Yes - 280 mm
- 45 points
- 46 months ago
from completed build i7-6850K EVGA GTX 1080 FTW SLI [Ashen Comet]
The stock fan comes in 3 settings: Performance (2100rpm), Balance (1800rpm), and Quiet (900 rpm). They are quite noisy when not set at Quiet, and some may even experience the weird clicking sound.
Other than the noise, the cooler serves its purpose.
- 41 points
- 38 months ago
from completed build Titan Ryzen
Decent cooler. I upgraded the fans to Corsair's ML series
- 33 points
- 29 months ago
from completed build Atmosphere
I love it, but I'm going to be extra critical just because of Corsair's branding department. I don't like the brightly lit "Corsair" tramp stamp right across my CPU. There's no way to turn it off, and no other options for liquid CPU coolers that are the same quality without annoying branding.
Despite this nitpicking, it's extremely quiet. I only hear it ramping up when I benchmark it, and it can almost get to 45c but not quite. In average day to day use and threadkilling games it's quiet and cool as can be, barely hitting 30c with fans running at minimum speed. Idles at 26c, stopping the fans doesn't even increase the temperature significantly at first, the pump and the radiator are incredible. I feel bad for taking 2 stars off, but I don't like the logo, and the LED lighting ruins my RGB lighting.
- 32 points
- 44 months ago
from completed build Titanium V1
I get very good idle temps at 24C, and decent load temps at 65C. I would have liked to see lower, but I suspect the reason is because of the crappy stock Corsair fans.
- 30 points
- 38 months ago
from completed build TANTALUS P400S TG (RYZEN) UPDATE WITH BENCHMARKS
I like the Corsair brand but they always stick the cheapest and loudest fans with their AIO's. With a custom fan curve though you can make this AIO pretty quiet. Mine came with a twist in one of the tubes that made it really hard to handle and manipulate in my case.
- 24 points
- 27 months ago
from completed build HAF-Baked
Quite, cool and still going after 3 years of abuse from and FX9590
- 22 points
- 36 months ago
from completed build My Gaming Dream :)
Looks beautiful, and one of the very few AIO coolers to support AM4 (Ryzen) motherboards with the included brackets. I didn't realize this was an issue until I started reading the motherboard compatibilty on the boxes of the coolers and manufacturers' websites. It was then that I realized that other coolers do not come with the AM4 brackets...you have to buy or order them separately. Some offer them for free after you buy the cooler. But that's such an inconvenience....you have to buy the cooler, and then go to a website, and then order the AM4 brackets, and uhhh...the pain.
Anyways here are the PROS:
1) Decent temps with moderate overclocking, not fantastic. (Check my temps on the left side that I posted)
2) Easy to install, hoses look nice too
3) RGB...ya its cool I admit.
4) Corsair Link is cool and easy
5) IT COMES WITH THE AM4 BRACKETS! WOO HOO!
And here are the CONS:
1) If you're like me and you dont give a crap about noise, and you want your fans on max speed, you will either have to
a) Plug in the power cables for the fans directly into the PSU.
b) Plug in the power cables for the fans into the PWM CPU Fan slot on the motherboard & and control it with Corsair Link and doing all that jazz.
2) At stock speeds, the temps are not good. I cant get below 40 celsius personally. So I just live in the 50 celsius range and overclock
- 21 points
- 34 months ago
from completed build AURA
easy to install, pump is silent, cooling performance is bonkers
- 17 points
- 41 months ago
from completed build Project RedRum - Mini itx beauty
Keeps my i7 at under 30c idle and rarely goes up to 60c while gaming. Original fans are super loud when at higher speeds