Forum discussion tagged with EKWB.
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    Question M.2 NVME Heatsink Thermal Pad Only Over Controller?

    So I recently purchased an EKWB heatsink for my 970 Evo Plus 500GB and read basically everywhere that the NAND on the drives prefer to be hotter while the controller wants it to be cooler. My question is, would it be ideal for me to just cut enough for the thermal pad to cover just the...
  2. [SOLVED] Liquid residue water block

    Hi, I've made a thread in another place about this, but as I only got 1 answer I would be thankful if I could get a second opinion about it. I have a ekwb classic am4 waterblock paired with a ryzen 3600 and although the loop doesn't appear to present any leaks, the cpu waterblock always had...
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    [SOLVED] Connecting CPU water block RGB to non RGB motherboard

    Hello peeps (Apologise if this is the wrong thread to create this topic in) I've spent quite some time researching and asking for help, but I still haven't found the right solution. I've spent so much money already on my water cooling setup, so I'd rather not waste any more on stuff that won't...
  4. CodeZ1LLa

    Question Is there'll be any benefit to run the loop this way?

    I need advice. I have the next parts: "D5" from Alphacool XSPC Raystorm Pro EK-FC1080 GTX TF6 HWLabs 480GTX HWLabs 420GTS Alphacool XT45 360. They are currently connected in series: Pump ===> XSPC CPU ===> EKWB GPU ===> Alphacool XT45 360 ===> HWLabs 420GTS ===> Res. GPU OCed to the limit but...
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    Build Advice 1070 FTW with EK A240G?

    Hello, I have been looking at the A240G kit form EK to upgrade my cooling, but have run into a problem. I have not seen any compatibility list that includes the 1070 FTW. I have seen it for about every other EVGA card but not the 1070 FTW, am I missing something or is it just not compatible...
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    [SOLVED] EKWB Aluminium Full Loop Compatibility

    So im Trying to get into the Whole ''Custom Loop Cooling'' but as its my First Custom Loop, im not able to spend like 700$ for a Copper block etc. So my Idea was to just buy the EKWB Fluid Gaming A360G and upgrade it to Hardtubes. So if me and my Thoughts are right, it should work if i put 12mm...
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    Question Aluminium and only Purified water ( distilled water)

    Hello I’m getting EK fluid gaming case So it’s all aluminum loop , I consider it as a start then I will move to copper ( change whole loop) at least the Aluminium parts So my question is ... Can I use only distilled water and change it every week or so ? Or will need to change it like every 3...
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    [SOLVED] Compatibility

    My brother wanted to know if it was possible to use 120 mm fans on a 360 mm radiator. He also wanted to know if Corsair fans would work on an Thermaltake radiator. Since I have to study for a big test, can you guys tell me so I can tell him? Thanks in advance.
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    Question Pump started making weird noise

    So I have an EK pump that started making a rather loud annoying noise. I had just finished bending the tubes to add my GPU to my loop, filled it back up, and this is what it was doing. The only think I can think of is I put primochill prep in again since the GPU never had the prep but the rest...
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    Question Liquid Cooling Temp High

    Specs: i7-8086k 5.2hgz delid liquid metal paste inside and on top. Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Xtreme WATERFORCE WB GDDR4 3000mhz 32gb ram EKWB RGB 360 kit Prior to adding the 2080ti into my loop my cpu temps where: ~30c idle, ~40 to 50 c...
  11. [SOLVED] Custom loop kit comparison

    Hi Everyone, So I'm luckily in the position where I'm able to upgrade from an AIO 360mm cooler to a custom loop kit. There's some pretty good deals out from a few manufacturers that all have pretty good reviews either generally as a company or on a specific kit. I'm hoping people can give...
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    [SOLVED] CPU overheating with AIO

    Hey guys, I’m having CPU cooling problems. I have an intel i7 6700k cooled by an EK-XLC Predator 280 AIO cooler. It has worked flawlessly for the last 3 years however just now my CPU has started to overheat it gets up to about 89-90+ degree range just in desktop. Is there something I can do...
  13. William_188

    [SOLVED] Custom loop had began falling out

    Hello TomsHardware! In late April I completed my latest system. In which I ran my custom loop with EKWB CryoFuel opaque cloud white fluid. The liter of fluid was also purchased in April from MicroCenter. On the lid reads “23.01.2019 5-01/19”. Make of that what you will. So, to clarify this was...
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    [SOLVED] Will an EK A240G Be Good Enough?

    My current PC has a 9900kf and a gtx 1080, do you guys think an EK A240G will be enough to cool it??
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    Question Installed 32Gb ram, now bootloop

    Specs are i7700k Ga-z270 gaming 5 1080 ti previously 8gb 4x2 I just now bought used 32 GB 2x16 Dominator Platinum DDR4 2666 mhz First bootup attempt made the computer go into a bootloop, i tried different ram slots this time 2 and 4, but still red light(first bottom right, than all over the...
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    Question Download speed is VERY slow ONLY on my new laptop.

    I have an ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD that I just bought recently, I upgraded it with an 1T SSD alongside the old one, so my warranty is voided so I really hope I don't need to use it.My problem is that it downloaded at 1 mbps from a site that my phone downloaded at 10mbps, I have been looking...
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    Question Will a Corsair vs 450 watt power supply be enough for gtx 1050 ti. ???

    Hello So I am building a gaming pc with a very low budget for the first time specifically for fortnite these are my components Ryzen 3 1300x Zotac gtx 1050 ti GIGABYTE B450 DS3H Corsair 8gb ram (2×4) 120 gb SanDisk ssd 500 gb HDD (wd) The question is will a Corsair vs 450 power supply be...
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    Rtx 2070 and i5 4690

    I have done a lot of reading the last couple of days and I am wondering if there is some one out there that has a simular build to the one im currnetly busy building : RTX 2070 , 16gb ram , i5-4690 , psu: 750 watt I read online that this build would perform its best at 1440p thus im getting a...
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    Smartphones opinions thread

    Hello, I didnt know in which category ask so I selected that one. I am thinking about buying a new phone through amazon/ebay/etc. The thing is I can spend 200 usd max because my country has some customs taxes that are quite big if I surpass that amount. So far I have only seen Xiaomi MI A2...
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    [SOLVED] default radeon wattman settings have been restored - Only after boot during morning ?

    Is there a fix for this ? I'm gaming during day, there are no issues whatsoever with anything, but every morning when I boot my PC I get this message. It's annoying for some game profiles.. Any solution ? I see threads going years back..