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Old 09-06-2006, 10:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My bridge on my mobo gets pretty hot and i have a small hsf that i got for a previous mobo.... i need to no which one will do a better job for cooling


**Smaller heatsink but has a fan (6000rpm)**



**Big heatsink with NO fan**
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is there a way to view the temp of the bridge
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Old 09-07-2006, 09:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i'm pretty sure everest shows the temps... i've seen mine before but i cant remember the program >

on a more helpful note....
i would use the big one, try and set up some air flow that will go thru the larger slots. try and set it up so that the wide slots are verticle and the airflow goes up (relative to gravity) this will encourage maximum natural (fanless) convection. the faster you can get air to move vertically through the grooves the better.

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