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I remember when I had air leak all over my gear.

Seriously though, stuff happens, hopefully most of it is OK.
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Originally Posted by ihatelolcats View Post

if you didnt agree to their terms, you shouldnt have bought their product. why throw a tantrum about it

have to plus 1 this.
sad to hear. however i dont know ANY water cooling company that will pay for your pc in the custom market, and only AIO that will is corsair. ( that i know of )
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Originally Posted by s13shaka View Post

chill out, its ez to rain on someones parade when its not you having the crappy day

no it is life. when you get into water cooling you dont sign anything but this is the risk we take. period. just like OC is a risk. you will wear out your components faster and you very well could break them.
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

Sorry about your rig bro. Leakage is always a risk with this kind of setup but still... Swiftech should at least cover some of the damage.

And to think I was a click away from ordering an H220 when they came back in stock last week... Yea, ***** that!

Good luck man

i totally agree with the bold. the rest i 100% disagree with sorry.
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@OP, buy a lot of rice, put all your components in a box full of rice.
The rice will absorb all the moisture and fully dry your components.
It is important your put the rice and the components in a box to fully dry them because there is ambiant moisture in a room.

Mobo will likely be borked, try to send it to manufacturer. Be aware they will ask you questions.

Best luck to you!

I hope you won't run away from water cooling. If you ever want to try the experience again, sell your replacement all-in one solution and build a custom loop.
I don't trust all-in one because you don't know if it is properly assembled. With a custom loop, the reservoir and the pump are far away from your components and the block/tubing are not going to leak. I opened my swiftech block to see if the joint was correctly seated and no leak after 2 years.

In my own opinion, you are better just going to the air-cooling route. Water is extra maintenance, more expensive and not necessarily quieter. For every day use (I am not gaming much anymore), the extra cost isn't worth the extra performance *cough* 5.2GHz *cough*.
Very fun to play with nonetheless.
FYI that is called fraud and in the u.s. it is very illegal.
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Originally Posted by Cavey00 View Post

Scared to clean my Raystorm blocks now. Thanks confusedsmiley.png
dont be. very little risk. i recommend using new orings after a year. helps decrease chances of a leak assuming you buy the correct ones.
make sure you do leak test. it is important.
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post #63 of 103
The leaks look like it came from the o-ring between the pump and the block top. It had to have been a very slow leak over a long period of time as it would/couldn't pop out of place during use.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mega Man View Post

have to plus 1 this.
sad to hear. however i dont know ANY water cooling company that will pay for your pc in the custom market, and only AIO that will is corsair. ( that i know of )
no it is life. when you get into water cooling you dont sign anything but this is the risk we take. period. just like OC is a risk. you will wear out your components faster and you very well could break them.
i totally agree with the bold. the rest i 100% disagree with sorry.
FYI that is called fraud and in the u.s. it is very illegal.
dont be. very little risk. i recommend using new orings after a year. helps decrease chances of a leak assuming you buy the correct ones.
make sure you do leak test. it is important.

Pretty much what i expect from you.. You are pro Swiftech but this goes to show you that there products are not as good as they claim to be..

And if this happend to you... You would be singing a whole different story....

People are like O well did not happen to me.. so there like yah... But if it happend to them they would do complete 180s..

Corsair Replaces Items there products damage / destroy.... If Swiftech stuff is as Good as Gabe likes to tell everybody that it is he needs to own up.

I also do not care what there web site says.. there are millions of small claim cases in the US a year with failed products damaging other things...
And those company's often have to pay up.. plus some...

It is not what Swiftech says it is what the Judge Chooses to do.
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Pretty much what i expect from you.. You are pro Swiftech but this goes to show you that there products are not as good as they claim to be..

And if this happend to you... You would be singing a whole different story....

People are like O well did not happen to me.. so there like yah... But if it happend to them they would do complete 180s..

Corsair Replaces Items there products damage / destroy.... If Swiftech stuff is as Good as Gabe likes to tell everybody that it is he needs to own up.

I also do not care what there web site says.. there are millions of small claim cases in the US a year with failed products damaging other things...
And those company's often have to pay up.. plus some...

It is not what Swiftech says it is what the Judge Chooses to do.

Get air cooling lol
 
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hey nickname, it isnt an all in one. its a pump sitting on a block. big-little difference. you should look at his build log.
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1Pretty much what i expect from you.. You are pro Swiftech but this goes to show you that there products are not as good as they claim to be..

2And if this happend to you... You would be singing a whole different story....

People are like O well did not happen to me.. so there like yah... But if it happend to them they would do complete 180s..

3Corsair Replaces Items there products damage / destroy.... If Swiftech stuff is as Good as Gabe likes to tell everybody that it is he needs to own up.

4I also do not care what there web site says.. there are millions of small claim cases in the US a year with failed products damaging other things...
And those company's often have to pay up.. plus some...

5It is not what Swiftech says it is what the Judge Chooses to do.

1 i do like swiftech i do not hide that fact. but again just like overclocking. with everything come risks. it is sad that it happened to you, however you accepted that risk and you got the warranty info, this has NOTHING to do with swiftech, this is EVERY single company out there.

i have already admitted that corsair is the exception to this rule. however with that said go ahead buy any other water cooling product and have a leak and see if they cover your products.

