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2018/01/10 14:40:39 (permalink)
I did a small project of taking an Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO PCB and attaching the kryoM.2 waterblock.  I thought this is a cool and non-invasive mod.  The M.2 now has the extra benefit of a heatsink on top to act as a back plate.  I will be using thermal paste on the top part since the M.2 I have has chips on both sides.  This work 100% because the kryoM.2 and EVO have the same mounting holes.     

 
post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2018/02/12 12:46:42

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    quadlatte
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/12 04:48:17 (permalink)
    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

                                   
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/12 12:20:59 (permalink)
    quadlatte
    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

    Yep!  This will keep any M.2 Super Cool. 
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2018/01/12 18:20:12

    Benchmarks:
    3D Mark Fire Strike Ultra: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432970?
    3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432775?
    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
    3D Mark Time Spy (Full Version): http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20754407?
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/14 23:37:51 (permalink)
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    quadlatte
    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

    Yep!  This will keep any M.2 Super Cool. 


    i have the kyro mini and the ek m.2 cooler and they both do a fine job, my samsung 960 stays right around 31~34c. water cooling them though is a bit overkill imo, you do want some heat for the nand to last a long time, 

                                   
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/15 13:10:07 (permalink)
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    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

    Yep!  This will keep any M.2 Super Cool. 


    i have the kyro mini and the ek m.2 cooler and they both do a fine job, my samsung 960 stays right around 31~34c. water cooling them though is a bit overkill imo, you do want some heat for the nand to last a long time, 


    Cool, kryo mini?  Is that the original one Aquacomputer first released?  Nice temps.  Its overkill, but having cool components is not a bad thing in my book.  
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2018/01/15 13:20:52

    Benchmarks:
    3D Mark Fire Strike Ultra: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432970?
    3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432775?
    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
    3D Mark Time Spy (Full Version): http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20754407?
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/16 17:24:51 (permalink)
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    quadlatte
    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

    Yep!  This will keep any M.2 Super Cool. 


    i have the kyro mini and the ek m.2 cooler and they both do a fine job, my samsung 960 stays right around 31~34c. water cooling them though is a bit overkill imo, you do want some heat for the nand to last a long time, 


    Cool, kryo mini?  Is that the original one Aquacomputer first released?  Nice temps.  Its overkill, but having cool components is not a bad thing in my book.  


    yep the mini was basically just a finned heatsink with some thermal pads and clips to hold it to the drive, only works with single sided m.2 drives. i switched both of mine in this rig to the EK nickel ones, they look way better but since i mounted my cpu vertical i cant see them, but they do keep both the 960 evo and intel 600p cool since the backplate puts off some heat from my 1080 FTW2

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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/16 17:37:35 (permalink)
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    Almost like they were designed to go together πŸ˜‰

    Yep!  This will keep any M.2 Super Cool. 


    i have the kyro mini and the ek m.2 cooler and they both do a fine job, my samsung 960 stays right around 31~34c. water cooling them though is a bit overkill imo, you do want some heat for the nand to last a long time, 


    Cool, kryo mini?  Is that the original one Aquacomputer first released?  Nice temps.  Its overkill, but having cool components is not a bad thing in my book.  


    yep the mini was basically just a finned heatsink with some thermal pads and clips to hold it to the drive, only works with single sided m.2 drives. i switched both of mine in this rig to the EK nickel ones, they look way better but since i mounted my cpu vertical i cant see them, but they do keep both the 960 evo and intel 600p cool since the backplate puts off some heat from my 1080 FTW2



    Cool, I am a fan of the PCIe M.2 heat sinks personally, but those work too. Never heard of heat being beneficial to electrical components last time I checked, heat is the enemy, keeping components cool as possible will increase there lifespan from what I have heard, heck I could be wrong?
    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2018/02/07 14:36:17

    Benchmarks:
    3D Mark Fire Strike Ultra: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432970?
    3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432775?
    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
    3D Mark Time Spy (Full Version): http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20754407?
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/16 18:31:42 (permalink)
    That's a dope mod there boss. I would not have thought of that. I'm a fan of keeping my parts as cool as possible too.

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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/01/17 13:14:55 (permalink)
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    That's a dope mod there boss. I would not have thought of that. I'm a fan of keeping my parts as cool as possible too.

    Thanks!!! Yeah, keeping components cool is the way to go

    Benchmarks:
    3D Mark Fire Strike Ultra: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432970?
    3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432775?
    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/04/27 15:29:03 (permalink)
    Here is the VISION terminal upgrade with sleeved USB cable!!!  Going to install this soon. 
     
     

    post edited by Krzysztof47 - 2018/04/27 16:11:54

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    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
    3D Mark Time Spy (Full Version): http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20754407?
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/04/28 09:22:39 (permalink)
    that does look pretty cool.

                                   
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    Re: Aquacomputer kryoM.2 EVO with Waterblock! 2018/04/28 13:38:36 (permalink)
    quadlatte
    that does look pretty cool.


    Thanks!, yeah its a pretty cool setup for sure.  The VISION Display was not pushed in all the way since I wont install it until August. 

    Benchmarks:
    3D Mark Fire Strike Ultra: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432970?
    3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432775?
    3D Mark Fire Strike: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20432865?
    3D Mark Time Spy (Full Version): http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/20754407?
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