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I'm running a dual 180mm rad at the moment (Magicool Copper Dual 180mm) with 2x Silverstone AP-181 fans at ~800-900RPM on push which I guess is the reason why I am hitting max core temp of 73ºC with Folding@Home, also the pump is running at low speed too.
Would adding a 120mm rad with 2x AP-15 fans help decrease a few degrees considering I'm already running a 360 rad?

All bits help a little bit, the extra rad will also make it so that you need a bigger volume of water, more water in the loop brings temperature's down a little bit to.

Just dont expect a huge drop in temps.


Also after you have a flow of about 0.9~1.1 GLPM increasing the flow more almost does nothing to the temperature.

Check this for some usefull info:
http://martinsliquidlab.org/pump-and-radiator-optimizer-spreadsheet/
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Sorted some more pics smile.gif

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Increasing pump speed did seem to help ~1ºC or so.

How much of an improvement should I expect if I add a pull fan on the top of the rad? I do not have a spare 180mm fan so I would probably just add a Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm somehow. tongue.gif
    
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Increasing pump speed did seem to help ~1ºC or so.

How much of an improvement should I expect if I add a pull fan on the top of the rad? I do not have a spare 180mm fan so I would probably just add a Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm somehow. tongue.gif

feel your blocks, and around the chips. are the backs of the mobo/gpu's very hot? is the metal on the blocks warm? is the tubing warm?
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feel your blocks, and around the chips. are the backs of the mobo/gpu's very hot? is the metal on the blocks warm? is the tubing warm?

The tubing is definitely not warm.

I do have a Scythe Kaze Master Ace with some temperature sensors, are those water proof? I could put one into the reservoir. lachen.gif

I'm only running a CPU loop, not the GPU's, and the air coming through the rad is not hot either.
    
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that would be cool tongue.gif

have you tried reseating your blocks?
and how hot are the areas around the cpu/gpu (whichever you are cooling)
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that would be cool tongue.gif
have you tried reseating your blocks?
and how hot are the areas around the cpu/gpu (whichever you are cooling)

What's the most recommended way of applying thermal paste? I used Arctic Cooling MX-3 and used the rice grain size drop in the middle. tongue.gif

I have no idea how hot the CPU block or the water is because I have no temperature sensors, but the tubing is definitely not hot.

Either ways it's a thin tubing (10/8mm) and I ordered some 19/13mm tubing with new fittings hopefully that should help, even 1ºC would be cool. smile.gif
    
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What's the most recommended way of applying thermal paste? I used Arctic Cooling MX-3 and used the rice grain size drop in the middle. tongue.gif
I have no idea how hot the CPU block or the water is because I have no temperature sensors, but the tubing is definitely not hot.
Either ways it's a thin tubing (10/8mm) and I ordered some 19/13mm tubing with new fittings hopefully that should help, even 1ºC would be cool. smile.gif

Rice grain size or pea dot in the middle are the ways to go.

I always just use a pea dot size in the middle.

Pea or rice grain isnt alot of difference lol

Edit:
19/13mm fittings dont always fit.
Like curtain pump tops and cpu blocks cant deal with there size.
Be very sure it can fit on your cpu block.

On my cpu block 19/13 would fit but it wouldnt on my pump top.
On the pump top i have 16/13 and they allready touch eachother and was a pain to install.
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Rice grain size or pea dot in the middle are the ways to go.
I always just use a pea dot size in the middle.
Pea or rice grain isnt alot of difference lol

Thanks.

Would one of the temperature sensor readings from the Scythe Kaze Master work for the reservoir, or do I need to buy a special temperature reader for that? tongue.gif
    
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put it in a plastic bag and dip it, also just put your hand by the blocks and if there is a ton of ambient heat, you might have a problem at the block. (paste, mounting)

It may not be the best, but coating the cpu in a thin layer of tim always, and i mean always works well for me.
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[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
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Ryzen & Vega
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Wanted: [Wanted] LGA1155 ITX Motherboard
$75 (USD) or best offer
The Spectre
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[AMD] Ryzen R7 1700 w/EK Supremacy Evo AMD [MSI] X370 XPower Gaming Titanium [AMD] Vega Flagship GPU [G.Skill] Trident Z RGB 2x8GB @3000MHz 
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500GB M.2 SSD [WD] 2TB Black HDD [NZXT] AER RGB 120 (x7) [NZXT] AER RGB 140 (x1) 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
[Barrow] D5 Heatsink/Reservoir/Heatsink [Barrow] White 1/2"x3/4" Compression Fittings [Primochill] Advance LRT Clear 1/2"x3/4" Tubing [Alphacool] NexXxos XT45 360mm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
[Alphacool] NexXxos Monsta 240mm [Microsoft] Windows 10 Pro x64 [ASUS] MG279 Freesync 1440p IPS [Razer] BlackWidow X Tournament Edition w/Vorte... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
[Corsair] RM850i w/custom cables [Phanteks] Enthoo Evolv ATX Tempered Glass [Razer] Deathadder Elite [Corsair] MM300 Extended 
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(See audio in signature) [Ikea] Tornliden Desk 
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