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Anyone know if I buy a H80 kit if it's possible to get clear tubing somehow instead of the black it comes with? I like some others here have no clue how to set up a watercooling system and so to me this seems like the best bet. I am however so jealous of people who have bad ass looking clear tubing that reflects the lights in your case and all.

Nope. All Corsair offers is the standard model, and if you mod it you'd be better off going for a custom loop anyway.
And you'd lose the warranty.
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I've had the H50 in my system for a little over two years now and it is still running like a champ. It's super super quiet and it gets the job done. I replaced the stock fan with a pair of Gentle Typhoon's for maximum performance. If I were to build a new rig sometime soon, I wouldn't hesitate in getting another H-series cooler.
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Can't complain - been running my i5 750 @ 4.2GHz for nearly 2 years now w/ a H50.
Performs every bit as well as my Megahalems did, except I have much more space now - especially valuable when you have a mATX board.

LCLCs have their place; really wish they had their own sub-section though - I think it would cut back on all the bashing which goes back and forth on them a bit.
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Only reason they get bashed is because people wanna call then water cooling, so they're gonna get compared against loops like mine, and that's where they fall short. They absolutely have their place, but it's hard to call them real water cooling for me.
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post #35 of 45
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Only reason they get bashed is because people wanna call then water cooling, so they're gonna get compared against loops like mine, and that's where they fall short. They absolutely have their place, but it's hard to call them real water cooling for me.

Yep, they're just closed-loop, pre-built units, or Low Cost Liquid Cooler (LCLC).
It's a 350Z, not a Ferarri F40...I get it tongue.gif

Problem is, you get fanboys on both sides who go into rage mode about if it's real water cooling or not.
Hence why I've been asking mods to put a sub-section in since these things came out lol
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Lol, but I enjoy watching the cat fights. I'm one of those guys who built a custom loop, but I don't mind calling the corsair systems a closed loop water cooler. It doesn't make me butt hurt.
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I love it when people ask questions like this.

I have the H100, and definitely recommend it. Other than at start up where it goes full throttle for 10s, it's always quieter than the rest of the fans in my case.

Load temps for me are (ambient:~25*) 52-58 on all pins. Usually my room is 17-21*, though.
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LCLCs have their place; really wish they had their own sub-section though - I think it would cut back on all the bashing which goes back and forth on them a bit.

You know what would be the best thing for cutting back the bashing? Maturity smile.gif

Everyone knows they aren't the same as a full blown water-cooling kit. They also aren't as expensive or as complicated either. If some people didn't feel so elitist about water-cooling it wouldn't bother them.
    
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I own a H80. The thing is beyond easy to install and it keeps my 2500k VERY cool. I'd recommend it 100%.
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Yep, they're just closed-loop, pre-built units, or Low Cost Liquid Cooler (LCLC).
It's a 350Z, not a Ferarri F40...I get it tongue.gif
Problem is, you get fanboys on both sides who go into rage mode about if it's real water cooling or not.
Hence why I've been asking mods to put a sub-section in since these things came out lol
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Lol, but I enjoy watching the cat fights. I'm one of those guys who built a custom loop, but I don't mind calling the corsair systems a closed loop water cooler. It doesn't make me butt hurt.

You two are great! I've read your part of the thread and I agree lol there is a difference between a full custom loop and the H series so its comparing apples and oranges. I do like the idea of a separate sub thread system where the closed loops in one and the full custom loops in the other. There is a definite difference in quality and style/brownie points between the two systems.

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You know what would be the best thing for cutting back the bashing? Maturity smile.gif
Everyone knows they aren't the same as a full blown water-cooling kit. They also aren't as expensive or as complicated either. If some people didn't feel so elitist about water-cooling it wouldn't bother them.

I agree on the maturity part for sure. :/ So many people get into rage mode over crap that doesn't even make sense. It is apples and oranges so when people ignorantly compare them time and time again it gets annoying.
 
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