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post #1 of 31
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my temps from installing the watercooling setup on the apogee gt waterblock was 30c idle 35-40c load

well I just put in the gtz waterblock and now my temps are at 40-38-32-32

any ideas?
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post #2 of 31
Take it off, reapply thermal paste, put it back on and make sure its tight.
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post #3 of 31
Reseat it?
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post #4 of 31
Consider two are at 32C, it probably just needs to be reseated.
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post #5 of 31
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ok thats what I was thinking... I do need to reapply thermal paste?

and what are pattern should I tighten in?
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post #6 of 31
i normally do about 3-5 reseats per block i install

if a reseat does not help open it up and make sure all the plastic is out of it
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post #7 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by jdub View Post
ok thats what I was thinking... I do need to reapply thermal paste?

and what are pattern should I tighten in?
id put on new TIM

just tighten all the screws evenly.. 2 turns here, 2 turns there, make a rotation
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post #8 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by jdub View Post
ok thats what I was thinking... I do need to reapply thermal paste?

and what are pattern should I tighten in?
Yes you need to reapply thermal paste and you should tighten it evenly.
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post #9 of 31
I always reapply when I remover the cooler. Tighten them all evenly, do a couple turns on one then a couple turns on another and so on.
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post #10 of 31
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I hate reseating em...artic silver 5 is like sludge
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