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one question akira
i see that a new water block its coming out for the asus edition 10



Still not compatible with the i/o shield which i guess its the led light under the motherboard right ?

The sense of this mb are the lights and the fact that i have to remove it its a no buy from me.

If there is a way to install it with the led light then im happy to buy it

Blame Asus for connecting the VRM heatsink to the I/O cover rather than the chipset heatsink as EVGA, Gigabyte and a few others do.

Don't blame ASUS. Cause let's be honest, there is a good chance that ASUS has routed traces in that location to boost power at the socket and stabilizes Clocks. I'd rather not have to worry about throwing a bad clock due to lack of power than letting my eyes worry about a RGB cover that for all intents and purposes does jack doo doo. thumb.gif

But I hear ya VSG, I blame the others cause they don't more often than not. biggrin.gif lulz

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Don't blame ASUS. Cause let's be honest, there is a good chance that ASUS has routed traces in that location to boost power at the socket and stabilizes Clocks. I'd rather not have to worry about throwing a bad clock due to lack of power than letting my eyes worry about a RGB cover that for all intents and purposes does jack doo doo. thumb.gif

But I hear ya VSG, I blame the others cause they don't more often than not. biggrin.gif lulz

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

I have the Rampage V Extreme and I can assure you there are no traces or anything in that area, the I/O cover is just an extended heatsink.
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nevermind . .
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Hi,

Was wondering how much available width is available for a fancy SLI LED bridge to fit between the edge of the slot and the waterblock ports on the
EK CLASSY KPE Waterblocks for the 980 TI Kingpin cards? I'm a little worried that the SLI Bridge I want to buy will not fit in between.


Thanks
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So, the EK Res / Pump combo came with both rings for the D5 motor.

The soft ring and the rubber ring that is installed by default.

Which one do you guys like more?

Would it be correct to assume the Soft One should vibrate less?

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So, the EK Res / Pump combo came with both rings for the D5 motor.

The soft ring and the rubber ring that is installed by default.

Which one do you guys like more?

Would it be correct to assume the Soft One should vibrate less?


from what I've read, EK recommends using the pyramid style one when mounting vertical (for example with the reservoir) so I'd assume it dampens a bit better. I think they only mention vertical mount because in horizontal mount with separate reservoir it probably doesn't hold the pump as firmly and may vibrate out of place or something.

also of note, if it came with both rubber dampers then you got a G2 motor in your combo. (all currently shipping PWM units should be using the new motor but one of the stores near me had some old stock with the G1 motor and only one rubber damper)

Edit: also, I noticed current shipments of X-TOP Revo's (w/o pump) include both dampers too so probably even non-PWM combos provide both now as well
Edited by s74r1 - 10/9/16 at 12:07am
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So is there any reason why a D5 (mcp655 style mounting bracket attached) would be leaking through the bottom (not the G1/4" ports, literally from the bottom threading etc.. of the housing) but the o-ring is still in perfect condition seemingly? Swapped to hardline tubing with primochill revolver fittings and PETG 1/2" OD and now my pump housing drips out of the bottom. i've tried re-assembling it damn near 20 times and nothing seems to fix it: i tighten it as much as i can, i try placing the o-ring differently, tried checking the o-ring for cracks (none that i saw) etc.. and nothing works. I'm kinda considering just getting the EK Dual Revo Serial pump top since i have two D5 pumps but i'd rather not if i could manage with just this. Unfortunately i'm doubtful about whether the housing is intact after it leaked with two different pumps and no apparent o-ring issues.
 
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Sounds like a bad seal/o-ring to me
   
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Sounds like a bad seal/o-ring to me


Yeah but i checked the o-ring and it isn't cracked at all; and i tried re-seating the pump several times and even using two different pumps etc.. but it never stops leaking. It's driving me crazy; not sure if it's maybe the pump housing threading causing a problem or what. i've already spent far too much on my loop and having to buy a new pump top is something i was hoping to avoid; but it seems like i may have no choice if nobody has any ideas on what else it could be.

It's just so weird, the o-ring seems perfectly fine and i'm sealing the screw on ring as tightly as i can...there's just no reason why it should be leaking here.
 
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Originally Posted by DarthBaggins View Post

Sounds like a bad seal/o-ring to me


Yeah but i checked the o-ring and it isn't cracked at all; and i tried re-seating the pump several times and even using two different pumps etc.. but it never stops leaking. It's driving me crazy; not sure if it's maybe the pump housing threading causing a problem or what. i've already spent far too much on my loop and having to buy a new pump top is something i was hoping to avoid; but it seems like i may have no choice if nobody has any ideas on what else it could be.

It's just so weird, the o-ring seems perfectly fine and i'm sealing the screw on ring as tightly as i can...there's just no reason why it should be leaking here.



Some pics might help, but . . . . .

Are you by chance using an o ring for an aftermarket top with a stock top, or vice - versa . . .

The stock o ring is pretty fat, while most aftermarket tops use a significantly thinner one, and if you have a thin one where you need a fat one, it'll never get tight enough not to leak . . .

And if you have a fat one where the groove is made for a thinner one, it will never seat properly and likely always leak . . . .

And just to cover all the bases, you are putting the o ring so it seals against the stainless steel face, (impeller side) of the pump into the pump top . . .


You wouldn't be the first to put the o ring between the lock ring and the lip it presses against.


D.
Edited by IT Diva - 10/9/16 at 2:50pm
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