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Hey guys I just bought a Logisys Digital Thermal Controller

and I was wondering if I place the temp probe on the cpu right under the Water Block, are my temps gonna shoot up because of lack of contact? Or will they stay ok?
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post #2 of 14
Another good question.....

It could limit the contact for efficient heat transfer, but at a guess i doubt it would make an impact on temps. I have thermal probes myself from my Lexa, but never got around to using them.
 
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post #3 of 14
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I was thinking of using one for case, one for NB and one for the CPU, but if it will hurt my temps anymore than 1-2 C I won't use them....

Any clue as to how much it might affect the temps?
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post #4 of 14
Highly unlikely to be honest....i'd imagine it would be the same or maybe 1c difference at worst. Besides your on water temps shouldn't be an issue for you.
 
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post #5 of 14
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Haha thanks for the help, I will give them a try...
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post #6 of 14
If you put them between your CPU and waterblock, you will fry your CPU. The contact won't be good enough.
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post #7 of 14
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Are you positive about this? Many other people have placed temp monitors on their cpus....
Even the review did it.. Didn't fry their cpu...



Where is IRA?
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by TuxeyM View Post
Are you positive about this? Many other people have placed temp monitors on their cpus....
Even the review did it.. Didn't fry their cpu...



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I'd listen to someone that actually has watercooling and has the experience 1st hand to give advice.
 
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post #9 of 14
For CPU temps use coretemp not a little temp on the IHS.

Place a probe someplace in the case to detect ambient. ;D
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post #10 of 14
I wouldn't put anything between the IHS and CPU block it will mess up your contact...Just put it on the side of the IHS or your WB...It wont be accurate but you wont fry anything either...
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