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  1. mello_newf

    **Advice For Overheating GPU**

    Remounted both cards and it resolved the issue. 28C on idle 60C with a hour under full load I found 2 loose screws under the problem cards backplate holding the block to the card. Thanks for the reply's everyone
  2. mello_newf

    **Advice For Overheating GPU**

    Hmm yeah the order of it going back and forth with the temps is whats got me thinking. I wonder if the air in the line was the cause for the first temp increase but getting that hot then being benchmarked also loosened up the contact to the block. Would also explain why the second time the...
  3. mello_newf

    **Advice For Overheating GPU**

    Didn't think about pulling the power from the other card all together Ill give it a shot. I only set this loop up to test the cards as I have a new case mod in progress but still need to get some stuff including new pads (was going to remount before putting into new mod) Cheers Yeah I got a...
  4. mello_newf

    **Advice For Overheating GPU**

    Im pretty sure it will come to that just seeing if I can avoid it haha One thing I didn't mention GPUs are used, came mounted to ek blocks. Fedex left them outside and they were ice cold when I got them, condensation was forming on tops of blocks. (I let them sit for over 24hrs and blasted...
  5. mello_newf

    **Advice For Overheating GPU**

    Have a issue here that I haven't encountered before. After hours of fiddling I'm gonna throw up my hand and ask for help. NOTES CPU and GPU's are on water One card is running super hot idle & stress, then it was fine, then it ran even hotter... GPU = EVGA 680 X2 (1 running at 45-90C when main)...
  6. mello_newf

    Lian Li PC-V359

    To anyone looking at this case with water cooling in mind I have just picked one up here are my initial findings. Dual 120mm Fan Mounts -Can support a slim (30mm thick) style 240 rad with 2x 20-25mm thick fans (both sides) *exceeding a total thickness of 55mm per rad will cause clearance issues...
  7. mello_newf

    Lian Li PC-V359

    Lian Li PC-V359WB Black Aluminum Micro ATX (NEWEGG) Lian-Li Global | PC-V359 (Lian-Li) Im looking into doing a rebuild using this PC-V59WB from my PC-354B case with W/C options in mind. Anyone have experience doing a build using this case? Any annoyances particularly when factoring in a W/C...
  8. mello_newf

    [WTB] Fans, Ram, PSU, SSD, Noctua HSF

    Bump, currently looking for the 120mm Noctua fans, need them asap.
  9. mello_newf

    [WTB] Fans, Ram, PSU, SSD, Noctua HSF

    Got a good offer on a XFX HD 7970 with EK-FC7970 Full Cover Waterblock & EK Backplate. Ill give XFX and AMD a go again. Thanks for the offers everyone I got what I was looking for :)
  10. mello_newf

    [WTB] Fans, Ram, PSU, SSD, Noctua HSF

    System back up but still looking to get it running on water. Let me help fund your next upgrade ;)
  11. mello_newf

    ITX PC Intake/Exhaust Design: Is Intake Needed?

    If it were me I would buy a new quiet fan just to be on the safe side. I personally like Noctua fans but there are other more affordable quite fans. Or just pull it, stress everything on the system for at least a few hours and see where the temps are at for all the internals and the case...
  12. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    I actually like it a lot more now haha. When I pull it to replace it with a newer card on water ill give it some more stickers and keep it around for a tester or another build ;)
  13. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    So she is up and running. Stress test @100% GPU&CPU for 10min and wont go past 66C (been at that temp for 5 min) Better temps than I was getting with stock fan when it was new! If anyone is interested I used the fan out of a XFX 8800 GTS shroud I had kicking around. Fits just right and 2 out...
  14. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    Both 12V with .5A so should be good. Hope they get along together haha
  15. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    Giving it a go now. Thanks for the help!
  16. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    Yes and it has fan speed control so im confused how its achieving this with 2 wires?
  17. mello_newf

    Need Help - 4 pin to 2 pin Fan

    Hi everyone, Had the fan seize up on my XFX HD 6870 after only 3 months of use :( Hope someone can help me out and tell me what wires I need to attach to turn a 4 pin fan connector into a 2 pin fan connector. I really don't care if it runs at 100% all the time just want to get it going...
  18. mello_newf

    [WTB] Fans, Ram, PSU, SSD, Noctua HSF

    Open to offers on any card+block under $300 and not ancient. Sys is down, not liking using my old mac :(
  19. mello_newf

    [WTB] Fans, Ram, PSU, SSD, Noctua HSF

    Good for now thanks everyone
  20. mello_newf

    [WTB] Computer Parts For Rebuild [CAD/USA]

    update to include looking for a mouse. ty
  21. mello_newf

    [WTB] Computer Parts For Rebuild [CAD/USA]

    I'm interested in all of it ill pm you about it.
  22. mello_newf

    [WTB] Computer Parts For Rebuild [CAD/USA]

    Hey all im looking for a few parts to fix up an old computer for my parents for a cheep as possible. I live in Canada (Ontario) All prices quoted are in Canadian dollars. I Need... Mobo - looking for something that can hold 2gb ddr2 ram with built in graphics and sound CPU - 1.6Ghz Dual Core...
  23. mello_newf

    Tips On How To Go About Creating My Site (Hover Links With Images)

    Hi everyone long time no see. Was wondering if anyone could help me out with Dreamweaver. I have only used frontpage in the past and have created a bunch of websites with it, but that was a few years ago now and I don't remember much more than the real basics atm. So I have decided to try a do a...