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post #11 of 31
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#1. Elevate the bottom of the case with some casters or something to get it off of the floor a little. This is causing a restriction of air to enter into the RAD.
Yeah I missed that...You'll be getting terrible air flow through your rad like that...And if you run it with a side-panel on it you do need more air out for the rad to work as well as it can...
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post #12 of 31
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I have the case elevate over an inch of the desk, it gets enough air flow I think.

Ok, so I switched out PSU's and MB's back to what I had the system before with air cooling. I had it running at 3.4ghz with 1.4v and was 61c with prime 95, which is great b/c with air it would go in the high 60's low 70's... So I leave for 2 hours and let it run.. I just got home and find the system is off, the lights and all are still on, but nothing is on.

So I turn off the power and the rig won't start. clear the cmos. Still won't start. I had already checked for leaks, nothing, loop is tight and most the air is out of the loop finally.

So I'm at a loss. The MB lights are on, so the board is getting power, just not turning on. I am about to take a shower, go ride my cbr600 for awhile and get some food and return to tear everything out and run the system on the bench until the issue is resolved.
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Yeah thats what I would do to, stick a HSF back on it and tear it down to basic's and see what it is....You have some kind of glitch for sure...Hate to see you having problems, I just had a build go south on me at so many different levels it wasn't even funny...You'll get it going...
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Since you went from Air to H2O, did you turn off "CPU Fan Monitoring" in the BIOS?
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This looks awsome, I really like how the case looks clean and like there is not much too it until you see the inside revealing the watercooling beast that it is. Sorry to hear that you are having so much trouble with your OC's tho but I wish you luck!
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Wait a sec, did you reinstall Windows after the change-out? I've seen Vista and XP not want to come out of sleep mode on a heavy work-load like Prime95
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post #17 of 31
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This looks awsome, I really like how the case looks clean and like there is not much too it until you see the inside revealing the watercooling beast that it is. Sorry to hear that you are having so much trouble with your OC's tho but I wish you luck!
Yeah I like it too, like the beast within. I just got home from taking my cbr600 through a few rounds to get out the tension. Gonna take the mb and just hook everything up on the bench and go from there. I'll post results asap, thanks again for compliments. If you see anything that could be made better let me know.

Indignity, no I didn't, I'll check that out asap, but I don't think mine has an option like that.
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No luck so far, I have it on the desk. Tried the 700w and 600w same results. When I short the power button it doesn't do anything. The gpu fan wants to move for a milasecond and that is it.

I'm at a loss here. I hope this mb isn't dead...
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I'm switching out the q6600 for the e6750 to verify it isn't the cpu.


No luck, seems to be the board. I have reset the cmos, reset the battery. Tried one stick of ram. Any ideas before I put the other board back up?
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That sucks!

I've heard of a rash of them boards failing recently for some reason :/

Looks like rig #2 is coming down to go into this eh?
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