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Is the air coming out of the rad hot?

If it is, then your CPU block is well mounted, maybe you can try to do push pull on the rad with higher CFM (RPM) fans.

Also, 1.43v is very high for 4.6ghz for a i5 3570k.

Do you have water temperature sensors? What is the ambient temp?
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post #12 of 13
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Is the air coming out of the rad hot?

If it is, then your CPU block is well mounted, maybe you can try to do push pull on the rad with higher CFM (RPM) fans.

Also, 1.43v is very high for 4.6ghz for a i5 3570k.

Do you have water temperature sensors? What is the ambient temp?

No it's coming out cool.. So maybe I have a bad mount? It could also be the TIM that's gone bad as I'm using the Intel IHS and Coolabs stuff on either side of it. Got none left so I'll have to re-mount with some MX-2.. Or something else that I have leftover.

No water sensors, the tubing starts to feel warmer as it's under load though, not massively but it's more flexible, ambient would be say 15-20c or so. Definetly no more then 20c though.

And yeah I know, 1.43v is really bad. It's a terrible chip I think, unless I'm missing something, all that I've done is set the multi to 46x and upped the voltage till it was stable starting at 1.35v (stable but BSOD).

I can do 4.5GHz with 1.35v or so, I think that may be a better option but it's still not good and I'm not really happy with it considering the amount of money I spent on water-cooling to have no gain apart from slightly less noise.
 
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post #13 of 13
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So I fixed the fan, added a bit more water and now it's down to 58c under full load @ 1.43v thumb.gif
Does need a tad more voltage to be stable now, (Keep getting WHEA errors) but ~60c under IBT is great.
 
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