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post #11 of 23
Thanks for the pic's......Looks pretty good, other then the things that have already been said...You might be able to get a few more C out of it by using a shroud, depending on the rad and 120x38mm fans...

..How To: Make any Sized shroud in 2 minutes

..How To: Build A Performance Shroud

I'd use at least these on any rad...86cfm Pana.120x38mm fans have a higher pressure and scavenge air through your rad better...The thicker and higher fin per inch rad you have the better a shroud and thicker fans will work...
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post #12 of 23
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I was gonna use my San Aces but I gave one to my bro for his TRUE. I'm gonna redo it all with new masterkleer 7/16 tubing and reroute it anyway. This was just a throw together to check it all out mostly. I'm probably gonna clean it up and add a PCI bracket as well so the runs are cleaner. Make it go Pump>rad>block>Chipset>T-Line>Pump.

EDIT: I know it's partially my mobo because at stock i'm using 1.3v bios and getting 1.26v after droop but now i've tried 1.5v bios and i'm getting 1.23v after droop running 3.4G. It seems like the more volts I hit it with, the worse the droop gets and I can't get it above 1.35-1.4v after droop.
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post #13 of 23
Yeah a little tweaking and you'll have it running like a champ...I kind of like the thread reinforced tubing,but its a pain to make bends with...

Thats a lot of v-core drop there..Look in the mobo section here and see if they have any voltage mods for your mobo... If theres not I'd go to VR Zone and see if they have any voltage mods for your mobo, a lot of times they will have simple pencil mods to raise v-core...VR-Zone

Just be careful not to over volt and fry your mobo or chip...
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post #14 of 23
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There's a pencil mod for vdroop but it gets mixed results. I think i'm gonna upgrade my mobo anyway and demote this one. It did very well with all of my C2D chips but I just don't think it can handle the C2Q's as well.
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post #15 of 23
Hey thats the best thing to do sometimes, I hate investing a lot of time and sweat in something then it still not work...
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You have no idea how much time and $ i've got into this thing. If I would have known it would have been all this much hassle and cost, I would have kept my E6550 and AC Freezer 7 Pro.
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Oh I know the feeling...If it wasn't so much fun I'd hate it...
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post #18 of 23
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I grabbed a DFI board from newegg, we'll see if it makes a difference.
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post #19 of 23
DFI are nice boards, let us know how it works out with it...
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post #20 of 23
DFI boards look awesome. Now let's hope you board performs as good as it looks
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