In the short time all-in-one water coolers have been on the market, it has been basically two styles to choose from. One with a large, round bulky head, and what I think is a weak mounting system, or the other variant which offers a much better mounting setup, similar results, but usually demands a higher price upon purchase. There wasn't, up until now, any way around this. You had to make that choice and live with your decision. Why can't we just get the best of both worlds?
Corsair says we can! They are now offering a reworked version of the all-in-one coolers we have already seen, the H50 and H70 from the Hydro series. Now imagine this. Take the low profile nature of the H70 head unit, redesign it a bit and make it very low-profile, and entirely redesign the mounting hardware. This newer version keeps the corrugated plastic covered rubber hoses of the previous two units. The radiator of choice for this newer reincarnation is the thinner model from the H50.
That brief explanation is what we are going to be covering in the next few pages. Today TweakTown is bringing you the Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler. If you don't have a full grasp on what this version is all about, get comfortable, as I am about to show you the ins and outs of this new unit. Let's see what a bit of the old technology mixed in with a new head unit and completely new hardware will offer those who are already undecided about which of these units to purchase. Hopefully at the end of all of this I can answer which all-in-one liquid cooler is the best bang for the buck in today's market.