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So, I just got a H50 and immediately misread the instructions and put 4 screws through the 4 holes in the radiator (went from one side to the other). I assume this will cause the unit to leak and become ineffective very quickly or possibly even destroy my components as it leaks. I have small pieces of radiator in a pile...

 

Should I worry? What can I do to get a replacement other than buying a new one?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

PS, yes I know it's almost funny if it weren't me...

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how you made that mistake i dont know since when you add a 25mm thick fan there is only about 4mm tops of thread left! Anyways I think you'll be fine as i imagine you have screwed through the radiator thins and not the heat pipes. If you had damaged the heat pipes you would have known by now with a leak. I don't think it will affect the performance very much if at all.
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a replacement BIX is like 30 bucks unless Corsair sells loose parts?

dont feel too bad, i overtightened a CPU waterblock once and snapped a 200.00 board.

oops. it happens.

 

fwiw if it doesn't leak its rare it will. run it outside the case for a few days, if no leakee you good to go:):

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