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Mine has worked well since I got it and I spent $70 on it... I would certainly jump on a $40 H100 (maybe more than one).
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I've had an H60 and H80 and both developed the dreaded grinding noise due to air in the pump. They work fine but the sound is horribly annoying. AFAIK they all can develop this noise over time so I can't really recommend them. At $40 though it may be worth the risk to see if you get a good one. As I said they perform well (as good or better than the best air coolers)...
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Its worth it if you happen to get one of the H100s that had the pump noise. You can then RMA it to Corsair and they'll replace it with the H100i since the H100 is discontinued.

Otherwise, you are pretty much left with a cheap but not that great performing unit.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

I've had an H60 and H80 and both developed the dreaded grinding noise due to air in the pump. They work fine but the sound is horribly annoying. AFAIK they all can develop this noise over time so I can't really recommend them. At $40 though it may be worth the risk to see if you get a good one. As I said they perform well (as good or better than the best air coolers)...

From my experience with my H80 that I used on both my CPU and gpu, keeping the radiator above the pump SHOULD help decrease the likelihood of getting air in the pump. It keeps the air in the radiator instead.

My guess is 19 biggrin.gif
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