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Cooler Master V8 (RR-UV8-XBU1-GP)
5.8 out of 10

Cooler Master V8 (RR-UV8-XBU1-GP)

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Reviews and Problems with Cooler Master V8 (RR-UV8-XBU1-GP)

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Overall 2
2.0

Fan broke after 8 months

emile s., Newegg
26 December 2013
  • Pros: Was working great, great temps under load.
  • Cons: Fan broke after 8 months. Started making chipping sound which grew louder and louder. My installation was perfect. This was clearly a manufacturing problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

Missing Parts!

Mr. B., Newegg
29 August 2013
  • Summary: Doesn't matter how good something looks or how great the reviews are, when the product is missing key parts to install said product to the motherboard it's rendered useless.
  • Pros: Looks Great
  • Cons: Can't install it fresh from the box.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master Fail

Dustin S., Newegg
17 April 2013
  • Pros: Looks Cool
  • Cons: Fan broke after a few months. I have attempted to contact Cooler Master several time by email. I received automated confirmations but no human responses after 3 attempts and several weeks of waiting. Don't believe these manufacturer responses promising help - they will not help you!
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed fan, well short of life expectancy

Ronnie R., Newegg
26 March 2013
  • Pros: Looks cool in the case, if it fits. Kept temps in check while it was working.
  • Cons: Fan failed well under the Coolermaster stated 'Fan Life Expectancy 40,000hrs ' Coolermaster Tech stated it was out of warranty and offered a refurbished fan at my cost, which requires the entire unit to be removed from the mobo to replace. If I am going to go through all that trouble to replace i...
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY

Andrew M., Newegg
28 November 2012
  • Pros: It Keeps your CPU Cool.. Before the fan dies..
  • Cons: This thing is huge... I had to alter my case in order to get it to fit because the fan stuck out so far it would hit the case fan on the side. This fan lasted a little over a year before it died which in my opionion is pretty pathetic. The death took roughly a week while it was making some awful ...
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master V8 Aluminum/Copper Heatpipe CPU Cooler w/120mm Fan

Faylinn, pricebat.ca
27 March 2013
  • Excerpt: appears cool fan died and when i tried to replace it, i had to take anything apart, don't let the screws on prime full you.. they are just for looks piratically.. very difficult to disassemble terrible design and style for a brand like cool master Manufacturer Response:Dear Valued Buyer - We...
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master V8 Aluminum/Copper Heatpipe CPU Cooler w/120mm Fan

Meena, pricebat.ca
25 March 2013
  • Excerpt: NONE Terribly tough to set up, nearly ruined my motherboard, even with one of my good friends helping me. i have under no circumstances had such a hard time installing something into a laptop in my life.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master V8 Aluminum/Copper Heatpipe CPU Cooler w/120mm Fan

Talleen, pricebat.ca
4 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Great looking and excellent for aerobics. Fan seized up. CPU hit 80 Celsius. Technique appears a tiny choppy now. Probably damaged the CPU. Manual speed manage developed for rear mount is stupid simply because I have to crawl below the desk to adjust it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master V8 Aluminum/Copper Heatpipe CPU Cooler w/120mm Fan

Katarina, pricebat.ca
7 August 2012
  • Excerpt: looks nice i bought the V8 pretty early right after its release, i believe it was about a year or so ago, and cooler master has However to send me an adapter piece so that i can install it on my i7. I've sent them quite a few e-mails and made lots of telephone calls to no avail.
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Overall 2
2.0

Cooler Master V8 Aluminum/Copper Heatpipe CPU Cooler w/120mm Fan

Sasilvia, pricebat.ca
8 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Good packaging, I guess... Dead on Arrival...will not power up. RMA'd it, hopefully I'll have greater luck with the replacement. Manufacturer Response:Dear Valued Consumer - We apologize for any inconvenience.
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