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Forum: Cooling 10-06-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By MGriff
Got it installed. Need to re-do a couple of...

Got it installed.

Need to re-do a couple of bends to make the lines parallel but the reservoir looks nicely positioned now.

Cheers :sunglasse
Forum: Cooling 10-06-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By MGriff
Hi again, I literally ordered the angled...

Hi again,

I literally ordered the angled bracket that morning, thinking it might well be the solution! It has just arrived, so we shall see. Probably a good shout.

Wish I was adept at CNC...
Forum: Cooling 10-05-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By MGriff
570x Crystal Tight Space for Pump/Res

Hi,

I am having trouble deciding where to put the pump/res combo.

It is a 120ml size res with a D5 pump. The direction is outlet --> GPU --> bottom rad --> CPU --> top rad --> res inlet....
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 08-19-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By MGriff
First time overclocking, what do you think?

I used Zotac’s Firestorm software to overclock. My pump speed was set to constant 65%. My spec is in my profile.

Initially I tried the OC scanner and got 30MHz GPU clock/1875MHz boost.
Then I...
Forum: Cases 08-11-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By MGriff
Are you sure yours is the Crystal version and not...

Are you sure yours is the Crystal version and not the Mirror Edition? Because I think the Mirror Edition has the GPU vertical mount option built into it.

If you buy the Phanteks one then yes you...
Forum: Cases 08-11-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By MGriff
Hi Brian, You could try a splitter on the...

Hi Brian,

You could try a splitter on the RGB cables from the fans but I think putting >6 on an RGB fan LED hub would draw too much power from the 5v.

It would be best to have 2x RGB fan LED...
Forum: Cases 08-10-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By MGriff
Hi gimenezadrian, It could be conflicting...

Hi gimenezadrian,

It could be conflicting lighting profiles. When you select the channel on which your LED strips are connected, have you just got the one profile on there are are there multiple...
Forum: Cases 08-10-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By MGriff
Hi Wellsy, I have the 570X Crystal and a rad...

Hi Wellsy,

I have the 570X Crystal and a rad and fans up top (30mm and 25mm respectively). I also have the Vengeance Pro RGB ram (2x8GB) although my motherboard is the MSI B450 Tomahawk Max.
...
Forum: Cooling 08-06-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By MGriff
Yeah it looks weird how it is all congealed too....

Yeah it looks weird how it is all congealed too. Nah no information in the manual about the height of the pads. Pads were supplied but they were in an unbranded bag, stacked on top of one another....
Forum: Cooling 08-05-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By MGriff
I checked the CPU and GPU paste and pads to...

I checked the CPU and GPU paste and pads to Thermal Grizzly's paste. My previous paste was Arctic MX4 and pads were Arctic 1.5mm thick.

Looking at the old paste, it looks like it congealed and...
Forum: Cooling 08-03-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By MGriff
Thanks both. The 3 fans front and 2 top are...

Thanks both.

The 3 fans front and 2 top are all intake, in a push config. I would have had an exhaust on the rear 120 slot but had to put my pump/reservoir there and there isn't enough room for a...
Forum: Cooling 08-03-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By MGriff
How to improve thermals in my 570x Crystal?

Hello All,

I built a new PC a few months ago including a custom water loop. I had issues in getting the pump to work and I eventually used an EK Quantum FLT pump/res combo. My GPU is also quite...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 08-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi all, I have my custom loop working now. ...

Hi all,

I have my custom loop working now.

I had tried 2x XD5s and 2x XD3s but as per my previous posts I couldn't get any response from the D5/DCC pumps at all.

I bought an EK Quantum FLT...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-15-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By MGriff
Hi Daniel, I had a similar concern with my...

Hi Daniel,

I had a similar concern with my Zotac 2080 Super AMP and would have gone with the Corsair cooler if it was compatible. I spoke with Zotac, Corsair and EKWB about possible solutions....
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-14-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Update

So both of the XD5s have been diagnosed as 'non-functional' on testing. I asked for further information particularly about the 2nd pump which has just been tested. The adviser said that the RMA had...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-12-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Thanks Blaise. I did try it the other way round...

Thanks Blaise. I did try it the other way round on the first XD5 I bought (outlet into the GPU) but it didn't work.

I have just re-arranged the loop so the journey out of the pump isn't so...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-11-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi Greg, Yes that's right, there is ~12v...

Hi Greg,

Yes that's right, there is ~12v coming through the molex connection. I have uploaded 6 photographs and you can see the reading there.

Note I have rearranged the radiators and tubing,...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-09-2020, 02:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi Greg, Thanks. I couldn't get anything...

Hi Greg,

Thanks. I couldn't get anything from it, no sound or vibration. I have also tried my old EVGA750W and my new (2 months old) Corsair RM750X. Incidentally, the Molex with the RM750X only...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-06-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi again. The new dx5 arrived today but I can't...

Hi again. The new dx5 arrived today but I can't get the pump to work.

I had one sata connected to the PSU, to show the lighting. And one molex, which was just connected to the pump. The pmw...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-04-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Thanks for your responses LeDoyen and Greg...

Thanks for your responses LeDoyen and Greg (sorry, I didn't quote you guys correctly in my last post!)
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-04-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
So the Chinese pump manufacturer (first pump I...

So the Chinese pump manufacturer (first pump I bought) agreed to refund the purchase price in full, together with shipping costs.

The Corsair XD5 (the second pump) has just been tested by the...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-01-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi Greg, Sorry, I neglected to quote you....

Hi Greg,

Sorry, I neglected to quote you. Thanks. I saw your input on other threads as well as LeDoyen's and I tested the pump without the 4-pin attached, to - as I understand it - default the...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 07-01-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Thanks for this. I've checked both sides of the...

Thanks for this. I've checked both sides of the molex, 5v and 12v showing on my multimeter. I made an enquiry with the website which sold me the XD5 and they did an RMA straight away, so I assume...
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 06-29-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
Hi LeDoyen. I didn't have the PWM connected to...

Hi LeDoyen. I didn't have the PWM connected to the commander pro when I first tried it and when it didn't work I tried it whilst connected. No difference :/
Forum: Hydro X Custom Cooling 06-29-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By MGriff
XD5 Pump not turning on

Hello all,

I have built a new computer over the last couple of months (having built my first in 2014 and not upgraded and components) and all of the parts are new.

After completing installation...
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