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you waste a lot of $$$ for fun tongue.gif

Wait a second how do I waste money???
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Wait a second how do I waste money???

I fail to see why you didn't perform multiple tasks on fewer rigs vs spreading simple tasks amongst 5 rigs. However, I do enjoy your build and watching you spend lots of money biggrin.gif
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Can anyone tell me if the 4-way EVGA Pro SLI Bridge will work with 2 Titans or do I need the 3-Way/2-Way EVGA Pro SLI Bridge???
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Must work because there are connections. smile.gif
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Ive seen other sli builds use it so I will assume yes.
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Lets pit some heat spread's on G.Skill Memory..




Here is the G.Skill 2400Mhz 8GB Stick. What I did to remove this heat spreader was as below.
  1. I held one end of the stick between 2 fingers and used the heat gun to heat it, starting at the opposite end.
  2. I heated it until it was hot to my fingers. As you are heating it you can actually hear the heat spreader come loose.




I then slipped the flat end of a screw drive in between the aluminium spreader and the memory module.



Turn it 90 degrees and the spreader starts coming up.



Slide the flat end between the module and the heat spreader on the opposite end.



Turn it 90 degrees and the spreader starts coming up.



Slide the flat end of the screw driver between the module and the heat spreader. Turn it 90 degrees and then slowly pull it the rest of the way with your fingers. Occasionally you will have to use the screw driver to loosen it.

Repeat the above steps on the other side only difference is you don't have to use heat gun again.



Here we have one side of the memory Module



Here is the other side. Did not have to get the TIM off the ram chips as it stayed in the heat spreader when it was pulled off.



Here is 3 sticks and the TIM Pad that comes with the EK spreaders..



Since it is not long enough to cover all the chips like this you have to cut it into 8 squares



Then start putting them on the chips on one side.



Until you have them all covered.



I found the easiest way to remove the clear plastic film from the other side of the TIM pad was to use a razor knife.



After you get it about halfway like this press down on the TIM pad and pull it the rest of the way off with your fingers



Here they are all applied and ready to be laid in the heat spreader.



I put the back edge of the module against the Heat spreader like this to center it.



Then slowly laid it down. If you look on the right hand side of the memory module you will see the solder that makes a straight line down that side of the module I used this to center them.



The memory module laid in the heatsink with the TIM pads already applied. I forgot to take a picture of me putting the TIM Pads on this side but this is where you do that.



Another view of it.



Again you have to remove the clear plastic film.



Then line the other heat spreader up by holding at an angle like this and slowly lay it down



Until you have this.



Then Put the screws in and tighten them up going from side to side and then center and side to side then center until it is tight.



And this is the screws all tight..



Here is the other side of the module.



Looks good dont it?? And it was easy to do. One of the easiest things I have done so far. I have tested them and they all worked.



From the top



One in the RIVE



2 in the motherboard



2 in the motherboard



3 in the motherboard



3 in the motherboard



4 in the motherboard



4 in the motherboard



6 in the motherboard



6 in the motherboard



All 8 installed in the motherboard.








Well I hope this helps someone that was thinking of doing this. Go far it!!! It was so easy it surprised me.. I know it doesn't help much. But hey we all gota have some Excessive Insanity

OK now that I showed you how everybody has to get their ram under water!!!!!! biggrin.gifthumb.gif
Edited by seross69 - 10/4/13 at 4:49am
post #2287 of 4498
so which EKWB memory adapter is that? I would like to get some for my Kingstons, to submerge them, lol. thumb.gif
     
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It is easy and nothing complicated about it.

1st get EK-RAM Monarch Module - Black (2pcs) LINK this is good for 2 memory sticks so depending on how many sticks you need depends on how many you get.

Then you get the Water block that suits your board. if you have 4 slots and you are using 2 out of the 4 with a space between them or you are using all 4 get this one like this LINK EK-RAM Monarch X4

If your motherboard only has 2 memory slots together - don't matter if you have 2 on each side of the CPU or just 2 slots total use these water blocks LINK EK-RAM Monarch X2

that is all you need.
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Wait a sec, you mean water flows into those tiny little holes on the RAM?
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Wait a sec, you mean water flows into those tiny little holes on the RAM?

No Bart they are water blocks hat go on top of these and you screw them down tight to them..



See this is the bottom on the Ram water block. it sits on top of the heat spreaders and you put screws through the slots and screw it down to the heat spreaders... I should have explain that I guess but that was going to be tomorrows lesson!!! biggrin.gif
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