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Forum: Cooling 11-24-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By cravinmild
Happy The pump could be bad .. or failing but ... ...

The pump could be bad .. or failing but ...

imo your pump is not sitting lvl. Your paste is not spread evenly, or evenly squished looking as it should. Part of the die has no paste at all. That...
Forum: Cooling 11-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By cravinmild
imo, never tighten anything down as tight as you...

imo, never tighten anything down as tight as you can, sure fire way to break something. 1/4 turns till snug but never tight.

Whats the paste look like when pulling the two apart. There is a...
Forum: Cooling 11-22-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By cravinmild
I would firstly press lightly onto the pump...

I would firstly press lightly onto the pump putting more pressure against the die (lightly) and see if temps drop at all, any amount. That would indicate not enough pressure between the die and...
Forum: Cooling 11-06-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
Holy mother mary of bends that looks like a...

Holy mother mary of bends that looks like a bannana :eek:
Forum: Cooling 11-04-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
real easy fix is just mount on the bottom of the...

real easy fix is just mount on the bottom of the case. You were going to suck air into the case anyways, who cares if air is drawn from the bottom or the front.

Second option is just to gut an...
Forum: Cooling 11-04-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
hardest part is holding back :D: You just want...

hardest part is holding back :D: You just want to rip into it like a big juicy steak. Walk away if your frustrated, taking pics helps slow you down and see things you would not have if you rushed...
Forum: Cooling 11-03-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
You cant beat the Mighty ThanksGiving Leftovers...

You cant beat the Mighty ThanksGiving Leftovers Sandwich, if its on your plate it goes in the sandwich lol

That is the temps given by the seek thermal, its a built in reader. I double checked...
Forum: Cooling 11-03-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
I wouldnt mind seeing some temps taken over the...

I wouldnt mind seeing some temps taken over the mem area, also using different fan speeds as well as voltage differences and how they reflect on mem temps but only if you are into it, please dont if...
Forum: Cooling 11-03-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
if your temps are spiking then its a bad mount,...

if your temps are spiking then its a bad mount, could be its smeared the paste or as simple as not being snugged down enough. The last one is easy figure out. Push on the pump a bit towards the...
Forum: Cooling 11-02-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 235,520
Posted By cravinmild
what exactly did you snap. If you post a pic ive...

what exactly did you snap. If you post a pic ive seen several fixes of all kinds which could get you back up and running in no time. Stand offs are pretty simple using hollow rigid tubing of some...
Forum: Cooling 09-27-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,858
Posted By cravinmild
I think the brackets are card specific. You may...

I think the brackets are card specific. You may crush things on the pcb or not make contact depending on card.
Forum: Cooling 09-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,097
Posted By cravinmild
I popped the cap off mine (fell off when...

I popped the cap off mine (fell off when installing) and its just that ... a cover. Small pcb and what looks to be the backside of the motor. Yours looks ..... idk, like its leaking from every...
Forum: Cooling 09-26-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,097
Posted By cravinmild
OH MY GOD You have documented the...

OH MY GOD

You have documented the destruction very well. Hard to argue it was anything but. Well done, imo you have a great claim. I hope Corsair does right by you. Keep us informed of how...
Forum: Cooling 09-26-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,637
Posted By cravinmild
depends on what you want to do. If your...

depends on what you want to do. If your overvolting then bigger is better.

I had a H70 on my Titan and I could get as high as 72c when I overvolted the card, 55c stock load, 11-27c idle...
Forum: Cooling 08-05-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By cravinmild
Pics? *Too short Pics please!

Pics?

*Too short

Pics please!
Forum: Cooling 08-05-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,411
Posted By cravinmild
any time I have spikes (good idle-bad load temps)...

any time I have spikes (good idle-bad load temps) its been a bad mount. Worst I ever saw was that the paste had spread out leaving the center of the die completely paste free. Line that puppy up...
Forum: Cooling 08-02-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By cravinmild
smoke is never good. Does it still work, even...

smoke is never good. Does it still work, even stock?
Forum: Forum Rules and General Discussion 07-23-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,509
Posted By cravinmild
Yellowbeard was one incredible guy. I am shocked...

Yellowbeard was one incredible guy. I am shocked and sad at the same time to hear this. My thoughts go out to his family. We have lost a great member of the pc community.

RIP Yellowbeard, you...
Forum: Cooling 07-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,785
Posted By cravinmild
dust is bad ...

dust is bad
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Forum: Cooling 07-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By cravinmild
ive kept the same backplate since the H70. Had a...

ive kept the same backplate since the H70. Had a H70-H100-H110-swiftech H320. Some visual differences but screw holes all line up.
Forum: Cooling 07-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,765
Posted By cravinmild
are you saying you installed the aio on your 780...

are you saying you installed the aio on your 780 and not your cpu. If this is the case then there are a few things I know of you can try. Some simple some not so simple
Forum: Cooling 07-08-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,447
Posted By cravinmild
Ive heard bad things with furmark, seems to be...

Ive heard bad things with furmark, seems to be the program most responsible for blown cards.

IF you turn the res down does it not make the card work harder. Valley at lower res runs higher fps...
Forum: Cooling 07-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,286
Posted By cravinmild
you can always bake the card. This would be one...

you can always bake the card. This would be one of those situations where baking can restore the card if you think its a cracked solder problem. Lots of peeps do it with great results.

If the...
Forum: Cooling 07-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,286
Posted By cravinmild
well, put it all back together stock is always...

well, put it all back together stock is always the first thing you do. Check you card again. I have seen too many cards to count that did not take to this type cooling for whatever reason and...
Forum: Cooling 06-25-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,581
Posted By cravinmild
there are a number of other methods you can use. ...

there are a number of other methods you can use. The square pump can make it difficult but it has been done many times by many users with great success. Visit OCN's gpu cooling section and there...
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