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ty..

how about a well placed kick between cpu-socket and ram?! lets say from one meter distance..
noo.. this is just silly as it can get. im also very curious to illuminate what happened to this rig.


Illuminate? Hmmm.. lol



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Sheesh, mess around with hardware long enough and this kind of thing happens. Nothing worse than days of frustration over multiple bad parts! glad you got it sorted man!

Certainly has been for the last few days, sending back mobo for a replacement, waiting for the replacement, borrowing friends mobo and last but not least, all the testing I did. Man I need to get a test bench soon, too much work to do right now. My plans for the next few days..... re-do my entire watercooling loop due to massive amount of algae build up, modding / painting my old NZXT case (prepared it today), have the same thing to do on my other HAF 932 case, sell my HTPC and get one of those Korean monitors lol.... damn...... tongue.gif

oh I need to change my res as well - stupid phobya res and the 'cracking' acrylic issue mad.gif

lol :/ rant over
Edited by munaim1 - 5/15/13 at 6:38pm
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Illuminate? Hmmm.. lol


Certainly has been for the last few days, sending back mobo for a replacement, waiting for the replacement, borrowing friends mobo and last but not least, all the testing I did. Man I need to get a test bench soon, too much work to do right now. My plans for the next few days..... re-do my entire watercooling loop, massive amount of algae build up, modding / painting my old NZXT case (prepared it today), have the same thing to do on my other HAF 932 case, sell my HTPC and get one of those Korean monitors lol.... damn...... tongue.gif

Reason why I cheaped out and am using prestone premixed antifreeze, also green color matches my Nvidia cards I guess.
Nothing will grow using antifreeze biggrin.gif
Doesn't destroy seals, as if it did your car wouldn't be working that well now would it? Anyone that tell you otherwise is clearly talking about antifreeze additives you put into a house water lines when you prepare it for winter, not premixed car coolant.

Only thing that sucks is that it sucks to work with, get it on you hands and they will smell for the rest of the day.
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Reason why I cheaped out and am using prestone premixed antifreeze, also green color matches my Nvidia cards I guess.
Nothing will grow using antifreeze biggrin.gif
Doesn't destroy seals, as if it did your car wouldn't be working that well now would it? Anyone that tell you otherwise is clearly talking about antifreeze additives you put into a house water lines when you prepare it for winter, not premixed car coolant.

Only thing that sucks is that it sucks to work with, get it on you hands and they will smell for the rest of the day.

Been watercooling for years and it's always been distilled water with silver kill coil, most recent loop (algae build up) going strong for about 7/8 months just recently realized the rise in temps. Gonna be adding biocide (cooper sulphate) this time round along with kill coil, so I pretty much got it covered. thumb.gif
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Been watercooling for years and it's always been distilled water with silver kill coil, most recent loop (algae build up) going strong for about 7/8 months just recently realized the rise in temps. Gonna be adding biocide (cooper sulphate) this time round along with kill coil, so I pretty much got it covered. thumb.gif

Same here.

Got my MCW60 back when I put it on my 8800gt, ran biocide in distilled water with no problem. Still using the same GPU block to this day on one of my cards.
Really just started using antifreeze when I had my PC connected to a chiller unit for a few months, then I was gonna run tubing out the windows and toss rad outside but never did. Though I ended up liking to use the stuff, as the premixed antifreeze is also non conductive for the most part.

Had it running for more then a year with the stuff in it, but just a couple months ago I redid my loop to toss in a real water block as the only other real block I had was for 775 forcing me to use my H50 for the time being. Also got rid of all my single 120mm rads for a 240mm draped off the back of the case. Sig Rig picture is old.

I have always been iffy on kill coils myself, sometimes they work great, other times not so great. thumb.gif
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