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Just like my title says, I don't think my D5 has enough oomph for my loop. Right now I'm sitting at 45c, with a Vcore of 1.47 @ 3.74GHz. The confusing thing is that my loop hasn't changed and I used to be able to run at 4.2GHz 24/7 and I peaked out at 46-48c.

My loop consists of the following:

Pump/reservoir->CPU->Koolance QD->1080 rad->Koolance QD->NB->pump/reservoir.

I'm using 3/8" ID tubing and I have my radiator sitting on my desk so there is about 3' of tubing going up and down to and from the Radiator. I've thoroughly cleaned my RAD when I first got it, plenty of flux came out of this beast. I'm completely stumped at what it could be, I still consider myself a n00b when it comes to water cooling.
    
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Exactly what is it that leads you to believe you have an issue,you kind of left that part out. 4.2GHz with a 965 is a darn high clock for that cpu,not all go there and stay stable without high volts.

What has been you choice of coolant?
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ah, sorry I didn't elaborate. I'm kind of fried from work, I used to be able to run Crysis and other CPU intensive games at that clock speed with a Vcore of 1.53. Now I have a hard time getting Crysis to run stable at 3.8GHZ with a Vcore of 1.47.
    
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The KL QDC's are a bit restrictive.
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What do you mean 'hard time'?

Temps getting to high?

CPU degradation....?
 
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post #6 of 7
Yea those temps are high for a 965. I am running 4.0 Ghz right now and I never go above the 45-47 degree range. CPU/GPU are both overclocked on my loop as well.
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I don't think the temps are an issue, I've ran hotter with a Swiftech quiet power 220 and even my old Hyper 212+. If it is CPU degradation, that didn't take long
    
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