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post #1141 of 7089
How reliable is the pump?
I had a swiftech H240-x pump failing after about 3 days of usage on 100%.
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post #1142 of 7089
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fixed it



turns out the ****** idiot at the hardware store installed it hastily



prepare for laughter

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i had to to do it myself




now the temps are 25 to 30 in adle state

Time to get a refund on the labor charge I think. mellowsmiley.gif

And you might inquire about their hiring process. No way anyone who doesn't read simple to follow instructions should even be working at a place like that. Not only do the included instruction sheet state to remove it. It's printed on the protective sticker. So the tech is twice herpaderp. lachen.gif

Did he seriously believe that paper of any sort goes between the heat generator and the cooling plate? rolleyes.gif

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post #1143 of 7089
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fixed it



turns out the ****** idiot at the hardware store installed it hastily



now the temps are 25 to 30 in adle state
why did either of you use so much paste?
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Time to get a refund on the labor charge I think. mellowsmiley.gif

And you might inquire about their hiring process. No way anyone who doesn't read simple to follow instructions should even be working at a place like that. Not only do the included instruction sheet state to remove it. It's printed on the protective sticker. So the tech is twice herpaderp. lachen.gif

Did he seriously believe that paper of any sort goes between the heat generator and the cooling plate? rolleyes.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif


reported that kid to the manger and he said it's gonna be ugly for him and his CV
post #1145 of 7089
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reported that kid to the manger and he said it's gonna be ugly for him and his CV
Ive left plastic on something before... BUT it was clear and didnt stick out past the sides nor have any indication it ws there... thankfully i noticed it before i mounted it.. but i did waste paste...thats been many many years ago....to give you an idea i think it was a masscool heatsink...
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post #1146 of 7089
Can an EK member give me confirmation that the EK Predator 360mm will fit at the top of an Corsair 780t, as the total length of the AIO is 415mm
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id like to confirm this for the top of a 760T
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Can an EK member give me confirmation that the EK Predator 360mm will fit at the top of an Corsair 780t, as the total length of the AIO is 415mm

Guys, we tried to make a list of compatible cases internally but it turned out that this job is almost impossible to complete as the only 100% correct info would be to have each and every case in house and trying to measure the clearing. We don't have many different cases in house (we use mostly our own EK Vultures and In-Win cases) so the only way for you guys is to take the measurements yourself if you have the Case at home. You should be able to see if the clearing is big enough with the dimensions we gave you.

We are also putting together a webpage where existing owners of Predators will be asked to contribute to the list of cases where Predator was already installed and we will share this list with everybody. This will help, but it will be some time before enough cases are confirmed to be useful.

Thank you for your understanding.

Regards Mark
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I was gonna say that it's entirely implausible to expect EK to be able to test fit the Predator in every single case that supports water cooling, which is dozens and dozens by now.
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Hi all. Im thinking about trying the Predator 240 and I have some doubts. Im a trully silence freak. The loudest thing in my system even at full load is the noise the Caviar Greens make just by being on. So its really silent.

So Im worried about if this kit makes any noise pump. And out of the box the 2 fans and the pump are PWM controlled by the same channel, so you cant control each component individually. Im sure the fans will be silent at 30%, but I wonder what the performance at that fan/pump speeds might be. And if I would notice any improvement over the H100i + 2 noiseblocker fans I have right now.

Thanks a lot for your help.
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