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Its too bad my H100 died on me in one week. I'm not getting another one that's for sure since I hear a lot people having some problems with it.
 
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;14600501 
Not to mention in push/pull with good fans it will outperform it quite handily. smile.gif

And with the right fans (such as Air Penetrators or AP15s) it does it without this "OMG LOUD NOISE" that everyone keeps preaching about, lol.
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Except at that price it should come with fans that good anyway. $120 then 2x $20 fans on top thats $160, ridiculous for a cpu cooler.
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Originally Posted by fashric;14607154 
Except at that price it should come with fans that good anyway. $120 then 2x $20 fans on top thats $160, ridiculous for a cpu cooler.

It COMES with good fans. Great fans as a matter of fact. I don't see the rasa kit coming with decent fans at ALL. Not that I'm comparing the two (like every other water cooling elitist in this thread). The corsair fans are very well made, and well engineered.
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle;14606980 
And with the right fans (such as Air Penetrators or AP15s) it does it without this "OMG LOUD NOISE" that everyone keeps preaching about, lol.

How much are those fans + shipping though?

You gotta add on the price of the fans to the $120.

NH-D14 already comes with great quiet fans for $69. The 2 fans alone are worth $55.

I just saw your sig rig, and I understand why you keep defending the H100 & H80.

Not everyone wants / likes loud fans.
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Originally Posted by 2010rig;14607218 
How much are those fans + shipping though?

You gotta add on the price of the fans to the $120.

NH-D14 already comes with great quiet fans for $69. The 2 fans alone are worth $55.

I just saw your sig rig, and I understand why you keep defending the H100 & H80.

Not everyone wants / likes loud fans.

As I said, I paid 90$ for my H100. I also already owned 4 red LED air penetrators.
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Originally Posted by 2010rig;14607218 
How much are those fans + shipping though?

You gotta add on the price of the fans to the $120.

NH-D14 already comes with great quiet fans for $69. The 2 fans alone are worth $55.

I just saw your sig rig, and I understand why you keep defending the H100 & H80.

Not everyone wants / likes loud fans.

Yeah, usually when you see an unreasonable defense of a product it is because said product is in the defender sig, lol.

H100 is a very good performance cooler. The problem is that it is not very good in terms of price per performance and noise per performance compared to the D14. To correct the latter issue you have to buy 4 nice fans and run P/P. However now you have spent more than real water cooling for 10C-15C less performance (and 2.5x the cost of the D14 for only 5C-7C more performance).

IMO, this cooler is for people that really hate the look of big tower coolers or are really scared of leaks with a proper water cooling setup.

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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle;14607629 
As I said, I paid 90$ for my H100. I also already owned 4 red LED air penetrators.

It worked out OK for you, but we are talking about the general case not your case in particular.
Edited by JCPUser - 8/16/11 at 5:21pm
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Hey guys, i'm new here. Just curious. I'm getting my H100 on the 20th. It seems as if the stock fans might be abit loud. (at least thats what everyone on here is making it sound like) So what would be the best set ( of 4 ) the get that would use the corsairs control block to control all 4 fans. I dont care if they have lights or not. Dont really care how much they cost as long as they're the best. I've never had any type of water system, but I would guess fans would need to match or even out perform corsairs stock fans. Seems like air flow and static presure can be an issue
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Originally Posted by JCPUser;14607688 
Yeah, usually when you see an unreasonable defense of a product it is because said product is in the defender sig, lol.

Unreasonable how? You said it yourself, it's a good cooler. I also got a great deal on it. How am I being unreasonable?

I repeat:
I got a great deal on it.
It looks and PERFORMS better than my D14 with the SAME FANS.

How in the crap am I being "unreasonable"?

Perhaps you should choose your words carefully. You'll end up starting a flame war with crap like that spewing out of you. Take your baseless crap elsewhere.
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Originally Posted by HarryBnBad;14607709 
Hey guys, i'm new here. Just curious. I'm getting my H100 on the 20th. It seems as if the stock fans might be abit loud. (at least thats what everyone on here is making it sound like) So what would be the best set ( of 4 ) the get that would use the corsairs control block to control all 4 fans. I dont care if they have lights or not. Dont really care how much they cost as long as they're the best. I've never had any type of water system, but I would guess fans would need to match or even out perform corsairs stock fans. Seems like air flow and static presure can be an issue

I would suggest Scythe Gentle Typhoons or Silverstone Air Penetrators.
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