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Antec Kuhler H2O 1250 AIO CPU Cooler Review - Antec Kuhler H2O 1250 CPU Cooler

Antec Kuhler H2O 1250 AIO CPU Cooler Review
Antec takes a whole new approach to what they think an AIO should be. You have to see what the Kuhler H2O 1250 is all about.
By: | CPU Liquid Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Jan 9, 2014 3:04 am
TweakTown Rating: 75%Manufacturer: Antec

Antec Kuhler H2O 1250 CPU Cooler

 

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I know this image looks like an AIO with a bit of spaghetti attached to it, but I thought an image of the full kit up front was mandatory in order to understand what we explain as we continue with the review.

 

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The head unit is very thin, about two-thirds to half of the height of the standard offering. The outside offers a textured finish that surrounds an illuminated center cap with the Antec name on it.

 

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At the top of the head unit, both of the plastic swivel fittings that take the coolant in and out of the block are placed closely together. Somehow, we even got one put together with an extra bit of thermal paste here too.

 

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The left side of the head unit has a groove cut into it that allows all of the wiring to come out, and be connected to all the appropriate devices.

 

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In that set of wires, you get the USB 2.0 connection for software control, two fan leads that offer the 4-pin connections to power fans (for a total of four), and the 3-pin fan connector to power the head unit's LEDs.

 

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There is the standard plastic cap on the base when you receive it. However, I think something drug on the base well before that, as there is a mark in the TIM application, and is likely where the paste on the side came from. The plastic cover was clean, and showed no signs of contact with this TIM.

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