Reviews and Problems with Corsair Hydro Series H80i
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Good performance, difficult software.
30 April 2014
Summary: I bought the H80i for an AMD FX chip, and performance wise its pretty great. Ran some stress test on prime95, and max temps I saw were 47c. There are some issues though, particularly with the Corsair link software...which let me just say was a pain. Running Windows 8.1 btw. I went to their website and downloaded their latest firmware for it, it recognized everything...except the cooler!. uninstalled, reinstalled, restarted, changed connectors nothing was working.
Summary: Used this in my new build with an i5 4670k. swapped the stock fans out with the Gentle Typhoon 1850 rpm's. Idle temps are around 26-29 with 69-70 ambient temps. load temps with a 4.2ghz don't go above 58 degrees. Using the design r4 blackout edition case. Its very quiet, and from what im seeing its doing its job perfectly.
Easy installation, Low temperatures, standard noise level
24 April 2014
Summary: Installing this bad boy was easy. It's noise level meets my standards and isn't too loud. On the the performance itself, I use to be getting 34-40c on idle with my 4670k with a tx3 cooler. Once I slapped this cooler on, I was getting about 28c-33c idle. The h80i is a very good closed loop water kit for beginners trying to overclock.
Summary: PROS: Quiet, cool, autoadjusts to temps, thermal paste already applied CONS: Though the unit is very quiet and works well, the reason I gave it 2 stars is as follows: - the back plate was cut completely wrong. The tubes that stick through the mobo to screw in the bolts are WAY too long. The plastic tubing is so long that the screws will never provide a tight fit.
Summary: My CPU temps dropped 30c at idle and running prime95 on all cores. The only reason its not a 5 is that I can't seem to get the LED light to work and the corsair link software doesn't recognize (yes these issues are probably related).
Summary: Had Alienware Aurora R4 i7 3960x Processor. Original stock cooling system failed on me, brought my temps over 100 Celsius. With this temps are down to 30 Celsius and I'm playing Dayz from lowest to highest settings. I'm satisfied.
Summary: I upgraded to the H80i from a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo. This is definitely a vastly superior cooling system, and my idle temperatures on an AMD FX-8350 (4.6GHz) are now around 15C. Even under full load, it's about 40C now. This probably shaved a solid 15-20C off of the load temperatures, so it's obviously doing its job. My only complaint is the noise. Compared to my previous heatsink, this is MUCH noisier during boot and heavy use.
Summary: I had the h60 corsair but it couldn't handle overclocking as the temps with my i5-2500k were getting above 60c. Then about a week ago the h60 pump burnt out and died on me RIP, it lasted maybe 2 years which isnt bad for that price but since my i5 is showing its age i really needed to overclock her to keep up with my other new parts. Decided to go much bigger, but i knew it was going to be a tad hard to fit in my Scout Case (I) as its not really too big.