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post #51 of 86
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so.... which one wins?

No real reviews that are trustworthy that directly compare them are out yet. The Anand review, sadly, can't be trusted for reasons already said.
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post #52 of 86
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No real reviews that are trustworthy that directly compare them are out yet. The Anand review, sadly, can't be trusted for reasons already said.

I believe that if you where to test them all with the same fans, the H220 would come out on top!
I currently have a Thermaltake Water 2.0 pro. If I do pick one of these up, I'm going to switch cases with my sons HAF 932 Black Edition, strap the Thermaltake fans to it in push, and use the include fans in pull! thumb.gif
Edited by Tom Thumb - 2/2/13 at 10:39pm
 
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post #53 of 86
Is there any plan for Swiftech to make a 280mm radiator for their AIO?
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I believe that if you where to test them all with the same fans, the H220 would come out on top!
I currently have a Thermaltake Water 2.0 pro. If I do pick one of these up, I'm going to switch cases with my sons HAF 932 Black Edition, strap the Thermaltake fans to it in push, and use the include fans in pull! thumb.gif

I agree, but I'm not going to give my opinion to someone looking to spend money. I'll wait until actual trustworthy facts come out before I start recommending which is "best". However, just based on Martin's review of the h220 I'm willing to recommend it as long as you have proper airflow to it. The h220 really doesn't seem to like not having airflow though, from what I can see.
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post #55 of 86
I hope this part of the comparison is proven false.

"There's also the fact that the H220's pump produces a bit more noise than the others do. That's to be expected: it's a much more powerful pump"

A pump that is quieter than the Corsair coolers was one of the biggest reasons I was interested in the H220.
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I hope this part of the comparison is proven false.

"There's also the fact that the H220's pump produces a bit more noise than the others do. That's to be expected: it's a much more powerful pump"

A pump that is quieter than the Corsair coolers was one of the biggest reasons I was interested in the H220.
Thats funny, he says it is louder than other AIO, yet all other reviews says it is quieter.
Hence Dustin review should be null and void.
    
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Thread cleaned, let's keep it civil moving forward everyone thumb.gif

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post #58 of 86
Any review that uses a million different fans is useless to me. Every one of those coolers accepts a 120mm fan. Not including an apples to comparison is just lazy.
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post #59 of 86
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Any review that uses a million different fans is useless to me. Every one of those coolers accepts a 120mm fan. Not including an apples to comparison is just lazy.

This is a stock to stock comparison which is relevant to most people who don't want to spend more money on additional fans.

Both the X60 and H110 use 140mm fans. Adapters for 120mm fans would skew the results as they would provide the benefit of being small plenums (unless you used this Koolance adapter which is pretty pricey). Plus, adapters could cause some clearance issues in cases so users will likely replace the fans with another 140mm fan.

In other words, it would be hard to make every reader happy with all the different configurations that exist and the limited budget allocated to this review.
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This is a stock to stock comparison which is relevant to most people who don't want to spend more money on additional fans.

I would think that the majority of the people in the market for a $100+ cpu cooler might have a few good 120mm fans kicking around. I couldn't tell you the last time that I didn't use push/pull aftermarket fans on my cpu cooler.
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