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So i recently installed my new watercooling set (EK HF H3O SUPREME 240) But i think i got high temps. i reseated 3 times 2 different tims MX4 and IC7. But i dont really like the temps

STOCK

IDLE

37
32
37
33
LOAD
59
56
59
55

Added screenshot and the water cooling setup. And the radiator is not hot,air coming out of the radiator is not hot, but not cold either

So my question is, is this about right or are my temps high



Edited by Blackbirdx58 - 5/17/11 at 1:37pm
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I don't see any issues with those temps. Idle may be a bit high (37), but not terrible. What are your ambient temps? Where is the case located, does it have good ventilation around it?

Also, are you pushing into the case or pulling out with your radiator fans? Are there any gaps between the fans and radiator?
 
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depends on your ambient temps

but TBH they look fine
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Originally Posted by Angrybutcher View Post
I don't see any issues with those temps. Idle may be a bit high (37), but not terrible. What are your ambient temps? Where is the case located, does it have good ventilation around it?

Also, are you pushing into the case or pulling out with your radiator fans? Are there any gaps between the fans and radiator?
ambient 23C
Case is on my desk
Yes the case has good airflow
i am pulling air out of the case, no there is no gap


Edit : i just overclocked to 3.8ghz @ 1.225V Full load Blend prime 95 :

67
65
65
62

i dont know but my old megalehems performed just 4-6C worse lol?
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Looks like you may have some air trapped in your loop. Have you tipped your case side to side to bleed it out? Some say a drop of dishwasher detergent helps as well.
    
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Looks like you may have some air trapped in your loop. Have you tipped your case side to side to bleed it out? Some say a drop of dishwasher detergent helps as well.

Yes i did, but maybe there is some air trapped. dishwasher detergent like what dreft? is that safe
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Yes i did, but maybe there is some air trapped. dishwasher detergent like what dreft? is that safe
I was thinking something like JetDry, which has non-foaming surfactants which help to break up bubbles.

Also keep in mind that it's generally more difficult to bleed rads in your configuration...
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blackbirdx58 View Post
ambient 23C
Case is on my desk
Yes the case has good airflow
i am pulling air out of the case, no there is no gap


Edit : i just overclocked to 3.8ghz @ 1.225V Full load Blend prime 95 :

67
65
65
62

i dont know but my old megalehems performed just 4-6C worse lol?
That doesn't seem too bad for 3.8 GHz. With hyperthreading on, these i7 chips can get pretty warm. What kind of fans do you have cooling your radiator?
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"Also keep in mind that it's generally more difficult to bleed rads in your configuration.."


Why?
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why?
The flat orientation and being at the top of the loop doesn't promote air to bleed out (air likes being at the highest point).
    
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