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Pros: Fully modular. Comes with all necessary cords and some extras. Does what it's supposed to do. Is more than enough for most builds and future upgrades. Solid feel and design. Gets real warm at best under load. Silent fan operation and fans don't even kick on til necessary.
Cons: None at just a few days over a month of use. So far, so good.
Other Thoughts: Had for just a few days over a month. Last Corsair I had for about a year and it is still running strong in other build, no problem.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: This is a pretty nice AIO cpu cooler by Cooler Master. I have it installed on an i7 6700k using arctic silver 5 compound. After a little adjusting in the BIOS, I keep this beast cpu around 22-25c idle and have never seen past 56-60c in ultra/maxed out settings in modern games/gaming. Seems very solid and durable, is rear mounted in my Thermaltake core v71 full atx tower and seems to have sufficient exit flow on the exhaust. THIS THING IS INSANELY QUIET! It's usually a wind tunnel in my game room in the summer with no central A/C and three fans on blast all day lol. This baby is dead silent even at high RPMs. Once the cooler weather started and the house fans turned off, I almost thought this thing was broke! That quiet! Blue LED located in the lower right of the pump is really cool because my new build is a black and dark neon blue LED theme anyway, goes perfect with it. Never seems to get hot, at all....like anywhere. The pump, hoses, radiator, etc. never feels even warm to the touch, not sure if it's my towers 3x 200mm fans or just a great quality product.
Cons: Not too bad here.
There is difficulty in adjusting hoses to sit properly in your tower without too much flex or force on the bend of the hose. There were times where I felt I was or it was going to brake/it. Don't let it discourage you, you'll find the sweet spot eventually where it sits perfect with minimal flex with the adjustable range they have. I would NOT recommend under full atx size towers for this unless you can top mount the exhaust, this sucker takes up a decent bit in my full. Either way, do your homework as needed before purchasing parts.
Also, the stock fan settings in the BIOS wasn't cutting it for cpu to idle at a "normal" temp. Low RPMs in the 6-800 range on default/auto on my i7 6700k was idling around 35c or more, not kosher for me. Made my own custom dynamic setting where it automatically adjusts as needed to keep idling from 22-27c and ultra/maxed out gaming at 1080p no higher than high 50c/60c. Max RPMs are 2000, my custom setting doesn't reach over 1600 RPMs. Not thrilled about needing the higher settings to achieve preferred level of cooling, but it's worth a $100 replacement to keep my $340 investment cool, crisp and running like a champ for the next 4-5 years ;)
Other Thoughts: Blue LED in pump cannot be turned off, nor is it rgb/adjustable. Stays blue, stays on.. might be a choice killer if you're trying to go for a custom colored build.
All in all, don't let my cons sway you from purchasing this, especially if you can nab under $100.
Had it for about a month, does the job with no problems. I mean if it can properly cool a taxed i7 6700k, boom...instant decision.
Pros: Lol at this point, what can I say that hasn't been said? This thing is a MONSTER.
Annihilates any game I've thrown at it maxed out/ultra, minus MSAA (Have played Batman AK, GTA V, SWTOR, COD AW so far) . I've turned Turbo mode off and do not overclock and will not until needed. I never set it above a solid 4.0 Ghz. Idles at 22-27c and no more than 56-60c under heavy loads with my Masterliquid pro 120 AIO by CM.... That's ridiculous multi-tasking, high end gaming.....everything.
I also.....can't.....believe it.... This Cpu RUNS......SWTOR (Star Wars: The Old Republic) at a solid 60 fps.....in all instances!!!
S W T O R...... No words.... Any fan of the game knows it's one of the most cpu hogging/intensive/dependent pc games/MMORPGs in existence do to it's flawed and poorly optimized engine. (Hero engine) Now it looks AMAZING with shadows and all!
I had given up on playing that game due to horrid frame rates, every graphic setting to low, on my AMD FX-9590 8-core cpu!!! Sometimes @ 4.5 Ghz!!
So if that tells you anything alone, than you know you're good! ;)
Can say enough, just wanted to be specific because you already know this bad boy is one of, if not the best!
Other Thoughts: My Build:
Asus Z170-a mobo
Intel Core i7 6700k (stock)
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Gaming G1
Corsair RM 850x PSU (850W)
Adata 480 GB SSD
Don't think twice. Get this today. Get a great liquid/water cooler for it and watch 4-5 years of quality use and performance unfold.