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Those NB's have an irritating sound when used in pull.

Is your case a Fractal design R4? If so, your case is geared for silence. That could also hinder airflow on your rad.
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Ah, Watercooling isn't about being easy, it's about proficiency and learning. The more things you encounter in the trials and tribulations of the world of watercooling, the more apt you become with problems that arise.

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Is Witcher 3 a CPU intensive game? mellowsmiley.gif:

Cause you were getting 63c(CPU) temps before your tinkering. Seems like an awful lot to go through to shave 3c off your max.

Your GPU went up in the process. So you have a 6*c fluctuation in the wrong direction for your GPU. I'm not seeing the benefit that you should be seeing. It's gotta be your fans.

Do yourself a favor, before doing anything else. Crank those fans up full speed for 5-10minutes. If you see a larger than 6c difference in drops, then you know what the issue is.

Cause at this point you're not helping yourself.

That CPU block only works efficiently when the flow is going the correct direction. I don't have a FC block on my GPUs but I've seen that it's not that big a deal. I wouldn't even mess with the jetplate now, since you've already changed it to the recommended plate. So it's only going to hurt your ears for a few minutes if you crank up those fans. So give em a rip! thumb.gif

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Guys, it`s my temperature after 30 minutes gameplay, as you can see during a game it was 1165 RPM (it`s 100% fans)
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MUCH better.

Now I would suggest finding a happy medium. Turning your fans down to a liveable sound profile while cooling your system somewhere that you can live with.

It's either that or pull out some gaming cans and leave the fans cranked at max.
thumb.gif

Well okay, maybe not "much". but it is better. What fans are you using? Are they 1200rpm units?

Pulled this off Newegg...
"Fin spacing is always an important factor in radiator design. The new series from Alphacool has a fin design which allows it to perform extremely well even with slow-spinning and medium-speed fans. This is not only pleasant thanks to the fact that it avoids unnecessary noise; it also means that the choice of fans that can be used with these radiators is not restricted."...

I have a huge problem with this. This is for the Alphacool 240. And nowhere does it tell you exactly how many FPI the Radiator has. That's first.

Second is that they use a one size fits all approach. Which is dead wrong. I had a high FPI HWLabs Stealth 360. Trust me when I say that during the winter months a low to mid range fan is pretty decent. But for 3/4 of the year? Mid to High RPM fans are much better.

My rule of thumb is the higher the flow the better with a high FPI Radiator.

And the opposite for a low FPI Radiator.

But then there are also fans that are intended to work with Radiators. I never used them til now. But these came with the Predator and they do a bang up job keeping things chilly on my client's maxxed out(Folding) i7-4790k. thumb.gif

Which Coolgate is that? The G2? mellowsmiley.gif

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Edited by Ceadderman - 9/29/16 at 3:12pm
 
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Gents,

Is it possible to convert an EK Supremacy MX to one that has a plexi top like the nickel/plexi EK Supremacy EVO?

Or do I have to just buy the Supremacy EVO.
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My temps are amazing as well if I open my window in January and let in some of that fresh New England winter air.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA  :wheee:

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MUCH better.

Now I would suggest finding a happy medium. Turning your fans down to a liveable sound profile while cooling your system somewhere that you can live with.

It's either that or pull out some gaming cans and leave the fans cranked at max.
thumb.gif

Well okay, maybe not "much". but it is better. What fans are you using? Are they 1200rpm units?

Pulled this off Newegg...
"Fin spacing is always an important factor in radiator design. The new series from Alphacool has a fin design which allows it to perform extremely well even with slow-spinning and medium-speed fans. This is not only pleasant thanks to the fact that it avoids unnecessary noise; it also means that the choice of fans that can be used with these radiators is not restricted."...

I have a huge problem with this. This is for the Alphacool 240. And nowhere does it tell you exactly how many FPI the Radiator has. That's first.

Second is that they use a one size fits all approach. Which is dead wrong. I had a high FPI HWLabs Stealth 360. Trust me when I say that during the winter months a low to mid range fan is pretty decent. But for 3/4 of the year? Mid to High RPM fans are much better.

My rule of thumb is the higher the flow the better with a high FPI Radiator.

And the opposite for a low FPI Radiator.

But then there are also fans that are intended to work with Radiators. I never used them til now. But these came with the Predator and they do a bang up job keeping things chilly on my client's maxxed out(Folding) i7-4790k. thumb.gif

Which Coolgate is that? The G2? mellowsmiley.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

I use 4 "Noiseblocker NB-eLoop B12-2 " and my top radiator Coolgate 240 (I don`t know FPI), only for top radiator fans work in pull. I will try change to push
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Gents,

Is it possible to convert an EK Supremacy MX to one that has a plexi top like the nickel/plexi EK Supremacy EVO?

Or do I have to just buy the Supremacy EVO.
Yup thumb.gif I've been using an evo top on an MX base for about 6 months now. I bought the top and an extra o-ring, but you really only need the plexi top.

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My temps are amazing as well if I open my window in January and let in some of that fresh New England winter air.


I agree on that one biggrin.gif #braceyourself #winteriscoming #swedishvikings
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