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You can do what I'm doing, just go to a local hardware store and get some clamps and just clamp your hosing down tighter then it has to be.

Their like 52 cents a piece and it would pretty much ensure you a non leak loop from what I've looked at and heard from some people on the forums!

I was in the same boat as you are, but after hearing about doing this, I placed my order 10 minutes later.
If I buy an h60 and it leaks and fries my comp, I call corsair and they replace what it ruined. If I buy tighter clamps, and it wears through the tubing and leaks, and fries my computer, I have a sweet green glowing paperweight.
So after doing some measuring and such I'm pretty sure there is no chance to fit an H100 in here without some extensive modding. So is it worth the money to get the h80 over the H60? Or is the only difference the corsair link?
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If I buy an h60 and it leaks and fries my comp, I call corsair and they replace what it ruined. If I buy tighter clamps, and it wears through the tubing and leaks, and fries my computer, I have a sweet green glowing paperweight.
So after doing some measuring and such I'm pretty sure there is no chance to fit an H100 in here without some extensive modding. So is it worth the money to get the h80 over the H60? Or is the only difference the corsair link?
Yeah i would say it's a significant difference to go for the h80... Upgraded pump and better fans... Loud though...
That's good you noticed that because I learned the hard way and had to custom fit it into my case...
Good luck!
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H100 would be my recomendation, but if you can't fit it, I think an H80 would suit your needs.

And yes, the fans are loud.
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I would definitely go with an H80 or H100. I've been running my H60 for about 2 weeks and mine is plugged into my motherboard and I just don't think it is getting enough power. I have a 3/4 pin-to-molex adapter coming tomorrow and if that doesn't solve my problems then I am returning my H60 for an H80. The H80/H100 have Pump Controllers on the CPU block which is what I really need. The stock fan for the H60 is junk. Runs at 1800rpm. I believe the H80 at least let's you control the 2 fans? I could be wrong.
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I'm not sure how I can fit the H80 into my case with P/P fans on it. Could I put it in the 5.25 bays? I think I could have to flip everything over because of how the tubes go.
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post #16 of 29
why can't u just put the h80 on your back fan like most of us do?
http://youtu.be/HO9APx2yKrg
Same installation instruction. just h80 is thicker rad
Edited by Youngd8 - 8/22/11 at 7:42pm
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My friend has had about 6 leaks in his loop and it still works, it currently has a leak and is still being used.

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why can't u just put the h80 on your back fan like most of us do?
http://youtu.be/HO9APx2yKrg
Same installation instruction. just h80 is thicker rad
Yeah, but isn't the h80 push/pull? Because an extra fan would add ~25-27mm iirc. I only have a few mm's of clearance between the rad and my power connector to my mobo.
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My friend has had about 6 leaks in his loop and it still works, it currently has a leak and is still being used.

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He won't be able to use it much longer if he keeps that up...

Is it just me or do some posts on here make no sense?

Maybe you are not giving enough details, but that is like me driving with no brakes... or on a flat tire, or without a reverse...
Are you actually trying to persuade someone that having leaks in your system is still usable?

Or are you just trying to give me a headache? Because it's working...
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He won't be able to use it much longer if he keeps that up...

Is it just me or do some posts on here make no sense?

Maybe you are not giving enough details, but that is like me driving with no brakes... or on a flat tire, or without a reverse...
Are you actually trying to persuade someone that having leaks in your system is still usable?

Or are you just trying to give me a headache? Because it's working...
his water cooling loop has leaked 6 times not including the current leak, and he's had no issues.. Not sure how my original post is hard to read.

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Edited by Eagle1337 - 8/23/11 at 9:59am
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