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I received my H220 and my block (the part making contact with cpu) is all "scratched" looking. most blocks i see have almost mirror finish where as no matter how much i clean this it has a non perfect looking finish. Just wondering if this is normal or even matters

Pics would help. I have yet to get a perfect block on any AIO I have used.
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post #5312 of 20767
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I received my H220 and my block (the part making contact with cpu) is all "scratched" looking. most blocks i see have almost mirror finish where as no matter how much i clean this it has a non perfect looking finish. Just wondering if this is normal or even matters
Don't know about performance difference after thermal paste but mine was like a mirror.
post #5313 of 20767
I have had four all in ones and they were mirror finish.
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Maybe I have a higher standard of what a mirror finish is. Neither one of my H110 had one. I even took metal polish to the one I was returning to see how much better I could get it. The H220, did have a better finish than the H110's did, but I could still improve it.
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Maybe I have a higher standard of what a mirror finish is. Neither one of my H110 had one. I even took metal polish to the one I was returning to see how much better I could get it. The H220, did have a better finish than the H110's did, but I could still improve it.
Mirror finish to me is like a mirror lol. No scratches or blemishes of any kind and no need to clean.
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Mirror finish to me is like a mirror lol. No scratches or blemishes of any kind and no need to clean.

Me too, so I have yet to own one.
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Me too, so I have yet to own one.
I'm not going to argue over something so trivial so maybe I was lucky.............................
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I'm not going to argue over something so trivial so maybe I was lucky.............................

Argue? I was agreeing with you.
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Argue? I was agreeing with you.
Sorry misread what you typed. My mistake.
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all that setting does is WARN you that your cpu fan ( or w.e. fan you are changing ) is running below your specified RPM turbo is a fan profile the only way i can see that hurting the pump is if it is changing the rpms to quickly, but even that would be far fetched.

Actually you're wrong.

If you have the CPU fan/pump booting up, and it does not HIT or MEET the specified minimum RPM set via the BIOS (in most ASUS boards case, 600RPM), the fan will fail to detect and the computer will not boot into windows.

That's why its imperative to lower the RPM or even disable it all together, and the fan will mostly likely be running perfectly.

Though, obviously in some cases, there will be legitmate dead pumps.

My NZXT Kraken x60 had the error message and so did my H220.

I never returned my h220, because I would have loved to test it out, because I never had the opporutunity at the time, only with my kraken x60.
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