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post #11 of 18
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Ya I removed the tape off the bottom of the blocks. Also I did tighten them in a criss cross. I checked the blocks before I instlled them with a flash light and could not see any light between the blocks and the contact points. Also there are no air bubbles trapped ( gotta love the see through tops for that eh ) I found that the allen key slipped off or started roundiin off the screws before I could get them in all the way. The funny part is that the backing plates get hot, so they should be on tight enough to transfer heat to the copper side.
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by The_Jester View Post
100?! Sound like the blocks aren't on at all.
Looks like you were right. I drained part of my system and pulled the gpu's out. When I took off one of the blocks it was not contacting the chip at all. The odd thing is that the memory was all contacting fine? I re applied it and tightened it as much as it would go and it still would not make contact. I followed the mounting instructions to a T. Any ideas any one.
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Sounds like you used the mounting wrong. Did you put the springs between the block and the card?
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post #14 of 18
Try tightening on the hardware surrounding the core. The memory should do fine without cooling for a while.
http://img442.imageshack.us/my.php?image=koosahxp6.jpg
Tighten the red holes first, then the blue. The red should be tighter than the blue. Check temps. Slowly add tension to the blue and see what happens. When you get the lowest core temp after tweaking those 4 holes, loosely tighten the remaining holes. This should force the block to contact the core without letting it sit too tight on the memory. Full card blocks suck for mounting properly, so just tweak it a bit.

By the way, make sure there is no torsion on the block when using only the 4 holes. That is, make sure the tubing is not placing a large amount of tension on the card.

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post #15 of 18
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The blocks didn't come with springs, but I installed it all the same as in the pic provided by DD. I tried the criss cross on the last try with the card out of the case, and left the memory area loose, still no contact with the core. I've installed my old zalman cooler on one card for now and will double check the mounting with the second one.
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post #16 of 18
yikes, thats a crazy high temp, i have no idea, but 100c woah
post #17 of 18
Wish I could help more but I don't WC my GPU... I have no experience with them at all...If Snerp would come through he would be able to help with it...
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post #18 of 18
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No worries man, I'm going to go to a few places today and see if I can find some mounting screws with a phillips or even a slotted head on them so I can tighten them further with out them rounding off. At least the rig is running fine with the one air cooled card in there for now.
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