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I expected this to be where the closed loops actually beat high-end air. It looks like I was right. However, they're charging $120 for this thing when a Rasa RS240 kit is just $10 dollars more (and then another $10 or so to buy your own coolant)? The H80 should've been $80, the H100 should've been $100. It goes with the naming scheme and is indicative of their actual performance.
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I pre-ordered one of these last week. It's actually the only part I have not yet received to complete my build. This makes me want to cancel the order and wait for some more definite results.



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I expected this to be where the closed loops actually beat high-end air. It looks like I was right. However, they're charging $120 for this thing when a Rasa RS240 kit is just $10 dollars more (and then another $10 or so to buy your own coolant)? The H80 should've been $80, the H100 should've been $100. It goes with the naming scheme and is indicative of their actual performance.

Mine was $105 here in Canada.
Edited by Frosty88 - 7/26/11 at 8:52am
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Finally! Thank you sir. I have been searching for a review every morning for about 2 weeks now. Can't wait for mine to arrive (back order)
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post #15 of 84
was expecting more from a Kulher 920.

H100 didin't do that well.
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post #16 of 84
people are forgetting that this is best performing zero maintaince liquid cooling system right now, which would probably be the main selling point
    
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A little disappointing considering the huge rad and how much more it costs than other coolers. Then again...this market segment is hit by diminishing returns extremely hard. A $500 custom loop with a 480 rad might only shave a few degrees off these temps after all.
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I think I will just stick with my H70..
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Sorta lame review, I always prefer video reviews anyway though. That probe they install on the CPU is stupid. It can actually hinder cooling. Even a fingerprint or piece of lint can prevent the heatsink from making proper contact with the chip. I guess it is metal and is conductive, meh.

Waiting on a video review.

Oh and all the complaining about price is unnecessary IMO.. The H70 sells for $99.99 right now on NCIX.com, while the H100 is $119.99.

$20 more for double the surface area and fans is a steal!
Edited by kulbida - 7/26/11 at 9:09am
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Quote:
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Mine was $105 here in Canada.
105 Canadian dollars is around 115 USD.
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