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    Default Thermaltake BigWater 780e

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    Good work Deton!

    The only thing you should metnion in there if someone will go for that setup and then afterwards he will try to replace the CPU block they'll have some pain in the a..... removing the padding and foam and backplate..... been there done that...... took me half an hour to remove it......

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    that's a norm now for most water cooling kits, you have to remove the mobo and backplate to install or uninstall. I have seen any kit or block don't need to remove the mobo.

    Actually there are two blocks don't need to remove the board to install. The NB chipset block for Maximus II Formula from Swiftech and EK Water Blocks.

    The reviews are coming.

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    yeah i know that for most of them you have to remove mobo but my point really was the padding sticky thing that goeas between backplate and mobo . THIS took me half an hour to scrape it ( yeah literaly SCRAPE IT) off the mobo

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    Oh...the sticky padding....I never peel those liner off even with any other backplates. Those two sided tape help to keep the backplate in plate while you installing the block, that's all.

    Here is a little for future use guys; just peel a tiny a little piece at the corner of the tape, big enough to hold the backplate to stick to the mobo. It will comes off very easy when the time you need to remove the backplate. No tape or glue residue stick to the mobo, I'm been doing this for most of the installation.

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    ^^ now he's telling me......:rolleyes: but yeah good tip though

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    Good idea there Deton. Ya, I never remove all the stuff, such a mess to clean up.

    Review for the EK 4870 X2 block is coming very soon, then the northbridge stuff later

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    Hey, I'm not a mind reader....I wouldn't know who doesn't know that trick...yeah I though about to mention that tip in the review but I was concentrating on the review than moding tips.

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    I have always installed the backing plates that way, I upgrade so often that its the only way to do it.

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