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Mounted water block upside down, do i need to make it rightside up?

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I am insalling my pcu water cooling loop and realized that my water block is upside down. I am using a EK supremacy mx amd. The inlet and outlet are correct, and the ports are at the same level( one is not higher than the other). I assume this is fine but im just cheking, do I need to remount? Thanks
post #2 of 5
It won't matter as long as your flow is correct. That being said, won't it bother you that the logo is upside down?
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ok cool. Yeah i mean the logo doesnt really look like its upside down unless you are pretty fimiliar with the logo so whatev. When I have to take it off ill make it right.
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Some mounting positions (horizontal, upside down) yield better performance depending on block & CPU. But dont get fooled by those words.. its not that we're talking +10°C difference here. More something like 1°C difference.
And if that kinda difference is crucial to you, then you have bigger problems, really smile.gif

As long as the In & OUT are plumbed in correctly, the performance & results will be good.

Now, i cant remember... Was it Stren that did extensive testing on block orientation ever since Martin retired?
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Here is a good test to look at, it's older before the MX, but look at the details about the channel direction. But as mentioned above, ultimately the difference will be negligible.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1505481/summer-water-block-round-up-2014
 
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