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I have a EK Supreme HF block and it uses a jet plate
what is the jet plate for? and do I have to have it?
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is it a backplate?
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is it a backplate?
no not at all
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It's the plate the water flows over in the block. Different jet plates create different flow patterns that can reduce tempatures on the CPU. Use whichever gives you the best temps (usually the one installed by EK from the factory, #2 I believe).
post #5 of 16
If you are talking about the little plate that you put inside the EK CPU blocks, I think I read somewhere that it changes the flow rate through the block. They come with a few plates and you can pick which one works best for your setup. But I could be wrong.
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It's the plate the water flows over in the block. Different jet plates create different flow patterns that can reduce tempatures on the CPU. Use whichever gives you the best temps (usually the one installed by EK from the factory).
would I have better temp with out it
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post #7 of 16
The jet plate causes the water to flow differently in the block. Different ones can cause temperatures to go up or down... Just have to find the right one...
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post #8 of 16
the jet plate determines how the water is injected into the block and through the fins. Plate 1 is widely believed as the best, the one already installed in the newer revision supreme hf. no matter which number, the one already installed is the best. Temps will be much worse without it
 
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheSchlaf View Post
It's the plate the water flows over in the block. Different jet plates create different flow patterns that can reduce tempatures on the CPU. Use whichever gives you the best temps (usually the one installed by EK from the factory, #2 I believe).
Ha, beat me to it, lol.
post #10 of 16
Jet plate 1 is the best. (I think)

Probably because it is the most restrictive. If you cut into the blank plate make sure its more restrictive than plate 1.
    
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