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White matter into my Coolit ECO water block. Could this have caused it to explode ? (Video)

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My Cool it ECO exploded in my PC, and spilled onto two high end GPU and a now impossible to find 3ware raid card. Could this white stuff have caused the water cooler to explode ?

Edited by transisto - 4/4/12 at 2:23pm
post #2 of 17
That looks nasty. Like some calcium build up.
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Your water loop had a kidney stone?!
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that's what scientists calls ANTI-MATTER
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The cooler exploding could be what caused the white stuff in the pins biggrin.gif
 
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I don't think it's the "white matter" that caused it to explode, I figure your water block leaked, the stuff reacted with your warm components or evaporated and left behind that residue.

http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103637
^-a leaked H60 leaving white residue behind

Contact CoolIT, they should hopefully reimburse you for your components. Be sure to take lots of timestamped pictures as evidence!

That said, as rare as these leaks are it's anecdotes like these that make me stick with traditional air cooling
Edited by mingqi53 - 4/4/12 at 2:35pm
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white matter + explosion = high expectations for thread biggrin.gif
post #8 of 17
I just posted something about these in another thread the other day. How long have you had yours, transisto?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post

I don't think it's the "white matter" that caused it to explode, I figure your water block leaked, the stuff reacted with your warm components or evaporated and left behind that residue.
http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=103637
^-a leaked H60 leaving white residue behind
Contact CoolIT, they should hopefully reimburse you for your components. Be sure to take lots of timestamped pictures as evidence!
That said, as rare as these leaks are it's anecdotes like these that make me stick with traditional air cooling

bah..Those all-in-one kits are more prone to that than a custom loop.

I'm running prime right now..with 1.54v..and my max core temp is 37.6...That is why I watercool.
Of course..On an Intel setup..It'd be high 60s-low 70s
Edited by Schmuckley - 4/4/12 at 2:56pm
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

bah..Those all-in-one kits are more prone to that than a custom loop

false, custom loop is more prone to leaking, most of it just didn't got reported in the interwebs because it's users fault.
if the CLC leaks, users complain in the interwebs because it's the manufacturers fault
Edited by ghostrider85 - 4/4/12 at 2:57pm
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