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CoolIT Systems, leaders in advanced liquid cooling technology, has teamed with Corsair to launch a new liquid cooling performance platform starting with the Hydro Series H60. Additionally, CoolIT has worked extensively with the Corsair product team to create a new technology called Corsair Link, a software connected control system for case lighting, cooling systems, fans, power supplies and memory. Through this new product the enthusiast will, for the first time, be able to optimize their entire PC for their own performance, aesthetic and acoustic preferences.

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This is pretty important as Corsair is changing OEM's but pretty much hiring a R&D team to do complete work for them.

This Software control solution sounds VERY interesting. And could possibly enter all markets Corsair is in. Allowing you fan and lighting control, a long with telling you voltage on your PSU and information on your RAM (temps, usage, speeds, ect)

H60 is the least interesting part about all of this, though it is sort of interesting as the name implies it'll be place in-between the H50 & H70 in terms of performance.

Though I wonder if it's gonna be based on a new design or the EcoALC
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post #2 of 53
Sounds promising indeed smile.gif
still not too sold on the idea of the hydro series coolers
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post #3 of 53
Very interesting new. But it does mean less competition in that market.
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Originally Posted by Coolking23;11910124 
Very interesting new. But it does mean less competition in that market.
That is a downside, but CoolIT made almost no money in the retail market.

So far, for AIO Water solutions; Corsair has been the only company to be successful in this market.

So it's not like their was much competition to begin with.
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Here's hoping CoolIT can provide decent products, I had a Domino ALC a while ago and it was atrocious.
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Yay!
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The Corsair Link is likely just a retuned version of CoolIT's Maestro that has yet to be released.

As for the coolers themselves I think it's safe to say that yes, it will likely be the ECO or maybe even the Vantage that is used as the base design.
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That would be sweet if they made a H70 and threw some TEC's on it. Like an H70 Freezone Elite biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 53
They need to make a H90 or some sort of 240 radiator hydro... The H70 is already fairly close in performance to the H50... there is only a $20-$30 difference between them. so now there will be $15 steps between it?

Shall see how long it takes to incorporate the merger into stuff we as the consumer will see.
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post #10 of 53
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Originally Posted by Perry;11910814 
The Corsair Link is likely just a retuned version of CoolIT's Maestro that has yet to be released.

As for the coolers themselves I think it's safe to say that yes, it will likely be the ECO or maybe even the Vantage that is used as the base design.

This is exactly what I think.
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Originally Posted by Magus2727;11910859 
They need to make a H90 or some sort of 240 radiator hydro... The H70 is already fairly close in performance to the H50... there is only a $20-$30 difference between them. so now there will be $15 steps between it?

Shall see how long it takes to incorporate the merger into stuff we as the consumer will see.

I suspect, when H60 is released, Corsair will phase out H50 and H70 and introduce another higher end one (eg H80 or H90) as these products are just sitting too close to each other's market.
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