Corsair Waterblocks... oof

22 Th05, 2020
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A TON of people asked me to confirm whether or not the Corsair XG7 Waterblocks actually leak since this is something that was recently discussed in some other forums... so we decided to test this ourselves...
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  • They addressed this in their new 3080/3090 blocks. There’s an extra screw and they did something else as well. Saw in the Corsair forums somewhere

    Mac BergMac Berg7 giờ trước
  • No one made a “hard squirt” joke? I am disappointed.

    NikonGuyNikonGuy3 ngày trước
  • Hmmm, I’m not sure why Jay wouldn’t link Major Hardware’s channel? Jay basically took an entire video idea from Major Hardware and still didn’t link him? On top of that, Jay acted like Major Hardware was some crack pot, he literally found the issue using the water block as intended in his case. I don’t think Jay knowingly dismissed MH, but could have done a better job acknowledging a fellow tech VIworldr. Makes it seem like if you’re not Gamers Nexus, Linus, Paul, Kyle, or Austin then you just don’t matter.

    Bobby FragsBobby Frags4 ngày trước
  • had mine for about a year now... so far it has never leaked. I did tighten the screws because I saw the video where Linus upgraded his rig to a 3900X and he saw a leak when removing the gpu (this was waaaay before anybody was talking about this), and he noticed the screws weren't tight enough... and yeah even though mine wasn't leaking, I was still able to also tighten mine a bit more. Oh also my card is mounted on the motherboard, and I'm using soft tubbing. So yeah I think you just have to make sure the tubbing isn't stressing the inlet ports and you'll be fine. But it is still something that needs to be addressed.

    Ferna_PostalesFerna_Postales9 ngày trước
  • Not only bad design on the "O ring", but also no gasket in mid section of the block, which even on Corsair's website shows how bad the water flow is and the pressure leaking in between the block. Had they fixed these, people would love it. In general, they just didn't care to produce a great product, showing we shouldn't trust them for their lack of Engineering and Q&A. Thank you for the amazing content Jay!👍👍

    oqr freeoqr free11 ngày trước
  • forget corsair on water cooing

    Phil & KylePhil & Kyle11 ngày trước
  • Looking at the 30 Series XG7 they've put the third screw in :)

    Tom WTom W11 ngày trước
  • Man I'm glad I found your channel. I'm building my first gaming PC since like 2007 so your tips and reviews are amazing lol This will be my first ever custom loop as well. Thank you!

    Makeshift MartyrMakeshift Martyr14 ngày trước
  • I wonder why you don't mention the german brands "Aquacomputer" and "Watercool"? Both are very high if not the highest quality watercooling brands on the market and sell watercoolings partts for nearly 20 (!!!) years. I think you should take a closer look and review some of their stuff.

    Matthias SchmittMatthias Schmitt15 ngày trước
  • I'm so tired that I thought he was talking about their aios😅 I got so scared bc it's my first time using something other then a tower cooler and I just front mounted my Corsair H150i RGB PRO XT 360mm AIO.

    Big DillBig Dill20 ngày trước
  • Corsair make bad products............

    Flux StudioFlux Studio21 ngày trước
  • linus found this years ago but didnt dig deep into it

    DronezkeDronezke22 ngày trước
    • 11.50

      DronezkeDronezke22 ngày trước
  • Corsair sucks at watercooling. My H55 cpu block pump got stuck and didin't circulate.. changed it wit another corsair cpu cooler and all the rubber pipes started cracking after 3 years, eventually leading to massive leaking.. corsair? *Never* again..

    cuneyt oksuzcuneyt oksuz24 ngày trước
  • This NEEDS to be recalled. Period.

    Darryl DeeDarryl Dee25 ngày trước
  • You are favouring the sponsor and not the audience. SPEAK THE TRUTH FRIST JAY. Lost my respect for you. Major Hardware FTW!

    Mickey DangerezMickey Dangerez27 ngày trước
  • Go with EK, they are pros in water cooling!

    C. R.C. R.27 ngày trước
  • 6:44 :DDD

    AludanAludanTháng trước
  • Crap I was about to buy it...

    gaga reregaga rereTháng trước
  • I just came to check this video after seeing the major hardware one. JayzTwoCents for such a big youtube channel you seems to do very little research. Major Hardware found the flaw after he notice a leak in his system which had the gpu vertically installed. It leaked under normal condition and instead of fixing the problem corsair sent another defective units to him. You sounded snubby when talking about major hardware channel and your entire damage control video to try to save corsair face is a joke. How can you possibly recommend using a defective products that could fuck your entire pc up and still call yourself a tech channel.

