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I will be putting together my first fully custom water cooling build pretty soon. I am looking at adding QDCs to most of my connections. Would putting QDCs on my CPU and GPU blocks cause harm to the die or IHS on either when I apply pressure to take them off? What about putting a set of them right on the pump? Would this cause too much restriction?
post #2 of 16
QDC are the most best things made for water cooling as they save allot of time and such , they have allot of restriction
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The only con I could point out about QDC's are the price smile.gif
  
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I'm mostly concerned about damaging my gpu die or cpu when taking them off. Should I be concerned?
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How could you damage you gou and CPU? Using a qdc?
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As long as you hold the card steady when disconnecting and connecting, And dont just yank it off you should be fine.
I have seen then put onto CPU blocks without any adverse affects.
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When I have to push down on the block. Wouldn't that put a lot of additional pressure on them? Risk crushing the gpu die or damaging the cpu pins?
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Why would you attach them on a block?
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Originally Posted by absoluteloki89 View Post

When I have to push down on the block. Wouldn't that put a lot of additional pressure on them? Risk crushing the gpu die or damaging the cpu pins?

You barely need any force with the newer QD3 quick disconnects.
Edited by lowfat - 3/30/13 at 9:32am
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post #10 of 16
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Oh wow I was looking at the VL3N QDCs. The QD3 basically pop apart. Very nice.
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