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Jokes aside, I would think that it's just a very bad luck, I've seen some reports of DOA units before, but a really small number overall.
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post #742 of 1734
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lets just hope mine is an isolated issue/case with the new revisions and not a whole faulty new batch.

That would suck... Antec would be getting a lot of new business if that happened haha
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post #743 of 1734
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Or more people would decide to go custom, you can actually build a custom 240 CPU loop for about 2/3 of the H100 price (a lot cheaper than XSPC Rasa).
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Or more people would decide to go custom, you can actually build a custom 240 CPU loop for about 2/3 of the H100 price (a lot cheaper than XSPC Rasa).

2/3 the price of an H100 for a custom loop... dang.
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post #745 of 1734
One of my concerns is that when i phone regarding the new unit being DOA that i wont receive one of the new revisions with the rattle/grind fix.
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The rattling is getting on my nerves, hope wlw wl sends out my voltage dropper soon and that it works with mine. I really can't be arsed going through RMA frown.gif
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Originally Posted by B4R51 View Post

One of my concerns is that when i phone regarding the new unit being DOA that i wont receive one of the new revisions with the rattle/grind fix.
I don't think that would happen, I would expect all fo the replacements to be the "fixed" units now, but I;m not them so I don't know.

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2/3 the price of an H100 for a custom loop... dang.
Possible, yes. Wouldn't be super-duper-high-end-EKWB-all-over but would perform very close to that. You can buy a whole set here which consists of:
  • Black Water Advanced 122 rev. 3.0 (2x120 RAD, copper+brass)
  • MNP Prison Pro V4 Acetal CPU block (nickel plated, pure copper, not well known abroad but a real performer)
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  • 1L of coolant

so basically all you need plus some extras (tools, instructions),
and all of that for 359 PLN, while the H100 is around 500 PLN, so that's 71% of H100's price (a bit more than 2/3 but that was a guessimate) smile.gif
And you can swap the pump for something more powerfull if you feel like it, add a GPU clock if you need it etc., it's a "normal" custom loop...

Not making an ad here (I'm not selling these anyway), just making a point thumb.gif


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post #748 of 1734
Yeah, it´s gone pretty far when people have to order "second choice solutions" from people over the internet because we are concerned about another faulty unit.

Do you people know if I`d have better luck with say Antec kuhler 920, just a question?

As you can hear i`m getting scared of water coolers overall...
post #749 of 1734
No reply to my request for an Advanced RMA, but I did get an email with my prepaid standard RMA label.

I am going to use the standard RMA so I do not have to give Corsair any credit card number- they are not getting any of my money, even if its just a hold.
 
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Just curious, did you mount the radiator with both tubes at the bottom?

I have the tubes at the top of the radiator. I have since returned my H100 to ebuyer and they have sent out a new one and this one has the pump noise too. I have noticed when I sit the Pc in a flat horizontal position the noise is less audible. The instructions don't mention having to have the radiator or PC in any specific orientation. Do you think this is the problem? Am not sure if I should send this one back and get a Noctua air cooler and be doenw ith all this carry on.

I've read that some have been able to fix the noise with some of cable? Are Corsair going to be sending those out to all who bought the H100?

At any rate I am putting the H100 down in the "do not recommend" list as it seems to be problematic for most of us who have purchased it. Just for me alone, I have now had two brand new sealed H100's and both of them make the noise as soon as you switch them on. Not the sign of a good product at all in my book.

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Edited by VigilVindex - 7/10/12 at 9:33am
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