By Dustin Sklavos, on February 23, 2015

We've tested Intel's flagship Core i7-5960X octal-core processor under an H100i to measure power draw and overclocking headroom, but does putting it under a custom liquid cooling loop increase its headroom further?

 

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By Dustin Sklavos, on September 29, 2014

Intel's Haswell-E architecture is capable of being extremely efficient, even when it's loading eight cores. As it turns out, though, overclocking is another matter entirely.

 

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By Dustin Sklavos, on April 22, 2014

There’s a general perception that custom loop liquid cooling is directly superior to all-in-one liquid coolers like our Hydro Series line, and for many enthusiasts, all-in-one liquid coolers aren’t “true liquid cooling.” The truth is more nuanced.

 

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By Dustin Sklavos, on April 22, 2015

As it turns out, even air cooling's best and brightest may not be able to top Corsair Hydro Series performance.

 

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By Dustin Sklavos, on July 28, 2014

The new Corsair Link Commander Mini allows for precise control over fans, LEDs, and more entirely from the Corsair Link Dashboard software in Windows. It's not just a more integrated version of the old Corsair Link Commander, the hardware itself has been dramatically improved.

 

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By Jeff Checchi, on February 8, 2013

Corsair Link has recently been updated to version 2, and what this means for users is that usability, compatibility and general functionality have all been greatly improved. The update coincides with two new product lines that have recently been updated to include Corsair Link support, right out of the box. These two product lines are the new AXi series PSUs, and the Hydro Series H100i and H80i CPU coolers. These "i" (intelligent) devices do not require any extra hardware to be purchased in order to utilize the Corsair Link V2 software — support for Corsair Link is built in. These both simplify the setup of Corsair Link, and lower the barrier of entry for people wanting to take advantage of the system monitoring and control that Corsair Link can provide.

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