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post #11 of 17
Well, that's what you get for using A) A Thermaltake CPU Block and B) 1/4" Tubing.

Anyway, good luck with that Silverprop block. It seems of quality construction.
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post #12 of 17
Snap! That makes my 70c spike when my pump stoped sound like nothing!
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Well, that's what you get for using A) A Thermaltake CPU Block and B) 1/4" Tubing.

Anyway, good luck with that Silverprop block. It seems of quality construction.
fair call, that is what you get for using cheap gear!!! not any more and am hoping for better temps and maybe even a higher oc, stable past ncsa would be a fair goal, i think the competition is on, looks like he might have to put the venice back in if i get there.....lol
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post #14 of 17
Yeah, good luck. 1/4" tubing really doesn't work well with high-heat applications, never mind acrylic tops! Good luck with that new block, seriously.
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Yeah, good luck. 1/4" tubing really doesn't work well with high-heat applications, never mind acrylic tops! Good luck with that new block, seriously.
is it acrylic or glass, im thinking its glass but cant quite tell, its very hard and sounds like glass when tapping it, surely it couldnt have gotten hot enough to melt glass, it must be acrylic.? sorry edit....its plastic, i just took a knife to it and could cut it easy.....cheers
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post #16 of 17
Yup, normally they won't use glass due to the fact that if it overtightens, it'll splinter and put shards all over the place. Usually Acrylic or Plexiglass.
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ok this is an update for the melting of my waterblock, it seems that the relay i was using is faulty and is sticking and has turned itself off late and has kept the pelt running for some time after the computer has been shutdown, ending in the pelt just getting hotter and hotter till its melted the waterblock, also ive just found the neoprene on the underside of the mobo is also melted! to my amazement im using this rig now to write this and seems to be no damage at all! just put the stock hsf on and it booted straight back to 2800 no worries- got hot but and had to re-do settings to suit this cooler, these cpu's must be pretty hefty to be able to take a heating like that, obviously when they arent turned on you can almost do anything to it!!! my lesson learned is to make sure all of my bits and pieces used are working correctly before attempting another suicide run and then trying to get it stable- oh yeah my new waterblock has left and will be here in 2 days, best I be getting sorted to beat ncsa and his winning overclock! look out ncsa im a gettin close!!!
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