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Is it possible to get a D14 in there as reference? I'd like to see these AIO compared to a top end air cooler.
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It's actually an H110 with no i. That H110 comes with no software.
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There is no way those numbers are right. How is the H110 beating the X60 by that big of a margin when it has a slower fan (1500RPM vs 2000RPM) that develops less static pressure and moves less air?

We already know their H80i and H100i numbers are off based on the HardwareCanucks, MadShrimps, KitGuru, and OC3D reviews. And going off of OC3D, HiTechLegion, and KitGuru, those H110 vs Kraken X60 and H100i numbers look way off.

I know the Overclockers review showed the H220 and H100i to have the same temps, but they also had different ambient temps and different test beds between the two, pretty much rendering the results between those worthless.

Is their test bed messing something up? I know the Shinobi XL has pretty bad airflow. Is he mounting it horribly wrong? What is giving them such weird results?

Maybe he's starving the case for air.
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I removed every case fan but the front intake, which I ran at 5V to prevent it from affecting acoustics while still providing adequate airflow.

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h100 beating h100i? frown.gif

h100 is posted where in this chart????
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I'm pretty impressed with the H110 30% results, quiet and still very cool. Though I'd be more interested in the expandable setups. I like the option to upgrade. To me, its a big selling point. And considering I don't trust myself with custom water and the upkeep, Something like one of these are very interesting.

Interesting results if I do say.
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I'm pretty impressed with the H110 30% results, quiet and still very cool. Though I'd be more interested in the expandable setups. I like the option to upgrade. To me, its a big selling point. And considering I don't trust myself with custom water and the upkeep, Something like one of these are very interesting.

Interesting results if I do say.

30% quiet on the corsair is louder then the swiftech unit on max
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30% quiet on the corsair is louder then the swiftech unit on max

H110 @ 30%: 30 dB
H220 @ Max: 33 dB

Temps C
H110 @ 30%: 2.1 / 32.3
H220 @ Max: 3.0 / 31.5

All I'm saying is that its not bad, not the best, but not bad. And its quieter than the swiftech in this review tongue.gif

But the H110 has a jump in dB when you ramp up the the load. Much like the Swiftech and 30% comparo above, you can get better temps with the sacrifice of sound. The H220 @ Max beats the 30$ setting but is a whisper louder. On the flip side, the H110 has a decent lead at 100% but takes a big hit in sound. I personally find the swiftech unit a better overal balance, and the expandability makes it a great value to me.
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dubious, at best... i find it very hard believe the h220 got beat. its baisicaly a full fledged custom loop, just prefilled...

i will wait for more reviews...
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post #19 of 86
Interesting. Would be nice to have some top Air coolers in those tests though. I just basically bought a Noctua D14 knockoff(Gamerstorm Assassin) and OCed my i5 from 2.66 to 4.0 and its only hitting 55c-60c with a 75-85c graphics card sitting right below it.
post #20 of 86
The thing is Swiftech's unit is a copper rad, is relatively quiet at max RPM, is smaller (dual 120mm) and is expandable. The other units don't have that kind of value.

At $130+ the NXZT Kraken X60 and Corsair H110 are a waste of money when you can get the Swiftech H220 for $140

I disagree with Anandtech... people that go water-cooling typically are looking for silence and temps (or aesthetics?). The Swiftech H220 delivers temps that are similar to the H110 on max... how is that not good? rolleyes.gif

What Swiftech could do in a second revision is to use compression fittings (more expensive than barbs) which is cleaner looking and makes it easier to use the expandability.

Also would like to see the reviews with Noctua fans on the radiators.

If you look at http://www.kitguru.net/components/cooling/henry-butt/corsair-hydro-h90-and-h110-with-i7-3930k-review/7/ , the Noctua NH-D14 is quieter than the H110 and H90 ; http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Corsair/H90/6.html
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