Antec Kuhler H20 920 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

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The Kuhler H2O 920 is Antec's top-end all-in-one (AIO) liquid CPU cooler, with exactly twice the radiator thickness of their Kuhler 620 alongside an additional fan.  AIO liquid cooling solutions have brought the heat dissipation capacity to the masses, and is no longer a prohibitively expensive and maintenance-heavy thing to get into.  There are many AIO liquid cooling solutions around, so lets take a look at what Antec's top dog has to offer.

 

Introduction

The Antec KÜHLER H₂O 920 provides maximum-performance liquid cooling for your CPU in a quick, easy-to-install package. Unlike traditional liquid cooling systems, this self-contained unit comes prefilled and requires zero maintenance. The dual 120 mm Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) fans and 3rd generation copper coldplate ensure quiet, efficient cooling, while the 49 mm thick radiator is equipped to handle the highest performing CPUs on the market. Lastly, the included software helps you monitor and control the KÜHLER H₂O 920's performance and allows you to customize its stylish RGB LED. Designed to unlock the maximum potential of your CPU, the Antec KÜHLER H₂O 920 delivers exceptional cooling when you need it the most.

 

Features

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Includes fan control software.

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Non-corrugated easy-bend tubing to increase ease of positioning.

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Maintainance free, sealed coolent system.

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Pre-applied thermal compoiund on cold plate.

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Custimizable LED for maximum sexiness.

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High performance, 9 bladed, PWM contolled radiator fans.

 

 

Specifications

CPU Socket Compatibility Intel Socket:
LGA 775 / 1155 / 1156 / 1366

AMD Socket:
AM2 / AM3 / AM2+ / AM3+
Radiator Dimesnsions 151 x 120 x 49mm. (5.6 x 4.7 x 1.9 in.)
Fan Dimensions 120 x 120 x 25 mm. (4.7 x 4.7 x 1 in.)
Pump + Cold Plate Height 29mm. / 1.1 in.
Tubing Length 330 mm. / 13 in.
Net Weight 2.4 kg. / 1.1 lb.
Fan Speed 700 – 2,400 RPM (PWM Controlled)
Fan Airflow 110 CFM
Fan Noise Level (dB-A) 43 dBA
Fan Rated Voltage 12 VDC
Bearing Life 50,000 hours MTBF
Warranty 3 years limited

 

Description, specs, and features courtesy of Antec.

 

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The Kuhler H2O 920 comes quaintly packaged in a box dominated by a striking photograph of the cooler wreathed by vibrant, electric-blue text which wraps around the other faces of box to proudly display the features and specs.  The box unpacks to reveal the Chill Control V fan controlling software, the installation manual, the two fans, and the mounting hardware.

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# Michael Munden 2013-01-10 08:18
The CPU of my Gaming Desktop is no more felt a heat while playing heavy games after I install this stuff. This cooling system is great design, easy to install and maintenance free. Thanks.