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Nah is was mounting push/pull on rad and i thought to "save time i just use one , eh screw?, through the case-through the fan and into the rad. Everthing locked fine, So what the hell, i started the pc with everything connected and suddenly water flows out of the rad and into the psu and i can see that some, Actually a drop, had landed on grafic card. I can see that some of the smallest things on that drop spott is black like melted sugar. So U think theres hope? Going to the repshop tomorrow mornig to see if its reperable. Is that a word? Lol. So what i need is a new psu and def a new rad. Thinking of mod it so im going to follow one of the guides in here. Its acctually for h50 cooler, but its almost the same. So now im running with my old 8800gt card and a 450w psu. Heartbroken
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Maximous, the video card may not necessarily be damaged. Did you try testing it? If anything that got in contact with water was "off" then it should be fine just as long as it drys. Now having the equipment plugged in and powered on is a totally different story

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Just a friendly suggestion: the links under the Do you have proper cooling? section link to the 2nd page.
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Mmmm. So im finaly back in action. After my leakage I finaly took the step to check if my grafics got demolished. Hey hey, its f... amazing. Its alive. So i bought a new 1000 corsair psu and some new rads and other stuff. Ended up modding my Northq nq3590. Its on leakage testing and im gonna implement in case tonight. Hoping my temps will drop 5-10c. since last testing i have lapped cpu and wb, push/pull with shrouds, 2 rads with new fans. Let U folks know how it goes.

Here are some pics when leaktesting...


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Yo ALL!!!

And here is the finished product:


Ran prime for 1.5 hours, the same i ran with the old gear. Same setting: 3.81Ghz @ 1.512v. Same ambient 24c- idle:24c load 41c (old load was 52c). So YES Im damn HAPPY.

Could have done some of the tubing a little different, but what the heck. Im satisfied!!!

Irecommend all with the nq3590 to do the same




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Edited by Rains - 2/19/10 at 6:25pm
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Great thread, thank you for posting. I have a Phenom II BE on the way I'm plannig to overclock. I haven't done any serious overclockign in ages, so this helps. Thank you.

~S
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Very Useful and clear i achieved the CPU-Z attached.

The limiting factor is my chipset Nforce 520 has only allowed a HT of 1000Mhz.

I really want a ASUS M4N82 Deluxe to get the most from my Phenom II X4 940 AM2+



Edited by Mitche01 - 3/9/10 at 11:57am
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Very Useful and clear i achieved the CPU-Z attached.

The limiting factor is my chipset Nforce 520 has only allowed a HT of 1000Mhz.

I really want a ASUS M4N82 Deluxe to get the most from my Phenom II X4 940 AM2+
Thank you (and Strangg1) for letting me know this was useful to you. It means alot to me that people actually find my efforts useful in some way.

Interestingly enough, your results are similar to what mine were (My 720 BE maxed out at 3.6GHz on this board) and I also use an older nvidia chipset.

I've heard others say that you might get more of an OC out of your chip with an AMD motherboard, but I havn't been able to confirm or deny that at this point.

Also, what are your temps, because at 1.44v you might still have some headroom left.

Good luck, and welcome to the forums, this place is great.
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I say useful as it gave me more confidence to push voltages and memory timings.

With respect to temperature - i am idle now at 55 and 68 fully loaded. So air cooling with a Zalman 9500 is at its max potential. I think i will upgrade this along with my motherboard to a Corsair H50 water cooler.

Yeah the 720BE is just a 940BE with one core disabled so I can understand why we got similar results on the same older chipset.
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