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so im looking to get either the antec kuhler 620 or the corsair h60. I cant seem to find reviews of h60 anywhere. all of the reviews of the kuhler have been really good. especially if i throw some high speed fans on it.

should i go ahead and jump on the kuhler or wait it out for the h60?
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post #2 of 35
The antec has thicker tubes, which is probably the only reason why it cools better than the h50/70 series. I can't find the h60 reviews either but I'd wait for that to be reviewed before making a purchase. I bought an |H50 a few weeks ago and now I regret it because I didnt wait for the antec and theyre the same price and the antec performs better =p
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post #3 of 35
The Kuhler in push/pull gets 10ºC less than the H50 push/pull under full load on i7 920 @4GHz.

I'd get the Kuhler.
   
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post #4 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post
The Kuhler in push/pull gets 10ºC less than the H50 push/pull under full load on i7 920 @4GHz.

I'd get the Kuhler.
yeah those reviews i dont believe since the units are virtually the same.

but kuhler is the new stuff might as well go with that.

or i would highly recommend saving some money and get XSPC rasa 240 kit, the differnce is night and day
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post #5 of 35
The corsair is frequently beaten by high end air coolers. Dunno about the Antec, I only know of one review which a lot of people questioned.
    
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post #6 of 35
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i dont want a full on water kit. i already have a custom loop on my sig rig. this is for my open air test bench/folding rig.
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post #7 of 35
How about CoolIT? The makers of the Antec cooler and the Corsair cooler are the same brand but the Antec one is another version of the H70.
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post #8 of 35
Quote:
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How about CoolIT? The makers of the Antec cooler and the Corsair cooler are the same brand but the Antec one is another version of the H70.
asertek makes the h50 and h70 and coolit makes the h60
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post #9 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rakhasa View Post
The antec has thicker tubes, which is probably the only reason why it cools better than the h50/70 series.
The tube walls are thicker, but the actual inner diameter is slightly less. Big difference is the lack of internal corrugation on the Antec tubes, which should reduce turbulence and result in somewhat higher flow.

Other than that, the Antec block and/or pump may have been tweaked for better performance over the H50/H70.

These are my recollection of comments from Asetek Stu here on the forums, btw, so you can go look up his posts if you're interested.
post #10 of 35
kuhler one just looks too cheap. i'd wait for more "official" review
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