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so i got this http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=26660

and before the "OMG but why" i have it already so deal with it

the screw that came with it arent long enough??? what do i do
post #2 of 12
I honestly don't know if XSPC provides screws or if Performance-PCs added them in error. At first though, I would guess it's not being installed properly, but there's a chance for store error as well. If you don't want to deal with RMA and such, stop by a local hardware store for M4 screws of the proper length. Make sure they are M4 and the threads will be correct
 
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My pump top worked fine! The screws included were perfect, but I don't know if that is because Frozencpu included different screws or not. I am inclined to think the XSPC kit included them.
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post #4 of 12
Can you post pictures of the problem? And "frozencpu" doesn't put screws int he package. That would be on "XSPC" and they are great people to deal with.
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so the screw wont go any deeper then this and it jsut wont reach the thread
post #6 of 12
Yeah, you'd be best to get some M4 screws about 10mm shorter, maybe even 15mm. Take one to the hardware store (if you have one near) and eyeball the length. They usually run about 20 to 70 cents each, depending on what they're made of.
 
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ok will do +rep to those who helped
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I'm going to guess that is one of the DDC-1T (a.k.a. MCP-350) pumps. Ran into the exact same problem with mine. Just use a drill bit of a slightly larger size as the un-threaded shank portion of the screw & drill it out. Remove the pump from the pump body 1st ofc.

Takes only seconds per hole to fix the problem. My guess is that later revisions of the Laing DDC pumps have slightly larger holes than the DDC-1. I can't confirm that suspicion, as I have a DDC-1 also. That was the work around I used.
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