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Intel Displays Self-Branded Water Cooling Solution for Sandy Bridge-E

Does watercooling seem useful for Sandy Bridge-E ?

  • Yes

    Votes: 14 40.0%
  • Yes, but not with the Intel/Asetek solution

    Votes: 9 25.7%
  • No, this seems overkill for normal users

    Votes: 12 34.3%

  • Total voters
    35
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#26
I have a H100 also had a coolit there not going to leak the most that could go wrong is the pump craps out.
If you check the user forums for corsair alone, every problem you can imagine go's wrong as theres a lot of small components at play... fans dont work as controller is busted, coolant leaks, pump breakdowns etc.. check it ;)
EDIT: im not dissing the cooler atall, im just saying that I have concerns about its longevity as ive always used a large block of copper or aluminium fins to cool my CPU's in the past... nothing can go wrong with that.
 
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#27
If you check the user forums for corsair alone, every problem you can imagine go's wrong as theres a lot of small components at play... fans dont work as controller is busted, coolant leaks, pump breakdowns etc.. check it ;)
EDIT: im not dissing the cooler atall, im just saying that I have concerns about its longevity as ive always used a large block of copper or aluminium fins to cool my CPU's in the past... nothing can go wrong with that.
I totally agree with you. They just needlessly increased their RMA rate by incresing the complexity of the cooler.... more complex = more defect opportunities... more defect opportunities almost always = more defects. I just want the chip anyways... maybe throw a sticker or a case badge in the box so I can brag a bit but other than that let me pick my own cooler lol.
 
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#28
All depends on the pricing.
 

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#29
water and electronics dont mix for the average joes.
 
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#30
Average joes don't buy ultra high end computers, either.
 
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#31


IT'S OVER NINETY DOLLARS!!!!!










Sorry... :eek:
 
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#32
Average joes don't buy ultra high end computers, either.
There are lots of people with too much money to spend that don't quite know what they are doing :p
 
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#33
I have seen that Asetek cooler YEARS ago. It was mentioned in an article in Toms Hardware I think. More stuff I would NEVER use. Just like a stock Intel cooler, it would make a great shotgun target by the look of it.
 

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#34
Average joes don't buy ultra high end computers, either.
the ones that have the BB bug do n they know nothing other than turning it on and off...
 
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#35
for normal user that needs and it would overkill and i better use aftermarket cooler
although WC gives you better cooling. it needs to get checked periodically, more expensive than normal HSF.
maybe Intel wanna test the market so if it sounds OK they gonna make it
 

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#36
so the rest still get that alumnium crap? :p