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Hi, I really want to water cool my system, but i'm worried about messing up the installation of my loop. Mainly the GPU as the die is fully exposed when the cooler is removed, i want to know what are my odds of cracking the die when i install a water block onto it, because i've spent ~700 on it and don't want to break it. Parts list in Sig
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That all depends on how much research you do and how competent/skilled you are as an individual. Having said that, I had no problems with my first loop, and I'm fairly certain small children can out-wit me rolleyes.gif
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The question was more directed at the exposed die...

Don't worry about it, a human most likely making a low income put your factory heat sink on. There used to be CPUs from amd with exposed dies. It is no big deal. Just take care while doing it.
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That last reply really has me feeling conflicted, good that i most likely won't mess it up, bad that i can afford such luxuries : /
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