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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
  • 54% (152)
    Antec Kühler H2O 620
  • 45% (129)
    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #951 of 6063
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Who ever looks at my spec and thinking "stock speed??", well it's because I haven't figured the cooling solution yet. I hope to get it oc'd @ ~ 4.4Ghz.
I too am looking to achieve above 4GHz, simply cause I know on the stock cooler I could achieve 3.7 GHz no problem. My issue is what will the RAM do, cause I chose PC3 1600, later to find out my board only runs that overclocked. Every time I OC my RAM causes BSOD's.
    
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Have an antec 920!!
Replaced the stock fans with GT AP-15s though. I could not tolerate the noise from the stock fans when they ran at anything above 1500rpm >.<
    
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post #953 of 6063
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Have an antec 920!!
Replaced the stock fans with GT AP-15s though. I could not tolerate the noise from the stock fans when they ran at anything above 1500rpm >.<
Yep, my guess is they include 2 of the same fan that comes with 620 which is no good if you want silence.
post #954 of 6063
Afaik 620 and 920 have different fans. I could be wrong though

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Hehe, does the one on the 620 sound like a vacuum cleaner? If it does I assume its the same ~.~
    
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Guys

I was wondering if any of you are aware of ANY issues with the Antec Kuhler 920?

Reason I am asking is that I heard (and personally experienced) some issues with the Corsair ones. These issues range from erratic fan behaviour (if connected to the built-in fan controller), fan controller not functioning at all, no lights light up, air in system loop & parts (palstic cover) coming off from early batches due to bad adhesive. Now recently there has been a partial recall on the the Corsair H100's.

Have any of you heard of or had personal similar bad experiences with the Antec Kuhler 920?
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post #957 of 6063
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Hehe, does the one on the 620 sound like a vacuum cleaner? If it does I assume its the same ~.~
It's not too bad but it's most CERTAINLY not silent enough when the system is idling.
post #958 of 6063
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Guys

I was wondering if any of you are aware of ANY issues with the Antec Kuhler 920?

Reason I am asking is that I heard (and personally experienced) some issues with the Corsair ones. These issues range from erratic fan behaviour (if connected to the built-in fan controller, fan controller not functioning at all, no lights light up, air in system loop & parts (palstic cover) coming off from early batches due to bad adhesive. Now recently there has been a partial recall on the the Corsair H100's.

Have any of you heard of or had personal similar bad experiences with the Antec Kuhler 920?
From what I understand Corsair H100 and Kuhler 620/920 are Asetek's latest gen builds and issues can pop up like always...it's warranted for 3 years so what the heck AFAIK, it's currently the best stuff you can get if you want this ready-to-go water-cooling solution. As you research you find out all these solutions are all made by Asetek anyway.
post #959 of 6063
Even Intel seem to coop with Asetek on making the upcoming new high end processors run with a water cooling solution derived from the 920:

http://www.tweaktown.com/news/21059/...edium=facebook
post #960 of 6063
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From what I understand Corsair H100 and Kuhler 620/920 are Asetek's latest gen builds and issues can pop up like always...it's warranted for 3 years so what the heck AFAIK, it's currently the best stuff you can get if you want this ready-to-go water-cooling solution. As you research you find out all these solutions are all made by Asetek anyway.
Not quite correct. Corsair have been using Asetek as OEM until they started doing business with Antec. Newer & future Corsair kits are now to be made by CoolIT.

The Antec Kuhler 920 is a Asetek product and the Corsair H80/H100 is a CoolIT product.

I personally purchased a Corsair H100 (CoolIT) and had to send it as it was faulty to start with.

As mentioned before, there are quite a bit of issues with the H80/H100 (CoolIT) kits. See my post - http://forum.corsair.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99732

Since I am in South Africa, I have to work through local distribution channels for RMA. Problem is I may end up getting the same stock replacment from the same faulty batch.

Maybe thinking of rather getting an Antec instead. That is why I wanted to know if any of you have had or heard of such bad experiences with the Antec Kuhler 920?
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