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Old 07-15-2008, 10:49 PM   #11 (permalink)
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OK, just finishing installing the replacement.


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Near-silence is a nice sound. The only noise coming from my computer now is the case fans, CPU fan, and the 120mm mounted on my GFX card. It's hardly any louder than the fan on my wife's computer.
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Congrats, that fan looks pretty sharp.

It's funny how much bigger northbridge heatsinks have gotten as chipsets get more and more complex.

Look at some of the ones on asus boards, give you a headache just trying to follow the maze of heatpipes :P
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Congrats, that fan looks pretty sharp.

It's funny how much bigger northbridge heatsinks have gotten as chipsets get more and more complex.

Look at some of the ones on asus boards, give you a headache just trying to follow the maze of heatpipes :P
LOL ya. Looks like a roller coaster.

Glad you finally got a heatsink Trotter.
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