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I cannot believe i overlooked this option when looking into a closed loop for my CPU, was initially going with the XSPC Rasa 750 , but now that i am thinking of it either the H50 OR H70 from corsair will do exactly what i want. And for about a hundred+ bucks cheaper.

What are your thoughts on the H50 AND H70, thinking of going with one or the other for CPU cooling at this point apposed to the XSPC Rasa 750 simply because it is overkill for what i was wanting to do . Everything for the Rasa kit came out to 208 bucks... Hmmmm
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post #2 of 28
I vote Rasa! But, the H70 will beat the H50 by roughly 5*C. If you think thats worth it, then go for it.
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post #3 of 28
I'd say preferably the H70 but IIRC they are so close to one another in performance that take the one that's cheaper/has a longer warranty/faster delivery.

But remember that the H50, H60 and H70 are just about on par with the high end air coolers and if it might be worth it to fork that extra for a better cooling setup.
 
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post #4 of 28
For SB, I'd even go cheaper to a CorsairA70. But out of those two, I'd choose the H50.
post #5 of 28
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I vote Rasa! But, the H70 will beat the H50 by roughly 5*C. If you think thats worth it, then go for it.
Yeah i know blink, you were one of the people who helped me make up my mind on the rasa, but i totally forgot about these two!! Hmmm might go with the H70 then, If it sucks compared to my Thermaltake Frio (not cutting it in pursuit of 5ghz OC), then i will go with the rasa kit.
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post #6 of 28
H50 was a waste of my $. My zalman air cooler works better.
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post #7 of 28
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H50 was a waste of my $. My zalman air cooler works better.
Dang , i had a Zalman in my old AMD rig. It worked nicely, but i also had 6 extra 120mm fans in that thing. It sounded like a jet engine!
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post #8 of 28
Go with the Rasa kit. The H50/70 gets beat by high end air coolers.
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post #9 of 28
i went with the h70 and its performance was pleasing, but some air coolers are better then this set up, for me i use it for 2months and now my w/c set up is on its way.. then i gunna start oc this baby real high, because in the summer i dont think the h70 is going to be good enough
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post #10 of 28
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If that is the case, i will send the H70 back and get the Rasa kit. You are probably right but i need to see for myself, the frio was good for getting to 4ghz on my 965 BE but even both fans on full blast my temps are very high trying to go for the 5ghz. If i can get the temps i want with the H70 i will be pleased.
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