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Little preplexed how this raystorm is suppost to fit do I have to remove the Asus backplate ?

When using 8pin CPU power for normal overclocks should I use 4pin too ? (I have waterblocks on the Mosfet and I'm sticking heatsink and fan on the back of the board as well. I want 4.8ghz or higher)
 
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post #1502 of 9802
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Little preplexed how this raystorm is suppost to fit do I have to remove the Asus backplate ?
When using 8pin CPU power for normal overclocks should I use 4pin too ? (I have waterblocks on the Mosfet and I'm sticking heatsink and fan on the back of the board as well. I want 4.8ghz or higher)

If you have the proper raystorm kit it will have come with some longer studs that screw directly into the stock LGA2011 backplate. You do not need to remove anything.

EDIT: the studs are roughly the same length, but they do NOT have the attached thumbscrew.

FWIW, I'm at 4.8 - 4.9 (which I would call slightly above "normal") without using the 4pin connector. Others may have a different experience. thumb.gif
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post #1503 of 9802
I have the 2011 backplate but don't see what your taking about.

So I should try without the 4 pin first ?
 
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post #1504 of 9802
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I have the 2011 backplate but don't see what your taking about.
So I should try without the 4 pin first ?


http://www.xs-pc.com/2011/11/lga2011-fixing-set-for-rasa-and-raystorm/

He means this:

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post #1505 of 9802
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I have the 2011 backplate but don't see what your taking about.
So I should try without the 4 pin first ?

You should have these parts. The studs screw into the stock backplate that is already on your board.

Yes, without the 4pin.
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post #1506 of 9802
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You should have these parts. The studs screw into the stock backplate that is already on your board.
Yes, without the 4pin.

Shoulda woulda... hehe. If you bought it post Dec 11, and don;t have the 2011 screw kit, call up yer retailer and ask for a set of screws that you should have had in your package. XSPC will have sent them some for the ppl who didn't get them.
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Shoulda woulda... hehe. If you bought it post Dec 11, and don;t have the 2011 screw kit, call up yer retailer and ask for a set of screws that you should have had in your package. XSPC will have sent them some for the ppl who didn't get them.

Exactly... I had to spend another $10 'cause I fell for the okey-dokey. biggrin.gif
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I have time next two days all my rigs are apart. I'm ready to build right now this is not good news I bought it in January too.
 
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post #1509 of 9802
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Exactly... I had to spend another $10 'cause I fell for the okey-dokey. biggrin.gif

FYI, you can get longer M4 screws and go through the back of the 2011 backplate. I had to do that with my Raystorm since I didn't want shell out $10 for the "upgrade kit".
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FYI, you can get longer M4 screws and go through the back of the 2011 backplate. I had to do that with my Raystorm since I didn't want shell out $10 for the "upgrade kit".

Thanks, I didn't think of that at the time tho.

I've already removed the raystorm, it didn't work well for me on the 3930k. Actually still searching for a flat block that will make good contact and get my temps in line. I have three cores that never go over 62-63 and three that hit 72-76C. It's driving me nuts. tongue.gif

Considering one of these....
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