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I was planning out my new WC loop, and measuring for some case mods, and decided to try something with my H70's CPU block/pump mount.

I ditched the plastic back plate, mounting screws and spacers for the H70, and installed the backplate and hardware that came with my EK Supreme HF.

H70mod.jpg

It dropped my idle temp by 2ºC, lol.
It holds the H70 block much tighter against the CPU than the stock hardware could ever hope to.

I'll be converting my system to custom water cooling this week. I need to do some case mods, etc..
I started a work log for it here.
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/959299-my-first-real-water-cooling-build.html
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Load temp differences are what matters- any changes there?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruckol1;12648337 
Load temp differences are what matters- any changes there?

this..

and.. you are welcome here
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooling/791914-h50-70-mod-club.html#post10219258
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruckol1;12648337 
Load temp differences are what matters- any changes there?

I know, haven't had time to test it yet, I'm using the computer for something right now. wink.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Caleal;12648593 
I know, haven't had time to test it yet, I'm using the computer for something right now. wink.gif

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post #6 of 8
Its the old pressure mod. Did it with mine.
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post #7 of 8
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Well, it is doing slightly better under load, but it is hard to tell since I don't exactly have tightly controlled conditions going here. wink.gif

One other factor is that the Arctic Silver 5 TIM I used on the previous mount has had a solid 3 weeks of curing time, and the new mount has only been a few hours.

I'd already made "improvements" to the stock mount by putting spacers under the stock back plate and shaved the plastic standoffs on the stock block/pump mount to increase the mounting pressure over stock, which did help.
My block and CPU are also lapped.

With a 23ºC intake air temperature, idle CPU core temp is running 35 to 36ºC, and maxes out at 71ºC during 10 passes of LinX on maximum with 8 threads.
i7-950 @4Ghz, 23x175, 1.25v cpu core, 1.3v qpi, dram buss at 1.6v, ram running 1750Mhz
Edited by Caleal - 3/7/11 at 7:23pm
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AquagraFX470 EK FC-88 Koolance RP402x2 MCP35x pumps 
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post #8 of 8
I did that with mine temporarily because i needed my PC up and running and was too lazy to take the ek mounting off.
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