Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Anandtech]Closing the Loop 2.0,Swiftech H220 vs Corsair H110 vs NZXT X60
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Anandtech]Closing the Loop 2.0,Swiftech H220 vs Corsair H110 vs NZXT X60 - Page 7

post #61 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by BababooeyHTJ View Post

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.

You would be surprised. Most people who buy a $100+ cpu cooler expect it to have good fans out of the box.
Gaming Machine
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 2600k [@ 4.4 GHz] Asrock z77 Extreme 4 EVGA GTX570 SC G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Western Digital Green Kingston HyperX 3K Western Digital Black Swiftech H220 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Pro asus vs239 asus vh238 Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 V2 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 2013 Razer Krait Asus Xonar D1 
Audio
Audio-Technica ATH-A700X  
  hide details  
Reply
Gaming Machine
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 2600k [@ 4.4 GHz] Asrock z77 Extreme 4 EVGA GTX570 SC G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Western Digital Green Kingston HyperX 3K Western Digital Black Swiftech H220 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Pro asus vs239 asus vh238 Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 V2 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 2013 Razer Krait Asus Xonar D1 
Audio
Audio-Technica ATH-A700X  
  hide details  
Reply
post #62 of 86
Yeah, I don't know about that. I would think that most people willing to spend that much are enthusiasts that have some fans kicking around. There is no reason not to include it in a review. On top of that its the only real way to get a fair noise to performance score.

I would rather that these coolers don't come with any fans and just cost a bit less so that I can choose my own.
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H MSI TF3 7950 Tri-fire Samsung 30nm 4x4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 320 160GB and a few samsung platters Windows7 x64 Catleap Q270 Rosewill mechanical 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX850 Xigmatek Elysium Razer Deathadder Puretrak talent 
Audio
Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H MSI TF3 7950 Tri-fire Samsung 30nm 4x4GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 320 160GB and a few samsung platters Windows7 x64 Catleap Q270 Rosewill mechanical 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair AX850 Xigmatek Elysium Razer Deathadder Puretrak talent 
Audio
Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #63 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by sikkly View Post

You would be surprised. Most people who buy a $100+ cpu cooler expect it to have good fans out of the box.

this...a CPU cooler that costs more than my case?

it better have good fans on them straight from the factory.
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB @ 1.3/7.1GHz 1.21V 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Green DDR3 4X4GB @ 2.1GHz Samsung 850 Pro 2TB Samsung SpinPoint F4 EcoGreen 2TB HDD LG GH24NS72 DVD Rewriter 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Swiftech H240-X Liquid Cooler Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM E-IPS Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp U2311H E-IPS Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard Rev 2 Seasonic X-750 80+ Gold 750W Rev 3 Corsair Carbide 500R Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Alienware TactX Gaming Mouse 5000DPI SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mousepad Edifier M3300SF 2.1 Speaker Set 54W RMS Logitech G930 7.1 Wireless Gaming Headset 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Sennheiser HD 650 Open-Ear Headphones Creative Sound Blaster E5 High-Res USB DAC/ Por... Logitech F710 Wireless Gamepad  Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core m7-6Y75 vPro Intel Graphics HD 515 DDR3L-1600MHz 8GB Samsung 960 Pro 1TB  
OSMonitorOther
Windows 10 Pro x64 Sharp IGZO 4K UHD touch Dell x Wacom active stylus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #64 of 86
Wish all you want, you will never get high quality fans on a CLC cooler stock from anyone's factory, it raises the costs way to high. Just like good custom water, buy your own fans separately for best results.

