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post #191 of 3006
thanks for the pms guys, I got enough testers
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Anyone have an issue where the card would shut down? I have a 6950 that I put a H100 on. On initial boot, I got into Windows and read a 70+ reading on the GPU, so I turned it off. I'm trying to figure out if the H100 is dead or it was just a bad seat. The original heatsink for the GPU had a huge area that covered the VRMs as well. On successive boots after some tightening of the zipties, it would just go into a reboot loop. If I waited some time to let it cool down, I could get into Windows, but it would bluescren before fully booting. I ended up putting the card back together, so it seems I didn't damage the card at all. Getting normal temps again with stock everything except for TIM.
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I would plug the pump into a header that can read the RPM and see how fast it's going in order to determine if it's good or bad. But I would go ahead and take card out so that it doesn't get fried.
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Alright, will try that tonight at home. On a side note, it was a used H100 off eBay that had some nicks in the radiator, where it looks like stuff had bumped into it. Would that cause any issues? It didn't look anything major, and I tested it before with pump plugged into a standalone 12V. Didn't notice any leaks the whole time.
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Alright, will try that tonight at home. On a side note, it was a used H100 off eBay that had some nicks in the radiator, where it looks like stuff had bumped into it. Would that cause any issues? It didn't look anything major, and I tested it before with pump plugged into a standalone 12V. Didn't notice any leaks the whole time.

As long as it doesn't leak and the pump works, you're fine. You could grab a toothpick and try straightening out the fins as too many bent fins will start to affect airflow.
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As long as it doesn't leak and the pump works, you're fine. You could grab a toothpick and try straightening out the fins as too many bent fins will start to affect airflow.

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post #197 of 3006
yeah what those guys said.
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Finally got all my parts in today.
Got the Gelid heatsinks, got the Arctic Cooling VR001 kit, and have the Kuhler 620 all in hand.

The VR001 came with thermal adhesive, the Gelid came with thermal pads (tape, I assume).

How long should I wait for the VR001's adhesive to cure?
I've heard many say the Arctic Adhesive takes quite a bit, 24 hours even..

And I'd just apply, press on, maybe keep pressed for a few minutes, then let it sit still for 24 hours?
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So I had a few minutes to test it out. The pump 3-pin was putting some weird numbers out - roughly 50,000, then it would fluctuate every so often. Sometimes it'd be 50K, other times 48K. It seemed to go lower when I plugged a fan into the fan controller. That bring anything to light? The seller said he checked it before he sold it. I do like that he quickly responded, but I can only take that with a grain of salt.
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Finally got all my parts in today.
Got the Gelid heatsinks, got the Arctic Cooling VR001 kit, and have the Kuhler 620 all in hand.
The VR001 came with thermal adhesive, the Gelid came with thermal pads (tape, I assume).
How long should I wait for the VR001's adhesive to cure?
I've heard many say the Arctic Adhesive takes quite a bit, 24 hours even..
And I'd just apply, press on, maybe keep pressed for a few minutes, then let it sit still for 24 hours?

 

Adhesive make sure you clean your RAM with 99% alcohol and an eraser then clean again with alcohol using micro-fibre cloth then apply the adhesive. Keep it pressed with your thumb or finger for about 10 to 20 seconds then release. Cure time is 8 hours, but I'd leave it for 24hours.

 

For the Gelid heatsink since you've got some retention brackets for it just use the pad included with it and you're set to go.

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