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you're correct, i have installed my stuffs today.

Don't be a jerk if you are asking for help. seriously what is wrong with people trying to be e-badasses because of little misunderstandings... He is clearly well-versed in electrical components. sigh....rolleyes.gif
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If you are looking to Watercool your Sabertooth, Koolance have made a Watercooling set for this Motherboar, it comes with both Chipset waterblock and a VRM waterblock, it comes with thermalpads and all that, I my self is using this, and I can only say it has become better since then biggrin.gif

And for the direct question, I would get Thermal Pads and not Paste because the Thermal pads are easier to control in terms of condition, and the paste would just get in between the capacitors and might end up shorting it, or just look ugly smile.gif
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Don't be a jerk if you are asking for help. seriously what is wrong with people trying to be e-badasses because of little misunderstandings... He is clearly well-versed in electrical components. sigh....rolleyes.gif

how I'm I a jerk? I said he was correct.? learn to read before flaming.
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If you are looking to Watercool your Sabertooth, Koolance have made a Watercooling set for this Motherboar, it comes with both Chipset waterblock and a VRM waterblock, it comes with thermalpads and all that, I my self is using this, and I can only say it has become better since then biggrin.gif
And for the direct question, I would get Thermal Pads and not Paste because the Thermal pads are easier to control in terms of condition, and the paste would just get in between the capacitors and might end up shorting it, or just look ugly smile.gif

I have the Koolance Asus x79 sabertooth water block set. I'm having a issue with the back plate for the mosfet. If you can help in anyway it would be great.
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So the problem is that the waterblock it self is in contact with the mosfet, but that there is a gap between the backplate and the motherboard? If I understand correctly.
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post #26 of 36
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So the problem is that the waterblock it self is in contact with the mosfet, but that there is a gap between the backplate and the motherboard? If I understand correctly.

if i tight the two screws all the way down. than the back bracket bent and making an ark. the funny part is that the back plate will bent before the screw even bottom out. Also you use the back plate that came with the koolance kit right ?

I saw your build thread, yes i have the same mobo and koolance water block set for the mobo.
Edited by charlievoviii - 4/11/12 at 11:50pm
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Did you remember to use the spacers which came with the set?
I cant remember if my block made an arch.
But the best thing you can do is just tighten the screws well but just enough so that the block or backplate cannot move if you try and wiggle it. But if the backplate is making an arch it might be too much. Can you maybe post a picture of the backplate?

Unfortunatly I didnt take any pictures of the Mosfet directly, but you can check out the buildlog if you want.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1228975/build-log-tj11-build-first-wc-warning-pics
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post #28 of 36
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Did you remember to use the spacers which came with the set?
I cant remember if my block made an arch.
But the best thing you can do is just tighten the screws well but just enough so that the block or backplate cannot move if you try and wiggle it. But if the backplate is making an arch it might be too much. Can you maybe post a picture of the backplate?
Unfortunatly I didnt take any pictures of the Mosfet directly, but you can check out the buildlog if you want.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1228975/build-log-tj11-build-first-wc-warning-pics

you have just ring my bell. are you talking about the two white plastic spacer ? damn it lol. I found them on the floor and dint know what it was for lol. Anyway that goes between the black plate and mobo correct ?
Edited by charlievoviii - 4/12/12 at 12:02am
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post #29 of 36
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you have just ring my bell. are you talking about the two white plastic spacer ? damn it lol. I found them on the floor and dint know what it was for lol. Anyway that goes between the black plate and mobo correct ?

Yes the little white spacers (Or what ever color they are wink.gif ) goes between the backplate and the motherboard. They should make sure that the backplate cannot bend, and also make sure no metal is coming into contact with the motherboard.
When you remove the backplate again to place the spacers make sure you check the motherboard for any sort of damage just incase you over tightened the screws.
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here are picture i took. it seems even with the spacers. it hit some of the solder connections.


is this the correct spacer and why is it hitting those solder ? i highlighted what hits in red. Click on the pixif you want to see it bigger.

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Not even that tight with two pvc spacers.
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Edited by charlievoviii - 4/12/12 at 1:00am
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