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Old 04-06-2006, 10:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well lately my compts over heated as in the lil beeping sound comes on and im pretty sure its because the northbridge because i felt it after use and its quite hot im wondering if i can just stick this
on top of my curret northbridge heat sink using arctic silver adheasive?
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Old 04-07-2006, 12:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That seems fine,
I am not sure why it would not work, and its cheap so.....

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Old 04-07-2006, 05:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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woa uhm, you want replace your heat pipe passive cooler with that .... little chipset fan? You might just need a little more air flowing into your case, what kind of case fans do you have? Have you cleaned the dust out recently?
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you wanna stick that ontop of the other heatsink? i don't think you can do that.... i think you're gonna have to remove the original heatsink... not sure but you might be able to put just the fan on the heatsink.. since the fan has a heatsink w/ it.. like seperate them and put the fan on your heatsink that might work. just guessing tho.

i think just go with what Sui said.

did you overclock your comp?
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i have 120mm front and 80mm side intake and 120mm rear exhaust im open for ideas i just dont want to take off the passive cooler, but it needs improvement any fan ideas for the current or something else??
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