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How good is the corair h80 cpu cooler?

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I have been looking at this liquid cooler(I guess this is a water cooling kit),and have a few questions.Is this a good kit and how easy is the installation?
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All you need to install it the bracket and drill it into the back fan slot of your case. The cooler is good, my brother runs 30C Idle stock volts with custom water loop, with his H80 he ran around 38C idle stock volts.
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Right now,I am stock and my temps are 45 - 50 c.Can I expect lower temps with this? I would like to get into water cooling and have to a lot of maintenance on it.
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Right now,I am stock and my temps are 45 - 50 c.Can I expect lower temps with this? I would like to get into water cooling and have to a lot of maintenance on it.

The H80 is better than stock, there are better coolers out there, but the H80 will cool your chip just fine, even allow some decent OC headroom. It is outdone by high end air coolers, and cannot be compared to full water loop at all.
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Right now,I am stock and my temps are 45 - 50 c.Can I expect lower temps with this? I would like to get into water cooling and have to a lot of maintenance on it.

You can definitely expect lower, as khaotickomputing has said it will do better than your stock cooler, but its not gonna be better than a full custom water cooling setup. It will allow you to OC to a certain point and give you reasonable temperatures.
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