans
The H-100 will have 2600 rpm fans as well as a dual H-70 rad
What's temps are you getting on load with prime95 with your OC?
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Originally Posted by Armand View Post
What's temps are you getting on load with prime95 with your OC?
Temps at load! ( 24hrs+ PRIME 95 )

cpu------55.0c
vreg-----72.0c
system--34.0c

core#1--67.0c
core#2--67.0c
core#3--66.0c
core#4--62.0c
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Armand View Post
Well looking at this: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/395...ew/index7.html review on the H60, its only 1c under the Noctua.

Plus will not be able to fit the Noctua in my case as the fan will not fit over the ram I have.

As far as the H80 and 100 are concerned, any rumours when they will be coming out? Doubt if I can wait tbh.
we should know when they are being released around the 31st according to the corsair rep that visits the forums
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