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Ambient temps aka room temp dramatically change temps on a pc...
true...but i would expect there to be at least SOME heat dissipation u know
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well no offence but i can get better rusults on air than with the big water...
    
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well no offence but i can get better rusults on air than with the big water...
Indeed. Quality air cooling will outperform low-mid range water.

...no offense either.
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Check the IHS and the waterblock with a straigtedge and make sure theyre perfectly flat. Also make sure theres no air in the loop.
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post #15 of 38
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well no offence but i can get better rusults on air than with the big water...
absolutely none taken. I know that this is a budget kit, and it has worked well in the past.

building a full custom kit would be sweet though
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Check the IHS and the waterblock with a straigtedge and make sure theyre perfectly flat. Also make sure theres no air in the loop.
Listen to him...You may have a warped water-block or a cupped IHS or visa-versa....
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Have you checked your rad or waterblock incase some algae or just general scum has built up inside them?
    
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post #18 of 38
take your pump out and see how much power the pump has, it may be going bad cause slow flow causeing the cold air through rad because hot water not getting there
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Listen to him...You may have a warped water-block or a cupped IHS or visa-versa....
yeah ill try to lap the water block tonight, but i am kinda scared to try the cpu lol
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yeah ill try to lap the water block tonight, but i am kinda scared to try the cpu lol
You might not need to lap them...Take a straight-edge and lay it across it from corner to corner and from side to side and see if you can see if its flat first...
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