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Quick question for those who know about the G41 chipset. I noticed when running my E3400 at 3.51Ghz(1.26v) my North Bridge heat sink is getting quite hot, the FSB is at 1080Mhz, and the max it can take is 1333Mhz. There is no temp sensor for it but it feels hot after holding my index finger on it for 5 seconds. I'm wondering if this is a large issue to worry about, I have some OCZ freeze and a 40mm fan from my 680i's North Bridge if I need to make a cooling solution.
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It is perfectly normal...
    
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