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Old April 18, 2010, 10:03 AM
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thermal paste is an even spread across the whole cpu ( i do it manually with the plastic card then install the heatsink on it).
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:10 AM
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Your pump is higher than your res

Here's a simple test. Feel the HK block, if it's warm, it's doing its job. If it's not, you gotta worry about mounting
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:12 AM
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That pump is starving. Probably next to no flow.
All pumps are gravity-fed. It MUST be below the reservoir.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:12 AM
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First thing you should do is remount the block. And just add a block of thermal paste. Most people say it is a superior way to apply than manually spreading it around.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:13 AM
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Not a big issue ;) Pump is strong enough to handle it :)
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:13 AM
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Okay, I'll be back in a few then. Let me remount the block really quick.
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Drop the pump below the reservoir, or push the reservoir higher than the pump. You're starving that sucker.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:14 AM
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That pump is starving. Probably next to no flow.
All pumps are gravity-fed. It MUST be below the reservoir.
Not exactly true. The is only true for priming the pump. If the loop has been bled and primed properly the pump does not need to be lower than the reservoir.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:16 AM
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Not a big issue ;) Pump is strong enough to handle it :)
No, it is not. As I mentioned those pumps are gravity-fed. Listen to us.

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Okay, I'll be back in a few then. Let me remount the block really quick.
Take your time, why rush. Those blocks, though very efficient are tricky to install.
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