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Windows 7: Corsair H80i Problems

01 Mar 2014   #71
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Yes, very bad, no coverage in the upper left corner at all. I do use the rice-grain size plop of paste in the center of the CPU lid and clamp it down. If there is roughness as in some heat-pipe base coolers, I'll spread on that and wipe till it looks clean, then go with the rice grain on the CPU.
It could be that you've over tightened the pump mate as that causes the board to warp slightly. Just a maybe


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01 Mar 2014   #72
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No it's due to the length of the barrel nuts, after filing them down I got an even spread. That pic is from the original install when my temps were near TJmax with Prime and IBT, with no overclock.
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01 Mar 2014   #73
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
No it's due to the length of the barrel nuts, after filing them down I got an even spread. That pic is from the original install when my temps were near TJmax with Prime and IBT, with no overclock.

Ah ok I got ya
At least it's all good now aye
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01 Mar 2014   #74
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I hope so Ryan.
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01 Mar 2014   #75
ganjiry

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
I hope so Ryan.
Fair play to you for having the patience to sort it though. If it was me I'd have chucked a wobbler and broke something lol.
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