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Can anyone tell me why the packaged thumb screws will not thread into the metal backplate on the revised 240? I have both sets of thumb screws and neither one will fit?
one set is for 115x and 2011
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my computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3 GHz LG... ASUS X99-DELUXE II LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6... evga gt 740 ftw G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin... 
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WD Red 8TB NAS Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class... Lite-On 24x SATA Internal DVD/RW Optical Drives... LG Black 16X Blu-Ray BDXL SATA Internal rewrite... EK PREDATOR 240 AIO R1.1 
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WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BIT evga 650 g2 CaseLabs MAGNUM TH10 Creative Sound Blaster Z 30SB150200000 5.1 Chan... 
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I just can't believe my luck. The backplate that came with this unit is defective. The threads are not matching up with the included thumb screws. My brother bought the 240 as well and his screw right in. Mine get jammed the instant I try to screw it in. If it even catches that much. Here is a pic to help everyone see what I'm talking about.
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I tried every screw (both sides) and every hole. None will go. I know there are two different sets of screws but they use the same backplate. It's obvious I think, that the threads were just cut wrong. A little off .
Edited by lexlutha111384 - 2/25/16 at 5:55pm
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I tried every screw (both sides) and every hole. None will go. I know there are two different sets of screws but they use the same backplate. It's obvious I think that the threads were just cut wrong. A little off .
the 2011 screws don't use that backplate
ASUS X99 UPGRADE
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my computer
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3 GHz LG... ASUS X99-DELUXE II LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6... evga gt 740 ftw G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin... Samsung SSD 960 EVO 250GB wd blue pc ssd 500GB WDS500G1B0A WD Blue 6TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM ... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Red 8TB NAS Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class... Lite-On 24x SATA Internal DVD/RW Optical Drives... LG Black 16X Blu-Ray BDXL SATA Internal rewrite... EK PREDATOR 240 AIO R1.1 
OSPowerCaseAudio
WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BIT evga 650 g2 CaseLabs MAGNUM TH10 Creative Sound Blaster Z 30SB150200000 5.1 Chan... 
OtherOtherOther
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250(WinTV-HVR-2255) Media ... ThunderboltEX 3 Intel RAID SAS/SATA 4 internal port w/ 512MB ca... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4590 asus z97-deluxe/usb3.1 NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 g skill 16 gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
g skill 240 gb ssd WD 500 GB GREEN WD 500 GB GREEN HL-DT-ST BD-RE BH16NS40 
Optical DriveCoolingOSCase
ATAPI IHAS 324 A cooler master hyper 212 evo windows 10 pro 64 bit COOLER MASTER HAF 932 ADVANXED 
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SOUND BLASTER Z COOLER MASTER 460 WATT PSU Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 
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ASUS X99 UPGRADE
(19 items)
 
my computer
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-5820K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.3 GHz LG... ASUS X99-DELUXE II LGA 2011-v3 Intel X99 SATA 6... evga gt 740 ftw G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin... Samsung SSD 960 EVO 250GB wd blue pc ssd 500GB WDS500G1B0A WD Blue 6TB Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM ... 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveCooling
WD Red 8TB NAS Hard Disk Drive - 5400 RPM Class... Lite-On 24x SATA Internal DVD/RW Optical Drives... LG Black 16X Blu-Ray BDXL SATA Internal rewrite... EK PREDATOR 240 AIO R1.1 
OSPowerCaseAudio
WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BIT evga 650 g2 CaseLabs MAGNUM TH10 Creative Sound Blaster Z 30SB150200000 5.1 Chan... 
OtherOtherOther
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250(WinTV-HVR-2255) Media ... ThunderboltEX 3 Intel RAID SAS/SATA 4 internal port w/ 512MB ca... 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4590 asus z97-deluxe/usb3.1 NVIDIA GeForce GT 740 g skill 16 gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
g skill 240 gb ssd WD 500 GB GREEN WD 500 GB GREEN HL-DT-ST BD-RE BH16NS40 
Optical DriveCoolingOSCase
ATAPI IHAS 324 A cooler master hyper 212 evo windows 10 pro 64 bit COOLER MASTER HAF 932 ADVANXED 
AudioOtherOther
SOUND BLASTER Z COOLER MASTER 460 WATT PSU Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 
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So lucky me. Predator #3 going back to Microcenter.
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It doesn't matter anyway, I have 115x
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Has anyone had this problem?
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Sorry if this has been answered but just wanna know if a 360 running in push/pull will be enough to cool a 4790k @4.6 and a msi 980 ti usually running high OC so i can push ultra settings on my x34.

Warm Aussie days atm and the witcher 3 and others are pushing low to mid 80s Celsius on the GPU which is not dangerous but could be lower.
Edited by Omanii - 2/26/16 at 1:36am
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So, I've got a second replacement of EK XLC Predator 360 making it a third one with me. I'm using 6700k with Asus Hero VIII board. Recently I bought Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ATX case I was waiting for the replacement to come. To my surprise, here is my situation, which I am sharing here:-

My ambient temp is 28C at the present. Chip in past has done me 4.7GHz at 1.30 VCore and max it hit was 58C or so under stress test. This time around I installed 6 Riing 12 RED fans in Push and Pull config and gave them a try. Temps were hiking to 70s. Fans and pump were at their full. Thinking that fans are not doing a good job. I installed Vardar fans in Push and Pull config and boom, at their full, temps were still hiking to 70s. I have reseated the block, changed the paste, cleared the CMOS and just changed the settings required for overclocking, all other settings at Auto and still the same.

My friend here is using 4790k at 4.8 with 1.29VCore and he is using Corsair H110i GT with two Noctua's 140mm Industrial PPC fans at 3000 RPM. Under stress test, his uni never crossed 60 and we are in same city. Now this is very frustrating. How come a 280mm rad with jut two fans on it can beat the 360mm rad with 6 fans on it!

I opened a ticket today with EK and here is their classic reply:

"Your EK-XLC Predator 360 1.1 is running fine, we believe you have a bad thermal contact between Intel Skylake CPU die and Intel heatspreader. It's a known issue with a bad thermal compound Intel decided to use.
Fixing this issue will require to delid your CPU and replace thermal compound between CPU die and Intel heatspreader.
Though, delidding is a high risk operation."

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Edited by EasyLover - 2/26/16 at 2:04am
post #4180 of 7089
Problem with leaking is resolved?
This is my plan for installation 360 version

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