You can pick up the Corsair H75 here in the UK for around £65 and $82 in the US, which is very competitive when you look at its performance, the included components and the overall build quality.
The Corsair H75 is a superb cooler, it performed way beyond my expectations in our overclocked test and it managed to keep the noise a lot lower than I expect given its dual fan design. When it comes to spending nearly £70 on a cooler you’re obviously looking for great performance and while it may not be particularly cheap, the performance figures speak for themselves.
Having just a 120mm radiator can often limit your overclocking potential, especially when pushing towards 5Ghz on high-end chips, but the H75 made easy work of it and this is mostly down to the quality of the fans included in the box. Having a good radiator is only part of the solution, having great fans to keep blasting the heat from that radiator is what really matters and Corsair’s H75 doesn’t disappoint in this respect.
It’s about £5-10 more than the Antec 650, which it out performs easily and the Corsair features fully removable fans, while the Antec cooler does not. Then we have the Zalman Reserator 3 Max, which is £5 more than the H75, still features a single fixed fan like the Antec 650, and it’s not as cool, or quiet as the H75.
The design isn’t anything overly exciting, but the new design of the CPU block is aesthetically pleasing, yet overall it’s just you’re typical AIO water cooler with a couple of fairly normal looking fans mounted on it. Build quality feels pretty good, but the pipes are still a little thin, so a little more care may be required compared to the more durable look and feel of something like the H80i. Of course, with the performance figures I’ve seen today, I think Corsair have done a lot of things right with the H75 and it’s undoubtedly worth of our Editors Choice Award.
- Two high-quality fans included in box
- Quiet performance
- Great thermal performance
- Easy to install
- Good value for money
“The H75 is easily one of the best options on the market within this price range, it has great performance when overclocking your CPU, it’s incredibly easy to install and the inclusion of two fans makes it great value for money.”
Thank you Corsair for providing us with this sample.