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So your loop is PUMP>GPU>RAD>CPU>RAD>PUMP?
And this is your setup?
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It looks to me like your going from your back RAD into the "outlet" on your EK CPU block.

Thats the old CPU block.
Here are a pictures of the Thermal Paste. I think this could be the problem. This was applied via dod method.
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It looks to me like your going from your back RAD into the "outlet" on your EK CPU block.

That is his old Yellowstone block, he has the EK block hooked up correctly.
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Here are a pictures of the Thermal Paste. I think this could be the problem. This was applied via dod method.

That could be part of the problem, but 10ºC seems a bit much.
It looks like you need more mounting pressure.
I can't tell from the picture of your backplate, but do you have the black spacers installed between the EK backplate and the motherboard where the mounting screws go through? I'm not 100% sure, but think they are supposed to be there with that socket style.
If they are supposed to be there, but are not, you could be loosing some mounting pressure to bowing of the backplate and/or motherboard.
You can also increase the mounting pressure a little by inserting the silver metal washers between the mounting springs and the mounting arms of the CPU block.
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It looks to me like your going from your back RAD into the "outlet" on your EK CPU block.

That is his old Yellowstone block, he has the EK block hooked up correctly.

My bad, I stand corrected thumb.gif
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I think the previous user lapped the block and made a bad job on it. The center's convex.

Either it's one of those blocks with bad polishing.
   
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I think the previous user lapped the block and made a bad job on it. The center's convex.

The center is supposed to be a little convex. Like almost every one of the top performing blocks on the market, it is slightly bowed by design, and it should not be lapped flat.
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So based on that the thermal paste is spread properly? The based was not lapped.
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I think the previous user lapped the block and made a bad job on it. The center's convex.
Either it's one of those blocks with bad polishing.

As previously mentioned, Supremes and other high end blocks are designed with a bow in them.
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The center is supposed to be a little convex. Like almost every one of the top performing blocks on the market, it is slightly bowed by design, and it should not be lapped flat.

But look at how did the TIM spread.

It's making good contact in the center and there's obviously improperly spread paste in the sides.

I have a Supreme HF Cu aswell, and while it's slightly bowed, it doesn't leave those marks when removed. All the TIM is spread evenly across the base.
   
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OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
W10 Pro LG IPS235 LG E2250V KUL ES-87 
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SF Leadex II 650W Lian Li PC-A05NB Logitech G9 Xonar DX 
AudioAudio
SMSL SA-S3+Technics CB-250 Sennheiser HD555 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD A10-5700 Gigabyte F2A75M-HD2 G.SKILL Ares 2133 CL9 Hitachi 5K750 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Momentus .7 200GB Noctua NH-L9a Server 2012 R2 Standard AUO B156HW01 
PowerCaseOther
PicoPSU-80-WI-25V AIO Aluminium Handmade TP-Link Archer Something Something Wi-Fi AC 
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Core2Duo E6400 Core2Quad Q6600 Pentium Dual Core E5200 AsRock 4COREDUAL-SATA2 R2.0 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
A dumpload of ancient AGP cards Kingston Value DDR2-667 CL4 2T @CL3 1T Seagate 160GB 7200.10 LG IDE DVD-ROM 
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Ghettomade CPU waterblock 49cc 2stroke engine copper radiator WinXP SP2 32bit ProView 17" 
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Tacens Radix V 550W Ghetto aluminium bench 
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Ryzen R7 1700 Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming 5 Sapphire HD 6950 2GiB 2x8GB KFA2 HOF DDR4-3600 
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Crucial MX100 256GB Seagate 600 Series 240GB Seagate 7200.14 2TB Samsung F3 1TB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EKWB Supreme HF XSPC Rasa GPU EK XT360 EK 4.0 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
W10 Pro LG IPS235 LG E2250V KUL ES-87 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
SF Leadex II 650W Lian Li PC-A05NB Logitech G9 Xonar DX 
AudioAudio
SMSL SA-S3+Technics CB-250 Sennheiser HD555 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD A10-5700 Gigabyte F2A75M-HD2 G.SKILL Ares 2133 CL9 Hitachi 5K750 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Momentus .7 200GB Noctua NH-L9a Server 2012 R2 Standard AUO B156HW01 
PowerCaseOther
PicoPSU-80-WI-25V AIO Aluminium Handmade TP-Link Archer Something Something Wi-Fi AC 
CPUCPUCPUMotherboard
Core2Duo E6400 Core2Quad Q6600 Pentium Dual Core E5200 AsRock 4COREDUAL-SATA2 R2.0 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveOptical Drive
A dumpload of ancient AGP cards Kingston Value DDR2-667 CL4 2T @CL3 1T Seagate 160GB 7200.10 LG IDE DVD-ROM 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Ghettomade CPU waterblock 49cc 2stroke engine copper radiator WinXP SP2 32bit ProView 17" 
PowerCase
Tacens Radix V 550W Ghetto aluminium bench 
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