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The ones in that video that are screwed into the radiator is the barb part that has an 8mm hex internally that would have to hold onto with a hex key, then the parts he has on the table will unscrew and then you can pull off the tubing from the barb. Dont know if EK ever made a 1 piece fitting but it seems unlikely from the pictures you showed. If i were home i could make a video on how to take it apart but im not untill monday
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Pics or it didn't happen, haha!
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Looks the same but it not the same because like i said i turn and turn and it just turns it does not unscrew and come apart these fittings are for the 360 predator

Did you notice the flats on 2 fittings? Assuming this is not your issue...

Firstly, you really shouldn't have cut the tubing before removing your fittings. But now that it is irreversible. You will need to replace one fitting at a time and use the Radiator as a vice(support) of sorts. Make sure not to overtighten the fitting, but it needs to be snug because you will need to keep it steady when removing the compression rings.

This is gonna be real fun for you since you cannot put that Radiator in a Vice. Think "Tin Can" here. Easily distorted and wrecked should you attempt this. Get someone with some upper body strength to stabilize the Radiator, take a Rubber band/packing tape and wrap the compression ring and then try to remove it. If it's too slippery(often is the case with packing tape) then you will need a pair of lock pliers and you should be able to undo them carefully.

I used this method back when I had a bunch of Black Nickel fittings and had to do what you're doing. Of course those tubes weren't cut down to the length of what you have. So there ya go. Should be easy peasy. thumb.gif

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So i've had a terrible time with high temps on my CPU with my loop. Idle is fine, around 30-35C, but under load with like Cinebench it goes to around 80C despite me having a 480mm and a 360mm rad hooked up to just the CPU (no GPUs in the loop). I found that my block was corroded and nickel plating was flaking etc.. so i got a new EK RVE-10 Monoblock to replace the Supremacy EVO i was running, and i got a new D5 pump to replace the old one in case that was bad.

Despite the new pump and new block i'm STILL getting temps close to 80C under cinebench load and can't for the life of me figure out what's causing it. I've tried swapping inlet and outlet ports, i've tried lowering voltages etc.. (even at total stock 3.5ghz on the 6950X it still gets ~68-70C under load which is way too high), i even tried changing out my PSU to a different one, i tried flushing the loop with vinegar/water mixture and flushing the rads as well etc.. Nothing works!

Anyone have any idea of what would be causing this? It's happened on three different CPUs so far, with two different blocks, and two different pumps. I even removed my 420mm radiator in case that was causing issues, leaving just the 480 and 360.
 
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So i've had a terrible time with high temps on my CPU with my loop. Idle is fine, around 30-35C, but under load with like Cinebench it goes to around 80C despite me having a 480mm and a 360mm rad hooked up to just the CPU (no GPUs in the loop). I found that my block was corroded and nickel plating was flaking etc.. so i got a new EK RVE-10 Monoblock to replace the Supremacy EVO i was running, and i got a new D5 pump to replace the old one in case that was bad.

Despite the new pump and new block i'm STILL getting temps close to 80C under cinebench load and can't for the life of me figure out what's causing it. I've tried swapping inlet and outlet ports, i've tried lowering voltages etc.. (even at total stock 3.5ghz on the 6950X it still gets ~68-70C under load which is way too high), i even tried changing out my PSU to a different one, i tried flushing the loop with vinegar/water mixture and flushing the rads as well etc.. Nothing works!

Anyone have any idea of what would be causing this? It's happened on three different CPUs so far, with two different blocks, and two different pumps. I even removed my 420mm radiator in case that was causing issues, leaving just the 480 and 360.

To my knowledge swapping ports doesnt even work and should never be done. Pretty sure ekwb cpu blocks only have and inlent and outlet that cannot be switched.

My guess would be something is up with your mounting, bad pressure on the cpu causing high temps. Other reason could be your 6950x on your auto settings getting too high a voltage.
    
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So i've had a terrible time with high temps on my CPU with my loop. Idle is fine, around 30-35C, but under load with like Cinebench it goes to around 80C despite me having a 480mm and a 360mm rad hooked up to just the CPU (no GPUs in the loop). I found that my block was corroded and nickel plating was flaking etc.. so i got a new EK RVE-10 Monoblock to replace the Supremacy EVO i was running, and i got a new D5 pump to replace the old one in case that was bad.

Despite the new pump and new block i'm STILL getting temps close to 80C under cinebench load and can't for the life of me figure out what's causing it. I've tried swapping inlet and outlet ports, i've tried lowering voltages etc.. (even at total stock 3.5ghz on the 6950X it still gets ~68-70C under load which is way too high), i even tried changing out my PSU to a different one, i tried flushing the loop with vinegar/water mixture and flushing the rads as well etc.. Nothing works!

Anyone have any idea of what would be causing this? It's happened on three different CPUs so far, with two different blocks, and two different pumps. I even removed my 420mm radiator in case that was causing issues, leaving just the 480 and 360.

Did you check your fans? set them at a higher RPM if they are running in quiet mode

Did you clean up the dust from your Radiators? (compressed air will do just fine)
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So i've had a terrible time with high temps on my CPU with my loop. Idle is fine, around 30-35C, but under load with like Cinebench it goes to around 80C despite me having a 480mm and a 360mm rad hooked up to just the CPU (no GPUs in the loop). I found that my block was corroded and nickel plating was flaking etc.. so i got a new EK RVE-10 Monoblock to replace the Supremacy EVO i was running, and i got a new D5 pump to replace the old one in case that was bad.

Despite the new pump and new block i'm STILL getting temps close to 80C under cinebench load and can't for the life of me figure out what's causing it. I've tried swapping inlet and outlet ports, i've tried lowering voltages etc.. (even at total stock 3.5ghz on the 6950X it still gets ~68-70C under load which is way too high), i even tried changing out my PSU to a different one, i tried flushing the loop with vinegar/water mixture and flushing the rads as well etc.. Nothing works!

Anyone have any idea of what would be causing this? It's happened on three different CPUs so far, with two different blocks, and two different pumps. I even removed my 420mm radiator in case that was causing issues, leaving just the 480 and 360.

Can you post some pics of your loop so we can see what your working with?
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Can you post some pics of your loop so we can see what your working with?

 
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To my knowledge swapping ports doesnt even work and should never be done. Pretty sure ekwb cpu blocks only have and inlent and outlet that cannot be switched.

My guess would be something is up with your mounting, bad pressure on the cpu causing high temps. Other reason could be your 6950x on your auto settings getting too high a voltage.


I tried remounting the block a dozen times and even getting a new block with no results. I also have verified that my 6950X is only getting 1.368v when manual overclock is set; and on auto it's getting even less thus the temps are ~68-70C instead of ~80C when i overclock.

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Did you check your fans? set them at a higher RPM if they are running in quiet mode

Did you clean up the dust from your Radiators? (compressed air will do just fine)


Yup, i have the fans set to ~1,500rpm each (all 7 of them) and i've cleaned dust off the rad surface as best as i could. It's really a mystery here, i have NO idea what's causing it and have tried virtually everything...
 
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I tried remounting the block a dozen times and even getting a new block with no results. I also have verified that my 6950X is only getting 1.368v when manual overclock is set; and on auto it's getting even less thus the temps are ~68-70C instead of ~80C when i overclock.
Yup, i have the fans set to ~1,500rpm each (all 7 of them) and i've cleaned dust off the rad surface as best as i could. It's really a mystery here, i have NO idea what's causing it and have tried virtually everything...

What speed setting do you have your pump set at? Have you tried turning the pump off to see what happens?
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