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This sounds more like an electrical issue with the connection than it does anything to do with Tim... I would try a different cable, switching to a differentooutput on your card, and getting a TrippLite ISOBAR4ULTRA which is so much better than any of the Monster units it's not funny ($40). I havennever seen an ISOBAR not eliminate ground loop type buzzing.

Still, I think that you need to get a different cable, use a different outlet on the card, and switch to a different type of video connection to eliminate all the likely connection issues.
   
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post #22 of 30
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Word to the wise... Don't ever work on your computer while under the influence... I cracked the plexi on the side panel frown.gif but um I untighten the screws and just lightly tighten them and now the card wasn't doing the static sound on my tv and the tearing but lol image kept going in and out. According to a post I read here about the raOr 7970 wb they think the pads are conductive, ill check that out tomorrow when I'm no longer at the risk of ruining anything else... God now to see if I can buy a side panel for my tower :-/ just what I needed more debt lol.
post #23 of 30
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Question... If the stock cooler only covered the vrm's and the gpu, is it safe to remove the other thermal pads that the waterblock brings or is there a reason behind the added pads?
post #24 of 30
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Question... If the stock cooler only covered the vrm's and the gpu, is it safe to remove the other thermal pads that the waterblock brings or is there a reason behind the added pads?
I'm having a little trouble understanding this question. Again I'm using a different card but same brand of block, and the thermal pads that came with the block basically replaced all the ones that were on the stock cooler. Are you saying that you left the factory thermal pads on an added the new ones on top of them or are they in a different location altogether?
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post #25 of 30
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@cavey : the original block had thermal pads on all vrm's and paste on the gpu. The new one had me place thermal pads on the vrm's, thermal paste on the gpu BUT also pads on the capacitors off the top of my head to name a part with new pads. And no, I made sure to remove all the old ones.
post #26 of 30
On the caps? Those don't need to be cooled. Are you sure the instructions said to put them on the caps? If not that might be your spacing problem. I'm just taking a shot in the dark here.

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post #27 of 30
Can you take a picture so we can see the card. You can leave it mounted, but a good close up from the side would give us a better idea of what were working with.
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post #28 of 30
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alright since last time i wrote i have taken off the waterblock twice now and reapplied thermal paste and the 2nd time around remove the black pad that in a previous post about the wb the person said it might have been conductive. the image is still doing the same and now i cant even use my pc cus of this problem lol sucks using my phone to browse in my own home >.> any suggestions on things to do? also i noticed one of the holes isnt allowing the screw to go all the way in smoothly can that be the issue? i might call frozen cpu and tell em to switch out the water block since i did do them the favor of reporting them sending me an extra RX360 kit by mistake which they were grateful for my honesty...
post #29 of 30
do you have the problem with the stock gpu cooler installed?
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I'll try that tomorrow morning because my mom fell asleep already since I'm moving to a new house we are all huddled while all the boxes are in the way so tomorrow ill try the stock cooler and see how it acts. Good suggestion thought thank you
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