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Corsair Cooling Air Series A70 HIGH-PERFORMANCE DUAL-FAN CPU Cooler LGA1155 LGA1156 LGA1366 AM2 AM3

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   Shipping Weight:   3.0 lbs
   Part #: CAFA70
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Features    [ Edit | History ]
Features:

The Corsair Cooling A70 High-Performance CPU Cooler uses advanced thermal engineering technology to deliver superior air cooling performance: four 8mm copper heatpipes directly contact your CPU, and the surface is planed to increase heat transfer efficiency. Dual speed-selectable 120mm fans, mounted on rubber studs, spin quietly in a push-pull configuration for optimum airflow.

Quick Specs:
Air Flow 2 x 61 CFM
Application/Usage Processor
Package Contents
  • Air A70 Cooling Fan/Heatsink
  • Multi-platform Mounting Kit
  • Thermal Compound
  • Quick Start Guide
Compatibility

Intel Sockets:

  • LGA 775
  • LGA 1366
  • LGA 1156

AMD Sockets:

  • Core AM2
  • Core AM3
Fan Diameter 2 x 120 mm
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Fan Speed 2 x 2000 rpm
Number of Fans 2
Heatsink Height 6.28"
Heatsink Width 4.91"
Heatsink Depth 5.08"
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Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
Fan Information  
     Air Flow: 2 x 61 CFM
     Fan Speed: 2 x 2000 rpm
     Number of Fans: 2
General Information  
     Brand Name: Corsair
     Manufacturer: Corsair
     Manufacturer Part Number: CAFA70
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.corsair.com
     Product Model: A70
     Product Name: Air A70 Cooling Fan/Heatsink
     Product Series: Air
     Product Type: Cooling Fan/Heatsink
Miscellaneous  
     Application/Usage: Processor
     Compatibility:

Intel Sockets:

  • LGA 775
  • LGA 1366
  • LGA 1156

AMD Sockets:

  • Core AM2
  • Core AM3

     Package Contents:
  • Air A70 Cooling Fan/Heatsink
  • Multi-platform Mounting Kit
  • Thermal Compound
  • Quick Start Guide

Physical Characteristics  
     Fan Diameter: 2 x 120 mm
     Heatsink Depth: 5.1" (129 mm)
     Heatsink Height: 6.3" (159.5 mm)
     Heatsink Width: 4.9" (124.6 mm)
Warranty  
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

Customer Reviews of (Corsair CAFA70)

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Zibroosk
09/08/13
Experience: 2 Years
Pros
Nice big heatsink
Good airflow
Cons
Cooler might be too large for some cases
Summary
If you have a big enough cause, this is an awesome cooler. My temperatures dropped roughly 30c just from changing the stock heatsink. With this fan I was able to over clock my i7 920 from 2.6ghz to 3.8ghz. I've used the cooler for 2 years by now and it's still working perfectly. I'll definitely give corsair coolers a chance on my next system.

Solyendo
05/23/12
Experience: 2 Months
Pros
-Keeps temps considerably cooler
-Price (at $30)
-Comes with decent thermal paste
-Dual 120mm with 4 direct contact heat pipes
Cons
-BIG (covered 1 RAM slot)
-Fan speed cannot be controlled through the computer (resistors much be used to lower voltage)
Summary
At $30, it is a great deal. At full speed, it's reasonably quiet. Great air-cooling solution.

Geob
04/05/12
Experience: 3 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
Cooling
price (on sale)
Cons
size
fan cables are short
Summary
This is a great air cooler when on sale (29.99). Keeps the stock AMD 955 at 24/44C idle/load. Easy to install, but the size can make it a little awkward.

Toady
04/01/12
Experience: 6 Months
Pros
Good Temps
Looks Sleek
Cons
A50 better options usually
Fans little noisy
Have to apply TIM slightly different for best performance
Summary
Bought for $29.99. Good temps for OC. There are 4 direct touch heat pipes so TIM has to be applied different method to get max performance but still doable with out any major issue. A50 Usually better option though and DO NOT BUY at $64.99.

Daniel_C
04/01/12
Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
works well, computer idles at 21 C
Cons
Not that quiet, but doesn't really bother me
Summary
Picked this up for $26.99 It does the job. It looks like a quality piece.

Frank_P
03/07/12
Experience: 30 Days
Pros
4 direct copper heat pipes good
Sales price is good $30.
Huge Heat Sink good.
Cons
noisy fan.
mounting instruction is poor.
front fan block one of the ram slot on Asus Sabertooth Mobo.
Big Heat Sink need big case.
Summary
It is a OK product for the sale price. The stock fan is way to loud even with the resister. No instruction to put the 4 rubber washer.
End up replace the stock fan with silent type fans mean the total cost is higher. Not temp different between stock and low rpm fan ( testing using prime95 ).

Tom_H
02/19/12
Experience: 2 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
Keeps my stock i5 2500k running at an average temp of 26C.
Cons
Very loud.
Summary
Does what you expect but the noise is unfortunate. Bought it when it was on sale, otherwise I would have gone with a CM 212.

Paul_H
02/16/12
Experience: 1 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Pros
- looks nice
- excellent results
- great value (at sale price)
Cons
- difficult to install
- poor documentation
- fans aren't the greatest (noisy)
Summary
On an i5 2500k i4.5ghz I'm getting 33 at idle and 54 with the Intel Burn Test...excellent cooler.

P.S. This thing is a pain to install if you have chunky man hands and a compact case, it also covers my first DIMM slot. Not a big deal as I only need two dimms but could be a headache down the road.

Bob_W
02/02/12
Experience: 1 Days
Pros
cools old chip down 25 degrees from 50 to 25 idling and load cools down 30 degrees. great build quality. complete accessories
Cons
little tricky to install on amd because the fastener and fan flash against each other
Summary
got this today. originally think about the 212+, but read reviews this one has bigger copper heat pipes, theoretically cools more. amazed with the result. can oc old amd 9950 from 2.6 to 3.4. end up crashing but still the temperature never go more than 45. glad i chose corsair.

maw2k
01/26/12
Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
great special pricecooling power.
Cons
huge size.
Summary
My AMD 1055T overclocked at 4GHZ stays calm at 43 degrees under prime95. without load 24 degrees. Make sure it fits in your case. This thing is just HUGE!

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4 plastic washers? (my_name13- May 20, 12, 0 Replies) Read this message
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URL: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/3568/corsair_air_series_a70_high_perf
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Posted by: Jorge_G @12/29/10
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