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Hardware EK Supremacy PreciseMount for delidded Ivy Bridge CPUs Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Meanmotion, 8 Jun 2013.

  1. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

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  2. Dave Lister

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    What a good idea, I wonder if they take into account variations in motherboard thickness though as that is something i'd still be worried about if i was looking at buying this product.
     
  3. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    LOL!! You feature this at the same time I searched direct die and posted it here on the Haswell heat feature.

    Great minds think alike.

    60c down to 43 is amazing.

    Intel really need to fire a few numpties and rethink this whole IHS crap.
     
  4. V3ctor

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    I'm going to delid my 4770k next week, at 4.7Ghz with Prime96 it hits 100ºc.

    Thats just absurd... The only good thing is, that in cpu benchmarks the 4770k at 4.5Ghz is at the same level as a 3770k@4.7-4.8Ghz, and 2600k@5-5.1Ghz
     
  5. Combatus

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    Do let us know how you get on!
     
  6. abezors

    abezors Lurking since '08

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    Such a niche product yet they only charge £4 for it. That's when you know they're as pissed with Intel as the rest of us
     
  7. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    Well it's hard to charge £150 for a set of screws and washers. Microsoft and Apple undoubtedly would but not a waterblock maker.
     
  8. V3ctor

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    My only problem with deliding is this...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BLr_dhkCIAAWdje.jpg:large

    Next to the die, there is a row of transistors, if i'm not mistaken Coollaboratory Liquid Pro is conductive. I don't want to short circuit the cpu :D

    I don't know if i should put nail polish on top of those transistors, but with temperatures so high I don't know if it will hold or it will make them hotter... :/
     
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  9. phuzz

    phuzz This is a title

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    If the cooling liquid it getting anywhere near the CPU you're in trouble, IHS or no.
    That's why you leak test, I'm bloody glad I do, had a couple of near misses, saved by leaktesting first..
     
  10. S1W1

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    I was just wondering the same thing - an all-metal thermal paste sounds risky for use under the IHS where there are exposed components.

    I think the Coollaboratory Liquid Pro is a thermal paste, not a coolant.
     
  11. Stanley Tweedle

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    LOL. I actually found this conversation confusing. I didn't know people were using thermal paste as coolant in their liquid loop. You'd need a hell of a lot of it.
     
  12. Combatus

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    Oh blimey. Yes, would be a bit dodgy. I doubt covering them in some kind if electrical insulating liquid that hardens will impact on cooling. I'm sure they'd be okay but equally the liquid metal thermal pastes are by far the best ones to use here.
     
  13. djzic

    djzic Bokehlicious!

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    Dielectric grease like you use when you do LN2 or phase change cooling should do nicely?
     
  14. Combatus

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    Yep or liquid electrical tape.
     
  15. Bakes

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    Or nail varnish, if you just want something to hand.
     
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    Somehow, I recalled Liquid Pro's to be pretty corrosive (attacking at least copper bases). Not sure I would put that on an unprotected CPU core.

    Btw, would be nice to remind ppl that taking off the IHS cancels the warranty. ;)
     
  17. Combatus

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    It's just aluminium that it had issues with - copper water blocks and the core should be fine. It will indeed void you're warranty but we're assuming you've already de-lidded your CPU here hence we haven't done a full guide :)
     
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    Ninja'd... As usual.
     
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    Maybe i'll test the Coollaboratory first between the IHS and the cooler... see if the temps get higher after a month or not...

    But my only problem is that row of transistors... :/
     
  20. bullseye

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    This may explain why Intel used the poor conductive thermal paste.
     
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