EVGA CLC 280 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Thanks to EVGA, we’ll be taking a quick look at their CLC 280 AIO CPU cooler. CLC stands for Closed Loop Cooler, it’s an all-in-one CPU cooler designed for a range of CPU sockets including Intel’s LGA2066/2011/2011-v3/1150/1151/1155/1156/1366, as well as AMD’s AM2/AM3/AM4/FM1/FM2/TR4.

The CPU waterblock features a 100% Copper base, and comes a built-in pump that’s extremely quiet with a noise level of only 20dB(A). It also features a RGB LED logo that’s fully controllable. The large radiator is made from Aluminum and measures 312mm x 139mm x 27mm (LxWxH), which is suitable for all 140mm fans. The unit comes with 2 x 140mm super quiet Teflon Nano Bearing fans.


Firstly, I would like to thank EVGA for providing the sample; without their support this review would not be possible!

EVGA is one of the top NVIDIA authorized partners in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, 24/7 tech service, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGA’s global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, and EVGA Hong Kong.


In our tests, we’ll be mounting the EVGA CLC 280 Liquid CPU cooler onto our test rig which comprises of an EVGA X299 Micro motherboard, Intel Core i5-7640X, Zotac GeForce GTX 1080, Patriot Hellfire M.2 SSD and 2 sticks of G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200 ram.

I’m expecting some good temperatures from this cooler, especially when I run full load on my overclock processor at 5.1GHz!

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