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Going on 2 weeks since I mailed out my RAM. The sent me an email saying they got them but thats it. Hoping to get the new RAM as I'm itching to play BC2 with the beast.

On a second note, just confirmed my MSI Twin Frozr II GTX570s can use a full water block. Looks like my cooling will go under the knife sometime in the near future!!
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post #42 of 53
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Recieved notification from Corsair that my memory is shipped and will be here on Tuesday!! Cant wait.
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post #43 of 53
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UPS just dropped off my package! Time to check it all out. Will report findings from other pc!
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post #44 of 53
nice hardware but man what a mess lol, clean up your cables!
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Well everything works out great. Had a weird timing issue at first. On auto settings timings were 9 9 8 9 24 2t. Manually set them to 9 9 9 24 2t and set it to 1600 from the boards standard 1333. All was good after that!
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post #46 of 53
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Ordered up the first water block for my graphics cards yesterday. Went with this one. In another week or two I will order another. I have a 360 rad that leaks but I am going to try and fix it. If I can stop the leak then I will totally redo my water set up. For now I am just adding this GPU water block into my current loop which only consists of my 2600k and a 360 rad.
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This is good to see i have about the same setup. Still working on installing windows.. When i have my Intel 510 SSD plugged into the hot swap it is having trouble installing windows 7. Kinda of a pain and conern as to why. But after i get the computer stable i will be upgrading to water cooling.

Can't wait to see more pictures.
post #48 of 53
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Water block was delivered earlier today. I must say, WOW, these things are heavy! It is a thing of beauty also. Might get around to installing it tomorrow but for sure by the weekend! Will take a few pics also.
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post #49 of 53
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Well I started out by taking my top 570 out.
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Then I disassembled the card in preparation for the water block.
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Put the fittings on the GPU block.
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Put the new thermal compound on. Yes I have tim on the gpu also, just not pictured.
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Then I installed the block on the card.
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And last but not least Installed it back into the system and took the next umpteen hours bleeding the air out of my water loop.
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Final results, my gpu temp has lowered by 40* C playing Eve online. I use to see 84* C in game now I am having a hard time getting it hotter then 43* C! I am very happy with my results! Finished 3D Mark Vantage with a temp of 41* C! Hoping that in the next two weeks I will have enough saved up for a second water block for my second 570!
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monstrous 3 way, respect

bf3 will be your ***** in october...
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