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Project "Black Tornado": Cooling over silence?

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As you can tell from the titel, this will be a black themed water cooling build, where noice is not dealt with (in terms of parts selected).

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Status right now: Done building, for this round.

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Case: Thermaltake Core X9

PC Hardware:
MB: MSI X99S GAMING 9 AC, Socket-2011-3
CPU: Intel Core i7-5930K, Socket-LGA2011-3
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming 4GB PhysX SLI
RAM: Crucial DDR4 2133MHz 32GB (8x4GB)
Storage: Crucial MX100 SSD 512GB, WD AV-GP 4TB
PSU: Cooler Master V1000, 1000W PSU

Cooling parts:
EK-CoolStream RAD XTX 480
EK-CoolStream RAD XTX 480
EK-CoolStream PE 480 Radiator
EK-Supremacy EVO Acetal+Nickel
EK-FC970 GTX TF5 Acetal+Nickel
EK-FC970 GTX TF5 Acetal+Nickel
EK-FC970 GTX TF5 Backplate
EK-FC970 GTX TF5 Backplate
EK-FC TRIPLE Serial Terminal
EK-XRES 140 D5 Vario (incl. pump)

Fans:
Lamptron CF525 Fan Controller (5 channels, max. 60 W per channel)
Scythe Slip Stream Slim (120x120x12mm) (2000 rpm) (4 fans for the PE Rad, push +case fans)
Scythe Ultra Kaze (120x120x38mm) (3000rpm) (8 fans for XTX Rads, push)

Other cooling stuff:
PrimoChill PrimoFlex Onyx Black 12,7mm (1/2") / 19,1mm (3/4")
EK-Ekoolant CLEAR
EK-12mm (1/2") High-Flow Fitting
EK-AF Angled 45° G1/4
EK-AF Angled 90° G1/4
EK-CSQ Plug G1/4
GELID GC-Extreme thermal compound
Arctic Silver Arcticlean (to get rid of old thermal compound)
Mayhems 5 Ltr Ultra Pure H20 (for cleaning and testing)

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Just to log my before temprature, so did I run folding@home for 10,5h.

CPU temp: 87 C
GPU1 temp: 70 C
GPU2 temp: 77 C

 

and for control Room temp: 22,8 C

Note that this is without overclocking.

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Just to log my before temprature, so did I run folding@home for 10,5h.

 

CPU temp: 87 C

GPU1 temp: 70 C

GPU2 temp: 77 C

 

and for control Room temp: 22,8 C

 

Note that this is without overclocking.

 

Good temps for folding! is that on air or water?

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It can only be a matter of days, we've received stock in Germany already and Alternate listed it too.

I dont know who Scan deals with, but its still not in stock. And Alternate only ships to the country they are in, so I cant use them ether.

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Good temps for folding! is that on air or water?

They are a little to high for my taste.

Temprature limit on the GPU's are 79C, while on the CPU its 95C, so there is not much room to go on.

 

Also, that is with stock cooling on GPU and 280mm rad cooling the CPU.

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Looks like it will be a while before I get my hands on an X9, as I'm right now waiting on Scan.co.uk (or there bank) to transfer my money back, then it might be as much as 2 weeks delivery time from Alternate sadsmiley.gif

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There dont appare to be anything wrong with the cooler or the fans, so guess it was bad termalpaste and bad airflow, that caused my problems. Unless the cooler is broken or not good enough. I will have it tested later to be sure of the cause.

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The old case, after I removed most of the components. I left the motherboard, as that was the easiest place to store it.

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