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my ol cpu block (mounted on my vga card from a evercool wc 201 set, not the one in my avatar)sprung a leak dripping all over my X-fi... and,yes it stopped working,........dried it up gone to the store, an said "it stopped working" and they replaced it..... put it in and no problem with the sound, but BSOD's all the time....i had the original cooler mounted on my 7600gt with ceramic paste, and because of the high temps, (78c load) removed the card again and i noticed some green oxide on my pcix connector wiped it, and the slot of with alcohol, and its workin fine now besides the temps (73c) used AS5 on the original (very noisy) cooler but im glad everything works...... should i buy a new vga waterblock (had temps of 53 load oc'ed to 666 noiseless)or get aircooling .......and if yes what block/air cooler, i hate a noisy pc (recording purposes) so very lownoise please....
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thats why i like air
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Air is your friend

H2O + PC + random inexplicable leak = disaster
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Originally Posted by RuSo
my ol cpu block (mounted on my vga card from a evercool wc 201 set, not the one in my avatar)sprung a leak dripping all over my X-fi... and,yes it stopped working,........dried it up gone to the store, an said "it stopped working" and they replaced it..... put it in and no problem with the sound, but BSOD's all the time....i had the original cooler mounted on my 7600gt with ceramic paste, and because of the high temps, (78c load) removed the card again and i noticed some green oxide on my pcix connector wiped it, and the slot of with alcohol, and its workin fine now besides the temps (73c) used AS5 on the original (very noisy) cooler but im glad everything works...... should i buy a new vga waterblock (had temps of 53 load oc'ed to 666 noiseless)or get aircooling .......and if yes what block/air cooler, i hate a noisy pc (recording purposes) so very lownoise please....
That's why you shouldn't buy cheap WC gear it's junk,,,Swiftech MCW60 Extreme Duty VGA Bare Water Block (3/8" and 1/2" barbs)
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Originally Posted by ira-k
That's why you shouldn't buy cheap WC gear it's junk,,,Swiftech MCW60 Extreme Duty VGA Bare Water Block (3/8" and 1/2" barbs)
lol yeah......i know now i'm gonna check if i can find this block in my country......
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by RuSo
lol yeah......i know now i'm gonna check if i can find this block in my country......
Hope you can.... I forget sometimes how hard stuff is to get oversea's, but it's still true, the cheap kit's, as unfortunently you have found out are comp. killers.. Much better to stay with high end air then those...Best of Luck to you......
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by RuSo
lol yeah......i know now i'm gonna check if i can find this block in my country......

get the Dangerden Maze4 Block instead
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can you take it apart for cleaning purposes?
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by RuSo
can you take it apart for cleaning purposes?
Oh yeah, Just take the 4 screws out...With the Swiftec ...
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