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Hello all, which of these is the superior cooler?
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post #2 of 10
H50 with some high static pressure fans.
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The A70 would be better since it is Corsiar's best air-cooler for cpu's
NOTE: this is my assumption so im not 100 percent sure
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Well those are pretty conflicting opinions lol
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post #5 of 10
H50 with good fans
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post #7 of 10
I have an H50, I can't stand it, go air anyday, my CM sickles make this thing really loud (personally), and the pump buzzes, I just have to hit it and it stops buzzing, but I shouldn't have too!

Also the grill on the radiator is really brittle, and the fact the diameter of the radiator is so little, two high CMF fans really produce some noise, I didn't notice a difference in cooling between 2 CM sickles, than 1... So, basically... Go for air over the H50!
    
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post #8 of 10
heres an article i found with both a70 and h50 on the same chart seems the a70 does better.. but ehh personally i would go with an h60 better cooling performance then an h50 (but not the h70) but quieter then a H70. But these are all off of stock fans so assuming you get aftermarket fans, prob H series.
Edited by DNytAftr - 3/24/11 at 1:10pm
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post #9 of 10
Given the value the A70 is a superior choice undoubtedly, but I think you can get greater overall cooling performance with the H50, but you have to invest in better fans to do so. It's probably better to look into the H60 or Antec's Kuhler H20 620 if you are going for Hybrid Water cooling.
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post #10 of 10
you can get the H50 for $45 here http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...r&promoid=1302

since you are in BC try and PM Ncix for the A70 for $15 here http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...zBlhVuffe8GJCw
Edited by jjj112 - 3/24/11 at 2:24pm
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