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Which pump for EK northbridge plate

northern_sun
Level 7
which pump should i choose if i wanna go with Ek cooling plate? do i need additional reservour if i wanna extend system loop in the future ..? i decided to do some reasearch and buy the plate after some gaming yesterday and seeing 67/70c hitting my northbirdge. Any input appreciated regarding water pump and addtional components .. i probably gonna order components from frozen cpu or any other proven Canadian sites excluding dazen or whatever this site is called, anybody ..
- Asus Maximus, 2.4 4core - 3.6ghz(o.c), raid5_6hdd, 3gb Crucial, HD 3870(o.c), Air Cooled, PSU-750w; Nzxt Apollo, 5-5-5-12-2-45-6-3 | 8-3-5-4-6-4-6 Republic of gamers !!!

- Asus Crosshair Formula Z, 4.0 8core - 4.4stable ; FX-8350 8core , g-SKILL PC19200 cl9 16gb, HD 6950x2, H100 Hydro+Air Cooled, Cm Storm Trooper, PSU1000w FATAL1TY, OCZ Vertex3x3
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northern_sun
Level 7
so ... nobody is using cooling plate from EK?
- Asus Maximus, 2.4 4core - 3.6ghz(o.c), raid5_6hdd, 3gb Crucial, HD 3870(o.c), Air Cooled, PSU-750w; Nzxt Apollo, 5-5-5-12-2-45-6-3 | 8-3-5-4-6-4-6 Republic of gamers !!!

- Asus Crosshair Formula Z, 4.0 8core - 4.4stable ; FX-8350 8core , g-SKILL PC19200 cl9 16gb, HD 6950x2, H100 Hydro+Air Cooled, Cm Storm Trooper, PSU1000w FATAL1TY, OCZ Vertex3x3

randyenergy
Level 10
Hello northern sun,
I think you will have more chances of a reply if you post here:
http://rog.asus.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?134-Build-Advice

randyenergy
Level 10

northern_sun
Level 7
oh man, nobody is running cooling plate on their crosshair 5, damn .. im mad now 😄
- Asus Maximus, 2.4 4core - 3.6ghz(o.c), raid5_6hdd, 3gb Crucial, HD 3870(o.c), Air Cooled, PSU-750w; Nzxt Apollo, 5-5-5-12-2-45-6-3 | 8-3-5-4-6-4-6 Republic of gamers !!!

- Asus Crosshair Formula Z, 4.0 8core - 4.4stable ; FX-8350 8core , g-SKILL PC19200 cl9 16gb, HD 6950x2, H100 Hydro+Air Cooled, Cm Storm Trooper, PSU1000w FATAL1TY, OCZ Vertex3x3

HiVizMan
Level 40
When you say cooling plate just what do you mean my friend?
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cooling plate from EK, ---- EK-FB ASUS C5F-Z - Acetal+Nickel --- **direct link**

cnc cooling plate installed on the top the nb ....
- Asus Maximus, 2.4 4core - 3.6ghz(o.c), raid5_6hdd, 3gb Crucial, HD 3870(o.c), Air Cooled, PSU-750w; Nzxt Apollo, 5-5-5-12-2-45-6-3 | 8-3-5-4-6-4-6 Republic of gamers !!!

- Asus Crosshair Formula Z, 4.0 8core - 4.4stable ; FX-8350 8core , g-SKILL PC19200 cl9 16gb, HD 6950x2, H100 Hydro+Air Cooled, Cm Storm Trooper, PSU1000w FATAL1TY, OCZ Vertex3x3

HiVizMan
Level 40
That is the VRMs not the North Bridge. You see why I am getting confused. 😄
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northern_sun
Level 7
it cools off both of them ..
- Asus Maximus, 2.4 4core - 3.6ghz(o.c), raid5_6hdd, 3gb Crucial, HD 3870(o.c), Air Cooled, PSU-750w; Nzxt Apollo, 5-5-5-12-2-45-6-3 | 8-3-5-4-6-4-6 Republic of gamers !!!

- Asus Crosshair Formula Z, 4.0 8core - 4.4stable ; FX-8350 8core , g-SKILL PC19200 cl9 16gb, HD 6950x2, H100 Hydro+Air Cooled, Cm Storm Trooper, PSU1000w FATAL1TY, OCZ Vertex3x3

HiVizMan
Level 40
Cool. The best thing is to use your CPU pump and simply expand the loop.

If you do not have a CPU water pump then any pump will do the trick the amount of flow that is needed is so marginal that all WC pumps will do the trick.
To help us help you - please provide as much information about your system and the problem as possible.