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Originally Posted by RavageTheEarth View Post

Yes! I did it on my old G.Skill Ripjaws X 2133. Worked out great and they looked very sexy. Would have carried them over to my new build, but I love how the TridentZ heatspreaders look.


This is awesome, thanks.
I tried to remove the heatsinks off my ram to see how it works. Pretty sure I was about the rip off a memory chip. It's being held down strong as hell.
Did you use a heatgun or something to loosen whatever glue they've got on the chips?
post #16252 of 21001
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Originally Posted by outofmyheadyo View Post

I thought maybe theres something little and inexpensive I could buy and still use my old res, but I quess they dont sell those middlepieces without the reservoirs, what are they called pump tops ?

Afaik EK doesn't sell just a pump top that will integrate with a res, it is either that pump top/res combo I linked or you can get a stand alone pump top like this but then you would need a standalone res also.
 
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post #16253 of 21001
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This is awesome, thanks.
I tried to remove the heatsinks off my ram to see how it works. Pretty sure I was about the rip off a memory chip. It's being held down strong as hell.
Did you use a heatgun or something to loosen whatever glue they've got on the chips?

Use a heat gun to get them hot to the touch and then the spreaders comes right off
post #16254 of 21001
Has anyone else have issues with their 250 res X3 sliding on the mounts?

Not sure if I should keep tightening the clamps, or can anyone suggest something to put in the clamps to help them grip the res better?
post #16255 of 21001
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Has anyone else have issues with their 250 res X3 sliding on the mounts?

Not sure if I should keep tightening the clamps, or can anyone suggest something to put in the clamps to help them grip the res better?

You could try some rubber pads like these:

https://www.amazon.com/3M-Scotch-Rubber-75-Inch-16-Inch/dp/B001QCXXWS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1466953686&sr=8-1&keywords=3m+rubber+pads

Or get one of these awesome res mounts if your res is 60mm diameter:

https://www.singularitycomputers.com/shop/watercooling/reservoir-mounts/ethereal-single-dual-pack
post #16256 of 21001
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Originally Posted by wizardbro View Post

This is awesome, thanks.
I tried to remove the heatsinks off my ram to see how it works. Pretty sure I was about the rip off a memory chip. It's being held down strong as hell.
Did you use a heatgun or something to loosen whatever glue they've got on the chips?

Yes you absolutely NEED to use a heatgun to get the heatsinks off. Get them nice and hot and where gloves. People have pulled the memory chips off before so just be careful.
post #16257 of 21001
https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-xres-140-d5-vario-incl-pump

has 3 xG1/4 threaded ports, using one for inlet, one for outlet, and the lastone for drainport is okay ? Have to use the side with 2 ports for inlet and outlet because that`s the only way this will fit my system, just want to make sure.
post #16258 of 21001
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https://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-xres-140-d5-vario-incl-pump

has 3 xG1/4 threaded ports, using one for inlet, one for outlet, and the lastone for drainport is okay ? Have to use the side with 2 ports for inlet and outlet because that`s the only way this will fit my system, just want to make sure.

Yes you're right.

Also, to answer your question before, we don't sell our REVO XRES without the tube res. You "cheapest" solution to switch your current pump/res combo to the new REVO would be to buy this : EK-XRES 100 Revo D5 - Acetal and switch your current tube res onto this new one.
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This is awesome, thanks.
I tried to remove the heatsinks off my ram to see how it works. Pretty sure I was about the rip off a memory chip. It's being held down strong as hell.
Did you use a heatgun or something to loosen whatever glue they've got on the chips?

Use a heat gun to get them hot to the touch and then the spreaders comes right off

You could always run your system with the sticks in place. The heat should weaken the TIM if you're quick enough getting them out. At least my GSkill Snipers could do that. The TIM is pretty solid when they're cold but after a gaming session they loosened up pretty good. thinking.gif

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