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Thanks, glad you enjoyed it. smile.gif

I am NOT enjoying my new bling reservoir anymore! First the caps are so sharp I slice my finger open, the light tube in the center of the res is crooked (drives my OCD crazy!), and now I've broken both clips. Man, I am not happy:

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Freaking Awesome! Loved the funny narration too! rep+! thumb.gif
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EDIT: NOOB MISTAKE!!!! Just found out the Indigo Xtreme TIM isn't compatible with the Raystorm CPU block since the block has bolt holes on its surface. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU! More money wasted!
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EDIT: NOOB MISTAKE!!!! Just found out the Indigo Xtreme TIM isn't compatible with the Raystorm CPU block since the block has bolt holes on its surface. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU! More money wasted!

Better grab another bottle of wine and drink your sorrows away! smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

post #125 of 1540
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The wine bottles are used for distilled water. biggrin.gif I don't mind using the K2 TIM that came with the block though, no biggie. So I wasted $25. I'll waste even more before this build is over. wink.gif
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There is only one Mr Magoo...
And you best not touch his Ducky.

I had a dog just like that lol.

I'm dying right now lol...absolutely crying I'm laughing so damn hard.
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The wine bottles are used for distilled water. biggrin.gif I don't mind using the K2 TIM that came with the block though, no biggie. So I wasted $25. I'll waste even more before this build is over. wink.gif
I've found Gelid GC-Extreme to be the best normal tim (Phobya He-Grease is the same), see Skinnee Labs review. I don't know how CooLaboratory Liquid Pro/Ultra would perform in your case, you might want to check it out if you're looking for esoteric stuff tongue.gif

PS: FrozenCPU sends to Canada via USPS
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FrozenCPU does, but Aquatuning doesn't, and that's the only place I can find a back plate for this GPU block.

UPDATE: system is being torn down now. The CDROM will need relocation to fix the 360 rad up top in the 800D. I'm also second guessing what I said about the Indigo Extreme not working. The documentation says it won't work with water blocks that have screw holes that come in contact with the CPU IHS. But now that I'd ripped off the H100, and looked at the Raystorm, the screw holes are OUTSIDE the actual IHS area. Not by much though. I'm wondering if I should risk it or not. thinking.gif

EDIT: I'm posting from a netbook, the first one I've ever used. It sucks, large. biggrin.gif
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FrozenCPU does, but Aquatuning doesn't, and that's the only place I can find a back plate for this GPU block.
UPDATE: system is being torn down now. The CDROM will need relocation to fix the 360 rad up top in the 800D. I'm also second guessing what I said about the Indigo Extreme not working. The documentation says it won't work with water blocks that have screw holes that come in contact with the CPU IHS. But now that I'd ripped off the H100, and looked at the Raystorm, the screw holes are OUTSIDE the actual IHS area. Not by much though. I'm wondering if I should risk it or not. thinking.gif
EDIT: I'm posting from a netbook, the first one I've ever used. It sucks, large. biggrin.gif

Get a backplate from Dwood (www.Triptcc.com)
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post #130 of 1540
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I love Dwood's stuff! I had no idea he made backplates! Might be tough for me though, with a non-reference GPU. Finding a block was difficult enough! Thanks for the tip! thumb.gif
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