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Im getting the same high temps with my loop

post #1 of 9
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im not getting to high temps but on stock i am idling at 40c on the cpu but on the cpu socket its 28c - 37c so what does this mean? (i have a swiftech rad pump and cpu block with aerocool sharks on the rad) here are some pics:

post #2 of 9
How long ago did you assemble the loop?

First suggestion when temps seem weird is to check the seat, possibly got some bad TIM contact, block position, etc. So try a simple re-mount, and do a pull test to make sure you got good contact area.

Second, if it's really recent, as in, today or yesterday, then you could just need to wait for the TIM to cure more.

Also, not to sound silly but it's easy to forget...is the pump actually on? Are there still bubbles in your loop? Fans are blowing in the right direction?
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post #3 of 9
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yes i did just finish the loop today but i got all the bubbles out and i let it cure for 12 hours but im going to try and burn it in. the application was good. and lol the pump is on but its on setting 4 of 5 should i bump it up?
post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by vmatt1203 View Post
yes i did just finish the loop today but i got all the bubbles out and i let it cure for 12 hours but im going to try and burn it in. the application was good. and lol the pump is on but its on setting 4 of 5 should i bump it up?
I would just run it for the next few days, get it hot (game or prime) then let it sit off for a while. Over the next few days if the temps don't improve, then I'd start looking for issues.

Not sure what the 4 out of 5 setting refers to, is that in the BIOS? That is a D5 pump with the RPM control, right? If it's not to loud, crank it up to 5
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post #5 of 9
Bios temps are really weird, I wouldn't base your thoughts on that.

Go into windows, load it up with prime95 and use realtemp to monitor your temps. Then you should instantly see the difference.
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post #6 of 9
Is that how the water travels in your loop?
Pump->res->block->rad->back to pump
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post #7 of 9
Also idle temps with water show nothing... Its the load temps that show the difference.
 
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by McDown View Post
Is that how the water travels in your loop?
Pump->res->block->rad->back to pump
No, he has it Pump -> rad -> block -> res -> back to pump.
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post #9 of 9
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ok it was bios being weird i just installed core temp and i am idling at 25c YAY!!! LET THE OVERCLOCKING BEGIN!!!!!!!!!!!!
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