Self-contained liquid cooling kits can be interesting alternatives to air coolers, especially for folks obsessed with low noise levels. Corsair is still hard at work promoting the concept. In fact, the firm has just added another design to its Hydro Series coolers: the H70.
If you're familiar with the Hydro Series H50—and loyal TR readers should be, seeing as we reviewed it last year—the H70's looks and basic functionality won't surprise. Corsair has, however, made a few tweaks that should result in more effective cooling:
The Hydro Series H70 CPU cooler is an evolution of the award-winning Hydro Series H50, with several significant upgrades that enable it to deliver even greater cooling performance. These upgrades include a double-thickness (50mm) radiator with higher heat-exchanging capacity and a pump/cold plate unit with increased efficiency. The H70 also features two 120mm speed-switchable cooling fans in a push-pull configuration to provide increased airflow at low noise levels.
The H70 supports the latest processors from both AMD and Intel, and Corsair says the cooler is available "immediately" from its "network of authorized distributors and resellers." I don't see the H70 in stock at Newegg just now, although the H50 is still selling for $79.99.
|1. BIF - $340||2. chasp_0 - $251||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. Ryu Connor - $250||5. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||6. aeassa - $175|
|7. dashbarron - $150||8. Captain Ned - $100||9. Anonymous Gerbil - $100|
|10. Bill Door - $100|
|be quiet!'s Silent Base 800 case reviewed||0|
|MSI Aegis Ti wraps up SLIed GTX 1080s in an aggressive shell||16|
|Deals of the week: a Dell G-Sync monitor for $470 and more||8|
|Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.7.3 serves up the bugfixes||3|
|AMD reveals the full specs of the Radeon RX 460 and RX 470||61|
|Nvidia will pay GeForce GTX 970 owners $30 over memory snafu||46|
|Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming graphics card reviewed||35|
|Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends tomorrow||104|
|ASRock H110M-STX mobo puts the 5x5 platform in builders' hands||15|
|Now you can install Crysis directly on the video card!||+64|