Good performance for the money.
Easy off fan clips.
Low street price.
Relatively quiet (at 1600 RPM).
Great cooling capabilities.
Noisy without resistor cables.
A bit loud (at 2000 RPM).
Only way to lower fan speed/noise is by connecting an adapter.
By Real World Labs on June 04, 2012
We have reviewed quite a few products from Corsair over the last few months, and one thing that always stands out is; it just works. It always makes reviewing a little easier when you don’t have any issues or outstanding fixes you’re waiting...-
By Maximum PC on March 21, 2011
There was a time when your RAM (and maybe a thumb drive) was the only part of your rig likely to bear the Corsair mark. That time is long gone, and Corsair’s triple-mast logo can now be found on power supplies, cases, speaker sets, SSDs, and...90
By Hardware Secrets on December 29, 2010
The main differences between the Corsair A70 and the A50 is the number of available heatpipes (while the A50 has three, the A70 has four 8-mm heatpipes) and the presence of a second fan on the A70. The good news is that the A70 has better performance,...-
By TweakNews on December 27, 2010
Corsair's A70 CPU cooler is an excellent cooling solution for the user who needs more cooling performance than either the OEM solution or lower priced aftermarket coolers can deliver. Corsair positions the A70 as a high performance CPU cooler that...-
By HardOCP on October 21, 2010
With such a good showing by the H70 in our previous articles expectations were high for the A70 and they were mostly met. I say mostly because while the price is pretty easy on the wallet and the performance is solid, it is equally hard to ignore the...-
By ThinkComputers on September 26, 2010
Corsairs’ new Air Series product line is surely one to compete with other high-end systems. The A70 as well as the A50 have quality features at an affordable price. The Corsair A70 was designed for high performance systems and surely meets those...90
By Overclockers Club on August 26, 2010
After completing the testing of both the Corsair A50 and A70, I was pleasantly surprised with their performance. Even though their design is simple, their cores are small, and their bases could have a better finish; they both did quite well for what...-
By Legit Reviews on August 16, 2010
Corsair’s first step into the air cooling market was a good one and the A70 CPU cooler is a very solid performing CPU cooler!...-
By HardwareHeaven on July 24, 2010
All four coolers being tested today are impressive in their own way. Titan offers a unique appearance, solid thermal performance, easy installation and the quietest operation when using the fan adapter. Cooler Master on the other hand offers an imposing...100
By Kitguru.net on July 23, 2010
The pricing is out of wack, but the coolers themselves are very well designed with a very high level of engineering quality throughout.EDIT: 23 July 4.00 PM Corsair have informed us that some UK dealers are selling the products for less already so be...80