You can see the popular air and water cooled system test data at the link below. Corsair and similar H2O coolers are over-priced, inefficient and they have caused major component damage when they leak. See the Corsair forums for the sad tales of woe.
Qualityair cooled HSFs offer better performance and value in addition to reliablilty than the Corsair H2O type of coolers. See the Intel or AMD brand test data as the area of the CPU heat spreader affects the HSFs ability to cool the CPU.http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm#INTELHEATSINK