Summary: 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...
Conclusion: We have concerns about using the Corsair H80 as an air intake unless you have at least one other fan acting as an exhaust. This is especially true if your CPU is heavily overclocked, but we can’t deny that the H80 is simple to install and use, can be very quiet and offers superb cooling.
Conclusion: In every way imaginable the Corsair H80 deserves its “High Performance” moniker. No matter what the heat load this sumo sized – yet still only single bay form factor – all in one water cooling solution simply performed flawlessly.
Summary: When looking back at the questions posed at the introduction of this article, it becomes incredibly easy to see how well the Corsair H80 stacks up in terms of providing a useful and effective cooling solution that is not only simple to operate, but easy to maintain.
Summary: The Corsair H80 is a great liquid cooling solution. It reached one of the best performances we saw on all air coolers and sealed watercoolers that we tested so far. It is also not too loud, maintaining the noise at an acceptable level even at full speed.
Summary: The market for all in one cooling solutions is booming. Corsair initially had a good lineup with their Asetek Hydro H50 and H70 coolers. Though they jumped on the CoolIT wagon to enter a more niche market. There was more than just the demand for good cooling.
Summary: Today we are reviewing the Corsair Hydro Series™ H80 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler. This cooler may look very familiar in that it is a step down from the flagship Corsair H100, but still carries much of the same DNA.
Excerpt: To be what seems like a mystical black art, water cooling gives most users chills to think of putting liquid in the PC as most are trained from small kids to keep liquid away. Those that have started to overcome the fear usually stop dead in their tracks when they watch the price tag climb for a...
Conclusion: Final ThoughtsWow! Just wow! We knew that Corsair’s H80 was going to perform well, but we have to be fair and say that it performed even better than we anticipated! The H80’s performance is astounding!
Pros: Awesome performance, Straightforward installation, Aesthetically pleasing, Widespread compatibility, 5 year warranty, Non-intrusive, Very little strain on the motherboard, Good price for a liquid cooler