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I want to replace my 212 evo, it's kinda loud and it looks uglier than a water cooler, is it worth getting an h100i? what are the risks and what are the chances of it leaking? I don't have a problem with buying an h100i, so please don't insert answers relating to saving money or anything. thanks smile.gif
post #2 of 9
You don’t have your rig in your posts:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1258253/how-to-put-your-rig-in-your-sig

So not sure what chip, mobo, case you are dealing with, but the h100i is a good cooler for just the cpu. If you want to expand the loop, or modify the unit with your own tubing or something then you would look at something like the Swiftech H220.

Leaking is very rare with closed loop coolers, but with any water cooling there is always that chance. No water cooling system anywhere is 100% safe. I took my time to learn and expand my H220 to add some rads and cool my gpus as well, and I am very confident in the work that is will not leak. However, I know I am at risk for leaks no matter what I do.
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Swifttech H220 or NZXT Kraken x60 your best choices.
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I want a closed loop for less chance of leaking, not sure if H220 or x60 are closed or not but i heard they are open loop
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Originally Posted by FuryDharok View Post

I want a closed loop for less chance of leaking, not sure if H220 or x60 are closed or not but i heard they are open loop

H220 is Closed out of the box but you can make it open if you ever want to expand your loop.
post #6 of 9
Thread Starter 
Oh damn, h220 and x60 are not available for me. h220 looked like a powerful watercooler though.
post #7 of 9
Hmm Swifttech and NZXT were the best choices you have. If you still want a AIO Liquid Cooler go for the Corsair H110 . If you want to go with custom loop its whole different story.
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post #8 of 9
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Hmm i heard h110 is 140mm radiator, will it fit on top of a HAF 922?
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Hmm i heard h110 is 140mm radiator, will it fit on top of a HAF 922?

hmm no it wont fit :/
You can get the Thermaltake CLW0217 Water 2.0 Extreme or the Corsair h100 or even the Antec 920
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