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Waterblock Compatibility with Backplate

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Hi

Looks like the XSPC block comes with M3/M4 screws with rounded heads, the reference backplate appears to have beveled mounting holes. This *may course the supplied screws to sit high and not make good contact with the block threads as intended

Note: *Brushed aluminium faceplate, dont mix metals in a H2o loop

Avoid mixing copper and aluminum components, as mixed metals require an anti-corrosive additive.

atb (all the best)

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Hi,
I've read the same thing in another forum and the workaround was to use slightly longer screws. I'm not sure what the "brushed aluminium faceplate" is, but I don't think it'll be in contact with any fluids. I'll be using Feser One coolant in any case.