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So I'm running the CPU at 4.6 with around 1.34 voltage. Temps right now initially spike to about 55 and flatline from there without influcing the GPU temps In GPU only tests the cards with a slight overclock to 900 run at about 40-45 (depending on ambient) which can be seen with a small spike at the initial part of the run and then flatline. So it seems I'm in a fairly safe spot in terms of cooling power with my current configuration.

That's about in line with my temps. 4.5 @ 1.325, with same ambients and loads in the high 40s. You might lose a few more degrees with a reseat, but I doubt it's worth it. You have plenty of headroom to overclock more (which is where the XSPC kit shines).
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oh also, I was able to get the red color with 7 Primochill Blood Red dye bombs in approximately 110 oz of distilled water. I mixed the dye within the 1 gallon container and let sit for a little to avoid dealing with the foam and other "initial" dye related issues I've read other people experiencing. After reading about everyone complaining about the lack of color from dye bombs it is clear to me that having a spare piece of tubing and trying out the mixed result allowed me to control the look and at least get me close to the color I wanted to achieve. If I were to do it again I think I'd mix the UV Red with blood red to try and "brighten" the red to try and match the ram/mobo color scheme a bit better.

I'm more curious to see how it will act in later months as others have mentioned fading and such. one thing I haven't seen since the initial fill is the bubbles in the res or anywhere in the system.
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post #33 of 41
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That's about in line with my temps. 4.5 @ 1.325, with same ambients and loads in the high 40s. You might lose a few more degrees with a reseat, but I doubt it's worth it. You have plenty of headroom to overclock more (which is where the XSPC kit shines).

Yea I agree with you, I don't think the reseat would be worth the effort. (nore would lapping with ivy bridge around the corner) The H100 I had actually comes pretty close to my solution. I believe the H100 was around 55-60 under full load. So hats off to them for making a rather nice self contained 240 rad. The RX series is just amazing though. 1100 RPMs and I feel theres probably plenty of breathing room for overclocking.
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post #34 of 41
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Working on sleeving tomorrow. Using 3 colors of paracord on my 24 pin ATX, 8 pin mb power and 4x 6 pin PCIE cables.

Although I bought a tool for pin extraction, I was having some trouble getting some of the PCIE pins out, so rather than breaking a 20 dollar tool i decided to make one out of a paper clip (using a hammer, a dremel and a pair of snub nose? pliers)

After taking out the pins I noticed that I basically had to bend the flaps in order to get them to extract... Inserting the tool really wasn't enough no matter how hard I tried. Whats strange is that it seems that only the black wires seem to be this way, while the yellow wires are all very easy to get out. I'm gonna chalk this up to inexpensive extensions, but they will get the job done. Thankfully I can just use pliers to put them back in place after I'm done with the sleeve.

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post #35 of 41
Removing the 24 pin cables is one of the biggest pains ever. I actually had the same issue with the PCI cables where I managed to get the yellow cables out but not a single black one and that was off of my Corsair TX650
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post #36 of 41
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tell me about it, well I haven't completely got the process down, but here's what I got so far. Need to make sure I pull the paracord taut when i'm done with the cable.
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I wish I could figure out what the actual color is for this paracord pictured on the right

I know its not the Imperial red.. or if it is, they shipped me the wrong color (the one on the right is "imperial red"

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Can a mod move this to the Intel build log?
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post #39 of 41
I'm thinking the red on the right is a blood red and the red on the left is a normal red.
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its really kinda hit or miss, some sites have it as imperial red (ftwpc) and others have it as regular red with imperial red being the lighter color. So I really have to go off the photos.

I paid like 2x normal prices for 50' of the red stuff, still less than 10 bucks and more than I need. lets just hope its the right color this time. (cause its not worth reselling or sending back)
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