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My H100 is starting to make internal pump noise. Common issue with the H100. When i called Corsair, they said there's a possibility of them sending me an H100, and not an H100i. Simply that's not acceptable. I told them they would have to fork the bill if the pump blew due to their ignorance of not keeping the H100i's in stock. First issue with Corsair, and im not happy at all with the performance.

Makes no sense whatsoever...
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Hey guys,

This was my first "mod" of sorts when my V8 fan died, and decided to go liquid (replaced V8 fan; gave it to a friend with stock heatsink).

I'm usually scared of playing with stuff located inside the case, but I said screw it. I have upgraded this thing w/o problems (mem, videocard) I don't need to take this in to a shop to install this' especially since they are going to mount it in the rear.

I saw I had a bunch of empty 'vented' drive bays in this HAF932. So thats where it was going.

L Brackets FTW

Corsair H50 'Newegg' Edition // 2x Corsair sp120 HPs

Before:

Middy:

After:

BOOOYAA:


I did some more wire mngmt too

feedback is welcome smile.gif thanks
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Hey guys,

This was my first "mod" of sorts when my V8 fan died, and decided to go liquid (replaced V8 fan; gave it to a friend with stock heatsink).

I'm usually scared of playing with stuff located inside the case, but I said screw it. I have upgraded this thing w/o problems (mem, videocard) I don't need to take this in to a shop to install this' especially since they are going to mount it in the rear.

I saw I had a bunch of empty 'vented' drive bays in this HAF932. So thats where it was going.

L Brackets FTW

Corsair H50 'Newegg' Edition // 2x Corsair sp120 HPs

Before:

Middy:

After:

BOOOYAA:


I did some more wire mngmt too

feedback is welcome smile.gif thanks

I did something similar with my old system about 6 years ago, KAMA Bay Mod, and a HUGE 120MM Fan with like 140 CFM, one in front, one in back, and a Zalman in the middle.. it was CRAZY effective (but a bit loud). (caught dust like no one's business too.)



Edited by SkateZilla - 1/31/13 at 7:28pm
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Wooah. I didnt know they sold those things; but i liked the 'experience' of doin it without investing more $$ haha. Did u ziptie that 80mm to ur card?
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My H100 is starting to make internal pump noise. Common issue with the H100. When i called Corsair, they said there's a possibility of them sending me an H100, and not an H100i. Simply that's not acceptable. I told them they would have to fork the bill if the pump blew due to their ignorance of not keeping the H100i's in stock. First issue with Corsair, and im not happy at all with the performance.

Did you make a typo? You say you have an H100 making noise, then you say you want an H100i?

Did you mean you have an H100i making pump noise? If that's what you meant to say, then I agree that you should hold out for an H100i.

If you have an H100 though, then they should replace it with an H100.
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You bought an H100, why the heck do you think they "owe" you a H100i ? They never guaranteed it would be dead silent.

The reason why i'm pissed is when i created my RMA, and called them the first time around, they said they would replace it with an H100i. But they never seem to have them in stock. IF they say they are going to replace it with something, they should say they are going to replace it with something in stock. Not only that, but me having to call back 3 times just to get them to tell me every time that they are still out of stock.. Thats crap.

I work in Emergency automotive parts order desk for a major supplier in Canada. (no, not napa, or Part source) and i would NEVER do this to a customer. They want something for warranty, their car cant wait a day running on a seized pump, they need that new one in the morning! Same concept, different parts.

I don't have the stock I5-3570K heatsink either because its packed up and locked away in storage. For me to get it would cost me money, and about 10 hours of time.

So, if you cant see how this doesn't benefit me whatsoever, there's something wrong. I have an H100 that is under 4 months old that is going to die. // not happy.


Edit, sorry there must have been a typo somewhere in my last explanation. I'm looking it over right now, and even i'm saying "***?:" Must have goofed up somewhere in that to even confuse myself.
Edited by js593 - 1/31/13 at 10:01pm
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I need some suggestions please regarding fans for the H100i. The stock fans make the case sound like a F-14 taking off, so i decided to swap them with 2 AP-15 but it is still loud for me. In fact louder than my previous setup which was with a CM Hyper 212 Evo with a Cougar PWM fan.

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RAM - 12GB
GPU - MSI TwinFrozr III 6950 OC
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1 HD in a 3.5"-5.25" adapter in a 5.25" bay
Fans - 2 Cougar 120mm PWM fans as intake front of the case and one TY-140 as exhaust rear.
Thermal paste was changed to AS5

Currently I have the H100i with two AP-15s set up as push on the top of the case. The Corsair link is set at quiet, yet both fans are at 1300 +/- rpm. i have tried to make a custom setting but it made it worse.

So now I have my amazon cart with 2x Noctua NF-F12 PWM and Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition Twin Pack. Not sure which to get and IF i should get any.

I have some COUGAR CF-V12HP laying around as well. Maybe I could do a comparison between the different fans that I currently have, Stock H100i fans, Ap-15s and CF-V12HP
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I need some suggestions please regarding fans for the H100i. The stock fans make the case sound like a F-14 taking off, so i decided to swap them with 2 AP-15 but it is still loud for me. In fact louder than my previous setup which was with a CM Hyper 212 Evo with a Cougar PWM fan.

