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How much should I tighten the pump for my H100 down?
First, I just went as far as I could with the thumbscrews using my fingers.
Then I got out a flathead screwdriver and went a bit farther.
How tight did you ppl do yours?
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post #2 of 23
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Originally Posted by Nixuz View Post

How much should I tighten the pump for my H100 down?
First, I just went as far as I could with the thumbscrews using my fingers.
Then I got out a flathead screwdriver and went a bit farther.
How tight did you ppl do yours?

Woa...
I go almost as far as I can with my hands.
I don't apply full force, nor do I have the courage to go even further with a screwdriver.
Mine is firm in place.

I say go on and check temps... if it's good, then it's good smile.gif
    
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I tightened my friends down till it was barely twistable so that i wouldnt strip it.
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i have never actually installed a H100 before, but if i had to i would go as far as i can with my fingers and give it alittle bit more with a screw driver, but not too much.. just a slight turn so that its firm and dont over do it or you will strip the threads or threaded. pretty much how i screw most things in. smile.gif
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i have never actually installed a H100 before, but if i had to i would go as far as i can with my fingers and give it alittle bit more with a screw driver, but not too much.. just a slight turn so that its firm and dont over do it or you will strip the threads or threaded. pretty much how i screw most things in. smile.gif

yeah, me too, but the h100 screws are very large and have rugged surfaces. I feel like can preety much apply pressure with my hands until I break something frown.gif
    
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yeah, me too, but the h100 screws are very large and have rugged surfaces. I feel like can preety much apply pressure with my hands until I break something frown.gif

right, cheers for the info about the screws themselves smile.gif
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right, cheers for the info about the screws themselves smile.gif

sure, screwing info is always fun thumb.gif
    
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sure, screwing info is always fun thumb.gif

lachen.gif better not go there tongue.gif
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post #9 of 23
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yeah, me too, but the h100 screws are very large and have rugged surfaces. I feel like can preety much apply pressure with my hands until I break something frown.gif

Yep same here I didn't use a screw driver at all but it felt very tight. There are some big screws that really let you get a good grip.
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I dunno, after I used the screwdriver I noticed there was still a lot of potential left.
Maybe it was just me.
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