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Does the Apogee come apart for cleaning? My temps have risen drastically and I belive something might have got stuck in my loop like a peice of a hair or something. Does it come apart for quick cleaning or how do I clean it?
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post #2 of 13
A garden hose should blast anything thats stuck in it right out. Or you could just void the warranty and take it apart.
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post #3 of 13
Look here for explode view of one..Looks like it comes apart easily...Swiftech Apogee Extreme Performance Universal CPU Waterblock (3/8" and 1/2" barbs)
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post #4 of 13
I routinely take apart my Storm and I have never voided the warranty- Does it have some sort of warranty sticker on it?

I would take it apart for sure and give it a good cleaning.
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u could try sticking a piece of wire or sumthing and try and get the clog out..
    
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When i recieved my apogee, it had a sticker thing that said do not dissamble or warranty will be voided.... or something like that, i cant remember it exactly.
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post #7 of 13
What is going to break on your apogee, for cryin' out loud. Its a metal block. I took apart my Maze4 to clean it. I bought it used and it had ALL KINDS of crap lodged in it. Lots of gross algae! I cleaned it out and really made the inside (like I am ever going to see it) look nice.

Do it man, your never going to return your Apogee to Swiftech, it would take a dumptruck and 6 broadswords to mess that thing enough to require repair.

I just used a toothbrush and some mild soap.
    
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What is going to break on your apogee, for cryin' out loud. Its a metal block. I took apart my Maze4 to clean it. I bought it used and it had ALL KINDS of crap lodged in it. Lots of gross algae! I cleaned it out and really made the inside (like I am ever going to see it) look nice.

Do it man, your never going to return your Apogee to Swiftech, it would take a dumptruck and 6 broadswords to mess that thing enough to require repair.

I just used a toothbrush and some mild soap.
Thats what im sayin, i never said dont take it apart, if i remember correctly, i suggested taking it apart, i just warned of the voided warranty.
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post #9 of 13
Just open it up

easy as Pi (which isnt so easy)

ok easy as cake

i opened mine a few times just too look at the pretty..ness of it
    
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post #10 of 13
Hey, I hate to post twice on this but if you have the time after you take it apart and clean it , throw it in a bowl of 10% White Vinegar and 90% Distilled water for a few hours to over night ...It will help to clean it more plus it kills the invisible creepy crawlies in it ...Rinse several times with Distilled water before you reinstall...
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