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Ahhh much better. Did a reseat and all is back to the norm. 3.6ghz @ 33C on all cores at idle. I am much happier.
Glad to hear it!
 
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Ahhh much better. Did a reseat and all is back to the norm. 3.6ghz @ 33C on all cores at idle. I am much happier.
You probably weren't making very good contact I figure. Did you clean off you stock paste?
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You probably weren't making very good contact I figure. Did you clean off you stock paste?
Yeah I took it off and cleaned off the MX2 I used, replaced with NT-H1, and reseated it with a little more force. all is great. Gonna try for 4ghz tomorrow. I think it will be fine.
    
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So I have moved the fan outside of the case and it is still producing the smell, but it is not as strong. The decrease in the smell is probably just due to the restricted airflow though.

I had a sniff of the rad when it was off and it seems like it had that smell, but I also smelt the fan and the plastic smells exactly like the smell I am experiencing. I am now going to try it with one of my CM stock fans and see how it fares.
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So I have moved the fan outside of the case and it is still producing the smell, but it is not as strong. The decrease in the smell is probably just due to the restricted airflow though.

I had a sniff of the rad when it was off and it seems like it had that smell, but I also smelt the fan and the plastic smells exactly like the smell I am experiencing. I am now going to try it with one of my CM stock fans and see how it fares.
Like I said your probably just not used to the new hardware smell. . .

I've got a New H50 and a new case with New fans, you bet my room smells a little bit like clean plastic.
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Like I said your probably just not used to the new hardware smell. . .

I've got a New H50 and a new case with New fans, you bet my room smells a little bit like clean plastic.
Again, it does not smell of clean plastic! It literally smells like it is burning. You could say it is similar to the smell of burning solder.

I think I have solved my problem now though! I had another sniff of the fan and it is just as I have described. At the moment I have it swapped out for the stock CM back back and this time it smells of clean plastic, but it is very faint.

Now my room no longer reeks of burnt plastic; only farts!
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Again, it does not smell of clean plastic! It literally smells like it is burning. You could say it is similar to the smell of burning solder.

I think I have solved my problem now though! I had another sniff of the fan and it is just as I have described. At the moment I have it swapped out for the stock CM back back and this time it smells of clean plastic, but it is very faint.

Now my room no longer reeks of burnt plastic; only farts!
Hmm you should contact corsair, they might send you a fan. . .
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Hmm you should contact corsair, they might send you a fan. . .
Maybe...

I'll just have a look on the support forums to see if any one else has gotten a replacement. If your mum starts yelling in panic when she walks into your room and smells it, you sure know something isn't smelling right...
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Unless Muntey somehow reversed Poles on the fan by plugging it in backward to the header. That'll cause a burnt plastic smell for sure.

Not sayin you did Muntey, but anything is possible.

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Maybe...

I'll just have a look on the support forums to see if any one else has gotten a replacement. If your mum starts yelling in panic when she walks into your room and smells it, you sure know something isn't smelling right...
 
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Maybe...

I'll just have a look on the support forums to see if any one else has gotten a replacement. If your mum starts yelling in panic when she walks into your room and smells it, you sure know something isn't smelling right...
Corsair usually does replacements of things like this really quick. They don't generally make you show proof or send it back on their dime(cause they pay shipping.)
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