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This year i did my first water loop and it was only based on what i read online. From what i read is that the more RAD the cooler the components but its not working for me. No matter how cool the water is CPU always is 60+ temps. I have point temp sensor and was checking RAD temp and its ~ 25C with ~ 23C ambient around the computer. After the water has gone via the CPU block its ~ 27.5C. This to me looks like a Small increase and from what i can tell better RAD or fan will do me no good. What am i lacking.
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post #2 of 24
Reapply your CPU block, your temps should be in the 40s or really low 50s

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post #3 of 24
Sounds to me like a problem in the block...

Reseat?
Clean?

Maybe try an HK 3.0 or Rasa?
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Originally Posted by Shozzking;12532168 
Reapply your CPU block, your temps should be in the 40s or really low 50s

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^^^You could do that.^^^


What block are you using..??


Your temps should be way lower than that...
post #5 of 24
Reseat CPU Block and see how much TIM you actually used. If this is a CPU only loop without anyother restrictions your temp doesn't make sence. What is your cooling equipment or kit?
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post #6 of 24
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CPU is @ 4410 (210x21) 1.325v under load and TEMP under Prime 95 are 77,75,74,72.
Loop is in the SIG

Edit: I have applied the TIM more then once since i change the loop many time but always temps are 70C+ no matter what.

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Edited by ZealotKi11er - 2/26/11 at 8:55am
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post #7 of 24
Try to put you TIM on in an "X" then "+" sort of like this:*
post #8 of 24
From my understanding having more radiators doesn't mean great improvement in temperature and my reason is: radiator is design to dissipate heat, but the problem is the surface area on the cpu block which is much smaller than gpu block. Even thought gpu produce more heat, but with a gpu block the temperature is always lower than the cpu due to much larger surface area on the gpu block compare to a cpu block. Secondly, if the radiator heat capacity isn't reaching to close to their design limit adding second radiator is a minimal help since the first radiator dissipate most of the heat before transferring to the next rad. To see much better improvement is when your first radiator can't cope with the heat capacity and the second radiator therefore, lower the temperature more. Again is my theory need to do some experimenting to proof this.
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post #9 of 24
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I am going to try to reapply TIM but i dont thing that would make much difference considering last time i did it it was a thin flat using a credit card which i spend a good 10 min doing.

EDIT: What i noticed is that it jumps to 70C in 2 second once i put it under load and after some game session some of the core hit high 60s.

Here is a picture of my loop. I could have done something wrong. Pump is on the bay.

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Edited by ZealotKi11er - 2/26/11 at 9:08am
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post #10 of 24
You should let the block spread the TIM.
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