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Before WC = 3 GHz after = no OC?

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this is so strange... on my sig rig, before i had a big typhoon cooling the CPU. then i upgraded to this wc kit http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108075 and my temps went down nicely by 25 C (65 load to 40 load) but then i couldn't get any overclock stable???? i thought that it was my chipset and mosfet cooling so i replaced those with thermalright chipset coolers with fans that i bought, and mosfet coolers. that didn't work so i thought maybe my PSU wasn't enough for the watercooling, so i put all my cooling on a second PSU and STILL i can't get ANY overclock to even post! so i updated my bios to the newest one, and nothing! what's wrong?
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Have you attempted to re-seat your Block?

Do you have some active cooling for the NB?
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yes i re-seated the block several times.

and i got 80 mm fans and attached them to this
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Could we have a picture of your current setup?
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yeah one sec let me find the camera
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Oooh... nice cooler.

Okay, that probably isn't the issue.

*waits for pics*
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Only thing I can think of, is maybe you tightened the waterblock too much.
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Only thing I can think of, is maybe you tightened the waterblock too much.
Isn't it usually better to overtighten than undertighten?
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LGA775 is designed to take over 950 Newtons of force. It would be hard to over tighten.

It works fine with no overclock?

Try a very small overclock. See what happens.

Maybe you damaged a capacitor when you were installing the WC.
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