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Antec Launches KÜHLER H2O 920 Maximum-Performance CPU Cooler

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Why on earth would a USA-based company give its products German names? Fail.
 

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hows it compare to corsairs H50/70?
 
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Well, I guess roughly the same...
 
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Another plus is a 10% off going to a good cause:
 

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I just watched the video and aren't those temps too high?
 
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Almost an exact copy of my H50 damn have they no shame
 
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I just watched the video and aren't those temps too high?
No kidding, when I first saw 78° I thought, nice for °F but then I saw the °C :eek:
 

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hows it compare to corsairs H50/70?
Almost an exact copy of my H50 damn have they no shame
The 920 is just the parts Asetek use to make the H70, the 620 was the base Asetek used for the H70 and the rad they used on the H50 although they used different tubing and maybe connectors on these compared to the ones branded corsair.

It's pretty much just another Asetek cooler with sticker on it :laugh:

I would hope the 920 performs exactly like the H70, although the 620 has a different base than the H50 so there may be some difference there.
 
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All of this sealed water coolers are made by the same manufacturer, Asetek, based on their LCLC (Low Cost Liquid Cooling) they've presented years ago for OEMs.

If someone has the chance to try them all, in the same system, same room temp with the same fans, they're gonna perform the same way because they're the same thing (except for the tubing in the Antec).
 
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Thanks guys for the clear up, but I can see a whole lot of manufactures going to use the same concept now. Oh well as long as they work who am I to complain
 
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The H70s fugly cousin. Funny what a different set of a tubes a sticker does for looks.
 
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All of this sealed water coolers are made by the same manufacturer, Asetek, based on their LCLC (Low Cost Liquid Cooling) they've presented years ago for OEMs.

If someone has the chance to try them all, in the same system, same room temp with the same fans, they're gonna perform the same way because they're the same thing (except for the tubing in the Antec).
here you go...
 
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84C @ 4.2GHz seems a little steep as does the price.
 

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i7 980x @ 4.6Ghz and people are complaining about temps? i'm surprised a single 120mm rad can even achieve that.


spiking to 84C on one of the cores sure aint great, but i dont think any other coolers in this size/price range will do any better... and hey, at least it was stable XD



also, software control of pump + fan speed does seem quite nice. i like that.
 

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I dunno. I just can't see spending $120 on a psuedo water cooler (with Delta fan) which is bested by high end air like the Venomous-X at half the cost. Just doesn't make sense to me.
 
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i7 980x @ 4.6Ghz and people are complaining about temps? i'm surprised a single 120mm rad can even achieve that.


spiking to 84C on one of the cores sure aint great, but i dont think any other coolers in this size/price range will do any better... and hey, at least it was stable XD



also, software control of pump + fan speed does seem quite nice. i like that.
I haven't overclocked an Intel cpu for a while, I have AMD that's why I thought 84c is too high.
 

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Finally some competition to the market.
 

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The temps in the video were a bit to high for my liking, then again, if it is in fact a 980x @4.6 GHz being stress tested then i give it a full pardon based on the fact that it was able to remain stable on such a cooler.
 
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Hey guys,

Just wanted to let you guys know I'm around =)

If you guys aren't aware, there is quite a bit different about this generation than the last. Let me know what you think and if there are any questions about it.

All feedback is welcome!

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84C @ 4.2GHz seems a little steep as does the price.
4.6GHz sir =)

i7 980x @ 4.6Ghz and people are complaining about temps? i'm surprised a single 120mm rad can even achieve that.


spiking to 84C on one of the cores sure aint great, but i dont think any other coolers in this size/price range will do any better... and hey, at least it was stable XD



also, software control of pump + fan speed does seem quite nice. i like that.
Thank you =)


There is a lot more than just a new sticker guys. We have redesigned our coldplate specifically for CPU heatmaps and if you think this performance was decent, you should see it on the Sandy Bridge platform.

The tubes give you increased flexibility without any loss in performance or life of the product. This is the result of our engineers spending a year on materials research with evaporation testing, temperatures, flow and more.

The ChillControl software is something we have had for awhile, but gave it an upgrade and integrated control into the pump while maintaining a low profile.
 

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Hey Stu! be sure to hit up erocker or W1zzard for a title that indentifies you as a company rep ;) Good to see you posting!