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Corsair Hydro H80i GT High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Review

By: Chad Sebring | CPU Liquid Coolers in Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: Aug 4, 2015 2:13 pm
TweakTown Rating: 98%Manufacturer: Corsair

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Part of the kit inside of one very large bag of hardware, we find this AMD top bracket, and the Intel LGA1366 and LGA115X back plate. For AMD users, you will need to twist the Intel bracket off the head unit and replace it with this one, and you will also need the stock AMD bracket as well.

 

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This time we got the rest of the mounting hardware together. At the top are the nuts that secures the head unit onto the top of one of the sets of standoffs below them. At the left, we have the LGA2011 standoffs, black AMD ones in the middle, and LGA115x standoffs to the right.

 

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Since this thick single radiator is cooled with a pair of fans, Corsair ships a full set of either long screws, along with a set of eight washers to get the fans mounted to the radiator, as well as through the chassis of choice.

 

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Here we have the pair of high torque, SP120L PWM fans. The grey blades sort of go along with the silver, and both are 4-pin powered. For the Corsair Link to control these, you must use the lead from the head unit to power these.

 

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Then you have to have the Corsair Link cable to make the software work, and here is ours. At either end of an eighteen inch long rubberized black cable, we get a USB 2.0 connection to make to the motherboard, and the male mini-USB connection goes into the head unit.

 

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You are also provided with full detailed instructions on how to assemble, install, and connect the H80i GT and where to go for the download of the software. They also included a warranty insert that explains what is covered under the terms of their five-year warranty.

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