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what kind of mayhem's? are you talking about with the pearl in It? DO NOt USE THAT.. ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE NEW TO WC. if not done properly, or taken care of correctly, you will give yourself alot of problems, just stick to either treated distilled water, or a premixed coolant that DOESSNT have pearl or heavy dies in it. i've always had best luck with 50/50 distilled and koolance uv reactive.. uv reactive is optional. but pastels and pearls will clog it up if you dont know what you are doing. you also cannot use them with a bay reservoir.
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It's Mayhems X1 UV Blue., still drainin it.

     
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Yeah... not sure what to do about the air pocket and tiny bubbles (kind of like the tiny ones you'd see in a pool, spa, or champagne) but smaller and not a result of carbonation. I've drained it, turned it slightly on its side (which got the big air bubbles out but I can't add any more water to take care of the air pocket because it keeps moving and when it does water starts to come out. I've also tried injecting a bit of water in via a fresh, clean and sterilized turkey baster but that's not working to well either.

     
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Ok so a fair few of the tin bubbles have gone but not all of them, the air pocket is still not going away either. I don't know if it's the air bubbles, or way I had the pump hooked up originally (probably both) since I had the pump hooked up to the cpu fan header, but temps weren't so great they got up to 80C on a few cores when I tried Prime Blend without running it for very long (2 hours and I think it was because my motherboard was trying to adjust the pumps speed, don't know when during the tests but it did, it seemed to be in the 60's whenever I looked). I then hooked all of the rad fans into the molex cables provided with the Typhoons and hooked them in a daisy chain and used one of the 3 pin plugs to connect them all to the CPU fan header and then hooked the pump to one of the three pin fan connectors on my PSU. That being said the temps were still 35C idle. I'm thinking I might need to remount. If so how should I go about removing it. Also any tips for the air pocket and bubbles (I also need to add the Mayhems X1 for the biocide and anti-corrosive)?


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Well, 80C isnt that dangerous depending on your vcore. I run 1.4 volt and 1.368 during 100% load after vdrop and i get like 88C on the warmest core with prime95 custom blend, despite very good cooling components. This is because the contect with the chip and IHS on the ivy is not really that good and the biggest limiting factor just like on the haswell. Thats why people delid.
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I suppose, granted I haven't tuned all of the OC settings very much, so it was probably one of the settings I left on Auto (because there looked to be a fair few more than I'm used to, so decided I needed to do some more research) that let it heat up some, I also forgot to turn the EPU off which wouldn't be so much of a problem if I could use my custom fan profiles I created through the Fan Control in my motherboard software, with the setting in the EPU control software instead of needing to use default ASUS profiles.

 

Pach how do you deal with the tiny air bubbles and pockets in the reservoir? For the air bubbles especially the big ones I've utilzed the air pocket ironically enough so that while I tilt it slightly the most of the bubbles coming from the tubing into the reservoir don't all go straight into the pump and outlet back into the tubing. I'm thinking someone at XSPC was lazy when designing the single DDC reservoir, I mean why put the inlet for the water coming from the loop right on top of the place where the pump draws the water in from? I can only think the did it so the laout was somewhat consistent for the split chamber and dual pump reservoirs.

 

As I said I need to add the Mayhems (I only didn't do it when I filled it the this last time because I was hoping to find a way to get rid of the tiny bubbles and the air pocket which is keeping me from adding more fluid)

 

As for delidding I've read about it for these chips but despite seeing a couple posts where it said Intel would still allow an RMA...

     
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I just let the computer run as usual, with the fillport unscrewed and hopefully after 1 week you will have no air in your system. You can also tilt the chassis back and forth little, how and then.
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Interesting so you just leave the cap off?

Also, if I did decide I needed to try remounting the CPU block how should I go about it? Tentatively I might say if I were careful I could remove the block from the CPU without disconnecting the tubing and then screw the block back on after a minor adjustment.

 

Think I should go ahead and add the Mayhems now before it's exposed any longer or wait till the bubbles are gone? It'll require about a third of the bottle since the loop is using roughly 950-1000ml and the bottle treats 3000ml.

     
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Yes, you can demount the cpu block with the tubes, that is what I am doing when repplying thermal paste or what ever. Why are you beeing stubborn with the mayhem stuff. Run distilles/de-ionized water only.
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