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Its literally an H70 pump with the H50's radiator, yet they say that it cools 6 degrees better than the H70 and 9.4 degrees better than the H50?
I recently came across this cooler in looking at getting a closed loop system and in reading that review and subsequent posts here some of the responses seem biased and or didn't really even read the review as some have even stated lol. This post stuck out with me as it states part of what I think comes into play in getting better numbers but still trying to call out the cooler but didn't decide to touch on something key. Yes it has the smaller rad but the "better" pump of the 70 right? But you left out that
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the big news is not their flexibility, it's their size: the outside diameter of the Kühler's hoses is about 10.8mm, as compared to the 8.7mm of the hoses (measured at the narrowest point) on the H70's pump. Larger hoses can flow more water, assuming the pump can handle the extra load.
Couldn't one conclude the pairing of the different parts and the larger flow produce a better result? Conjecture on my part but meh.
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I call that pwnage. Jesus, I love how the people all go "it can't perform better than the Corsair H70. lol They make the H70!!!
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Yes it has the smaller rad but the "better" pump of the 70 right? But you left out that Couldn't one conclude the pairing of the different parts and the larger flow produce a better result? Conjecture on my part but meh.
You make a very good point. Those who build custom loops for their rigs usually go for tubing with larger inner and outer diameters. Smaller tubing kills flow rate. Lower flow rate mean worse temps.

It boggles my mind how some people can be so blindly pro-Corsair, anti-everyone else.
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I want a KUHLER, but newegg is not selling them yet.. c'mon egg.. I could buy from antec, but I am making a rather good size egg purchase soon and could have just added it to the cart...
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post #46 of 94
The performance on this thing actually looks pretty good. Don't see why people are hating on it.

And if the price is around $70, then this thing will easily beat the H50/H70 for sales.
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Personally I think it looks like an car part.
    
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I hate when these sites don't test an AMD system as well. Is it that hard?
     
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I hate when these sites don't test an AMD system as well. Is it that hard?
Agreed, I'm curious to see how this would do on say a 1090T @ 4ghz, probably in between a h50/h70 in performance, but no way to know until someone tests it out!
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I just wish they did a push/pull comparison. Its really hard to compare against the H70 without seeing those results. I cant think why they would have left something like that out of the reveiw unless they had reason too to support the end results they were looking for.

If with a push/pull config its still showing a 5+ degree gap it might be worth upgrading for me.
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