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Update! i have lapped the block, now lets try this again
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I used that swiftech with a different bracket on my ATI X1600Pro and it worked great. (my old system)

I had the core of the 1600 @ 600Mhz

I agree with the person who said they didn't like thermal take for water cooling. I had one of those kits and upgaded do to lack in performance.

Dangerden TDX cpu blocks work well. I have a Koolance block on my new
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let us know if the lapping helped.
    
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also... have you given AS5 enough time to cure?
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also... have you given AS5 enough time to cure?
no..i don't believe i have...

what exactly is 'curing' and how should i be applying the as5 to the cpu?? i have installed as5 using this method: http://www.arcticsilver.com/pdf/appi..._dual_wcap.pdf
post #26 of 38
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Ok! Update! I have read up on this 50 degrees idle problem and it came out to be the problem of not lapping the cpu

lapped the CPU and the water block now...and here are the results


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Looking nice!!!!
Maybe this can help you a bit....
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Hmmmm is that a Tt block?what size tubing are you using again?
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WHAAAAAAAT!?!?!??! Still 50 idle!?!?!? ****
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WHAAAAAAAT!?!?!??! Still 50 idle!?!?!? ****
Dude, lap it, do anything you want to it!!!
Its a Tt, i had one before and itts just a load of junk!
No matter what you do to it, it will still give you bad temps, in a loop all the parts have to be good, not just your CPU block. you got to have a good pump, the Bigwater SE has a crap pump with really crap head.
And the rad is junk!! Believe me i have a bigwater 745 before when i first started WCing.

Sell it on eBay and get yourself a custom WC, then you will see temps you like.
Ill tell you, you are not going anywhere near 35idle with that Bigwater.
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