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Old 12-24-2007, 06:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Anyone running GIGABYTE GA-X38(T)-DQ6 with aftermarket cooler?

Hello again folks.... Wondering if anyone here is running either of the following motherboards with an aftermarket cooling solution...
  • GA-X38-DQ6
  • GA-X38T-DQ6

Reason I ask is that in the pic below, you can see that there is a heatsink on the BACK of the motherboard. Anyone SUCCESSFULLY running their cooling solution WITHOUT removing that heatsink? That is just going to be a giant headache, and would LOVE to be able to avoid having to remove it.

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Default Re: Anyone running GIGABYTE GA-X38(T)-DQ6 with aftermarket cooler?

Just wanted to post a followup.... I TRIED to keep the heatsink on there, but i could only get 3 of the 4 mounting screws on to hold on the TRUE cooler. I took off the heat sink, and the cooler mounted NO PROBLEM at all.
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