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post #241 of 2241
I never did post back about my stiff spring dillema. Anyway, supposedly all the springs in the kits are the same. Now, I have 2 Raystorm blocks, the acetyl top and the full copper, and both are on identical boards. For some reason the springs that came with the acetyl top kit were super stiff, but have loosened up after several remounts I did while testing the blocks and a very hot 3770K cpu. For some reason my newest 3770K runs 9 or 10c hotter than the other one, even after lapping there was no or minimal change in temps. So the "hot" one got swapped to my second rig and the older one got swapped into my new build.
But the official word from XSPC is that all the spring kits are identical. I just know what I saw. wink.gif
post #242 of 2241
I guess i can join the Club smile.gif My eX360 comes in this tuesday smile.gif
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post #243 of 2241
running it on my 3770K, very good block it seems! installation is kinda tricky and I wished I had a third hand, other than that it behaves and looks purely awesome biggrin.gif
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Got it today, the install requires a 3rd hand wink.gif. Yeah it was a bit annoying but finally got it on the mobo. So far not to shabby smile.gif
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post #245 of 2241
Because I've had my blocks on and off so many times I improvise for the "third hand". Seems like the backplate always wants to come loose for me so I take a small block of wood (end of a kiln dried 2x4) and tape it to the backplate, wrapping the tape from the end of the case up to the HDD area.
No need to bother the wife and only takes a minute to do with some painters tape.
The backplate stays in place and I have two hands to handle the block and mounting screws. wink.gif
post #246 of 2241
You guys have problems aligning the Dual Res to your cases? Holes on the res just dont seem to match :/.
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post #247 of 2241
It should, but then again, mine didn't line up with the RV02. I just drilled some small holes and it did the job.
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post #248 of 2241
Hi, i ve got a problem with mounting Raystorm on my Rampage IV Formula (LGA 2011)
Raystorm comes with M4 screws fixing set and ok, on ekwb website there is a solution for mounting it.
But.. not a word about originally mounted backplate for my MOBO. Yesterday i contacted ekwb support, Paul Lockey answered me that i should use that M4 fixing set, and " there is no need for a backplate". Thats it. But no need for a raystorm 2011 backplate or what?
So... shoud I :
1. remove original backplate and use M4 fixing set without any backplate
2. remove original backplate, put Raystorm 2011 backplate and then use M4 screws fixing set
3. put Raystorm backplate on original mobo backplate ( kinda hard really) and then use M4 fixing set.

Pls help, i m trying to build my comp for few days.
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Originally Posted by Cubanomh View Post

Hi, i ve got a problem with mounting Raystorm on my Rampage IV Formula (LGA 2011)
Raystorm comes with M4 screws fixing set and ok, on ekwb website there is a solution for mounting it.
But.. not a word about originally mounted backplate for my MOBO. Yesterday i contacted ekwb support, Paul Lockey answered me that i should use that M4 fixing set, and " there is no need for a backplate". Thats it. But no need for a raystorm 2011 backplate or what?
So... shoud I :
1. remove original backplate and use M4 fixing set without any backplate
2. remove original backplate, put Raystorm 2011 backplate and then use M4 screws fixing set
3. put Raystorm backplate on original mobo backplate ( kinda hard really) and then use M4 fixing set.
Pls help, i m trying to build my comp for few days.
I have the Rampage IV Extreme (LGA 2011) with a Raystorm.
No need to remove/replace the backplate.
Do you have the 2011 marked screws from the 2nd picture of the instructions? http://www.xs-pc.com/2011/11/lga2011-fixing-set-for-rasa-and-raystorm/
Do you have the Intel version of the Raystorm and not the AMD? Check http://www.xs-pc.com/products/waterblocks/cpu-waterblocks/
post #250 of 2241
Has there been any word on when the chrome version of the Raystorm will be released?
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