    Maxim GendronMaxim GendronTháng trước
  • This video makes me want even more an EK block. 😭

    SickEndSickEndTháng trước
  • DONT BUY ****WARNING**** Don't buy Corsair, worst client service and poor quality product. For some reasons I have bought their product for a while on Amazon. Forget getting any type of refund or replacement. If they do it takes a month. I ordered a Pump and res combo recently, set to ship october 12th, 2020. On the 13th I asked them if it was shipped, I get a response that the order doesn't exist. I took a screenshot of the fund on my credit card and the order number and sent it. Two days later I get a response that yes it was being prepared for shipment. 5 days later, I ask them about the package as there is no signs of it being shipped yet, asking for a refund at this point I'm done. Receive a response that they can't refund as the package is being prepared. I sent back a message saying I want a refund now the item was not shipped and they can cancel it and give me a refund now two days later still no response. Go Razer instead if you want a gaming fidelity company, at least with Razer I never had any issues. This is not my first bad experience with Corsair they won't change the way they threat their customers, they don't deserve our business.

    FR4sian TTVFR4sian TTVTháng trước
  • Based on pictures on Corsair's site, 30-series blocks have added the third screw in the middle

    RandomDude85RandomDude85Tháng trước
  • Which video was it that the reservoir blew up?

    ChefDano3ChefDano3Tháng trước
  • They could use a two screw design if they 1) used larger gaskets and 2) used metal nuts instead of threaded acrylic. Actually, shrink the acrylic window and have everything screw right into the aluminum block. Adding larger o-rings might be a potential recall fix, but my guess is that they've already finished their run of that product and are working on the next version.

    gunmnkygunmnkyTháng trước
  • Linus had this problem when he had too short of a tube on a sagging gpu, it was doing exactly the rotational force needed for this to happen.

    mirai99mirai99Tháng trước
  • This title.. my main desktop rigs Corsair aio... fuck

    Mathew HexMathew HexTháng trước
  • The best corsair watercooling product is their low profile ram

    Zach DurocherZach DurocherTháng trước
  • What kind of crap design is that, there should be some protruding pipes from the terminal part that slots it into the main block.

    NemesisNemesisTháng trước
  • Yeah it seems like a case of "whenever I hit myself on the head it hurts".... just don't hit yourself

    Torg gTorg gTháng trước
  • Great vid, thanks.

    Brandon GrayBrandon GrayTháng trước
  • Corsair Hydro X Series XG7 RGB 30-SERIES GPU Water Block leak too??

    Felipe NogueiraFelipe NogueiraTháng trước

    Felipe NogueiraFelipe NogueiraTháng trước
  • I can make all of them leak...but I prefer to use them as intended.

    Ludak021Ludak021Tháng trước
  • Just remember, when you really tighten into acrylic, it will form stress fractures over time. Really crank down on those screws like you did, and it *will* crack eventually.

    ProjectDv2ProjectDv22 tháng trước
  • I don't like this guy. He has no Acetal. Flat as a board.

    JaycephusJaycephus2 tháng trước
  • 2020, Nvidia released the 30 series and Corsair went go do their work, and it went well. Looking at the new 30 series water blocks from Corsair, there are now 3 screws instead of just 2! Nobody has tested it yet but it looks like a fix!

    Whoops OsWhoops Os2 tháng trước
  • When you are browsing jayztwocents at 1am and 6:42 happens and you burst out laughing unexpectedly

    FEBRIZIOtvFEBRIZIOtv2 tháng trước
  • This is the only reason i buy EK, and jay it correct my ek have 3 screws holding my inlet/outlet ports system.

    W IceW Ice2 tháng trước
  • Garbage product, garbage company to even let this happen. Never trust them with watercooling

    Electrics NutElectrics Nut2 tháng trước

    Taylor NealTaylor Neal2 tháng trước
  • You got a Proper gusher there pal 😉😂

    Welshman1882Welshman18822 tháng trước
  • Is that Lian Li case good for cooling overall?

    awesomedudeme.awesomedudeme.2 tháng trước
  • I don't know if they have addressed this for the 20 series waterblocks, but I checked the Hydro X 30 series waterblock on their site. Based on the pictures, it looks like the 30 series waterblock does have a third middle screw now.

