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Forum: Cooling 04-06-2006, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,568
Posted By lhyde
Your temps at 39*C are just fine. That's what my...

Your temps at 39*C are just fine. That's what my P4 running both threads at 100% is at. Don't double up the COOL (green) fluid. 1 bottle COOL fluid and 3 bottles distilled water, is the best...
Forum: Cooling 03-30-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By lhyde
Thanks for the explanation Stev. re:KC. I'll try...

Thanks for the explanation Stev. re:KC. I'll try to be more understanding and less judgemental.
Forum: Cooling 03-30-2006, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By lhyde
Did I miss something ... or is Kapt Krunch making...

Did I miss something ... or is Kapt Krunch making fun of me and my suggestion ?? If the pump is in the bottom of the case and not sticky taped in place; putting it over the open edge of the case and...
Forum: Cooling 03-29-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By lhyde
The method I would use: Place the PC next to the...

The method I would use: Place the PC next to the kitchen sink; if you've left enough slack in the tubing, you should be able to hang the pump out of the case over the sink and either cut off one of...
Forum: Cooling 03-02-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,336
Posted By lhyde
It looks as if you ordered or picked up the wrong...

It looks as if you ordered or picked up the wrong kit. There are 2 different kits; each with 2 retention brackets ( 1 each for Intel or AMD CPU's). They are listed as 100-1000 & 100-1001.
Forum: Cooling 02-27-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By lhyde
I think you SHOULD drain the system. I wonder...

I think you SHOULD drain the system. I wonder why you would add alcohol ?? All you really needed was the bottle of COOL (green) fluid and then 3 bottles of Distilled WATER. Alcohol actually...
Forum: Cooling 02-18-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
Posted By lhyde
1. Position the PCI bracket in a slot that will...

1. Position the PCI bracket in a slot that will allow you to pass the plug end of the Fan wiring thru one of the piping holes and plug it in.

2. Tip the unit front end high, so that the reservoir...
Forum: Cooling 02-11-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,451
Posted By lhyde
Yes; you could use the Cool liquid in a 33%...

Yes; you could use the Cool liquid in a 33% mixture. Or use polyethylene glycol (PG) automotive antifreeze in (I think) a 25% mixture. Read some of the previous posts. Kapt Krunch has answered...
Forum: Cooling 02-02-2006, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By lhyde
I've got 4 CoolKit systems; running since Sept...

I've got 4 CoolKit systems; running since Sept '05. They are on 24/7/365 and unless they spring a leak or start showing a temp increase; I don't intend to touch, flush, drain or do anything to them...
Forum: Cooling 01-31-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,745
Posted By lhyde
If I were going to drain/flush a Coolkit system: ...

If I were going to drain/flush a Coolkit system: I would place the PC on the counter next to the sink; then hang the pump (provided I left enough slack) out of the PC and over the sink; cut the...
Forum: Cooling 01-30-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,785
Posted By lhyde
Answering ? #1. For my CoolKit installations...

Answering ? #1. For my CoolKit installations (4) I used 1 bottle of the green coolant and added 3 bottles of distilled water. If you don't cut off much of the piping and completely burp the air...
Forum: Cooling 01-24-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,572
Posted By lhyde
I guess that is definitely something to watch...

I guess that is definitely something to watch for.
I have had 4 PC's cooled by Coolkits since Sept.'05 and no problems so far. They run 24/7/365. Perhaps the problem comes from heating and...
Forum: Cooling 12-29-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,523
Posted By lhyde
Do you live in Canada ?? If so; order a Glacial...

Do you live in Canada ?? If so; order a Glacial Tech 120mm Silent Blade fan; from Anitec Computers in Vancouver BC. (Google it)
37CFM @19dba, & 950RPM. Not yet available in the USA ( as far as I...
Forum: Cooling 12-29-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By lhyde
Probably a 4 or 5 degree inflation. Your temps...

Probably a 4 or 5 degree inflation. Your temps are well within a safe range, even when OC'd. Your P4 has an internal thermal safety and will shut down if it ever reaches about 85*C. and that...
Forum: Cooling 12-29-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By lhyde
Can you tell me what your mobo or case temp is ??...

Can you tell me what your mobo or case temp is ?? Your room at 23 and CPU at 50; I would guess your case temp will show about 39 or 40. If I'm close to that; I think your board is showing inflated...
Forum: Cooling 12-27-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By lhyde
Yes, connect the blue wired connector to the CPU...

Yes, connect the blue wired connector to the CPU fan connector on the mobo. Your CPU monitor will then display the Pump RPM. Your temps still seem a bit high. I'm OC'g a 540J (3.2)to 3.68 and my...
Forum: Cooling 11-22-2005, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By lhyde
If the green coolant is anti-freeze based glycol....

If the green coolant is anti-freeze based glycol. (The bottle that came with my Corsair Cool kit, is 94 % Glycol, 3 % water, 3 % anti fouling additives.) It shouldn't freeze. If it is a 1 to 3...
Forum: Cooling 11-08-2005, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By lhyde
I found it easier with the barbs at the bottom. ...

I found it easier with the barbs at the bottom. When bleeding I unhooked it from the mounting bracket and laid it on the table. With barbs at top you will have longer tubing runs to get to lower...
Forum: Cooling 11-03-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,527
Posted By lhyde
I suppose you could install 2 Coolkits. !! ...

I suppose you could install 2 Coolkits. !! But your tower would be so full of tubing; reservoirs and pumps, that it would restrict any airflow for the Hdd's; Chipset and mobo. LOL
Forum: Cooling 11-02-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,403
Posted By lhyde
Does it have to be a Coolkit Rad? If not; check...

Does it have to be a Coolkit Rad? If not; check out the following site; clik on Radiators (94) and go to page 4 & 5 , there are rads very similar to the cool kit. Swiftech for example.
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Forum: Cooling 11-02-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By lhyde
Check out this site: you may find what you need...

Check out this site: you may find what you need here.

" http://www.voyeurmods.com/index.php?action=category&id=2 "
Forum: Cooling 10-25-2005, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By lhyde
You did good !! Congrats. If mine ever leak,...

You did good !! Congrats. If mine ever leak, I'll use your fix. Thanks for posting your solution.
Forum: Cooling 10-25-2005, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,376
Posted By lhyde
I'd still take them up on their offer for a free...

I'd still take them up on their offer for a free replacement. Call or Email and see if they'll send a new one before receiving the leaky one. Cross in the mail type of transaction. If you change...
Forum: Cooling 10-23-2005, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By lhyde
Do you have the 775 water block, and just need...

Do you have the 775 water block, and just need the clip ? Or, are the water blocks the same for the different kits. I have a spare 775 clip and mounting screws. You can PM me with your address...
Forum: Cooling 10-23-2005, 01:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,914
Posted By lhyde
Pedro: That OC and those temps look great. ...

Pedro: That OC and those temps look great. That's a nice collage of screen shots.
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