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Corsair H100i boiling water?

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Hi everyone i'm thinking in buying the Corsair h100i and I was wondering if you overclock it a little bit too much, do you risk in boiling the liquid inside. I'm not sure if I should go with it, or wait and save more $$ for a DIY watercooling.
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lol, no if your boiling water then you have bigger issues biggrin.gif I used the H70,100,110 and never had an issue (H100 died but not from boiling) and ive used the H70 to cool a 580 for a few years now and its still working fine.

Both have their good points. I prefer AIO coolers and they are simple stupid but they don't have the glam of true watercooling.
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+ i dont know if its just mine but the h80i temp is always around 8*C less than what the processor is reading biggrin.gif
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The hottest CPUs tend to get before they shut off to prevent damage is 105 degrees.

CPUs also tend not to be able to dissipate heat very well, so the coolant temperature will probably be at least 10 degrees below the core temperature.
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Ow god, I love the OP. rolleyes.gif
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This was a serious question or troll?!
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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

The hottest CPUs tend to get before they shut off to prevent damage is 105 degrees.

CPUs also tend not to be able to dissipate heat very well, so the coolant temperature will probably be at least 10 degrees below the core temperature.

Add to that the liquid in those coolers is never pure H2O so the boiling point will be higher than 100C.

Your processor will shut down well before the liquid can get hot enough to boil. thumb.gif
   
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Oh okay, thanks guys, helped a lot. Soo I'm not worried now smile.gif i'll buy the H100i
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im sure you'll be able to get around 4.6-8 on the h100i, im at 4.6 56*C under load with the h80i biggrin.gif
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