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Hey peeps, is there a certain way to position the cpu block on i7 2600k, as far as position of inlet and outlet ports? Here is how my current setup is.
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I can't help to think that my temps are a little high, currently at 4.5 ghz. @ 1.27v idle 44c load 67c. At 5 ghz @ 1.41 idle 47c load after 1 hr prime blend 85c Anyone have any advice it's more than welcome.
Thanks in advance.
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Which block exactly? The XT?
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As long as you have the in and out the correct way you can mount it any way you want.

What kind of fans do you have?
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I have 4 antec tri-cool in a push pull. fan shroud on the push side. I thought my block may be getting a little clogged uyp but I didn't notice any temp increase before upgrade. I have a new bracket and back plate ordered, these AsRock boards let you use 775 socket cooling on them, maybe with proper mounting hardware i'll get better contact. I guess the only other thing to do is lap the cpu
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