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Corsair H50 vs H60 vs H70 vs H80 vs H100

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So I'm having trouble deciding between which H series to get. I've been searching prices for ages and here's what I've found.

H50 = £60
H60 = £50
H70 = £58
H80 = £70
H100 = £75

So I'm guessing to some of you this is an obvious choice but I've spent hours looking at one vs another and got different results from different sites. I don't really want to spend more than £70 so unless the H100 is miles better than the ones below it I won't be buying it. Also I'm willing to add an extra 120mm fan to any of the ones below the H80 and 100 if it makes them a better deal. Thanks in advance for any help.
Edited by Midkniqht - 1/23/12 at 3:10pm
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post #2 of 17
If you are cooling a 1155 SB chip then go with a H70 core and add a couple Gentle Typhoons for push pull. that will cool effectively up to 5.0GHz on a 2500k.

If your running a hotter chip (ie, SB-E, 970x, 990x, BD, ect. Go for at least the H80.

I had an older H70 on a 3930k and @ 4.6GHz it was pushing UPPER 70s under load.
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Remember that the H100 has twice the rad that the others do. Its a 240 rad. the others are all 120 rads I believe.
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post #4 of 17
you are correct Erick. So if you dont have a space for a 240 rad go no higher than the H80.
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post #5 of 17
I just got a H50 from a dude here on OCN...awesome buy! Had a good buyer experience sofar.

Question. CAN I upgrade my radiator????? Use that H50 pump and sink and run it to a 240 rad?
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I just got a H50 from a dude here on OCN...awesome buy! Had a good buyer experience sofar.
Question. CAN I upgrade my radiator????? Use that H50 pump and sink and run it to a 240 rad?

Not easily, no.
 
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I got my H60 off a OCN member too. I had a Xigmatek Dark Knight on before the H60. I dropped my load temps 7*c with the H60. I am happy
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post #8 of 17
Get the Antec unit Bud. I got two of my friends the Antec's and let me tell you the Antec h20 Kuhler 620 Owns everything upto the H70 with just one stock fan. Add a second fan and you are in H80 level. It might be a long shot but I wouldn't be surprised if the single rad 920 with two fans perform close to the H100 rolleyes.gif
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H100 will allow you to run fans on their lowest setting, which will equal a quieter running rig.......if that doesn't matter then an H70 will suffice
    
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Thanks for all the replies. Decided to squeeze my budget and go for the H100 £84 next day delivery.
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