Sanyo Denki's are $36 to $42 each, after sleeving redface.gif, but worth every penny.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3770K 5.2Ghz easy boot/validate, 5.0GHz C... Asus Maximus V Extreme Asus GTX760 Direct CU as placeholder, waiting o... Corsair Dominator GT 2X4GB 2133Mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 120GB SSD two in RAID0 1.1GB/s read w... Asus 22X uninstalled XSPC RX360 v3 split-fin rad EK Supremacy EVO ni... Windows 8.1 Pro $39.99 download 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Planar PXL2790MW 2560x1440 glossy 440cd/m2 brig... Happy Hacking HHKB Pro 2 black base Fujitsu/PFU... Corsair AX860 860watt hybrid silent to 65% load... CaseLabs Mercury S8 white interior black exteri... 
MouseMouse Pad
Cyborg RAT9 gloss black red accents Razer Manticore solid aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3770K 5.2Ghz easy boot/validate, 5.0GHz C... Asus Maximus V Extreme Asus GTX760 Direct CU as placeholder, waiting o... Corsair Dominator GT 2X4GB 2133Mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 120GB SSD two in RAID0 1.1GB/s read w... Asus 22X uninstalled XSPC RX360 v3 split-fin rad EK Supremacy EVO ni... Windows 8.1 Pro $39.99 download 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Planar PXL2790MW 2560x1440 glossy 440cd/m2 brig... Happy Hacking HHKB Pro 2 black base Fujitsu/PFU... Corsair AX860 860watt hybrid silent to 65% load... CaseLabs Mercury S8 white interior black exteri... 
MouseMouse Pad
Cyborg RAT9 gloss black red accents Razer Manticore solid aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
post #65 of 86
They should not include fans at all.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
post #66 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

They should not include fans at all.

Agreed, they should all offer Core Editions, just the coolers, no fans, the included fans are just junk. Was going to use the H100i stock fans in a home theatre rig, no way, they will forever remain in the Corsair box.smile.gif
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3770K 5.2Ghz easy boot/validate, 5.0GHz C... Asus Maximus V Extreme Asus GTX760 Direct CU as placeholder, waiting o... Corsair Dominator GT 2X4GB 2133Mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 120GB SSD two in RAID0 1.1GB/s read w... Asus 22X uninstalled XSPC RX360 v3 split-fin rad EK Supremacy EVO ni... Windows 8.1 Pro $39.99 download 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Planar PXL2790MW 2560x1440 glossy 440cd/m2 brig... Happy Hacking HHKB Pro 2 black base Fujitsu/PFU... Corsair AX860 860watt hybrid silent to 65% load... CaseLabs Mercury S8 white interior black exteri... 
MouseMouse Pad
Cyborg RAT9 gloss black red accents Razer Manticore solid aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3770K 5.2Ghz easy boot/validate, 5.0GHz C... Asus Maximus V Extreme Asus GTX760 Direct CU as placeholder, waiting o... Corsair Dominator GT 2X4GB 2133Mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 120GB SSD two in RAID0 1.1GB/s read w... Asus 22X uninstalled XSPC RX360 v3 split-fin rad EK Supremacy EVO ni... Windows 8.1 Pro $39.99 download 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Planar PXL2790MW 2560x1440 glossy 440cd/m2 brig... Happy Hacking HHKB Pro 2 black base Fujitsu/PFU... Corsair AX860 860watt hybrid silent to 65% load... CaseLabs Mercury S8 white interior black exteri... 
MouseMouse Pad
Cyborg RAT9 gloss black red accents Razer Manticore solid aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
post #67 of 86
Quote:
Originally Posted by MeanBruce View Post

Agreed, they should all offer Core Editions, just the coolers, no fans, the included fans are just junk. Was going to use the H100i stock fans in a home theatre rig, no way, they will forever remain in the Corsair box.smile.gif

To be fair, the Swiftech fans are actually pretty damn decent. One of the best bang for your buck fans out there. I doubt if you replaced them you'd get more than a degree on your temps, although they can get slightly loud.
Gaming Machine
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 2600k [@ 4.4 GHz] Asrock z77 Extreme 4 EVGA GTX570 SC G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Western Digital Green Kingston HyperX 3K Western Digital Black Swiftech H220 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Pro asus vs239 asus vh238 Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 V2 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 2013 Razer Krait Asus Xonar D1 
Audio
Audio-Technica ATH-A700X  
  hide details  
Reply
Gaming Machine
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 2600k [@ 4.4 GHz] Asrock z77 Extreme 4 EVGA GTX570 SC G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Western Digital Green Kingston HyperX 3K Western Digital Black Swiftech H220 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 8 Pro asus vs239 asus vh238 Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 V2 Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 2013 Razer Krait Asus Xonar D1 
Audio
Audio-Technica ATH-A700X  
  hide details  
Reply
post #68 of 86
X40 > H90
X40 has software control and lower temps. LED control biggrin.gif
H90 has a better warranty.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sikkly View Post

