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Corsair-a50-cafa50.32632223
7.7 out of 10

Corsair A50 (CAFA50)

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Very good air cooler

Habeeb, Amazon
8 September 2013
  • Summary: This cooler is a very good product by corsair. Pros: - Able to accommodate multiple sockets. I have used it with 1366, 1156 and 1155 processors - Bought it at less than half the retail price on amazon - Adjustable cpu fan speed (medium and high) - copper heatpipes - high quality fan - easy to set up - Sufficient cooling capacity Cons - Not as good when compared to other more recognised coolers such as noctua
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Overall 10
10

Great product

AK, Amazon
19 March 2013
  • Summary: This CPU cooler works very well without much noise. I used Shin Etsu paste with this unit and the combination is just great.
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Overall 10
10

Great cooler

Robert Hirtz, Amazon
25 September 2012
  • Summary: Installed this unit on an i-4 OC'd to 4ghz. Stock cooler failed. The A50 keeps the proc running at 45C under prime 95. Easy to install. Instructions are vague, but there are videos available on youtube for the novice.
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Overall 10
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from 65C down to 25C

Pete, Amazon
11 August 2012
  • Summary: I recently constructed a computer with an intel i5 Lynnfield quad core CPU. Constructing the machine, I noticed that intel had not changed the design of the stock cpu cooler since the Pentium 4. I figured it would do anyway and finished constructing the machine. I set the alarm in the BIOS to go off when the computer reached 60C. It was a nightmare. Running intense graphical programs and statistical software heated the cpu to intolerable levels.
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Overall 10
10

Rips the stock cooler a new one!

Asim Naeem Qureshi, Amazon
3 July 2012
  • Summary: Bought this for an older rig, the temps. has dropped massively, it's quiet, came nicely packaged, and looks pretty awesome. I have to say I'm very impressed with Corsair's attention to detail and it's components in general. However, the only semi con I'd say regarding the A50 is the mounting bracket. It requires some effort to get in properly on the mounting holes on the motherboard.
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Overall 10
10

Ice Cold

W. Campion, Amazon
25 April 2012
  • Summary: I got a build your own PC kit from tiger direct, seemed like a great deal, and everything worked perfect. The only problem is that the CPU cooler was not doing its job at all. The CPU was running at @ 50C idle, and playing even older games like half life 1, would cause freezing due to overheating (I have a decent graphics card also, so this was really frustrating) I came to realize tiger direct put together this build your own deal to get rid of these worthless fans.
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Overall 10
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muy bueno

Hector, Amazon
14 April 2012
  • Summary: La temperatura de mi procesador bajo , es muy buen articulo a muy buen precio y es muy facil la instalacion y trae todo lo necesario para instalarlo, el envio fue muy rapido y tienen muy buena comunicacion, recomiendo que compren aqui
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Overall 10
10

A70 Best of the air coolers

Chris Y, Amazon
6 April 2012
  • Summary: Currently, I have 6 pc's all overclocked with different coolers. A couple of cooler masters, Corsair H80 and EVGA. The A70 rivals the Corsair H80 as the best of the bunch. The ambient temperature of at 25c compared to the H80 which runs at 35c. For heavy loads (running LinX) the Corsair H80 runs better at 55c compared to 60c on the A70. I definitely recommend this cpu fan for someone who doesn't want to shell out an extra $$ for watercooler and want great performance.
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Overall 10
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Wow ... this rocks

J. England, Amazon
3 March 2012
  • Summary: I was having an issue with overheating while using the stock CPU cooler for the Phenom II 1090t 6-Core CPU. This overheating wasn't really an issue unless I wanted to play a graphic intense game or convert a BluRay. Converting a BR right now with the CPU overclocked @ MAX 106 degrees (F). And I can hear stuff that is going on outside of my computer room due to how quiet this cooler is.
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Overall 10
10

Happpy buyer

Q. Ho, Amazon
2 September 2011
  • Summary: This fan is BIG! It barely fits in my CM Storm Scout Tower. But it works great, low noise (i run it at 1600rpm) and keeps my system cool (low to mid 30Celsius at idle, mid to high 40s at heavy load).
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