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post #4141 of 20850
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

You've got the foam in there nice and snug?
Here's mine:


If you're still experiencing issues once you have a waterblock installed let me know. You can also use a voltage adapter like this:
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I have a very similar one and it works like a charm when I need it smile.gif

FrozenCPU has tons of screw replacements in their shop, Bradley.

See, you say nice and snug...but it's not snug at all. (I don't know if you watched the video I linked) There's not much resistance putting it in the seat and I think that's the problem. Which doesn't seem to make sense, I'm sure all the foam pieces are stamped out at the same size. Maybe I got an oddball or something. The only foam I can find that is the same type is $13.00 for a sheet on Amazon...screw that lol.
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Did you cut the piece of foam and fit into the spot per instructions... 

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Did you cut the piece of foam and fit into the spot per instructions... 


It was pre-cut, and there wasn't any additional material I could make my own with.
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sorry for the 2 forms i made a goof on the number of ek blocks i am using.
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lowfat posts so many polished blocks in here, I'm almost afraid to share. redface.gif
But yea, I'm still rocking frosted CSQ *dawns flame retardant suit*

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post #4146 of 20850
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You could also remove the foam....it won't make that much difference

the foam is actually really important. I have a small res like that on my mcp35x and without the foam there is like a whirlpool that gets big enough that the middle part of it allows air to be sucked into the pump, the foam fixes that. I couldn't find mine last night and it's a real pain. I can just turn the pump speed down but it's always full speed when starting up.

My foam though is really tight to push down and never moves. You need a bigger piece of foam.
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lowfat posts so many polished blocks in here, I'm almost afraid to share. redface.gif
But yea, I'm still rocking frosted CSQ *dawns flame retardant suit*
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I i wish the 780 had a CSQ backplate available. I think they look awesome.

As for frosted blocks, I still think they look good. I just prefer polished slightly more.
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lowfat posts so many polished blocks in here, I'm almost afraid to share. redface.gif
But yea, I'm still rocking frosted CSQ *dawns flame retardant suit*
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

I i wish the 780 had a CSQ backplate available. I think they look awesome.

As for frosted blocks, I still think they look good. I just prefer polished slightly more.

Always loved your polishing. I saw the guide you posted, very nice of you to do that.
Definitely not the 5 minute job others out there have said it was. wink.gif
post #4150 of 20850
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No it's not variable speed. It pumps REALLY fast, up to 211 gph (800 lph). I didn't want to have to purchase a pump controller, if had known it might be necessary I would've gone with a different pump. Anyway I submitted a ticket and they've never heard of this issue so they want me to submit a video. I do have the res filled almost to the top. It's so frustrating I've been playing with a pencil putting the foam down then having it pop up for over 45 minutes.

Uh, I believe the foam is supposed to be on the INTAKE port area, isn't it? I know that's where it said to put it for my top.
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