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My water blocks just arrived. Do you guys put Tim on each little thermal pad? I never have but EK recommends it with there instructions.
 
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My water blocks just arrived. Do you guys put Tim on each little thermal pad? I never have but EK recommends it with there instructions.

I put tim between the vrm and the pad like it said. I'm wondering if it's a good idea to put a tiny drop on top too.
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post #11593 of 43909
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My water blocks just arrived. Do you guys put Tim on each little thermal pad? I never have but EK recommends it with there instructions.

I forgot to put it on the thermal pads. I actually use the spread method instead of the pea method and after pressing the block on, I turn back and forth slightly to press out any possible air pockets.

While the gpu was OC'd to 1200/1500 +69mv I got great temps even when ambient was pretty hot here. I've never seen my vrm temp go past 54°C and the gpu in the mid 40°C's max.

This is with an old cooling setup with maybe 5+ years old.
Edited by esqueue - 12/19/13 at 1:29pm
post #11594 of 43909
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hey mate, did you get your card back yet? I still haven't gotten mine back frown.gif

Not yet, PCCG's Distributer have it atm (i think it's Altech), They should be testing it out today sometime and hopefully just give me a refund so i can grab a non-ref version instead.

Really hoping the HIS version is good otherwise it's Asus or Sapphire for me. biggrin.gif
 
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Did you guys use the supplied tim? I have some clu here that I may use
 
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to bad they still dont put thermal sensors on the memory modules it would be handy to know if your memory was making good or bad contact with blocks.
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Not yet, PCCG's Distributer have it atm (i think it's Altech), They should be testing it out today sometime and hopefully just give me a refund so i can grab a non-ref version instead.

Really hoping the HIS version is good otherwise it's Asus or Sapphire for me. biggrin.gif

Its been like 3 weeks and they are testing it now ? wow!

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post #11598 of 43909
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Its been like 3 weeks and they are testing it now ? wow!

Yeah, PCCG got it 3 days after i posted it, tested it on the 4th day, sent it to Altech on the 7th day and since then it's been sitting in a queue.......i'm gonna call them later today and bug them about it biggrin.gif
 
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post #11599 of 43909
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Did you guys use the supplied tim? I have some clu here that I may use


I did not put tim on mem just vrms used an x shape for the core vrms never go over 40 coer 45 max very happy with ek block used mx4
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Hey everyone. Just wanted to know all your thoughts on Nvidia G-Sync. Is it the end for AMD?

If every Nvidia gamer want to ditch\mod their perfectly good gaming monitor and pick up a $399/$100+ MOD then it could be a force!
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