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Hi all so i just started getting prepared for a upcoming build and i went ahead and got myself a few radiators. Now i have never had rads before my first build was a air cooled system because i was horrified of water + components. So i am just curious about whats going on here in this pic, is that solder? it it ok to be there? is this common? Thanks for the help:)





post #2 of 5
Hard to see clearly, but it could well be solder. Poke it with a tool to get an idea of it's consistency.

That's an enormous blob of solder though, and I'd be worried that they were trying to cover up a leak with it.
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The fins on the rad look jacked up too. I'd return it, no doubt about that. Send the photo to the seller and start the return process. I'd ask them to pay for the return shipping, as they clearly sent out damaged goods.
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post #4 of 5
That screw hole also looks unusable...
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Oh well, i sent an email to frozencpu with the pics i did it after 5pm so i imagine they are going to wait till tomorrow to answer, but thanks for the help guys. ( and ***?>? happened to that screwhole?? lol
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