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post #2251 of 6068

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Originally Posted by MGF Derp View Post

You make a good point which I forgot. I ran my mod with Ethelyne Glycol. Whic is what the Antec and Corsairs come with from the factory. You can used distilled + 10ppm Ethelyne Glycol or Distilled + a biocide or Distilled+ antifreeze. This will help prevent galvanic corrosion. Nice save Rickles

My 2 cents... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antifreeze#Ethylene_glycol The Wiki on Automotive non-toxic free Antifreeze is still Ethelyne Glycol, so don't go buy expensive crap, just go to the pit-**** of your radiator of your car and drain a 20oz bottle of antifreeze out of it and your goodthumb.gif The Green antifreeze lasts longer, the Orange is only rated for 100K mi on a car, so open the cap (with car cold) and check which one you have. The disipation of antifreeze is pretty thick, like a 20oz bottle would probably disipate strong with 1qt water.

    
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The 620's do need a bit of lapping. Mine did anyways.

When I look at the TIM when i remove the pump, seems the middle of the CPU is the only point of contact.
Mine needs some lapping too IMO as the base looks like this.
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Posting this here, as my Intel liquid cooler is also made by Asetek.

I could really use some help, as I can't decide if my cooler(s) is defective or if I need to try another brand (Corsair H80, for example), or if I should just stick to air cooling with my set up.

I've been having a problem where the pump / heatsink part of my cooler makes a constant buzzing noise. The movement of the liquid through the radiator is also not silent but sounds rather like a high-speed fan air movement. It's the loudest thing in my case altogether. As soon as I unplug the cooler, my case is near-silent.

I have a thread here with a description:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1297852/defective-or-normal-intel-liquid-cooling-thermal-solution-closed-loop

Set up:
  • mini ITX motherboard oriented horizontally
  • radiator + fan oriented horizontally (tried vertically as well - no difference in sound)

Things I've tried so far without any positive results:

  • Flipping the case on its side such that the heatsink medallion part is vertical
  • Changing the orientation of the radiator (horizontal to vertical)
  • Plugging the power cord from the cooler directly to a PSU molex connector (through a Noctua low-noise adapter)
  • Touching the case in various spots to see if the buzzing is caused by vibration (as the cooler bracket could be resonating against the power supply cage the motherboard sits on)


Things that seem to help a little (but in no way solve the buzzing part):

Plugging the radiator fan directly to the heatsink seems to cause additional noise issues. I now am using a Noctua PWM fan splitter, plugging one end to the heatsink/radiator and the other to the PWM heatsink fan.

P.S.: I'm also having some actual cooling issues. Idle temps are not very low, even if I keep my i7 3770 at stock boost and change it to per core, AND undervolt a little. Idle temps are in high 30s. This is at high cooling setting.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 8/25/12 at 10:35am
   
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Posting this here, as my Intel liquid cooler is also made by Asetek.
I could really use some help, as I can't decide if my cooler(s) is defective or if I need to try another brand (Corsair H80, for example), or if I should just stick to air cooling with my set up.
I've been having a problem where the pump / heatsink part of my cooler makes a constant buzzing noise. The movement of the liquid through the radiator is also not silent but sounds rather like a high-speed fan air movement. It's the loudest thing in my case altogether. As soon as I unplug the cooler, my case is near-silent.
I have a thread here with a description:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1297852/defective-or-normal-intel-liquid-cooling-thermal-solution-closed-loop
Set up:
  • mini ITX motherboard oriented horizontally
  • radiator + fan oriented horizontally (tried vertically as well - no difference in sound)
Things I've tried so far without any positive results:
  • Flipping the case on its side such that the heatsink medallion part is vertical
  • Changing the orientation of the radiator (horizontal to vertical)
  • Plugging the power cord from the cooler directly to a PSU molex connector (through a Noctua low-noise adapter)
  • Touching the case in various spots to see if the buzzing is caused by vibration (as the cooler bracket could be resonating against the power supply cage the motherboard sits on)
Things that seem to help a little (but in no way solve the buzzing part):
Plugging the radiator fan directly to the heatsink seems to cause additional noise issues. I now am using a Noctua PWM fan splitter, plugging one end to the heatsink/radiator and the other to the PWM heatsink fan.
P.S.: I'm also having some actual cooling issues. Idle temps are not very low, even if I keep my i7 3770 at stock boost and change it to per core, AND undervolt a little. Idle temps are in high 30s. This is at high cooling setting.

