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Originally Posted by charliehorse55;12048104 
Those photos you took really helped and took a lot of the guesswork out of our diagnosis. Your problem is definitely a bad mount, your water-air delta is only 8C which is decent.
Great! Thanks.
But now... how is a correct seat?
I did it 2 times already and results are what you see...
Don't know how else I can do it frown.gifconfused.gifconfused.gif

My cpu block doesn't have a backplate, so it's just tightening the screws...
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getting the paste on perfect is the key and what paste are you using ? Also how are your fans setup in your case looks like your rear fan is intake and front fan are the rads intake or exhaust ?
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Personally, I like to stay away from the "cpu"temp and stay with the core temp. AMDs and Thubans in general has a messed up cpu reading from bad sensors. My 1090t is actually off about 12c, and under load with gpu and cpu, I read about 48c on core, which seems more correct than the 60c cpu temp that hardware monitor shows me as having. Maybe its just me, but I think its a possibility his motherboard waterblock is adding a bit more temperature into the loop than we're thinking
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Personally, I like to stay away from the "cpu"temp and stay with the core temp. AMDs and Thubans in general has a messed up cpu reading from bad sensors. My 1090t is actually off about 12c, and under load with gpu and cpu, I read about 48c on core, which seems more correct than the 60c cpu temp that hardware monitor shows me as having. Maybe its just me, but I think its a possibility his motherboard waterblock is adding a bit more temperature into the loop than we're thinking

You have it flipped, its the core temps that are bad on the Thubans, the CPU temps are accurate. Also AMD bases their max safe temps for these chips off of CPU temp wich is 62 or 63c i forgot wich one it was. If you base your temps off of core you will inevitably fry your chip.
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lol its funny sorta amds their cpu temp is higher and on intels the cpu temp is lower vs the cores.
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Having a 37C water temperature definitely isn't helping his situation, but compared to the 32-34C most people run it really isn't that bad. His temperatures for load should be just under 50C.
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If you don't have the back plate (sold separately), chances are you don't have an even and solid mount.
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I use arctic silver 5.
And yes, the rear fan is set as intake, to pull fresh air from the outside to be directly sucked by the three top radiator fans, which are set as pull.
The big front fan is also set as intake, and the two bottom radiator fans are pulling air to the bottom, pulling cold air from the front intake.
And there's also the side fan, which is also as intake.
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Having a 37C water temperature definitely isn't helping his situation, but compared to the 32-34C most people run it really isn't that bad. His temperatures for load should be just under 50C.
How can I lower the water temp? I guess the fans are to do that, but I was told that RX360 like low rpm fans, and the XL2 were recommended here.
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I use arctic silver 5.
And yes, the rear fan is set as intake, to pull fresh air from the outside to be directly sucked by the three top radiator fans, which are set as pull.
The big front fan is also set as intake, and the two bottom radiator fans are pulling air to the bottom, pulling cold air from the front intake.
And there's also the side fan, which is also as intake.


How can I lower the water temp? I guess the fans are to do that, but I was told that RX360 like low rpm fans, and the XL2 were recommended here.

Lower your ambient? Adding another 360 radiator would lower your temperatures by 3-4C, but so would turning up the AC. Maybe if you place your radiator directly in front of an AC unit? Your water-air delta is actually pretty good, it's just that 30C air temperature is an epic way to kill temperatures.
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Lower your ambient? Adding another 360 radiator would lower your temperatures by 3-4C, but so would turning up the AC. Maybe if you place your radiator directly in front of an AC unit? Your water-air delta is actually pretty good, it's just that 30C air temperature is an epic way to kill temperatures.

Yes I know. I did it on purpose, I took all the measures with the AC off, so you'll see the worst scenario, with those high ambient temp.
With the AC on now I'm on 27C in my room.

Adding another radiator won't be possible. Besides, I think a 360 and a 240 are enough.

I'm planning to add a gtx580 to the loop, would it be enough rad for the 3 things? cpu-mobo-vga
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