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I'm setting up my water cooling loop. Everything is going nicely until I get to the EK Supreme CPU.

The bracket they include on the mount does not fit my motherboard, so I swap to the different except....

I CANNOT GET THE O RING TO STAY IN. God damn _30_ minutes I've been trying to make the o-ring stay in place so I can put the top back on.

Seriously, is there a trick? I'm about to throw the block across the room.

PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF MY FINGERS!
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post #2 of 8
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Originally Posted by Intangible;12956350 
I'm setting up my water cooling loop. Everything is going nicely until I get to the EK Supreme CPU.

The bracket they include on the mount does not fit my motherboard, so I swap to the different except....

I CANNOT GET THE O RING TO STAY IN. God damn _30_ minutes I've been trying to make the o-ring stay in place so I can put the top back on.

Seriously, is there a trick? I'm about to throw the block across the room.

PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF MY FINGERS!

Hot water + slight stretching.
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post #3 of 8
I feel your pain on that one bud, I had that exact same issue when I moved to my block, if I go intel in future I think I'll just buy another block to avoid having to go through it all again!
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post #4 of 8
Those o-rings are a real pita to deal with. Hot water and stretching it a bit helps, along with putting it back together quickly before the o-ring draws back up.
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post #5 of 8
i place the o ring and the mounting bracket onto the half that contacts cpu, so o ring kind of has shape u want it to be in and it won't pop out. from there, put the top on with screws and tighten. seems to work for me
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post #6 of 8
stick it in place with a little silicon grease.
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post #7 of 8
I had the exact same problem when opening my EK cpu block.
Put it under a bit of hot water (not too hot), and it stayed it its place.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Caleal;12957494 
stick it in place with a little silicon grease.

bingo
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