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I'm getting really ****ty temps with my loop(info below). any clue to what can be done to improve?

i7-2600k Temps:

3.4ghz stock clock 43c Max
4.6ghz @ 1.35 69c max
4.8ghz @ 1.4v I hit 74c max

Loop order:
Res>pump>240rad>CPU>120Rad>GPU

Loop Information:
1 RS240 Rad(push config)
1 EX120 Rad(PP Config)
1 MCP655
1 150ml Res
1 XSPC Rasa CPU Block
1 HeatKiller GPU Block
3/4 Tubing
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post #2 of 35
I would suggest re-seeding the block, Also take apart your loop and change out the water, check to see if there is anything wrong with the block.
post #3 of 35
1. Push/Pull on the big rad
2. Split the loop - 120 rad for the GPU only
3. Bigger rads
4. Better CPU block
5. Higher speed fans
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post #4 of 35
Also check your pump make sure its functioning correctly.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by freitz View Post

Also check your pump make sure its functioning correctly.

Its working correctly. I have the speed set @ 5 on the pump

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Originally Posted by losttsol View Post

1. Push/Pull on the big rad
2. Split the loop - 120 rad for the GPU only
3. Bigger rads
4. Better CPU block
5. Higher speed fans

Since I have a 600T, Im limited to how big I can go since everything is inside the case. Got 2k CM Fans everywhere.
What CPU block should I upgrade to? Raystorm or Swittech?
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Originally Posted by freitz View Post

I would suggest re-seeding the block, Also take apart your loop and change out the water, check to see if there is anything wrong with the block.

I reseated 3x already and still having the same issue and water was changed twice so far.


Does anyone have any pics of a RX240 mounted on the rear of a 600t?

Thank for the info, rep given!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by losttsol View Post

1. Push/Pull on the big rad
2. Split the loop - 120 rad for the GPU only
3. Bigger rads
4. Better CPU block
5. Higher speed fans

Since I have a 600T, Im limited to how big I can go since everything is inside the case. Got 2k CM Fans everywhere.
What CPU block should I upgrade to? Raystorm or Swittech?

[[/quote]

I was just giving some examples of ways you might shave off some degrees. I didn't mean do all of those things at one time. I would carefully examine each component of your loop and see what you could most easily and cost effectively change to bring you some better temps. I would first do a few remounts of the block to make sure you have a good one and can rule that out.
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post #7 of 35
I agree with freitz, nothing is worth with your loop itself. Check your CPU block to make sure (A) there is no blockages inside the block and (B) re-seat it.
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post #8 of 35
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Quote:
Originally Posted by losttsol View Post

Since I have a 600T, Im limited to how big I can go since everything is inside the case. Got 2k CM Fans everywhere.
What CPU block should I upgrade to? Raystorm or Swittech?
[
I was just giving some examples of ways you might shave off some degrees. I didn't mean do all of those things at one time. I would carefully examine each component of your loop and see what you could most easily and cost effectively change to bring you some better temps. I would first do a few remounts of the block to make sure you have a good one and can rule that out.
[/quote]
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Originally Posted by Raul-7 View Post

I agree with freitz, nothing is worth with your loop itself. Check your CPU block to make sure (A) there is no blockages inside the block and (B) re-seat it.

I checked the block and its clean and reseated for the 4th time now. still getting the same ****ty temps. I'm using arctic silver 5.

I applied the TIM using the 'Rice' method and using the 'business card" method, still the same results
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No air in the loop? Thats always a temp killer frown.gif
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post #10 of 35
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Originally Posted by Los Hog View Post

No air in the loop? Thats always a temp killer frown.gif

nope, I bleed the system.

I feel like I cant catch a break with my PC.
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