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Yes, Swiftech is well known for WC. I do like the fact that they make their own coolers and a better quality product. Unlike Corsair and NZXT who uses Asetek rads. Dont get me wrong I'd be happy with corsair or NZXT as well, they do perform. I have been debating which AIO to get since starting to purchase items for my new build. (waiting for Haswell). It has been a difficult decision. I want an AIO for push/pull for best performance. If I were to get the H220. I would get the Akasa 120mmx25mm Vipers. They are better than the Swiftech Helix included with H220. Remember you need to be aware of static pressure. These fans are wonderful for static pressure. For the price of the Akasa. You are getting a good balance of airflow/static pressure/and noise. For my preference, I like to keep my rig as quiet as possible. The swiftech Helix fans are no slouch either. They do look aesthetically better with the color scheme. However, they perform just below the Akasa Vipers.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11111/fan-709/Akasa_120mm_x_25mm_Viper_PWM_Fan_w_Hydro_Dynamic_Bearings_AK-FN059.html

Just keep in mind what you want. Is noise going to be a problem for you???? Will you have enough space in your case for push/pull config??? Do you plan on expanding the H220 down the road with cooling your GPU???? Another RAD in the future???? I am just hoping that Swiftech will be having an adapter for the Haswell chipset once it arrives. Either way, if the reviews and specs of the Haswell is not to my liking. I am going with 2011 chipset since it will also be compatible with Ivy-E. Hope this helps. Good Luck.
 
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WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Black WD Caviar Blue LG Blu-Ray Burner 
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