Corsair H105 review

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Features

Features

The H105 is a 240mm Performance Liquid CPU Cooler. The cooling setup itself uses that all too familiar low-profile cooling unit design with a micro-channel copper cold plate. Here is the Corsair PR skinny on the product:

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The H105 is Corsair’s first Hydro Series cooler to be equipped with a 38mm thick 240mm radiator, greatly increasing radiator surface area and improving heat dissipation. Fitted with a pair of high-performance SP120L PWM 120mm fans designed to balance static pressure and noise levels, the H105 pushes liquid cooling performance to the next level in the 240mm category. The H105 also benefits from Corsair’s new tool-free CPU mounting block, called by press “the simplest mounting mechanism we have experienced” and making installation easier than ever. The low-profile CPU cooling block also includes an LED backlit logo and replaceable color ring, allowing PC enthusiasts to co-ordinate their CPU cooler to match their other system components. Connecting the cooling block and 38mm-deep 240mm radiator are a pair of sealed and kink-resistant rubber tubes, with a high-quality on-board ceramic-bearing pump providing reliable flow and heat transfer away from the CPU. As with all Hydro Series CPU coolers, the H105 is completely self-contained, requires no maintenance or filling and is supported by a five year warranty. By retaining the popular 240mm radiator mount, the H105 is also compatible with the vast majority of cases on the market, meaning enthusiasts needn’t worry about having to compromise on their choice when it comes to case or CPU cooling. 

Features and Specifications

  • 240mm aluminum radiator
    • 270mm x 120mm x 38mm
  • Two SP120L PWM 120mm high static pressure fans
    • 120mm x 25mm
    • 800-2700 RPM (+/- 10%)
    • Up to 73 CFM
    • Maximum 37.7 dBA
  • PWM fan control for customizable fan speeds through BIOS
  • Support for AMD and Intel CPUs
    • AM2, AM3, FM1, FM2, LGA 1156, 1155, 1150, 1366, 2011
  • Advanced copper cold plate and manifold design
  • Tool-free bracket for simple installation on most Intel and AMD motherboards
  • Sealed all-in-one design, pre-filled and maintenance free
  • 5-year limited warranty

Pricing, Availability, and Warranty

Priced at $119.99 MSRP in the US, the Hydro Series H105 liquid CPU coolers will be available in January from Corsair's worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. The cooler is backed with an industry leading five-year limited warranty and Corsair’s excellent customer service and technical support. Corsair will give you a cool 5 years warranty on this product. A quick search shows prices of roughly 110 EUR for the H105 here in the Netherlands. But let's have a look at the product in more detail.


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