It seriously sounds as though you just have a defective product. How long have you owned it? I'd return it for another one and I doubt you will experience the same problem. Hope you get it resolved soon!
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I have already replaced it. It's from Amazon, so I called them and said it was behaving oddly, so they sent me a replacement (extremely quickly). I am on no. 2 right now, still with buzzing and audible whooshing high-fan-speed-like sound. I just can't decide if I should walk to Microcenter and try to get another closed-loop cooler, or it's my set up, and I"m going to have a problem with those no matter what (kind of doubt it). I'm so frustrated, because I"ve spent a few hours tweaking positions, fans, and various splitters and low-noise adapters, but just can't seem to get it to work properly. The cooler is slow to cool off too (may be a general property of these closed-loop coolers) after a high load.
   
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I have already replaced it. It's from Amazon, so I called them and said it was behaving oddly, so they sent me a replacement (extremely quickly). I am on no. 2 right now, still with buzzing and audible whooshing high-fan-speed-like sound. I just can't decide if I should walk to Microcenter and try to get another closed-loop cooler, or it's my set up, and I"m going to have a problem with those no matter what (kind of doubt it). I'm so frustrated, because I"ve spent a few hours tweaking positions, fans, and various splitters and low-noise adapters, but just can't seem to get it to work properly. The cooler is slow to cool off too (may be a general property of these closed-loop coolers) after a high load.

I really don't think it's your setup. These things typically operate just fine no matter how they are oriented. I suppose intel/asetek bunked something up with that model. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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I have already replaced it. It's from Amazon, so I called them and said it was behaving oddly, so they sent me a replacement (extremely quickly). I am on no. 2 right now, still with buzzing and audible whooshing high-fan-speed-like sound. I just can't decide if I should walk to Microcenter and try to get another closed-loop cooler, or it's my set up, and I"m going to have a problem with those no matter what (kind of doubt it). I'm so frustrated, because I"ve spent a few hours tweaking positions, fans, and various splitters and low-noise adapters, but just can't seem to get it to work properly. The cooler is slow to cool off too (may be a general property of these closed-loop coolers) after a high load.

With my H100 I had to make passthrough cable. The pump itself ran at too high of an rpm and make kind of a grinding noise. You can see instructions in this thread...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1236923/corsair-h100-h80-h60-noise-grinding-pump-fix-official-corsair-response

This may or may not help since it's not a Corsair, but it's pretty inexpensive and worth a try.
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It's not really a rattling or grinding noise though. It's more like a high frequency high-voltage wire kind of sound + a bassy hum. I've tried going through a low-noise adapter (7V I think) - no change. I'm afraid I'll just have to scrap the idea and go for a Corsair H80 or an air cooler, but i really liked the blue Intel logo in my mini set up =/
   
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You mean there are two different TIM's on there??? There should only be a single type of TIM.
Sorry for being a true beginner tongue.gif I havn't change any cooling paste, so it one bronze colored on the 620 and one grey on the CPU (AMD FX), I ordered a Noctua NT-H1 cooling paste and going to remove the stock paste(s) on both and replace it with noctua only rolleyes.gif Can't really do worse than me haha biggrin.gif Atleast I'm learning something thumb.gif
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I did not catch that, lol...
And yeah... there can only be... ONE.
I have TWO different now tongue.gif but the cooling isn't at it's peak really rolleyes.gif I'm going to change it to Noctua NT-H1 on both proberly in next week! smile.gif
    
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It's not really a rattling or grinding noise though. It's more like a high frequency high-voltage wire kind of sound + a bassy hum. I've tried going through a low-noise adapter (7V I think) - no change. I'm afraid I'll just have to scrap the idea and go for a Corsair H80 or an air cooler, but i really liked the blue Intel logo in my mini set up =/

Hey ElevenEleven, have you tried hooking the pump directly to psu without 7V adapter?? You want the pump to run 12V and never lower than that. Also make sure any CPU fan control stuff in bios is disabled. Again you want 12V to the pump. On Gigabyte its called CPU Smart Fan not sure about ASRock.
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EK XE 480 + EK CoolStream PE 480 10x Phanteks + 2x Cougar Vortex MCP50X + MCP50X Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ViewSonic VX2250 22" LED Generic HP Corsair AX860i Lian-Li DK-Q2X 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
Logitech G700 XTRAC Ripper TC Electronic Impact Twin Corsair Commander Mini 
OtherOther
Schiit Vali Kanto Yumi (Bamboo) 
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