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Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 11-24-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 192,626
Posted By LeDoyen
not that i can see. But if you go with a double...

not that i can see. But if you go with a double pump, you could consider using a parallel loop and take advantage of the higher flow rate. Looks neat too :)
Forum: Power Supplies 11-24-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By LeDoyen
Ampere doesn't OC as good as Turing did. it's...

Ampere doesn't OC as good as Turing did.
it's rare people achieve a stable +100 on core.. doesn't look like a PSU issue to me. just unstable OC
Forum: Memory 11-24-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By LeDoyen
that said, on its SPD, i imagine the 4000C18...

that said, on its SPD, i imagine the 4000C18 would run something like C16 at 3600 maybe?
If the price is close, not much of a loss at worst :p
Forum: Cooling 11-24-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By LeDoyen
yes yes.. but by increasing airflow, it also...

yes yes.. but by increasing airflow, it also cools down the GPU a bit better, reduces the internal temps, reducing the nevel of heat trapped inside.
Having 5 fans as intake and one exhaust can also...
Forum: Cooling 11-24-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By LeDoyen
Removing the top glass panel can also help to see...

Removing the top glass panel can also help to see if airflow is an issue, just as a test.
LL fans + rad + glass is usually a recipe for heat in the 680x ^^'
Forum: iCUE Software 11-24-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By LeDoyen
ça va finir par abimer les protections...

ça va finir par abimer les protections electriques du circuit primaire de l'alim. C'est toujours a la mise sous tension que ça claque d'ailleurs.

(lorsque l'alim est coupée, les condensateurs se...
Forum: iCUE Software 11-24-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By LeDoyen
uhm.. déjà pourquoi couper complètement...

uhm.. déjà pourquoi couper complètement l'alimentation? ça l'endommage assez rapidement si on le fait régulièrement.
Forum: Power Supplies 11-24-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By LeDoyen
well, it's useless unless you tickle extreme OC,...

well, it's useless unless you tickle extreme OC, sooo..
I fitted a connector on mine.. the sleeved extension is dangling on the PSU chamber, it's here purely for aesthetics :p
the RTX needs the...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 11-24-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By LeDoyen
when you say your loop runs at 65° is that the...

when you say your loop runs at 65° is that the coolant temp?
if that's the water temp then you are heavily overheating.
What type of tubing are you using? soft? PETG? Acrylic?

I ask because PETG...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-23-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By LeDoyen
First build on R5 3400G.. no issues at all....

First build on R5 3400G.. no issues at all. installing Adrenalin drivers.. BSOD..
AMD and ATI before that have been notorious for having broken drivers. It's a plague that they are still struggling...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 11-23-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By LeDoyen
if you ran the loop with pure distilled water,...

if you ran the loop with pure distilled water, then it's not necesarely organic, but more likely corrosion.
It will strip the nickel plating from waterblocks in a few weeks typically.
It's...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-22-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By LeDoyen
Also you paid good money for a powerful, reliable...

Also you paid good money for a powerful, reliable and... very efficient platinum PSU.
It runs cooler than the rest so, enjoy the silence. No need to shorten the fan's lifespan to cool components...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-22-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By LeDoyen
It's the fastest way to kill a PSU to powercycle...

It's the fastest way to kill a PSU to powercycle it daily.
It's really not needed since the mid 90's on computers ^^'

You're not saving any power anyway since the idle consumption is typically...
Forum: Memory 11-22-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By LeDoyen
no worries.. the booklet may be a bit...

no worries.. the booklet may be a bit conservative to say the least.. on the website it says it supports up to 5000.. bit optimistic but those 3600 should work without issues.
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 11-22-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By LeDoyen
seems they use 3 pin fan connectors for their...

seems they use 3 pin fan connectors for their RGB.
You'll need to chase one of these cables to connect to your motherboard RGB header :
http://www.barrowint.com/plus/view.php?aid=1178
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 11-22-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 192,626
Posted By LeDoyen
if you don't use the XD5 but another pump res...

if you don't use the XD5 but another pump res with a bracket that allows horizontal mounting, you can do that. Used a 300mm long EK pump rez horizontally myself for quite some time. A bit tricky to...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-20-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By LeDoyen
apparently, the velvet bags had a severe...

apparently, the velvet bags had a severe tendency, depending on the area.. to develop some.. unwanted growth :p
needless to say, between plastic bag and moldy velvet, they made a choice.

My HXi...
Forum: Memory 11-20-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By LeDoyen
i suppose it went smoothly but.. that could also...

i suppose it went smoothly but.. that could also be caused by a bent or broken pin on your CPU. But i imagine you would have noticed..
If no dimm slot works when testing with one ram stick only, it...
Forum: Memory 11-20-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By LeDoyen
Well that's more than likely your issue there....

Well that's more than likely your issue there. you have two separate kits not certified to play together.
The primary timings are identical but secondaries may not be strictly the same.
Your UEFI...
Forum: Power Supplies 11-20-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By LeDoyen
Often the people making marketing material are...

Often the people making marketing material are not technical at all. It can lead to such confusions :/
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 11-20-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By LeDoyen
aah Alphacool are M3 screws. these come by...

aah Alphacool are M3 screws. these come by default with very short screws to fix the radiator directly to a plate, M3x30 for fans on rad, and M3x35 for fan/plate/radiator mounting.
Maybe you can...
Forum: System Builds, Modding, Custom Components, and Picture Gallery 11-20-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By LeDoyen
hmm they should be provided with the radiators....

hmm they should be provided with the radiators. If you have the corsair rads, i believe it should be M4x30 screws
Forum: Power Supplies 11-19-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By LeDoyen
Hey, what's wrong with our 1Hz sample rate......

Hey, what's wrong with our 1Hz sample rate... tssss eventually we'll catch one ! lol
Forum: Memory 11-19-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By LeDoyen
I was looking at your hardware profile. If you...

I was looking at your hardware profile. If you still have an RX5700XT you could even buy a kit of 3000 and not see a difference. you're massively GPU bound so the speed of CPU and ram do not matter a...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 11-19-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By LeDoyen
well as usual, the few people that have had leaks...

well as usual, the few people that have had leaks from the start did come to seek help in the forums. the thousands that had work it flawlessly never felt the need to come say "hey.. it works fine...
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