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Ambients can make a good difference in hardware temperatures, & there can be other factors as well, some cpus just run cooler or hotter than others, TIM application can cause small differences, type of case or fans used, fan speeds, etc.

The minor variables can add up.
    
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I noticed you said hardware. I just don't see how there can be a 20c difference with people using a 4779k at 1.285v and using an h100i.
    
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20° difference may not be common with all hardware & settings the same, but can be possible considering different locations/ambient temps, different case setup & airflow, different (but same model) cpu & such things.

When you get the h100i back, hopefully your temps are better with a new mount & it becomes a non-issue!
    
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I hope so. When I had the h100i; it would boot pink when I had the settings set to red in corsair link. Hopefully it was a problem with the pump rather than the software. But then again the fan splitter stopped working.

Btw, I wasn't dissing your comment. I just see it's weird to see a 20c difference in temps based on location... Maybe 5-10c would be more "true". But that's my opinion. You could be right though.
    
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Thank you all for the feedback. Hopefully corsair sends me a brand new unit, which hopefully gives better temps.
    
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How is your cable management? Cables can hinder airflow. What kind of airflow setup do you have? Like 4 intake 3 exhaust? How large are the fans? Are they all pointed in the right direction?

Aside from this obvious stuff it's probably going to have to be delidded if you want to lower temperature. Intel screwed all of us not just you. Don't say it won't be possible, just be very very careful
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How is your cable management? Cables can hinder airflow. What kind of airflow setup do you have? Like 4 intake 3 exhaust? How large are the fans? Are they all pointed in the right direction?

Aside from this obvious stuff it's probably going to have to be delidded if you want to lower temperature. Intel screwed all of us not just you. Don't say it won't be possible, just be very very careful
My cable management is great. With the h100i, that would make 3 exhaust (h100i fans and 1 back). For intake, I have the 2 front, and 1 on the bottom hard drive bay. I did have two af120 red LED fans on my case window (vengeance c70 case) but I took them off because it wasn't really helping with my gtx 780 sc acx. So as of right now, that's 3 exhaust and 3 intake.

I do have a fan on the bottom next to the hard drive cage/next to the psu, but I need to go out and buy a Y slipper to power it.

I would rather wait for my warranty to end before I delidd my 4770k (BTW, does overclocking void warranty? Why make an overclockable "K" version if it does void warranty)
    
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