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post #1 of 21
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Put on my Zalman Reserator the other day...

Pic 1 - Oooh, i wonder why i wasn't getting good temps...
Pic 2 - Mmmmm, raw CPU
Pic 3 - Shiny CPU waterblock!
Pic 4 - Drilled holes in the case and put the water through there
Pic 5 - Raw card, put on the RAM sinks




post #2 of 21
lol that is the most grotesqe application of thermal grease i think i have ever seen!
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post #3 of 21
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Pic 6 - I rig it up quickly to see if it all works. Look ma, no leaks!
Pic 7 - Mmmmm....


Anyway, under load the reserator gets warm, if i cool it i will get better temps - but where do i put the fan?!

post #4 of 21
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lol that is the most grotesqe application of thermal grease i think i have ever seen!
yup - done by my Dad, unfortunately!
post #5 of 21
With that much on might as well call it thermal butter and cook some eggs.
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With that much on might as well call it thermal butter and cook some eggs.
Thats Funny......
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lol yay eggs?
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post #8 of 21
I though too much thermal grease would hurt your temps? I tend to put very little on it then really tighten the blocks down till I see some squeeze out, then I back off one turn..
post #9 of 21
lol if you are seeing some squeeze out, you may be putting a bit much on yourself, and you have the unnessesary risk of over tightening your block
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post #10 of 21
yeah you need to clean that off and just add like a grain of rice size in the middle and squeeze the block down so it makes it squish out to the edges
    
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