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Hey.
I remember when I was building a system for a friend of mine, I chose this motherboard:
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Int...ximus_Extreme/

The north bridge heat sink was equipped with water cooling tubes, so the north bridge could be water cooled right out of the box.
He didn't use water cooling but he wasn't going to over clock, so I didn't bother looking for another motherboard, it was the only choice anyway since he wanted DDR3 support back then.

Well, my question is, I designed a new system for him a year ago or so, and he isn't using the old system at all.
I thought, I'd want to salvage that north bridge water block for my system.

Is there anyone who has this motherboard, and could give me pictures of the block and the whole thing, and give me a schematic of some sort of where the mounting holes are, to make sure it fits my motherboard?

That would be really awesome.
(I can't try it myself as my friend lives in another country)
Edit: You might think it won't fit but I could just use the water block piece itself and still use the stock heat sink for south bridge, it's not connected with a heat pipe by default anyway.
Edited by naikee - 5/4/11 at 9:54am
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It dosen't fit your board. It only fits the Maximus Extreme I.
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The water block seems it has the mounting holes in the exact same place. as mine.
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