Corsair brings small all-in-one water cooler for mini-ITX systems out




Corsair has announced the Hydro H5 SF PhD watercooler. The cooling coil is a low profile, which is suitable for use in small mini-itx-housings. According to the manufacturer, the water cooler can be disposed of 150 watts of heat, which clocks over one of the possibilities.

The Corsair Hydro H5 SF is the first all-in-one water cooler that is suitable for the small mini-ITX format. According to the manufacturer, the cooler quietly and efficiently thanks to the 120mm fan, which sucks the warm air inside and then through the radiator blows out. The cooler is 84mm high. Corsair says that the cooler is easy to install; He is confirmed in its entirety on the motherboard.

A copper plate removes the heat of the CPU, then the warm liquid is sent to the integrated radiator resulted from 120x40mm. The 120mm fan blows not only along the radiator, but also sucks the warm air from the bottom to. That should be the components around the CPU, such as the vrm’s keep cool.

Corsair H5 SF low-profile cooler
Corsair H5 SF low-profile cooler
Corsair H5 SF low-profile cooler

According to the specifications, the cooler can be up to 150 watts of radiating the heat. That makes the H5 SF suitable for mini-ITX systems on the X99 platform with Intel 2011-3 socket. ASRock makes such a motherboard. In theory than even the Intel Core i7-5960X, with TDP of 140 watts, are installed. When using a CPU with a lower TDP leaving room to overclock the small system.

In June showed Corsair at Computex a prototype of the Bulldog, a very compact water-cooled gaming PC barebone. This system appears to have the same H5 SF cooler; now brings the water cooler manufacturer also loose out, for people who want to build a mini-ITX system. The low-profile cooler is available immediately for a suggested retail price of $ 80. Converted including tax is about 89 euros.

Corsair Bulldog Corsair has more recently also announced the Bulldog barebones. This should appear in the first quarter of 2016. There will be a version with housing, H5 SF-water cooler and 600-watt 80 Plus Gold-psu for $ 299 and a kit that there is also a mother-Z170 sign to add to $ 399. Prices are not yet known. Through “selected partners” Corsair will also provide complete Bulldog systems. Specifications and prices thereof are also unknown.


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