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I just bought the corsair h100i two days ago and I installed it with no problem and today I installed the usb to the block and connected the usb 2.0 header to my motherboard to connect to corsair link software and when doing so I felt a cold drop of water touch my hand but when I went to touch my hand I did not feel water but I am still worried because I felt some thing cold drop on my hand . is there a way I can check the corsair h100i for leaks ? and if I had a leak would the corsair link software tell me ?
    
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does any ne know a simple way to check for leaks in a liquid cpu cooler ? the corsair h100i or any other liquid cooler
    
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does any ne know a simple way to check for leaks in a liquid cpu cooler ? the corsair h100i or any other liquid cooler

Simply observe. Look at the fittings.
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Just plug it in and run it. There really isn't any reason or benefit to testing an AIO kit I would imagine but if you are that concerned, just connect it directly to a jumped PSU and let it run for a while.
 
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I guess you could just test it like a custom loop... test it outside of the case or run the pump for an extended amount of time without turning on other components.
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I guess you could just test it like a custom loop... test it outside of the case or run the pump for an extended amount of time without turning on other components.
I have been using the corsair h100i for 2 days now . would I definitely know if I had a leak by now ? even if it was just leaking moisture ?
    
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Just plug it in and run it. There really isn't any reason or benefit to testing an AIO kit I would imagine but if you are that concerned, just connect it directly to a jumped PSU and let it run for a while.
I have had the corsair h100i installed for 2 days now and have been gaming when I touch the tupes I don't feel any thing wet . I am concerned though because when installing the usb to the block and the other end to the usb 2.0 header on my motherboard I felt a cold drop of water hit my hand . it could have been my sweat though . would I know by now if it had a leak ? and would my temps go up by now if I did ?
    
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I have had the corsair h100i installed for 2 days now and have been gaming when I touch the tupes I don't feel any thing wet . I am concerned though because when installing the usb to the block and the other end to the usb 2.0 header on my motherboard I felt a cold drop of water hit my hand . it could have been my sweat though . would I know by now if it had a leak ? and would my temps go up by now if I did ?

I think you might be manifesting this all in your head lol.
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I think you might be manifesting this all in your head lol.
I hope so
    
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Yeah if i was leaking it would show at least a droplet or two on the surface. You should be fine.
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