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maybe im just not getting it, But how do i turn my Pred on OUTSIDE the case? i wanted to flush it for a day.
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Originally Posted by Alpina 7 View Post

maybe im just not getting it, But how do i turn my Pred on OUTSIDE the case? i wanted to flush it for a day.

You can use a molex plug from a PSU and use a paper clip to trick the PSU (green to black on 24pin connection) to run. Use SATA power adapter (iirc) to plug the unit into and viola!

I suggest using a hair drier aimed at the radiator or even a tad ways back from the cooling plate of the block to heat the unit up and if there are any issues that only rear their head on heat stress they should do so relatively quickly.

Hope this answers your question. smile.gif

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post

You can use a molex plug from a PSU and use a paper clip to trick the PSU (green to black on 24pin connection) to run. Use SATA power adapter (iirc) to plug the unit into and viola!

I suggest using a hair drier aimed at the radiator or even a tad ways back from the cooling plate of the block to heat the unit up and if there are any issues that only rear their head on heat stress they should do so relatively quickly.

Hope this answers your question. smile.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

awesome thank you! cant wait to try... you think boiled water and vinegar will do the trick ?
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The predator units still use the same UNC 6-32 30mm screws right? Gonna hop to home depot and pick some up for push pull.
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M4 screws here, actually.
post #3776 of 6981
Anyone had a problem with one of the holes in the backplate? I cannot screw any of the four M4 mounting bolts completely into one particular hole.
Edited by Strider49 - 2/5/16 at 8:50pm
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Originally Posted by geggeg View Post

M4 screws here, actually.

m4 on the radiator as well? Not just the mounting hardware?
post #3778 of 6981
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awesome thank you! cant wait to try... you think boiled water and vinegar will do the trick ?

Do NOT use vinegar to clean a Predator AIO! It might damage some of the components as vinegar should only be used with radiators. Also be careful with boiled water as it might damage some of the plastic components in the AIO.
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awesome thank you! cant wait to try... you think boiled water and vinegar will do the trick ?

Do NOT use vinegar to clean a Predator AIO! It might damage some of the components as vinegar should only be used with radiators. Also be careful with boiled water as it might damage some of the plastic components in the AIO.

2nded.

Although I doubt diluted vinegar would do much if anything to plastic, but orings probably wouldn't survive even minimal exposure. They would likely be prone to cracking afterward and that my friends would be no bueno. thinking.gif

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The predator units still use the same UNC 6-32 30mm screws right? Gonna hop to home depot and pick some up for push pull.
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