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Delidding my 139000k EKWB custom loop

weidemanTV
Level 9

I am currently in the process of redoing my systems cooling. I went from a DeepCool ls720 AIO to a EKWB soft tube custom loop with direct die cooling. I have almost everything done but am waiting for one more part. I wanted to post my progress because delidding was not as scary as I imagined. 

i have a lian li 011 dynamic Evo case with a 13900k and a 4090 both in the loop. I will be using a 58 mm 360 rad on bottom and top of case. The bottom is setup as a push pull with noctua industrial pans doing the pushing. On the side I am mounting the ekwb FLT 240 D5 flat res/ pump combo. It all fits very tight but it does fit. The only thing I’m worried about is airflow because there is maybe a half inch between fans and bottom of gpu as you can see in photos below. I set it up to test fitting. We will see what happens. 

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Here is my 4090 guts 

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Here is gpu with getting new thermal padding 

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here is it with the waterblock from ekwb whom btw have solid products and very good customer service 

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 here is my cpu delidded and then  the next pic the glue all cleaned up. Still waiting on the conductonaut with my cpu block to finish cleaning the die. 

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 it wasn’t too bad. The delidding was easy. I followed ekwb instructions to a t on their video. Cleaning the glue took a lot of time and patience. I used goo gone to soften it up and use the tool they gave me to scrape it. Be careful around those smds. 

i will update once the build is complete with finished products. It is a slow process but I am very excited about this build. It seems one of a kind. At least to me. 

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Silent_Scone
Super Moderator

Nice work.

If the bottom rad is push-pull you might find the hot air being pulled through the rad into the case will be harder to dissipate with the GPU block this close, but it won't be a huge issue. It may put the GPU temps up a couple of degrees along with the loop temperature. Ideally, you'd want a bit more space. Here's mine in the 011D with push-pull configuration

 

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13900KS / 8000 CAS36 / ROG APEX Z790 / ROG TUF RTX 4090

Nice that looks awesome! Ya I’m not sure what to do as a solution to this. Maybe I’ll leave the side glass panel off. I just wanted the thickest rads I could get. Is that the o11 dynamic xl?

I don't think you'd need to worry too much, just that it may impede temps by a small margin. You could remove the bottom rad fans post-build completion and see how much different it makes.

Yes, that's the XL.

13900KS / 8000 CAS36 / ROG APEX Z790 / ROG TUF RTX 4090

Ya that xl is like 2 inches taller that would make a huge difference. I was thinking about just talking the bottom fans off anyway and doing it because of the space. I wasn’t sure what would be a better trade off. Having push pull with less space or just having the pull setup with more space. Only way to find out is to test it I guess. 

weidemanTV
Level 9

newpc3.jpgi dont know why this quality sucks but i did it. my temps dropped tremendously. I am getting 6.1 ghz maxing out at 79 degrees Celsius on benchmark.  gpu is overclocked and not getting over 48 degrees Celsius. This is exactly what I wanted I am very happy and proud. Both radiators intake and the other 3 exhaust.