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CPU - E5530 (stock)
RAM - 12GB
GPU - MSI TwinFrozr III 6950 OC
HDs - 2 SSDs in a Vantec EZ Swap
1 HD in a 3.5"-5.25" adapter in a 5.25" bay
Fans - 2 Cougar 120mm PWM fans as intake front of the case and one TY-140 as exhaust rear.
Thermal paste was changed to AS5

Currently I have the H100i with two AP-15s set up as push on the top of the case. The Corsair link is set at quiet, yet both fans are at 1300 +/- rpm. i have tried to make a custom setting but it made it worse.

So now I have my amazon cart with 2x Noctua NF-F12 PWM and Corsair Air Series SP120 Quiet Edition Twin Pack. Not sure which to get and IF i should get any.

I have some COUGAR CF-V12HP laying around as well. Maybe I could do a comparison between the different fans that I currently have, Stock H100i fans, Ap-15s and CF-V12HP
I switched my stock h100i fans for two Noctua and it helped greatly with sound. You obviously lose a few degrees of cooling, but it was worth it to me. According to Corsair they will be releasing a software and firmware update to address loud fans. If those two updates don't work, they will send you two new replacement fans. There was no set time frame for the updates, but hopefully within a few weeks.

Both fans you have in your cart are good, but if you can wait a couple weeks the updates or new fans from Corsair might fix your issue. The tech also told me that you can try plugging the two stock fans directly into the mobo (bypass the pump and corsair link) and that might help the sound.
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Going to try tonight with the different fans and different configurations. Will report back with the update.

Will wait for the new firmware update. If it does not help, then try another set of fans.
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Wooah. I didnt know they sold those things; but i liked the 'experience' of doin it without investing more $$ haha. Did u ziptie that 80mm to ur card?

Nah the 60 or 80 MM fan Housing the fan is in on that image was originally a clip from my old Packard Bell 486Dx2, and it just happen to fit perfectly on the GPU PCB and Sound Card PCB.

I used it to force Air into the GPU Blower, and between the heatsink and pcb

I think Scythe made the front KAMA Bay Mod, but it's been long discontinued from NewEgg:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185020
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Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M100 USB ALLSOP Metal Art Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty C... 
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Black Magic Intensity Pro 10-Bit HDMI Track IR 4 Pro Ceton InfiniTV 4 PCIe CH Products Pro Pedals 
OtherOtherOtherOther
CH Fighter Stick and Pro Throttle Fanatec Forza Motorsport CSR Wheel Fanatec CSR Shifter Set US Fanatec CSR Elite Pedals US 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz (FD8120FRGUBOX ) ASRock 990FX Extreme4 SAPPHIRE 100354XTL Radeon HD 7870 XT w/Boost 2G... G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (F3-12800CL9Q... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RP... ASUS 24X DVD Burner (Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS ... CORSAIR Hydro Series H100 (CWCH100) Extreme Per... Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performanc... COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN3-GP Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1t... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2... ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX XFX HD-583X-ZAFV Radeon HD 5830 1GB 256-bit DDR5 G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 (Model F3-12... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital WD Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 ... ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner Stock Cooling Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hanns·G HZ201HPB Black 20" 5ms HDMI Widescreen Rosewill RK-7310 Black USB OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performanc... Rosewill Blackbone Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mi... 
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Rosewill RM-M5U Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB On Board 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo)  ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AM3+ AMD 990FX SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7950 OC 3GB ( 11196-02-40G) ... MSI R7970 Lightning Radeon HD 7970 3GB 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
MSI R7970 Lightning Radeon HD 7970 3GB G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 16GB DDR3 1600 (PC...  Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX 1.5TB ... ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair H100 Extreme Performance CPU Cooler Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED Acer AL2002W Silver 20" DVI 16:10  Saitek Eclipse II USB CORSAIR RM Series RM850 850W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M100 USB ALLSOP Metal Art Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty C... 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Black Magic Intensity Pro 10-Bit HDMI Track IR 4 Pro Ceton InfiniTV 4 PCIe CH Products Pro Pedals 
OtherOtherOtherOther
CH Fighter Stick and Pro Throttle Fanatec Forza Motorsport CSR Wheel Fanatec CSR Shifter Set US Fanatec CSR Elite Pedals US 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8120 Zambezi 3.1GHz (FD8120FRGUBOX ) ASRock 990FX Extreme4 SAPPHIRE 100354XTL Radeon HD 7870 XT w/Boost 2G... G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (F3-12800CL9Q... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RP... ASUS 24X DVD Burner (Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS ... CORSAIR Hydro Series H100 (CWCH100) Extreme Per... Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performanc... COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN3-GP Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1t... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Callisto 3.2... ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX XFX HD-583X-ZAFV Radeon HD 5830 1GB 256-bit DDR5 G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 (Model F3-12... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital WD Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 ... ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner Stock Cooling Windows 7 Home Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hanns·G HZ201HPB Black 20" 5ms HDMI Widescreen Rosewill RK-7310 Black USB OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performanc... Rosewill Blackbone Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mi... 
MouseAudio
Rosewill RM-M5U Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB On Board 
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