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post #1921 of 1963
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Originally Posted by Marscorpion View Post

This is not very proper for those who bought the current version.
Why should we be responsible and pay for this design flaw from Corsair? I have read on several other places that people have problems with these fans when connecting a few of them to a splitter or fan controller.

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post #1922 of 1963
Then why revise your part to accommodate it at all, if it is all Corsair at fault? I don't think anyone has issues with you guys following the standards and someone else's parts not being compatible with it. More like a revisions this early leads to early adopters getting screwed again.
post #1923 of 1963
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Originally Posted by Shoggy View Post

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Originally Posted by Marscorpion View Post

This is not very proper for those who bought the current version.
Why should we be responsible and pay for this design flaw from Corsair? I have read on several other places that people have problems with these fans when connecting a few of them to a splitter or fan controller.


+1

I have to agree with Shoggy here.

It's really a case of "Bad on Corsair" for calling them PWM fans, which more than tacitly implies PWM as it applies to the PC industry; ie: the Intel standard.

Multiple Corsair PWM fans on the mobo CPU header doesn't work any better, and sometimes worse, than with the A6.

That AC is willing to make an accommodation in their design, for non standard design and attendant deceptive labeling/marketing on Corsair's part is quite laudable.

The beef is really with Corsair, not AC.


Darlene

Being early adopters always carries some risk of the unforeseen . . . .

Much as we hate it when it happens, there are usually always some issues with the first releases of anything.
Edited by IT Diva - 3/15/14 at 7:47am
post #1924 of 1963
They sound like jet engines anyways. Function>Form.
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post #1925 of 1963
Hence all the more reason to get them well controlled.
post #1926 of 1963
I guess I just don't see the point when you can buy fans that will run @ the same RPM @ half the noise levels. Oh right, the rings of genericness. thumb.gif Not trying to be rude, so don't take it that way. I just find the corsair fan rings (even when custom painted) extremely generic looking @ this point in the game. buuut iv'e always been function>form. Typhoons definitely look generic, but they are also low profile in terms of eye grabbing.

Corsair fans are about as annoying as it gets on my ear's list of annoying fans.
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post #1927 of 1963
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Then why revise your part to accommodate it at all, if it is all Corsair at fault? I don't think anyone has issues with you guys following the standards and someone else's parts not being compatible with it. More like a revisions this early leads to early adopters getting screwed again.
Maybe you have the wrong point of view here. The problem that we are speaking about only affects customers using this specific fan which means compared to the whole customer base we could also take it this way: you belong to a tiny group of individuals that just have bad luck and we can not help you. Well, luckily we are Aqua Computer and not Pineapple rolleyes.gifbiggrin.gif

The aquaero board like pretty much every other more complex electronic part from other companies is produced as larger series and assembled bit by bit to the final product. So it takes a while till all boards are gone and a new series must be produced. In the meantime we get feedback about problems like the one with the Corsair fans. Of course we check what is the reason for this problem and if it can be addressed for the next production run. If it only takes a small modification like in this case here, we would be pretty stupid not to take care of it. It is not a confession of guilt that we did something wrong - it is very much the opposite and just called service. We take care of mistakes that others have done.

Several other electronic products from us have gone through a few revisions before and I assume 99% of the customers do not even know about that because they had no problems from the beginning.
post #1928 of 1963
^Well said.

I am just happy to at least know of the revision, as I was about to get a second aquaero 6. Now I know I can just get by with the 5lt I have for that setup until later when I can make sure to get the new rev.
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post #1929 of 1963

Yeah just to chime in, i know for a fact that Corsair chose to use a proprietary PWM design to keep Corsair users buying more Corsair products. That was a choice Corsair made, not Aquacomputer. This really isn't AC's problem. If you wanna complain to somebody, you should definitely speak up on the Corsair forums or send emails to them. There's not many mentions of their Hybrid PWM/Tach design, but it's on their forums.

 

You can't really expect AC to take a financial loss because of Corsair's decision...

 

This is literally CORSAIR specific

    
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post #1930 of 1963
^^ This...

It just goes to show how much AquaComputer listens to their customers and is always striving to help that they are releasing a new revision that fixes a different company's problem. Hats off to you and your team Shoggy! thumb.gif
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