    Krynik GamingKrynik Gaming2 tháng trước
  • Hey @jays2cents I'm in software QA as well. That explains your curiosity and sometimes outside the box ideas.

    AdamAdam2 tháng trước
  • rip jayz mic

    groovin Grovylegroovin Grovyle2 tháng trước
  • Can u do a CopperTube using standard plumbers tape water cooled PC for MSFlightSimulator2020? Thank You :)

    shivamoorthy vishnumoorthyshivashivamoorthy vishnumoorthyshiva2 tháng trước
  • Wow EK all the way

    MartinMartin2 tháng trước
  • I used to work in an industry that uses high pressure high tech hydraulics. There is a o-ring grease under the brand Molykote which is designed to plump out an o-ring by a few microns allowing a better squeeze hence better seal.

    Alex MackieAlex Mackie2 tháng trước
  • Well to be fair EK specializes in water cooling, even their affordable aio outperforms the latest version of nzxt kraken.

    JizzingTiger SquirtingDragonJizzingTiger SquirtingDragon2 tháng trước
  • when someone uses old and or stiff tubing, they could put more force on it without collapsing the tubes

    KirosKiros2 tháng trước
  • can you use a EK GPU water block with all the other corsair stuff?

    Your_BROYour_BRO2 tháng trước
  • September 16th and they still haven't fixed this

    DiswazziDiswazzi2 tháng trước
  • do not over tighten acrylic it will crack over time

    MalMal2 tháng trước

    Dr. ZoidbergDr. Zoidberg2 tháng trước
  • Me after thinking what could happen to my pc parts if i had liquid cooling 7:13

    MessiahMessiah2 tháng trước
  • Jay, do they sell video cards that are integrated with the cooling block or is that always a "DIY" project? I've seen some of these build videos where they disassemble the video card to put the cooling block in. That seems like a potential fail for a noob like myself who's exploring this idea of doing my own cooling loop.

    NukeEmRicoNukeEmRico2 tháng trước
  • 6:44 Holy unintentional jump scare! I just about jumped out of my skin lmao!

    ReneRene2 tháng trước
    • The funniest thing I've seen on this channel! 😂

      Jason RodriguezJason RodriguezTháng trước
  • One more for the "I'm just going to stick to my Noctua fans." category.

    KyleKyle2 tháng trước
  • man i'm happy I saw that thanks. This is what freaks me out about water coolers. The design should have protruded from the plexi into the plastic part you removed. That with o rings would have prevented leaks and it wouldn't flex at all. I've no idea what the hell they were thinking when they designed this.

    BeelzebubBeelzebub2 tháng trước
  • Jay was dismissive of his content, in some ways I understand what Jay was trying to do, by not getting involved or invested in the guy he could remain relatively unbiased. Confirmation bias is really hard to overcome, even when you are trying your hardest to suppress it. Fact is Jay clearly did not even watch the video as posted, he simply took the content to jump off from. However in doing so he said a few things that were specifically dismissive, first off him exclaiming "why is there a map" which is a statement that will have a vibe of "his content is poorly made" which is a common issue for people new to a channel. Time filling is a necessary evil, and Jay does it too, but when you are not invested in the channel time filling is just wasting time, literally. Second off he remarked about "I don't know how much force he was using" which is, again, a bit dismissive, much like "how much this guy knows about water cooling" Yes, Jay was dismissive, however it was out of respect for Corsair, his sponsor, in a sort of confirmation bias overcorrection. Essentially he wanted to avoid confirmation bias so much that he turned it around and immediately doubted Major Hardware. Fact is this video is tainted with bias towards corsair. NOBODY should leave one of these waterblocks in their system, period, Jay saying otherwise, like he did in this video, is him pretending that a serious design flaw is "too hard to fix" for Corsair, so we should just apologetically accept their poorly conceived equipment. There should be a full on recall for these waterblocks, it will end up saving corsair money in the end to just get all these water blocks off the market and slap a "we told you so" on any still out there, so they won't be held liable for several thousand dollar custom water loop builds leaking on their expensive parts (how many people install custom water loops in a budget build). Jay over corrected his bias and favored corsair, corsair needs to get on top of this issue and solve it. Every water block installed in a build is easily capable of causing over $1000 in damages. I wanted to point out that Jay spoke about "wanting the credit" in the video, I took that as possibly tongue in cheek. But I realize that it's possible that Jay was legitimately thinking that he was the one pointing the flaw out and that he legitimately wanted to take credit for Major Hardware's observations and solution. -Credit VIworld user Sherriff (had my point of view and I didn't want to retype

