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ATI 5970 Koolance Water Block Problem Help

post #1 of 17
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Ok Clockers this is the problem i am getting

i have the koolance water block for my 5970, system works great without any video drivers but when i put in the video driver before system can open a progran i get lil green dots and then system frezzes and then a messege comes up display driver stop working and then the green dots again now something is telling me the GPU CPU is overheating and the memory is overheating because the cards work fine with stock cooler.


Anyone here knows how to fix it, i think i used Antic Sliver thermal paste or should i suppose to use the one koolance send with the card.
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I would try this.

Boot into windows safe mode or without ati driver installed and run GPUZ to check temps.

Did you put the artic silver on gpu's only?
post #3 of 17
One assumes that you have the correct heat pads on all the...dunno what they are called. But lets say "lumps" on the water block? And if you do, are they thick enough to get the correct amount of contact?

maybe post some picks?
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post #4 of 17
You really shouldn't use Artic Silver on GPUs, not even on the core. Artic Silver is conductive, meaning that it could short something out since the 5970 doesn't have an IHS.

Did you follow the installation instructions exactly that koolance gave you?
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post #5 of 17
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Forsaken1

Did try booting windows in safe mode still did not get the program the temps on the cards is 44C now i was expecting less since its water cooled.

Man O' War

i did put all the thermal pads where they wanted it go i will have to review maybe post some pics later.

oliverw92

The only thing i did not follow was to use the koolance thermal paste since when i had my 5870 i used the antic sliver with no problems.

Nothing wrong with the cards thank god io got them sold, i just bought 2 Asus 5970 when i get them i will try again.'

Thanks so far and keep the post coming.
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post #6 of 17
Right, well all that can be wrong is the overheat considering you said it worked on air.

So when you take the block off, make sure that you take the picture quite fast so that we can see where the dents are on the thermal pads.
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Man O' WarLater i will have it up
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post #8 of 17
Appears its a 2d issue.

If you can install cat 10.5

In ccc overdrive.Unlock and check enable overdrive.

This will raise clocks/volts for 2d.

44 is a little warm.Whats the ambient?
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some of the pads came out but all of them was on it the only thing is that the antic sliver spread on the gpu cpu and some went on the transitors arround the gpu cpu.

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post #10 of 17
some of the pads came out but all of them was on it the only thing is that the antic sliver spread on the gpu cpu and some went on the transitors arround the gpu cpu

Well you mite of killed it... as5 is BAD, it is a conductor, get some ocz frezze or mx-2 , But you mite of killed the gpu with the as5.
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