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Originally Posted by RX7-2nr View Post

If you had the inlet and outlet reversed, then fixed it and saw no difference in temperature you've got a big problem. Try taking the waterblock apart and inspecting the channels. Something is big-time wrong with your loop.

Why do you say the reseating went badly?

Okay. I've talked about this with a guy on another form who actually works on liquid cooling related things and he says CPU blocks work better when they're the first thing in the loop, so I'm going to do a bit of re-plumbing tonight. I write an exam in a few hours but after that I'll be able to plug away at this. While I'm re-plumbing I can take the waterblock apart, take a look inside and re-seat it properly.

I tried reseating the block with it still attached to the loop so I wouldn't need to drain and check for leaks again, so I couldn't really see what I was doing half the time, the tubing kept moving the block around until I screwed it down, etc, etc.


I haven't had the time to do very much yet because of this nasty exam I'm working toward but thank you all for your advice anyway. I've got it all written down, and I'll be back tonight with the results. The problem is I have so many things to try, I won't know what did the trick if I fix my problems.
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it doesnt matter where in the loop the cpu block is. the worst i have ever had cpu temp wise was when i had the cpu raystorm immediately after my sli. my cpu temp went up 2*C which is still marginal as it could be just a real life variable.
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it doesnt matter where in the loop the cpu block is. the worst i have ever had cpu temp wise was when i had the cpu raystorm immediately after my sli. my cpu temp went up 2*C which is still marginal as it could be just a real life variable.

Agreed. At any given point in the loop, the temperature does not vary more than a few degrees. So aside from res to pump, the rest of the loop order does not matter.

Heck, mine hits my GPU before it hits the CPU.
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Right. That's what made most intuitive sense to me. I'm taking everything apart now. I'll report back. Thanks again for the ideas!
post #1435 of 2241
Well shoot...

Add one to the list of idiots who didn't take off the plastic film...


1.3 Volts and stock settings gives 70C running Prime. Maybe a bit high yet but perhaps the paste needs a bit of time.
post #1436 of 2241
Got my i7 2600K at 4.5GHz on 1.35V. Idle temps never go over 28°C-33°C. I ran Prime95 for about 12 hours with no problems never went over 55°C-60°C. Passed all test no errors.

I externally mounted my rad just for fun plus I personally think it looks cool XD Loving the results!




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Got my i7 2600K at 4.5GHz on 1.35V. Idle temps never go over 28°C-33°C. I ran Prime95 for about 12 hours with no problems never went over 55°C-60°C. Passed all test no errors.

I externally mounted my rad just for fun plus I personally think it looks cool XD Loving the results!
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Looks good! I'm digging the green! thumb.gif
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Okay. I've talked about this with a guy on another form who actually works on liquid cooling related things and he says CPU blocks work better when they're the first thing in the loop, so I'm going to do a bit of re-plumbing tonight. I write an exam in a few hours but after that I'll be able to plug away at this. While I'm re-plumbing I can take the waterblock apart, take a look inside and re-seat it properly.

I tried reseating the block with it still attached to the loop so I wouldn't need to drain and check for leaks again, so I couldn't really see what I was doing half the time, the tubing kept moving the block around until I screwed it down, etc, etc.


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Does not matter where the GPUS are in a loop. The water temperature reaches an even temperature across the loop minus + 3C If you need the full explanation. Delta is the word I am looking for. If you want to learn about water cooling try this site Martin has been up the block down the block

More then you will ever want to know here
http://martinsliquidlab.org/
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Got a i7-4770K OC to 4.6 at 1.3 idle temps around 20-26c

Edited by sperson1 - 4/21/14 at 6:35am
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Wow. I really like that. What case?
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