To be fair, the Swiftech fans are actually pretty damn decent. One of the best bang for your buck fans out there. I doubt if you replaced them you'd get more than a degree on your temps, although they can get slightly loud.
I have swiftech helix fans. They're good performers and they look neat.
Edited by Badness - 2/4/13 at 10:32pm
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
post #69 of 86
my2cents

Swiftech wins (hands down)!

why is that...

lcs aio gain (over air cooling)
hard fact:
- prime reason -> heat transfer where you want it (as much as tubing allowes) and not at CPU (/GPU)
- minor -> less stress on Mainboard

possible gains:
- better performance (air is an (heat) isolator, water not)
- silence

so first decision is:
is the increase in cost (over air cooling) worth it (for you)

if yes -> what is your goal
- performance or slience (these are tied to each other you can't have both at their max)

Swiftech H220

- best pump, best Rad, ok fans
-> you want silence, this is what you get out of the box
-> you want performance, get some AP15 and/or push/pull (even dirt cheap Arctic F12 pwm will work)

and now *drum-roll* you want even more performance AND silence... add additional rads

this is why I like the H220 AIO (or even better H320 AIO) A LOT smile.gif
Black Serious
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
Black Serious
(16 items)
 
  
Reply
post #70 of 86
I don't have room in my cheap case for any 2x120 rads, but I'm planning to dremel out
a hole in the bottom of the case and adding some 1" feet to house the H220 badboy.

I need the 1" feet in height for the pull fans outside the case,
but not quite sure what brand of fans are best--looking for around 80% perf over 20% noise.
all I've got is 1 single SP120 Corsair unused atm.
The CiC
(27 items)
 
The Bridge
(13 items)
 
Work PC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820K ASUS Rampage V Extreme X99 EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC Corsair 32GB Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 128GB Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG Optical Drive Swiftech MCP35x 2x XSPC 120mm Radiators EK Fullcover Monoblock 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 BenQ 32" IPS 4K ASUS 21.5" IPS ASUS 21.5" IPS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Tesoro Excalibur Corsair 850W Mountain Mods U2-UFO Case Thermaltake Level 10 Gaming Mouse 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
... Yamaha RX-V677 Schiit Modi 2 Schiit Mangi 2 
AudioAudioAudio
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 2x JBL Loft 40s 12" Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8350 ASUS Sabertooth Gen3 Gigabyte 6950 1GB Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Hitachi 2TB OCZ Vertex HP dvd1040 windows 10 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 27" SMART TV Cyborg V.5 Thermaltake SMART 850 W Rosewill R4000 
Mouse
Thermaltake Level 10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Xeon W3680 HP 786G3 Quadro 2000 Gigabyte HD 7850 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Elpida PC3-12800 Seagate  HP DVD RW Windows 7 x64 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
HP LP2465 HP Compaq LA2405x HP Compaq LA2405x Wireless Comfort 4000 
MouseAudio
Tt esports Level 10 Razer Electra Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The CiC
(27 items)
 
The Bridge
(13 items)
 
Work PC
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820K ASUS Rampage V Extreme X99 EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SC Corsair 32GB Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 128GB Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
LG Optical Drive Swiftech MCP35x 2x XSPC 120mm Radiators EK Fullcover Monoblock 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Windows 10 BenQ 32" IPS 4K ASUS 21.5" IPS ASUS 21.5" IPS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Tesoro Excalibur Corsair 850W Mountain Mods U2-UFO Case Thermaltake Level 10 Gaming Mouse 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
... Yamaha RX-V677 Schiit Modi 2 Schiit Mangi 2 
AudioAudioAudio
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro 2x JBL Loft 40s 12" Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 8350 ASUS Sabertooth Gen3 Gigabyte 6950 1GB Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Hitachi 2TB OCZ Vertex HP dvd1040 windows 10 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 27" SMART TV Cyborg V.5 Thermaltake SMART 850 W Rosewill R4000 
Mouse
Thermaltake Level 10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Xeon W3680 HP 786G3 Quadro 2000 Gigabyte HD 7850 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Elpida PC3-12800 Seagate  HP DVD RW Windows 7 x64 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
HP LP2465 HP Compaq LA2405x HP Compaq LA2405x Wireless Comfort 4000 
MouseAudio
Tt esports Level 10 Razer Electra Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Anandtech]Closing the Loop 2.0,Swiftech H220 vs Corsair H110 vs NZXT X60