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Poll Results: Should i get a new case or not ?

 
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    NZXT Switch 810 White
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    BitFenix Shinobi XL White
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    Stick with my current case.
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post #131 of 197
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hydrored View Post

Yes you need TIM on those! Put Tim where I showed and test again. Your block does cover the voltage regulators.
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should i just put TIM or thermal pads and TIM? I think i am fresh out of thermal pads minus some scraps, unless i pull them off of the reference heat sink.

If this was the problem i am gonna feel super dumb lol.... I am glad you told me this becuase i was just about to fill the loop and test the new inlet/outlet on the bridge system. I will definitely pull the blocks and put tim where you mentioned.

450

Here is a picture of the included diagram, it clearly shows no time on the spots you suggested, albeit they show to put strips right next to it. Hmmm EK fowl up?
Edited by sockpirate - 1/29/12 at 6:04pm
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post #132 of 197
i would just put thermal pads on the voltage regulators. if you can pull the ones off the sotck heatsink, just cut to fit and use those.
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post #133 of 197
2 & 3 are the voltage regs i was telling you about. Remove the strip that is in the wrong place smile.gif can use tim also. That will makebit niceeeee and coooool
Edited by Hydrored - 1/29/12 at 6:35pm
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post #134 of 197
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2 & 3 are the voltage regs i was telling you about. Remove the strip that is in the wrong place smile.gif can use tim also. That will makebit niceeeee and coooool

Everyone in the 7970/7950 club is advising against it.

Asp per this EK tutorial, they do not place TIM or Pads on the areas.

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post #135 of 197
how are those voltage regulators being cooled?.

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Edited by Hydrored - 1/29/12 at 6:56pm
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post #136 of 197
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post #137 of 197
450

Does where i marked sit on top of the voltage regulators?
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post #138 of 197
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450

Well i am gonna go ahead and try it without TIM/Pads on them, if temps are still terrible i will put some on, everyone was pointing out that it was almost definitely my Bridge that was not configured properly yo a parallell flow.
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post #139 of 197
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Quote:
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450

Well i am gonna go ahead and try it without TIM/Pads on them, if temps are still terrible i will put some on, everyone was pointing out that it was almost definitely my Bridge that was not configured properly yo a parallell flow.

Also go look at the ek install manual for the 6970. They also show to place grease/pads on them. I going to leave this one alone now. Leave the pad where it's at and I would at TIM to the voltage regulators

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/EK-IM/EK-IM-3831109835234.pdf
Edited by Hydrored - 1/29/12 at 7:12pm
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post #140 of 197
What is this parallel flow you speak of?
    
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