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Hi,
I'm not talking about the fan configuration only. I say that regardless of the RPM, the temp stays the same.
I bought fans that are designed for radiators in mind - Noctua NF-12F they are amazing fans... ugly.... but amazing smile.gif

Yes, same here. I have very little change in temps with rpm speed... especially at idle. I might be able to get temps down 3ºC if I turn from lowest up to highest rpms at idle. At load is a bit harder to calculate... unless you are talking max load then it basically hovers at less than 50ºC no matter the temp. Individual cores fluctuate...

So as long as you got air moving through the radiator... no problems with heating.
post #1272 of 1734
Yep... now I wish I didn't buy Antec P280 and those crappy Cougar fans... have to replace them all....

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MAY CONSIDER it when i buy a brand new H80 this fall but i doubt it'll be noisy. I am hearing impaired so that's a dilemma but will that be a problem?
1. There is no official information about if and when the revised (corrected) units will be on shelves. Maybe they won't ever and the H80 and H100 will be replaced with the rumored H80i and H100i.
2. The "rattling pump" noise isn't very loud, but it is very dominant. It can be heard over even very loud fans and it is quite irritating. Whether you get a noisy unit and whether the noise bothers you - these are two IFs of which the first one is objective and the second one is subjective, so really nobody can answer that for you.
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post #1274 of 1734
I just bought an H100 this friday (31/8-2012) and apparently I didn't get one from the new batch as mine is making the rattling noise frown.gif

I just sent sent an email to RMAservice as instructed by CorsairGeorge, I really hope this will be 'quick and painless'.

Is there any way to see if the one I have is from a early batch?
post #1275 of 1734
Sorry to hear you unit has problems. you need to check the serial number sticker on the outside of the box since the serial is based on the manufacturing date .

In my case, I recently bought a H100 from amazon, it has the serial # 12269403 and it made no noise, actually it was very quiet but then again since I have not finished building my computer I could not do a full install so I connected the h100 (pump and fans) to an extra power supply I had laying around, still got my fingers crossed that when I do install it I will not have any issues.

Regarding interpreting the serial number in order to understand when your unit was manufactured :

The first 4 digits of the serial number are the manufacturing date, in my case with a serial 12269403...12-was built on 2012, 26- the 26th week of this year, meaning that my unit was built around the last week of June 2012.

What this old means is that the newer your unit, the more chances you will have that it will not have any problems.

Perhaps someone here will post the date when Corsair started shipping the revised versions so you could keep that in mind when you receive your RMA.


Good luck,

MadMax
post #1276 of 1734
Question - if I've had my H100 replaced once already and it's still making a whining noise, do I reply to the original RMA and request another replacement, or do I create a new case/RMA? Just wondered what others have done in this case.
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Sorry to hear you unit has problems. you need to check the serial number sticker on the outside of the box since the serial is based on the manufacturing date .
In my case, I recently bought a H100 from amazon, it has the serial # 12269403 and it made no noise, actually it was very quiet but then again since I have not finished building my computer I could not do a full install so I connected the h100 (pump and fans) to an extra power supply I had laying around, still got my fingers crossed that when I do install it I will not have any issues.
Regarding interpreting the serial number in order to understand when your unit was manufactured :
The first 4 digits of the serial number are the manufacturing date, in my case with a serial 12269403...12-was built on 2012, 26- the 26th week of this year, meaning that my unit was built around the last week of June 2012.
What this old means is that the newer your unit, the more chances you will have that it will not have any problems.
Perhaps someone here will post the date when Corsair started shipping the revised versions so you could keep that in mind when you receive your RMA.
Good luck,
MadMax
That is interesting, i also want to buy one and obviously dont want a rattle one so is there a way to check serial no's or the age of the stock before i buy from a paticular site? Would love to find a shop with them near me.

@wlw is the h100i rumour realisticly possible anytime soon?
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post #1278 of 1734
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1227 is the first known "revised" batch, I don't know how you could check the lot # in an on-line store, of course you can do that locally.

The i's haven't even been announced in any way so they are rather far off, if that info is true at all.
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post #1279 of 1734
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1227 is the first known "revised" batch, I don't know how you could check the lot # in an on-line store, of course you can do that locally.
The i's haven't even been announced in any way so they are rather far off, if that info is true at all.
Right i see, so its just a case of buying one and if it has 1227 it should be good, if not rma it. But i refuse to try these diode fixes if i do get a dodgy one as i think it should'nt be nessecary and would rather refund it completely.
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Your call.
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