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I'll take that as a compliment? biggrin.gif

It's definitely nothing special, but it's gets me 45-75 fps in BF3 (max settings), so I'm happy!

The H70 is quite amazing I must say. Keeps my 2500K really cool (idle 24-30C, load 41-49C, depending on ambient temps ofcourse).
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My H50 keeps my 4ghz quad core at around 40-43C during BF3. thumb.gif
    
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That's about right for my Intel QUAD as well in Dirt3.
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Just wanted to check back in. This week I got a 2500k.

Old stats.....E7200 @ 4.0Ghz loads @ 63C

New Stats...2500K @ 4.2Ghz loads @ 47C drool.gif
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I'll take that as a compliment? biggrin.gif
It's definitely nothing special, but it's gets me 45-75 fps in BF3 (max settings), so I'm happy!
The H70 is quite amazing I must say. Keeps my 2500K really cool (idle 24-30C, load 41-49C, depending on ambient temps ofcourse).

Man, I actually feel a little guilty about my old H70. I had put it up on a local classifies ads website for $40. I had it working great in my system and only gave it up because I wanted the H100. Some guy phones me, and I met him at a local coffee shop. I had the unit with me, complete box and packing but only one fan (I told him he would have to pick one up but he said he had a couple).

He was using a V8. I told him I wasn't sure he would get much of a temp drop if any from the H70, but that I liked it because of how much room it cleared out in my case. He agreed with that and bought the H70 for the $40 (It's funny, the H70 Core is going for $100 CDN at Tigerdirect.ca...I don't think it's worth that myself) Anyway, the guy called me two days later and claimed that his CPU was hot and the H70 didn't work. I asked him what his temps were and he didn't know. He didn't even have any temp software installed. He was just going by how his finger felt. He said when he touched his V8 is was cool but when he touched something on the H70 it was hot.

Get this, he wanted his money back. I felt bad for him, but I told him I had publicly posted data and pictures showing that cooler worked perfectly. I also told him I wouldn't trust what his finger said. Finally, I had to tell him that I'm not Best Buy and I don't have a money back policy, and once he purchases something second hand it belongs to him. I had given him my receipt through an email, and the unit still has about 14 months of warranty. I told him he could send it to Corsair, but that in my opinion if they sent him another one he would get exactly the same results because there was nothing wrong with the one he bought from me.

This is the first time I ever sold my old equipment to a stranger, and I think it will be the last. The guy kept calling me over the next couple of days and finally I had to shut my cell off for a day. I do feel bad for him, but I don't feel responsible in any way. That H70 was awesome.
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post #19757 of 28303
I smell a rat Merg ole buddy. It's obvious to me at least that he didn't install it properly or he's found something else he wants instead and decided to try to wring the money out of you with a sob story. It's obvious to me at least that he's also not very tech savvy. What c0mputt3r g33k doesn't have some type of temperature tracking software installed on their pride and joy? If he insists on calling you though you might take the time to find out exactly how it was installed. If he had another couple of fans he might have put it together with the intakes facing toward/opposite each other. I'm no n00b where my hardware is concerned and I've done it by accident so I can imagine this guy doing something like that. Of course it's hot to the touch, lack of airflow will do that. rolleyes.gif

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post #19758 of 28303
Yeah, I tried to help him out on the first few phone calls. I tried to get him to install software, made sure his fans were pointing the same way, even tried to get him to join ocn and get the community to help him. I explained about the CPU header and case fan headers, disabling any auto control on the fan headers, and using power direct from the PSU. I even gave him a tube of as5 with enough in it for one or two installs.

Really, it's only $40, I could have refunded him, but the H70 had been for sale for a couple of months and I feel no one including myself should have an expectation of a getting their money back when purchasing second hand equipment. There's also the things you pointed out regarding him possibly trying to scam the money back. If it was someone I know I would have been happy to visit and get it working for him, but I'm a little wary about doing things like that for people I don't know. I also don't like inviting strangers into my home if I only know them from a classified ad. I know the cooler was 100% so I have to think he's not installing it correctly, not testing it correctly or had too high an expectation compared to his V8.

Oh well, live and learn I guess. I was going to keep the H70 as a spare but decided to sell it to offset the cost of the H100 somewhat. Maybe next time I'll just hang on to whatever it is as a spare.
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post #19759 of 28303
Or next time just sell it here. You have the Rep so it's not like you can't do that. Although you have to keep in mind some people don't have a lot of patience. wink.gif

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You got to love Corsair Customer Support!!! I emailed Late Monday night about one of the screws holding the cooler to the back plate beening ever so slightly bent and they emailed me back with a code to put in the online store.. Yesterday (wednesday) i had a packet arrive from them with a whole brand new set of backplates, screws and holding clips thumb.gif

Thank You Corsair!
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