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Corsair Hydro H90
8.6 out of 10

Corsair Hydro H90

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Overall 8
8.0

refurbished?

Anonymous, Newegg
7 days ago
  • Pros: I just received this product last night but i will update in the future when I install it. I wanted to say this item looks completely untouched as if it rolled off the assembly line and was handed to me. Absolutely amazing job. if this is refurbished, I cannot imagine how great "new" must be. thi...
  • Cons: none yet
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid cooling and quiet, but a bit fragile

Glen M., Newegg
1 January 2016
  • Summary: I've been pretty happy with these corsair water coolers .. i have the smaller ones in a couple of other builds, they've done well. I was happy to try this larger H90 in the Node 304 case. I found plenty of room to mount with the supplied fan.
  • Pros: Cools well. My Xeon E3-1241 v3 idles at 26, 38 in memtest86+, and 49 running 8 threads of folding. This with the fan all but silent at 800rpm. The water pump is similarly very quiet, I can only tell it is running from a tiny vibration when I put a finger on the block.
  • Cons: The plastic backplate design is a bit poor. Instructions call for foam spacers between backplate and mobo, and the foam sits on top of a couple of surface mount components on the mobo. Can't be good for those components. There are little metal inserts to catch the mounting screws - those inserts ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Quiet and efficient cooler!

DAVID M., Newegg
30 December 2015
  • Summary: My i7 4790K was running idle at 35+ degrees Celsius with the H60 cooler. Since I have a Corsair Obsidian 350D case with capability for front mount 140mm fans, I decided to try the H90. Idle temp now below 30 degrees Celsius and much quieter.
  • Pros: Quiet Lower pump RPM than the H60 140mm
  • Cons: Back plate pin mounts easy to strip
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Overall 8
8.0

I like it

WILLIAM B., Newegg
12 December 2015
  • Summary: Would guess a lot of people buy this open the box see the lack of instructions and don't want to deal with it so it gets sent back never having been used.
  • Pros: It works keeps the cpu nice and cold this is something to do when you have time not something to rush though trying to get done.
  • Cons: The instructions like one sentence and a photo leave a lot of stuff to figure out on your own. Was ready to throw this thing out the window trying to get the thing locked in.
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Overall 8
8.0

cool!

heath h., Newegg
23 February 2015
  • Summary: overall great cooler.
  • Pros: Cooler works great on my Coolmaster 942 case. Took out a failing 140mm fan to install this in the back of my case. I am cooling a I7 5820k 3.8 ghz.
  • Cons: The instructions for the bracket are a little unclear. The first assembly was using the wrong bracket so I suggest matching the bracket up with your motherboard not relying on the instructions. I ended up having to carefully pry the plastic parts to pop the screws back out with out breaking any o...
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Overall 8
8.0

Works fine

Seth B., Newegg
24 January 2015
  • Pros: - Reasonably easy to install - Decent performance - Pretty quiet pump
  • Cons: - Bad manual - Received with a few bent fins on the radiator - Fan can get pretty loud when running full speed
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Overall 8
8.0

Good cooler

Timothy R., Newegg
30 December 2014
  • Summary: If you don't feel like running coolant lines with a DIY cooling setup and just want something that can be up and running in less than 45 minutes, definitely consider this bad lil' momma.
  • Pros: Easy install (if I had planned properly), good heat dissipation, no fuss. Installed in Corsair Carbide 300R. 4 of 5 eggs because it is not the best solution out there, but pretty darned good for the money.
  • Cons: Does not easily fit into some cases, as the radiator and fan take up a good deal of space. Make sure your case has 140mm fan mounts, preferably on the back panel next to the I/O as this spot is usually worry free. I had a 120mm fan mount there, and had to mount on the top of the case where there ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Perhaps if you were gonna use it for the CPU it would be fine but in my case it was a no go

Greyes, Amazon
29 November 2014
  • Summary: Paired with a NZXT Kraken G10 to tame the wild fire burning within my GPU. PROS: -Brought my GPU temperatures down from 90°C under load, to barely 50°C. -Very quiet -The fittings on the cooling block swivel to allow for bends and turns in installation CONS: -Tubing is short, could make installation...
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Jerry Lawson, Amazon
2 October 2014
  • Summary: Solved my over heating issues instantly...very quiet too!
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Overall 8
8.0

Great performance but bent screw hole frame

Krishna P., Newegg
29 August 2014
  • Summary: I'm really happy with its performance and the bent frame is my only complaint. With the two leftover screws, I mounted the fan that came with my case to have a push/pull setup (dual 140mm in a mini-ITX case!!!). I may bend the frame back down the line. I don't think it'd be worth an RMA.
  • Pros: -Able to fit in a mini-ITX case (Fractal Design Node 304) -Great performance -Quiet
  • Cons: Screw holes didn't line up flush. If I put in all 4 mounting screws, my graphics card was being touched and actually pushed. I think this was something in quality control that was overlooked in the "Refurbishing" process. To compensate, I used only 2 of the mounting screws.
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