xenol Posted December 29, 2013 Share Posted December 29, 2013 Just got an H80i installed and ran into a few issues. It's not being detected by Corsair LinkThe temperatures seem higher than expected. Regarding not being detected, I've tried everything from reinstalling the software (various versions), using another USB header, to even using a Micro USB to USB-A cable and plugging it into a regular port. Windows does pick it up as I see Device Manager spazz out. Regarding temperatures, I feel like it's not cooling as well as it should. While it does stabilize, my motherboard reports 45-48C (though I think it prevents the CPU from going into a lower power state). HW Monitor reports 35C about. Under load it ramps up to 70C with the fans on maximum. If I run Prime95, it struggles to stay below 85C and if I overclock the processor to go to 4.0GHz, it will trip thermal thresholds. I don't know if it's my processor or not, but it seems very finicky with spikes of temperature. The temperature here's been about 25C. I'm pretty sure I installed it properly, as the unit is firmly on the CPU and the mounting screws won't go in any tighter. I even pressed against it a little bit (I do this as a test sometimes if I suspect I botched up a heatsink in stall on those awful Intel mounting clips) but nothing changes. At the moment I have one fan as an exhaust plugged into the motherboard (otherwise the fan would always be running something like 50%-70% all the time) While I'm throwing this in a BitFenix Prodigy, I doubt the cramped spaces is making the temperatures this bad. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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