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Poll Results: which cooler is better

 
  • 20% (1)
    Antec H2O 920
  • 80% (4)
    Corsair H80i
  • 0% (0)
    Thermaltake WATER 2.0 Pro
  • 0% (0)
    Cooler Master Seidon 120M
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post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
I am looking for a closed loop cooler for my AMD FX cpu that is 120mm since my case doesnt accommodate any bigger( Antec Eleven Hundred). i dont care how wide it is since i will be doing a push/pull setup and i want the best cooling as i live in Australia and it gets in the 40+°C (104+ °F)

i dont want fan boys saying get the h100 or a custom loop or go this one coz i have it. I WANT RESULTS and facts coz it never lies

currently i am using CM Hyper T4 and when the summer days really hit it is usually hot til around 3am and that means my comp is usually off all day since i dont want it to overheat

if there is any other cooler i have missed please comment but i want to see the facts as i am in need of a cooler and i want to make it last for as long as possible

i am also currently running a fx-4100 at 4.2ghz and i want to go atleast 4.7-5ghz 24/7 stable
Edited by PuNkPoEtS - 1/16/13 at 12:00am
post #2 of 15
I'm going to be honest, all of these are pretty good w/ the exception of cooler master seidom. Generally speaking these should give you around the same performance since they all feature a thick 120mm radiator except for the cooler master one which is thin, so I would go for the one cheapest out of those three.
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http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2012/11/30/corsair-h80i-review/2

Here is a review that puts almost all of those coolers into a list for comparison purposes. As you can see the H80i is pwning the rest by a significant margin. Good for Corsair since their original H80 was being beaten by the Thermaltake Water 2.0 series if I recall correctly. My vote goes to the H80i since it offers the best for balanced on top of the maximum fan profiles.
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Overkill View Post

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2012/11/30/corsair-h80i-review/2

Here is a review that puts almost all of those coolers into a list for comparison purposes. As you can see the H80i is pwning the rest by a significant margin. Good for Corsair since their original H80 was being beaten by the Thermaltake Water 2.0 series if I recall correctly. My vote goes to the H80i since it offers the best for balanced on top of the maximum fan profiles.

I'd have to agree on this one.
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Swiftech H220.


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post #7 of 15
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Swiftech H220.


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i specifically said 120mm SINGLE RAD NOT DUAL
post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by PuNkPoEtS View Post

i specifically said 120mm SINGLE RAD NOT DUAL
mount it to the side panel
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post #9 of 15
The Antec 920 and Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro are exactly the same. Both made by Asetek
New versions are coming, as announce in CES.

You can get a new case that supports a dual rad and get the Swiftech H220, enjoy actual watercooling with expandability.
If you like the Antec 1100, the updated version is using dual 120mm on top, like the P280.
    
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post #10 of 15
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Well it will take a lot longer to get here as I'm in Australia and everything takes longer to get here but I will be watching out for the 1100v2 coz I really do like this case. With this one I have 9 fans excluding the CPU fans which I'm runnin 2... I would love to put a dual 120mm rad in here but I'm just alittle worried about the mount behind the hdd rack would hold it or not
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