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These temps aren't much better than my air cooled set up. What is going on? My E8400 is idling @ 36/40 overclocked and stock @33/40. Do I have one of these screwed up 8400's with temp sensor issues or what? Is it my loop? I have my cpu, vga, and nb on one loop. My pump is a MCP655(variable) with a MCR220 rad. I have reseated the block and reapplied TIM several times with NO change. I don't hear any "water" noises or girgling so I don't think I have any air in the system. My graphics card temps are ok, idle temp is 28c. I am open for suggestions. My guess is either bad temp sensors on the cpu or I need a better/bigger rad.
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post #2 of 6
It's your radiator. I had my 8800 GT and cpu in one loop with a single mcr220 and my temps weren't all that great. I added a second rad and it dropped the temps about 10-15C
post #3 of 6
Idle temps don't really matter. What are your load temps?
post #4 of 6
Does your radiator feel hot? What fans are you using?
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post #5 of 6
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My cpu load temps overclocked to 4ghz and vcore @1.328, are 56c after a session of Prime95. The rad never feels hot or warm for that matter, always room temp so I don't get it. The fans aren't great, they came with the rad. My plan is too pick up a quad rad, just to eliminate that possibility.
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post #6 of 6
I know nothing about WC just have some common sense. if the rad is not hot but the temps are kinda high. Maybe weak flow or something ,poor circulation
    
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