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post #11 of 19
Or carefully twist it back and forth and pull it off of a barb. Just make sure that you have a clamp or zip-tie on that barb when you put it back together.
post #12 of 19
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Rig is back together. Looks like temps are weird. It jumps from 42 to 46 for a sec and back to 42-40...Could it be algae in the cpu block or maybe I just never noticed this jump?

edit: there is def something wrong. It jumps from 42 to 48 and around that every seconds... :/

edit2: It's actually just spiking on the cpu temp. The cores are steady
Edited by Blostorm - 3/5/11 at 9:40pm
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post #13 of 19
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Rig is back together. Looks like temps are weird. It jumps from 42 to 46 for a sec and back to 42-40...Could it be algae in the cpu block or maybe I just never noticed this jump?

edit: there is def something wrong. It jumps from 42 to 48 and around that every seconds... :/

edit2: It's actually just spiking on the cpu temp. The cores are steady
No its software it will never be accurate but it will give you a good estimate which depending on the coding will cause jumps like that. I get jumps from 60-65 on mine so i just assume its in the 62.5 area.
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post #14 of 19
its the generic tubing.. get some tygon or primoflex
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its the generic tubing.. get some tygon or primoflex
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post #16 of 19
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I'll keep those bad tubes until I flush and redo my loop.

As long as I can't break my block/rad and won't affect temps that much, I'm fine. It's in a HAF 932 and there is no lights inside (remove led fan) so people can't see that weird color.
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post #17 of 19
My friend with the rasa kit had the same thing happen to his tubing. The water was clear as ever and he also used biocide. It's just crappy tubing. Don't worry about it.
 
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post #18 of 19
my primochill is doing this exact same thing, just not nearly as bad. Fluid and res is crystal clear, but the tubing is starting to show a yellowish hue. pt nuke and kill coil.
    
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post #19 of 19
I personally use the 3/8 vinyl tubing that they sell in home depot with a 25% ethylene glycol/75% distilled water mix. After 6 months(when I tear down to clean everyone), it's just barely starting to get cloudy, and that's only noticed when you let the inside dry out. When full, it still looks like new.
I know, they make better stuff than that, but when you're on a rather tight budget, you make do with what you can afford.
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