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Yep read that, will check it when I take my block of, I think I used the right ones on the right places, I hope so tongue.gif
If not I'll have to order new stuff.

Could that affect the temperature that much arrowheadsmiley.png

Good, good luck.
Sparkles yes it could.
Because the thermal pads could push the block away from the die. Causing it not to be touching properly.

I couldn't wait for the replacement PSU.
So I took the fan out if my girlfriends rigs psu and put it in mine wink.gif. Works perfectly now. Silent. Now just have to wait for some screws and my new gpu coming tomorrow.


Butsy, what screws did you use to mount the radiator and fan through the rear 120? I can't find any that's long enough.
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post #15712 of 18196
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Yep read that, will check it when I take my block of, I think I used the right ones on the right places, I hope so tongue.gif
If not I'll have to order new stuff.

Could that affect the temperature that much arrowheadsmiley.png

When you take the block off the card, you should be able to easily see if the thermal paste is making good contact with the GPU. The only reason I could see that you're getting temps in the throttling range is contact.

A while back, when I was on air, my CPU heat sink was not seated properly and I was getting 100ºC CPU temps and that was entirely due to poor contact. You are using the EK blocks if I remember so I don't think they have any kind of plastic that you need to remove before mounting (If they do, you'd obviously need to remove it, but I am quite sure you would have done that).

Something to note: When I was using the thermal pads, I had to make sure that I wasn't creating more gap that needed. What I mean is, if the pad is a little too large and its causing pressure between, lets say one of your capacitors (as they stand up) and the water block, then you are going to have trouble getting the screws tight enough to create the proper contact. So try to see if the block is sitting flush.

I would definitely check your TIM first though. If you take the block off and the distribution pattern doesn't look right, then that's where I would start.

If your block IS seated correctly, then the only other thing I can possibly think of is that your loop is either not flowing correctly, or not flowing at all (unlikely given your description of the problem). If the fluid wasn't flowing and just sitting on top of the block, it would still take a little bit of time to heat up to the point where you are getting throttling though, so this seems unlikely. I have that same parallel EK block, and everything I can see from your description and pictures says you have the flow set up right.
post #15713 of 18196
Okay this might be the problem! my9eranu.jpg

Next problem, I can't get the backplate fom the second gpu, the screw has no more markings aaazggghhh
post #15714 of 18196
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Okay this might be the problem! my9eranu.jpg

Next problem, I can't get the backplate fom the second gpu, the screw has no more markings aaazggghhh

The backplates not a major problem. It should've all right with one less screw. Are you sure there's thermal pads on ALL the required places?
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Got it off, cleaned it up, I added more pasterezetyta.jpg
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Got it off, cleaned it up, I added more pasterezetyta.jpg

Maybe the paste is causing the issue? I haven't added paste on mine
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Okay this might be the problem! my9eranu.jpg

Next problem, I can't get the backplate fom the second gpu, the screw has no more markings aaazggghhh

That looks like it. GPU was wasn't getting enough contact. Should be just fine when you re-seat. Just look for the gaps.

Did you mean you stripped the screw head and you can't unscrew it anymore? If thats the case, hardware stores have stripped screw removers/extractors that you can buy. Not sure what you're looking at for cost.
post #15718 of 18196
Hmm. I'm starting to worry now.
The ocz uses a 1200 rpm fan.

"Apparently" my XFX uses a 2400rpm fan is that gonna cause issues?
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post #15719 of 18196
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Hmm. I'm starting to worry now.
The ocz uses a 1200 rpm fan.

"Apparently" my XFX uses a 2400rpm fan is that gonna cause issues?

Unlikely. Just means your PSU won't be as cool as it was with the higher speed fan, but I very much doubt the increase is going to be so dramatic as to cause some type of failure.
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Unlikely. Just means your PSU won't be as cool as it was with the higher speed fan, but I very much doubt the increase is going to be so dramatic as to cause some type of failure.

Sweet thanks Ice. As long as it's not gonna blow I'm cool with it.

Edit: sparkles keep us updated I want to know how it goes.
Edited by Recr3ational - 3/13/14 at 1:55pm
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