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Originally Posted by joemunky;12597655 
So I should buy this instead of the h70 or h50? I'm on 775

Don't shoot me, I haven't researched much yet, just decided today and JUST got in tongue.gif

These cheap faux water solutions are probably worse that what you already have.
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post #12 of 24
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+Rep, thanks for the review. Building my 2600k rig, it'll be finished in May.

How much is the price of the H60? If it's a considerable amount cheaper, then I think I'll pick it up instead of the H70. To me, I'm on budget. So for 2C less than an H70 depending on price, I think I'll go with the H60.

Amazon.com: Corsair Cooling Hydro Series All in One High-performance Liquid CPU Cooler CWCH60: Electronics
79.99 @ amazon shipping in 2-4 weeks. I think it looks like a winner over the H70 or H50 to me but I can't decide if it would suit my needs/wants better than NH D-14 though.
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post #13 of 24
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79.99 @ amazon shipping in 2-4 weeks. I think it looks like a winner over the H70 or H50 to me but I can't decide if it would suit my needs/wants better than NH D-14 though.
Yeah, that's $15 cheaper. And $15 cheaper to some people on budget like me is really good.

Think I've made my final decision, I'll most likely be going with the H60.

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These cheap faux water solutions are probably worse that what you already have.
They're good cooling units, I don't know why people have so much against them. I guess it's because they're "fake" watercooling.

I don't care, as long as it can get an i7-2600k to 4.4 @ decent load temps for a decent price, it's okay in my book.
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I think I want to see how it does in push pull with gentle typhoons and see how close it can get to something like the D-14 in silence and performance and then ask myself if the difference is worth having 2 pounds of metal hanging off my cpu.
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post #15 of 24
Were these tests performed with the default fans that come with the H60?
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I payed £80 for H70..
This is now at £60..

And the perfomance difference is very little. I am now MAD.

I swear the H60 will match H70 with high flow fans if H70 is with stock fans..

I am now really MAD.
    
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Were these tests performed with the default fans that come with the H60?
Yep just the one fan that it comes with that is apparently improved over the ones that came with H50/70 because it's significantly quieter.
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post #18 of 24
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Yep just the one fan that it comes with that is apparently improved over the ones that came with H50/70 because it's significantly quieter.


That's awesome. I'm definitely going H60 then. Cheaper, and you can always upgrade to a better fan for better performance.
post #19 of 24
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post

They're good cooling units, I don't know why people have so much against them. I guess it's because they're "fake" watercooling.

I don't care, as long as it can get an i7-2600k to 4.4 @ decent load temps for a decent price, it's okay in my book.
No, it is because for the coin they aren't that impressive-especially on high wattage CPUs like Thuban or 130W Nehalem.

You're running a sub-90W Sandybridge CPU. You don't even need water cooling to get 4.5gHz.
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post #20 of 24
Do these come with any warranty ?

And what happens if lets say theres a leak and it messes up your whole PC, are corsair liable ?
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