2 it does suck. but if you can not accept that risk that you can lose everything in an instant just dont do it. same thing with your overclock. if you cant accept that your oc could kill your pc... then dont do it.
i have been in that situation. with something more expensive then your pc. the same type of warranty. after market car parts. i lost a engine on a car worth more then your pc. did i blame the part? no i did blame life.

3 he will. i can tell you right now he will honor the warranty that he put forth.

4 & 5 all i will do is wish you GL with that. i dare you to go in front of a judge i can just see it now. "your honor i did something that has risks,..... and the worst thing that could happen, did. and i want new stuffs.

judge
gabe what do you have to say

gabe
well i already replaced the component and here is a copy of our warranty. highlighted is our liability

judge
good bye"

you ever watch small claims i do. i can only hope you land on a televised court. that way i can record it and watch you.

i am sorry for the loss. but again you blame the company. you need to blame the risks. you sit here and try to turn it around and say "everyone would agree with me if it happened to them" the simple answer is no. not everyone. not people who can accept the consequences of life and their chocies . just the ones that try to push them off on everyone else will identify with you.

for future reference. i hope it will help you. microcenters add on warranty DOES cover OCing, water cooling, accidental and abuse. this DOES include leaks.



for your info that is how i would handle it as i DO have it on most of my PC. i would not expect someone to buy me a new pc just because i own one of their products.
you see i take responsibility for what i do. and i know the risks and plan accordingly.

i dont care what company it is. even koolance. ( personal hatred of mine )

you cant blame them for a sucky curve life throws your way.

in other news.
i hope your cpu and gpus are alive. bad enough to lose one piece, let alone the whole kit.
Edited by Mega Man - 6/7/13 at 9:00pm
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post #68 of 103
Dude that totally blows. I have really bad luck myself so I wouldn't even dare do liquid cooling unless I know some serious warranties are in place.
Thanks for the heads up on swift tech.

I personally wanted to try oil submerge cooling because it cant damage any parts

and
WOW YOU GUYS ARE SO MEAN, chill out on giving the guy a hard time, he had some bad luck, if he wants to take it to a legal claim then let him, jesus don't slam him for it. >.>
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1 i do like swiftech i do not hide that fact. but again just like overclocking. with everything come risks. it is sad that it happened to you, however you accepted that risk and you got the warranty info, this has NOTHING to do with swiftech, this is EVERY single company out there.

i have already admitted that corsair is the exception to this rule. however with that said go ahead buy any other water cooling product and have a leak and see if they cover your products.

2 it does suck. but if you can not accept that risk that you can lose everything in an instant just dont do it. same thing with your overclock. if you cant accept that your oc could kill your pc... then dont do it.
i have been in that situation. with something more expensive then your pc. the same type of warranty. after market car parts. i lost a engine on a car worth more then your pc. did i blame the part? no i did blame life.

3 he will. i can tell you right now he will honor the warranty that he put forth.

4 & 5 all i will do is wish you GL with that. i dare you to go in front of a judge i can just see it now. "your honor i did something that has risks,..... and the worst thing that could happen, did. and i want new stuffs.

judge
gabe what do you have to say

gabe
well i already replaced the component and here is a copy of our warranty. highlighted is our liability

judge
good bye"

you ever watch small claims i do. i can only hope you land on a televised court. that way i can record it and watch you.

i am sorry for the loss. but again you blame the company. you need to blame the risks. you sit here and try to turn it around and say "everyone would agree with me if it happened to them" the simple answer is no. not everyone. not people who can accept the consequences of life. just the ones that try to push them off on everyone else will identify with you.

for future reference. i hope it will help you. microcenters add on warranty DOES cover OCing, water cooling, accidental and abuse. this DOES include leaks.



for your info that is how i would handle it as i DO have it on most of my PC. i would not expect someone to buy me a new pc just because i own one of their products.
you see i take responsibility for what i do. and i know the risks and plan accordingly.

i dont care what company it is. even koolance. ( personal hatred of mine )

you cant blame them for a sucky curve life throws your way.

in other news.
i hope your cpu and gpus are alive. bad enough to lose one piece, let alone the whole kit.

Alot of fail in this posting... Gabe would lose in small claims court my uncle is va lawyer ive already called him and he says i can not only get all damages but i can also sue for lost income from my mining.

Swiftech should know THIS is the MOST IMPORTANT thing that can never fail.... Yet it did due to shot ty QC.

There were no risks there product SHOULD have not Failed I did everything right But there Product failed.

Please try to blame this on me some more.





Looks like Shotty OC This unit should never leak.

Why should a Person who trusted Swift Techs workman ship have to suffer for there Product failure?

If you bought a Tire from good Year and it failed and caused you to wreck your car.... and damage it Good year can be held Liable And your insurance company will sue them. this is our American Court system.

At this point nothing is confirmed dead as yet...

So no Action is being taken as of yet till i figure out what is dead and what is not..

Ill know in a day or two..
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Alot of fail in this posting... Gabe would lose in small claims court my uncle is va lawyer ive already called him and he says i can not only get all damages but i can also sue for lost income from my mining.

Swiftech should know THIS is the MOST IMPORTANT thing that can never fail.... Yet it did due to shot ty QC.

do me a favor. when you sue him. please tape it and put it up on you tube.

GL with your lawsuit. there is a reason a warranty statement was made. courts will stand by it. next you will say that you killed your intel with your oc and intel owes you lost monies

*i did edit my statement. i added that we take the consequences for our choices. {add in part did not take anything out"
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