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Ok, im getting a bit of mixed information. From what I can tell, alot of peeps on this forum are using a Corsair watercooling kit in some shape or form and seem to be pretty happy overall with them, especially on the warranty if they break or leak over equipment and damage it and Corsair picks up the tab. I'm having a bit of an argument with some peeps in the case section stating that Antec's watercooler is better all around? Seems to me that if Antec made that much of a superior product, more people would be utilizing it, especially here, which I simply don't see.

 

What gives here?

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/1068487/silverstone-tj08-e-owners-club/980_20

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They are made by the same company. The only reason they recommend Antec is because their tubing they use is easier to bend/route. Corsair's tubing is rather rigid.

I'd stick with Corsair since I've heard nothing but great things about their warranty.
Edited by Raul-7 - 3/1/12 at 12:03am
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Based on what I've read, H60<620

Corsair is big, good manufacturer with godlike status here on OCN, that's one reason there are more vorsair coolers than antec ones. Also, antec doesnt have a h100 equivalent. And some shops I've seen carry only corsair's coolers for some reason.
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I perfere the Antec 920 over the H80..

I had an H50 a while back when they were first released. Cooled my Core i7 920 @ 4.22GHZ @ 1.38V at 44C idle and 76C load.
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The H60 isn't worth it. My Cooler Master 212 Evo has lower temps than what my H60 had.. And its $30 cheaper.. $50 if you don't upgrade it to a push/pull, which I had mine as...

The H80 or H100 might be worth it if you don't have room for something like a NH-D14.
Edited by konoii - 3/1/12 at 12:15am
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Originally Posted by Blizlake View Post

Based on what I've read, H60<620
Corsair is big, good manufacturer with godlike status here on OCN, that's one reason there are more vorsair coolers than antec ones. Also, antec doesnt have a h100 equivalent. And some shops I've seen carry only corsair's coolers for some reason.

This, and the Antec 902 is better than the H80. The H100 is another ball game.

For the most part all of them (antec and corsair) are good coolers. The best advice is to avoid them if possible. They cool alright and will allow you to overclock but there are standerd air coolers that will cool the same or much better with much less noise. CLC's are best used in small case's where a standerd air cooler won't fit.

Also keep in mind that there are the XSPC Rasa kits that are a little more expensive than the CLC's (just a tad) but its well worth it as they will beat any CLC or air cooler hands down.


EDIT: ohh yea, the reason the Corsair CLC's are more popular is Corsair itself being nothing short of an amazing company. There are reports all over the internet of the rare time's a corasir CLC leaks and kills hardware. Corsair shipped replacement cooler's AND hardware asap without hassle. So people tend to pick them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blizlake View Post

Based on what I've read, H60<620
Corsair is big, good manufacturer with godlike status here on OCN, that's one reason there are more vorsair coolers than antec ones. Also, antec doesnt have a h100 equivalent. And some shops I've seen carry only corsair's coolers for some reason.

This, and the Antec 902 is better than the H80. The H100 is another ball game.
Yeah, that's what I wrote but for some reason part of my text was cut out. Probably something to do with the edit-function being broken.
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Yeah, that's what I wrote but for some reason part of my text was cut out. Probably something to do with the edit-function being broken.

lol, The busted edit thing cause's all kinds of problems!
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Yeah, that's what I wrote but for some reason part of my text was cut out. Probably something to do with the edit-function being broken.

I found if i edit the first time i just have logout and back in, this is a pain. Sometimes i even have to delete my cookies and clear my cache especially if i want to edit a second time within say 30 mins of the first edit
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EDIT: ohh yea, the reason the Corsair CLC's are more popular is Corsair itself being nothing short of an amazing company. There are reports all over the internet of the rare time's a corasir CLC leaks and kills hardware. Corsair shipped replacement cooler's AND hardware asap without hassle. So people tend to pick them.


 

I would too for that reason alone

 

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