The Corsair Hydro H80 self contained watercooling system is about the 700th thermal solution review we've undertaken at Frostytech.com. Based on 13 years hands on experience testing hundreds of heatsinks, I think you can take stock in our comments when we criticize the H80's few deficiencies as equally as when we laud its attributes. For while the Corsair Hydro H80 does perform exceptionally well, it ain't perfect.
Corsair's Hydro H80 is a no fuss, no mess CPU liquid cooling solution that installs with ease onto Intel socket LGA2011/1366/1155/1156/775 and AMD socket AM3/AM2/FM1 processors. The unit consists of two parts, a 12v DC pump head with integrated reservoir and thin skived copper waterblock, and the fluid-to-air aluminum heat exchanger.
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