Corsair Air Series A50 Reviews
Product Type: Corsair PC Cooling / Fan
Description:Model ID CAFA50 / Corsair Air Series A50 - Processor cooler - ( Socket 775, Socket 1156, Socket AM2, Socket 1366, Socket AM3 ) - copper - 120 mm / Excessive heat is the deadly enemy of high-performance silicon, and the Air Series A50 CPU cooler can extend the lifetime of your ... more
Corsair Air Series A50 ... CPU by quietly and efficiently drawing that heat away.
You'll get faster performance, too. Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors can be easily configured to automatically overclock when conditions are right. Lowering your CPU's operating temperature one of the best ways to do this - your CPU will detect that it's running cooler, and instantly boost its speed when you need it. Of course, if you're not using a Core i5 or Core i7 or if you prefer to adjust your overclocking settings manually, the Air Series A50 will give you the temperature headroom you need.
The superior engineering of the Air Series A50 makes it dramatically outperform your CPU's stock heatsink: three 8mm copper heatpipes directly contact your CPU and instantly pull heat up into the aluminum cooling fins. A 120mm fan, mounted on rubber studs to reduce noise and vibration, quietly draws cool air through the fins.
Newest Review: ... essential for increasing performance of your whole computer without spending a fortune. However, if you're really serious ... more
Customer Corsair Air Series A50 Reviews (1)
by - written on 29/02/12 (Very useful, 10 readings)
This is a BIG fan. I have it installed on my intel i5 2500k processor, and compared to the stock fan that came with it this is HUGE. The heatsink makes up the bulk of the cooler, and will take up the width of your computer case. Going back to the old 'is bigger better?' debate in the case of heatsinks bigger is definitly better. Then the fan itself is a 120mm quiet fan that operates at 2000rpm. This is capable of doing some serious cooling, useful in prolonging the lifetime of your components (and in this day and age when computer components are getting so powerful there is less of an urge to upgrade every year or so, so if you can extend the lifetime of your ... Read the complete review