    Carlos EstebanCarlos Esteban2 tháng trước
  • Really dissapointed in how you covered this. You didn't fully disclose how the problem arose: didn't mention it was vertically mounted and dripping under normal use and also didn't link Major Hardware (who is awesome btw) and often backtracked yourself and called something like the potential death of your're expensive parts B-Roll Reddit news. You really seemed off in this video which is sad because I enjoy most of your videos. If I had to choose i would choose Major Hardwares every time.

    Carlos EstebanCarlos Esteban2 tháng trước
  • Good news, Jay will continue to have huge stacks of free Corsair products next to him for all his future PC builds.

    awhislyleawhislyle2 tháng trước
  • It will leak easier if you touch it right. ;) gotta touch its XG-spot

    SwankySwanky2 tháng trước
  • A bit of sica (a product used on boating for sealing).

    Alex B GascóAlex B Gascó2 tháng trước
  • this is why i stopped custom loop watercooling. I ran my custom loop for 3 days straight to test and bam one day just a few drops fried my cpu and MB. cost me almost 3000 to replace the parts. just not worth it.

    iamthewizard2iamthewizard22 tháng trước
  • Gotta be kidding. That's just embarrassing. Thing could potentially drip directly into my up-facing 850w PSU. Yikes. Glad I'm seeing this before jumping into an RTX3090 build.

    Christopher HaydenChristopher Hayden2 tháng trước
  • I've had the same corsair liquid cooling kit in my system for 9 years and not had any issue at all. Not this particular one obviously.

    viperswhipviperswhip2 tháng trước
  • what about the H115i platinum RGB?

    ImAParadoxImAParadox3 tháng trước
  • Has it been fixed

    Monkey D. LuffyMonkey D. Luffy3 tháng trước
  • Corsair generally makes quality products, and they have a great warranty replacement. That being said, after my last Corsair AIO went bad, I went back to air cooling, and haven't really looked back since.

    neoasuraneoasura3 tháng trước
  • Not acceptable at all, Corsair have cost cut on materials to the point that it compromised the product.

    Electrics NutElectrics Nut3 tháng trước
  • Just put some rtv on it

    dragonslayer2535dragonslayer25353 tháng trước
  • Me: "If you didn't wan't a liquid cooler that leaked water everywhere, you shouldn't have bought the one with a ship-themed logo." Also me: *Builds $22 Corsair system with Carbide 200R, H100i, GS 700, K55 RGB and M65.* At least make it a challenge for me.

    DJSekuHuskyDJSekuHusky3 tháng trước
  • be like "Dang.. There goes all my free stuff from Corsair"

    John ClarkJohn Clark3 tháng trước
    • Nah man? Did you watch the video. This was nothing more than damage control for Corsair and they should pay him a hefty premium but as a viewer this is the worst. There should be no other conclusion than see this one is better designed get rid of your potential electrical fires these should be reacalled

      Carlos EstebanCarlos Esteban2 tháng trước

    Swyansu AdhikariSwyansu Adhikari3 tháng trước
  • Quick grabbing the fittings and giving them a twist or a tug to make sure they don't leak is not at all a crazy random QC idea. That seems pretty basic, whenever you're fitting piping you always wanna check your fittings and wiggle things around to check for leaks.

    Jozzloop JozzloopJozzloop Jozzloop3 tháng trước
  • This is absolutely, completely unacceptable and i think you should have been harder on them on this vid.

    ComandanteJComandanteJ3 tháng trước
  • he tried his best to make excuse for them he almost wanted to cry but they fucked up

    John JohnsonJohn Johnson3 tháng trước
  • I have an issue with this waterblock where I'm using white coolant, and within the O-rings, the coolant is getting between the acrylic around the water flow and is causing dried out flaky bits of white coolant which looks terrible. Could the screws not be tight enough around the block?

