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Just installed my new toy. Noctua NH-D14 inside Corsair 550D. Fits like a glove. A rubber glove. =) I know the lighting is terrible. No sun left by the time I finished installing =)
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Guys I still have this burnt/factory smell on mine... Now I can't disassemble the machine, but it seems to come from top (h100 installed) or top/front (front I/O)
Someone willing to bring the nose in this area and tell me the result? Thank you

PS: I checked, no bent capacitors or burnt cable and... the foam stinks :S, but if that was the problem why is it taking so long to go away?
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Count me in on the club! No pictures now as my PSU failed, but tomorrow I'll definitely post!
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Guys I still have this burnt/factory smell on mine... Now I can't disassemble the machine, but it seems to come from top (h100 installed) or top/front (front I/O)
Someone willing to bring the nose in this area and tell me the result? Thank you

PS: I checked, no bent capacitors or burnt cable and... the foam stinks :S, but if that was the problem why is it taking so long to go away?
If I put my face right up to it there is a small smell. But I don't often put my face within an inch of my case so its all good.
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post #135 of 1026
Odd you're having that problem. To me, the whole case has a "new PSU" kind of smell to it. Factory. Freshly produced. Well built. Smells like a case should. Maybe there is something wrong with your thermal paste. Take the water block off and check.

EDIT: Check your power supply too.

SECOND EDIT: If it is the foam, maybe something went wrong in production with the batch you have. Maybe try to request and RMA.
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EDIT: Check your power supply too.
SECOND EDIT: If it is the foam, maybe something went wrong in production with the batch you have. Maybe try to request and RMA.

I checked the PSU, no strange smell, later today i'm gonna disassemble the PC to investigate

But wait- your foam doesn't smell like burning rubber?

I want to be sure before the RMA. Directly to Corsair from here, Italy? I don't think so, too expensive and would take too long... The shop? They can say there is no structural problem so here again a waste of money and time...

It's a shame, I really like this case...
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Just installed my new toy. Noctua NH-D14 inside Corsair 550D. Fits like a glove. A rubber glove. =) I know the lighting is terrible. No sun left by the time I finished installing =) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Nice! BTW, did you just place that SSD there or tie it down with something?
post #138 of 1026
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I checked the PSU, no strange smell, later today i'm gonna disassemble the PC to investigate
But wait- your foam doesn't smell like burning rubber?
I want to be sure before the RMA. Directly to Corsair from here, Italy? I don't think so, too expensive and would take too long... The shop? They can say there is no structural problem so here again a waste of money and time...
It's a shame, I really like this case...

Well, maybe you should consider asking them to just replace panels and covers, since that is where the foam is. My case's foam has some scent to it, but nothing bad or unbearable by any means. As I said, I kind of like the scent of my case.

See if Corsair is willing to send you new panels and covers. They're usually pleasant to work with. On my old 600T the fan controller started dying, and they mailed me a new controller unit to replace into the case for free, and free shipping, instead of making me send back the whole case.
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Just installed my new toy. Noctua NH-D14 inside Corsair 550D. Fits like a glove. A rubber glove. =) I know the lighting is terrible. No sun left by the time I finished installing =)

I meant to ask; There is no space between the side panel and the heatsink, correct? As in, if I wanted to place a fan on the top 120/140mm fan mount, I couldn't with the NH-D14 due to it's height, correct?
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post #140 of 1026
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Originally Posted by Sazexa View Post

Well, maybe you should consider asking them to just replace panels and covers, since that is where the foam is. My case's foam has some scent to it, but nothing bad or unbearable by any means. As I said, I kind of like the scent of my case.
See if Corsair is willing to send you new panels and covers. They're usually pleasant to work with. On my old 600T the fan controller started dying, and they mailed me a new controller unit to replace into the case for free, and free shipping, instead of making me send back the whole case.

I disassembled the entire PC, put the nose on each component, nothing.
Conclusion: is the goddamint foam... all panels are out, at open air, hoping that tomorrow something will change
And hoping that eventually Corsair is willing to help me like you said, , possibly free biggrin.gif

PS Now the machine is running opened, no smell at all
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