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CORSAIR - Hydro Series 280mm Liquid Cooling System with RGB Lighting - Black/Gray-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    CORSAIR - Hydro Series 280mm Liquid Cooling

    Posted
    XaviaGM
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I bought this as a gift for a friend. They love these fans. They don't get overheated anymore. The RGB lighting looks really cool, looks great with the glass side for viewing. Corsair always puts out great products and the price was great at BestBuy's

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect fit and great performance.

    Posted
    Browner
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I was looking for a Liquid cooler and had decided on this model. The pricing was very competitive to other stores I had looked at, and it was in stock locally. Very simple to install and connect. Cools as good as, if not better than the larger cooler it replaced. I would highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good cooling capacity for i7-8086K/8700K

    Posted
    rsp81
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This is used to cool a delidded 8086K while overclocked at 5GHz. Was able to keep CPU below 82C running AVX on all cores with Prime95. Otherwise, average temperatures are around the mid 60's while running normal apps and games. Relatively quiet with the included fans at full speed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great cooling, hoses a but short

    Posted
    Aaron
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    • My Best Buy® Member

    This is a great and will perform in cooler for an 8700 k overclock to 5.2 ghz. The hoses are a bit on the short side so I had to mount it for the hoses at the top of the case. Not a big deal, other than for asthetics.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well so far

    Posted
    WarriorJD
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    Only gave it 4 stars due to the first one being defective. Got this for a new build a month ago, but the first one I got leaked in its packaging. Traded it in for the same model and it installed easily. Fans run well and fairly quiet.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cooling power

    Posted
    DLCoates1
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Hooked up to iCUE for lighting, with the high powered fans that it includes, side mounted in push pull, keeps my Ryzen 5 2600 cool and below 30 at idle, and under 80 while gaming. And that’s with it overclocked at 4.1ghz

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to install and works great!!

    Posted
    TONO
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I was a little scared to try liquid cooler, but it was a lot easier to install than I thought and it works so great!! I set Quiet and still works better than fan cooler while overclocking my i7-5930k cpu.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works amazing!

    Posted
    Ty174
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    My CPU temps have never been cooler, even comparing to other products since this has 2 140MM fans rather than 2 120mm fans. I do with they offered these with RGB fans however instead of selling them separately for $40 each.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Cooler

    Posted
    PauLCa916
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This cooler works great keeps my temps down even under heavy load. It works just as good as my H150i PRO 360mm Cooler I have in my Gaming PC

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy and works

    Posted
    Christian
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This is my 3rd AIO and it works great. I wish I would of got a larger one but oh well. I replaced the corsair fans with Noctuas but the unit functions great. Easy setup and can be mounted nicely. Cooling a i7700k at 5gz.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome cooler without going custom loop

    Posted
    TheShadow208
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I bought this on impulse honestly, but it was a good upgrade, I’m currently using the x299 chipset which can get pretty hot under load and the 280mm of cooling rad is keeping my CPU comfortably cool on a 4.5 GHz OC

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Too small

    Posted
    Natalie
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    My CPU is the AMD Threadripper. Bought this as I bought the Corsair fans and ram sticks, hoping to link all my rgbs up via iCue but realised this doesn't totally cover my CPU so had to return it for something else.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      Corsair Art

      Please keep in mind the bracket needed to use the cooler with TR4 would be sold separately on our website at corsair.com CorsairGaming

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solution for the Hottest CPU’s

    Posted
    Flight1AP
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    Running this on a Ryzen 7 2700x at 5ghz turbo with no issues. It’s runs pretty constant at 52c-62c which is not an issue at all even on the most demanding After Effects rendering.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price

    Posted
    Roman
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I highly recommend this cooler if you’re on a budget, keeps my my cpu at around 30 degrees Celsius compared to around 70 with the stock cooler. Even at full load my cpu stays cool!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This is the cooler to get

    Posted
    Jeff
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    If your case supports it, get this one. It's got an interesting setup using a USB header for RGB. I like that it uses sata power for fans and you can control everything through corsair icue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy straightforward install

    Posted
    Brillo
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    My first water cooling unit. Easy straightforward installation. So far working great. RGB lighting was a bonus, pretty good set of preselects to use and modify.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Cools great if you get a working unit

    Posted
    RiddimMan
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    Had a bad time with the first aio. The loop had alot of air in it and almost damaged the cpu! Its not corsairs fault but most likely the handling of the product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      Corsair Art

      Sorry to hear that,

      If there's anything else we can do or you have any questions please contact us: support.corsair.com CorsairGaming

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Cooling

    Posted
    Giovanni
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have a amd 8350 and this cpu is was running at 40c at idle and basically like stove when gaming now it idles at 15c and never tops over 50c when gaming!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great cooler for i7 8700k

    Posted
    Nickname
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I am using this cooler for my i7 8700k. I play a lot of games and this cooler keeps my processor at a low temperature. If you are getting any of the i7 8th gen or 9th gen, this cooler would be great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent cooling product

    Posted
    TDonshick
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Excellent cooling for my system. Corsair needs to do a bit of verification for its cases. Extremely tight fan placement in top of Air 740 case. Otherwise no problem installing unit.

    I would recommend this to a friend