The A70 ships in very similar packaging to the A50 we just recently looked at, and this time the box is much bigger. Most notably the image of the cooler that fills the top half is different this time. With the A70, this time you are getting a High-Performance cooler versus the A50's Performance notation.
Corsair states that he A70 is "advanced technology for cooling the world's fastest CPUs". Under which in various languages, they give three features that back up that claim. At the bottom you get a good look at the base and the beefy, 8mm diameter heatpipes as they run through the base plate.
A bit of in house testing lead to the chart that tops the back of the box where Corsair shows well over 20°C improvement over the stock cooler. The rest of the panel is covered with a mission statement and a bit about why you should choose the Corsair brand. At the bottom in the white stripe you will find a basic listing of what is included under all the black and gold cardboard.
On the last panel Corsair displays specifications for both the cooler and the included fans.
Removing the cardboard box, I found a similar high density foam enclosure for the body of the cooler which works very well at protecting both samples. This time packed around the body of the A70, there are two white boxes with hardware. One of which holds all of the mounting hardware, the other holding a pair of fans with accompanying shrouds.
As we saw with the A50, the A70 arrived in perfect condition sealed tightly in the foam cocoon.
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