Corsair H100i RGB Elite (2022) review

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The CORSAIR iCUE RGB ELITE Series liquid CPU coolers provide high-performance CPU cooling, integrated RGB lighting, and refined aesthetics, together with CORSAIR AF ELITE Series PWM fans that provide strong airflow and specific low-noise cooling modes. The ELITE Series has 16 individually controllable RGB LEDs on a contemporary pump head design. Excellent cooling with matching aesthetics. The potent CORSAIR iCUE program allows the creation of spectacular lighting effects. monitor CPU and cooling temperatures, and change fan speeds as necessary. Zero RPM fan and Variable Pump Speed modes are accurately implemented. control noise levels for silent operation. With a thermally optimized copper cold plate and straightforward assembly, the The newest CPU brackets, the RGB ELITE Series provides superior CPU cooling.



Five years

Cold Plate Material


Tubing Material

Low Permeation Rubber with black sleeving

Radiator Material


Socket Support

AMD: AM2, AM3, AM4, FM1, FM2, sTR4 (threadripper)
Intel LGA: 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1366, 1700, 2011, 2011-3, 2066

Fan(s) included

2x AF120 ELITE 120mm PWM Fans

Fan Max Speed

2400 RPM

Fan Airflow

97 CFM

Fan Static Pressure

3.0 mmH2O

  • AF120 ELITE Fans: Two 120mm PWM fans deliver a blast of color and improved airflow for extreme CPU cooling performance.
  • Dynamic RGB Backlit Pump: Individually controlled RGB LEDs light up the pump head to produce stunning, customizable lighting effects to match your build.
  • Extreme CPU cooling: Experience the best ever CORSAIR Hydro Series cooling performance, with each fan running from 400 to 1,850RPM.
  • Powerful Software: CORSAIR iCUE software allows you to control your cooler’s RGB lighting and monitor CPU and coolant temperatures, and adjust fan and pump speeds, all from a single intuitive interface.
  • High-Performance Cold Plate and Pump: Thermally optimized cold plate and low-noise pump design for high performance, quiet cooling.
  • 240mm Radiator: Expanded radiator core improves cooling surface area and performance.
  • Zero RPM Mode: A new Zero RPM cooling profile in CORSAIR iCUE software allows fans to stop entirely at low temperatures, eliminating fan noise.
  • Easy to Install: Modular, tool-free mounting bracket for quick and painless installation on all major CPU sockets. 
Priced at roughly $140 cooler is compatible with the most popular Intel and AMD sockets, including socket AM4. New is support for Threadripper sTR4/SP3. 

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