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Hey guys, I've got a loop consisting of swiftech GTZ, MC655-B, Swiftech MCR320, Scythe ultra kaze in push.

At the moment my OC is 4.3 ghz with 1.43v but I've been seeing unacceptable temps.. They usually sit around 55-58c while running IBT

My questions,
why are my temps so high? and would a XCPC RX 360 drop my temps significantly ?
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The temps are pretty average imo especially at 1.43v
    
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The temps are pretty average imo especially at 1.43v
hmm alright, I went back to stock and it's 45c around 5 minutes in
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would a XCPC RX 360 drop my temps significantly ?
Probably not.

If you are thinking of adding a RX360, and if you can, record the difference between water and ambient air at load. That gives you the most that you can take off your temps with more rad. Remember, the best you can hope for is to cool the water to within 1-2°C of ambient at load. For example, if it is currently 5°C difference the most another rad will give you is 3-4°C drop.

If you are thinking of replacing your MCR320 with a RX360 then the answer is no, there will be no large change in performance.
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Yikes that doesn't seem normal at all, I get lower temps with my Megahalem.. What are you ambients? Has it always been this high? Have you tried reseating?
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The temps are pretty average imo especially at 1.43v
those arent average at all im running at 1.57 4.0 and i max out around 44c or so i would reseat your block or check your rad to make its clean so no chunks or stuff left over in the rad got clogged in your block
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have you gotten all the air bubbles out?

when I had some air bubbles inside my loop, my CPU would shoot to around 50*C on stock in the bios....then i used the little soap/washing detergent trick, and soon bubbles came out of my loops into my res and my temps dropped like a stone down to the 20-30*C's~
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those arent average at all im running at 1.57 and i max out around 44c or so i would reseat your block or check your rad to make its clean so no chunks or stuff left over in the rad got clogged in your block
You are right they are not average for AMD thats where I made the mistake I thought it was an i7. My bad.
    
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You are right they are not average for AMD thats where I made the mistake I thought it was an i7. My bad.
yeah thats what i thought it would be a pretty good temp for you I7ers lol
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have you gotten all the air bubbles out?

when I had some air bubbles inside my loop, my CPU would shoot to around 50*C on stock in the bios....then i used the little soap/washing detergent trick, and soon bubbles came out of my loops into my res and my temps dropped like a stone down to the 20-30*C's~
^ what he said

Before putting in soap however, I would just rattle the whole case for about 15 minutes while it's on. If you see idle temperature decreases, keep on doing it until the temps stall...
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