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I do also have led lights in mine smile.gif

My original XSPC 5mm leds died. Replaced them with 3mm white leds, 12V and 230 ohm resistor /per led, my led diodes keep dying... They work for a bit, then start binking/flashing and then dies.

This is only one side though, got the same on the other side*




And yes, the build ins't done because my Asrock X99 Itx motherboard died by itself lol and Asrock service is the slowest one I ever met tongue.gif

Nothing compares to Asus service. It's a good thing their products are usually of good quality, because their service is grotesque.

Never had a problem with their service. Maybe I'm just the oddball in the crowd, but I've RMA'ed drives and Motherboards through them without issue. Even when a DVD RW+ crapped out on me due to my own stupid stupid mistake, they simply had me ship it in and a week later I had a brand new unit to install for a client and haven't had to replace it. I've seen that client for other issues of his own making but I rely on ASUS quality probably more than most. My family has ASUS everything for the most part. Only reason my Brother has XFX GPUs, is cause my 5770 with LT warranty turned him into a fan. Can't wait for that card to finally fail. biggrin.gif lulz

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get like a 5-10c delta in water temps. It's very strange and obvious flow is most likely a matter, that I'm getting a 15c delta

I/'m still not convinced that flow is your issue.

The fact that your delta is relatively high for your setup indicates that the water itself is absorbing heat from your components. Its just that you are not cooling the water enough.

So as B NEGATIVE has suggested, go over your airflow paths etc.

Have you got a good pic of the lower section config of your SMA8 - Would be interesting to see how you have set up the rads & fans - ie are they facing and possible working against each other etc?
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I/'m still not convinced that flow is your issue.

The fact that your delta is relatively high for your setup indicates that the water itself is absorbing heat from your components. Its just that you are not cooling the water enough.

So as B NEGATIVE has suggested, go over your airflow paths etc.

Have you got a good pic of the lower section config of your SMA8 - Would be interesting to see how you have set up the rads & fans - ie are they facing and possible working against each other etc?
I have my 560 on the main side, and 360 on the PSU side. Both are intake, so they are bringing air into the bottom chamber. From what I've been told (by some experts as well), that this isn't a problem.
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New hardware ready to go in to my Lian Li shortly. Decided to go w/ the Supreme HF. Spent the afternoon polishing it to the best of my ability.



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I have my 560 on the main side, and 360 on the PSU side. Both are intake, so they are bringing air into the bottom chamber. From what I've been told (by some experts as well), that this isn't a problem.

Hmmmm

If you have air being drawn in from both sides through both rads, where is the air going to go once it enters the chamber?

You have in effect 7x 140 fans bringing air into the chamber but I don't see too many clear paths for the hot air to exit???

Also the fans and rads are working against each other as they are effectively trying to push air against themselves...!
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New hardware ready to go in to my Lian Li shortly. Decided to go w/ the Supreme HF. Spent the afternoon polishing it to the best of my ability.
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And it certainly is polished to the best of your ability, looks like it's made out of crystal!thumb.gif
    
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I'm just finishing up a project for a client/friend. This machine is for her writing and graphic design/animation work as well as some light to moderate gaming. She wanted it pretty and I think it turned out really well. We were trying to keep costs reasonable for a fully water cooled machine and she was fine with used parts so I picked up most of these components used or open box on eBay as well as using a few things I had laying around. I'm about 20 hours in to overclock verification running AIDA64 right now. I'll probably fold with this machine until I get her last payment biggrin.gif

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Hmmmm

If you have air being drawn in from both sides through both rads, where is the air going to go once it enters the chamber?

You have in effect 7x 140 fans bringing air into the chamber but I don't see too many clear paths for the hot air to exit???

Also the fans and rads are working against each other as they are effectively trying to push air against themselves...!
Oh well. It is what it is. I told myself I wasn't going to put anymore money into this build, but since I've been getting high temps, I just had to get the flow meter. The flow meter is in now, but I need to bend some more tubing for my CPU. Later this week or next, I'll finish it and call it a "year or two" lol.

However, temps should be better. I applied some kyronaut to my GPU's, so that should lower those temps to. But I've decided to use all three pumps in a single loop. That way I can also leave them to be quiet. When I had dual loops, I pretty much had to leave my GPU loop pump at max speed, and that got pretty loud. And maybe later I will replace the SP120's on my front radiator.

    
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Got my LED strips, gonna do a photo shoot with the white and red inside my case, photos are coming biggrin.gif
    
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Anybody know what size allen key i need for the screws on bitspower res/pump base?

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Speaking of frustrated and disappointed...

Bought a pair of Swiftec 355 pumps and each has a pair of Bitspower accessories: a top block and a heatsink. Each accessory comes with an allen wrench. But do these allen wrenches actually fit the 355 pumps? Noooo. They have a different measurement. In order to actually disassemble the pump to use these accessories, I have to GO TO THE F^#%ing STORE TO BUY ANOTHER ALLEN WRENCH.



I feel better now. Carry on.

EDIT

Anyone with this problem should check their automotive toolkit for a torx-20 wrench, such as used for headlight removal. Torx-20 fits the Swiftech MCP355 pump!



I feel sooo much better now.

Hmm i dont have a torx-20. What size allen tho?
Edited by gree - 2/12/16 at 7:28pm
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