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Originally Posted by Fultonloyn View Post

So quick question..running an i7 920 at 4.01 ghz at 1.218v..
idle temps around 47c..it is pretty cool in my room..im not sure that my room is the problem..doesnt this seem a little warm?

speedstep disabled?
post #29102 of 106458
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speedstep disabled?

yes, as far as i know...and i am only running 4 cores..no HT
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post #29103 of 106458
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yes, as far as i know...and i am only running 4 cores..no HT

hmmm...seems a tad bit high. speedsteps helps lower your idle temps when it kicks in. You are running a rasa and a rs360 just for the cpu? Or you have your gpu on there too? Try turning on speedstep. I left HT on on my old 950.
post #29104 of 106458
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Originally Posted by Fultonloyn View Post

So quick question..running an i7 920 at 4.01 ghz at 1.218v..
idle temps around 47c..it is pretty cool in my room..im not sure that my room is the problem..doesnt this seem a little warm?

Seems pretty warm to me ? I have an i7 920 @ 4.2 on 1.4V (HT on) and my idle temps are 27-30*C with an ambient room temp of 21.5*C.... i only hit ~55-57*C under max load and ambients of 25*C
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post #29105 of 106458
Thought I would share what I have found whilst pulling my loop apart.

These are BitsPower Silver compression fittings.

After say 3-4months running nothing but distilled water and pure silver.








That brown color looking stuff seems to be more copper then brass which they are meant to be. Plus it does not wipe off.

There is also signs of green corrosion on the outer rim of them.

Should I be worried? I have pulled my loop apart due to major upgrades. Should I flush my CPU block? or pull it completely apart?
post #29106 of 106458
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Originally Posted by ginger_nuts View Post

Thought I would share what I have found whilst pulling my loop apart.
These are BitsPower Silver compression fittings.
After say 3-4months running nothing but distilled water and pure silver.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

That brown color looking stuff seems to be more copper then brass which they are meant to be. Plus it does not wipe off.
There is also signs of green corrosion on the outer rim of them.
Should I be worried? I have pulled my loop apart due to major upgrades. Should I flush my CPU block? or pull it completely apart?

It sucks but there's no harm. That could be bare copper (brass, ???) and the green is patina from the copper. It really shouldn't have an affect on your temps but this is not the first time I've seen BP fitting nickel go bad. Any other fittings with the same symptoms? If not, could be just a bad one.
post #29107 of 106458
All four BP fittings like it mad.gif

The two XSPC Black Chrome barbs at the res. perfectly fine smile.gif

Cool to know I shouldn't be afraid, but I also just spilled a bit of water on my MB doh.gif


Looks like I maybe delayed a bit longer, I guess it is lucky I am on leave.
post #29108 of 106458
My BP fittings have all done that as well. Stinks to spend that much money on them and still have to deal with issues like that.

A bit off topic:

I've only posted in this thread a few times, mostly to ask questions, but I read it whenever there are new posts.

I just wanted to give a quick thank you to everyone who posts pictures and helps people out here. thumb.gif

You all give me a ton of great ideas for my future builds/rebuilds and I have learned just about everything I know about watercooling from this thread.
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post #29109 of 106458
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Originally Posted by Fonne View Post

Thanks thumb.gif ... Really nice to get some positive feedback on that first watercooling part that I made myself - Would just love to make more cooling / modding stuff to the community in the future ...

I saw that block - looks great! I would love to have the equipment to do that in my shop!
Well, anyway, if you ever need someone to do some "field testing" for your custom WC components - I always have something that could use a block! biggrin.gif

Just sayin.....
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post #29110 of 106458
Disappointing from BP. Not going to cause any performance issues but still looks bad especially for a company that is so well regarded. I'll be pulling my loop apart soon to do a little tinkering so I will find out what shape all of mine are in....
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