    Gauzl1Gauzl13 tháng trước
  • 6:37 I was expecting Jay to make a pun when he said "blew up".

    unogazzy84unogazzy843 tháng trước
  • Always knew corsair is cheap and trash

    uwu uwuuwu uwu3 tháng trước
  • Yep morons pushing and pulling products beyond their spec... well what do you expect? And call these products "faulty" is just stupidity. Gee I can't drive my vehicle in 1st at 100km/h. that is faulty,.,.. nope that is dumb asses screwing around with products trying to make them fail. Take a step back and actually follow the instructions. You will be just fine.

    Mark SMark S3 tháng trước
  • Water meet Electronics, Etronics be like nooooo I am melting...Go away I do not want to meet you Water. Water be like let's be friends I promise I will not hurt you .

    jwarjwar3 tháng trước
  • Honestly I think they should put a recall on this. I can only imagine someone who haven't watched this video and is aware of this issue, just having these pc destroyed.

    TechnoGuy4LifeTechnoGuy4Life3 tháng trước
  • Same conclusion if you bent a motherboard and it arks is that the manufacturer's fault or is it your own

    Cliff ChristopherCliff Christopher3 tháng trước
  • I'd like to go with Corsair but I carnt there customer service is shit there products are awful and the only thing they can do what I can give them a 10/10 is there fans now this is my opinion if you guys have had good products grate

    night firenight fire3 tháng trước
  • Corsair must maintain honor. The lead engineer must commit seppuku! or Harry carry for you Gaijin.

    MerlinMerlin3 tháng trước
  • Torque on those screws will be hard to get right on a production line. Too much and it damages the threads and you will get leaks. To loose and it does not seal on the orings. Heavyweight gauge plastics and more screws normally fixes stuff like that.

    david gdavid g3 tháng trước
  • sooner or later it will leak it is inevitable

    Raven 4096Raven 40963 tháng trước
  • For anyone who hasnt noticed in the video, there's a faint beeping sound throughout the video, from something like a plastic watch alarm or something. Idk maybe I have very sensitive ears, but it kept bugging me throughout the whole thing lol.

    LexLex3 tháng trước
  • The plastic will shrink a bit as it ages and dries out, as will the o rings. They are also thermal cycling inside of a case, which will accelerate the process. As we know PC parts are not covered under warranty for water damage. This could easily turn thousands of dollars worth of hardware into a paper weight. I would not trust this water block for any extended period of time.

    Craig JCraig J3 tháng trước
  • I have their XD3 and XC7 on my mini itx 3800x build with soem mayhems red coolant, in an older min iitx thermaltake case from 2014, hasn't leaked once, been sitting for almost 5 months tho because i've been focusing on other stuff though, guess I should go ahead and flush it.

    Lyle SLyle S3 tháng trước
  • Jay: My loyalty is to the viewers Also Jay: Makes excuse after excuse for corsair and tells viewers just don't bend it like that.

    Ricardo AguilarRicardo Aguilar3 tháng trước
  • Corfail

    Ricardo AguilarRicardo Aguilar3 tháng trước
  • i am not a father but I WANT AN IFIXIT KIT FOR FATHERS DAY!!!

    Joshua EtarukotJoshua Etarukot3 tháng trước
  • First my H100 failed, no damage. Decided to upgrade but then the H110 failed frying my CPU somehow... this H110 on my 2011 chipset I9 cpu has now cost me to have to replace my ASUS Rampage board, cpu, ram and now a new fan as well .... thanks for the video on the ROG Ryujin BTW

    Ian CoetzeeIan Coetzee3 tháng trước
  • People: It leaks when I do this! Jay: Then don't do that.

    Daniel JensenDaniel Jensen3 tháng trước
  • Headphone warning at 3:40

    Shooter QShooter Q3 tháng trước
  • So Jay went from "and it didn't take much" to "...yanking it like this..." Besides, isn't the real question if this flaw makes it unusable in certain circumstances and therefore customers eligible for a RMA or a refund?

    VargVinterVargVinter3 tháng trước
    • Not to mention that both Linus AND Major Hardware experienced this leak during normal use.

      SherrifSherrif3 tháng trước
  • That clip it it blowing up then ahhh!!! Priceless!!

    EliteSniperTVEliteSniperTV3 tháng trước