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Finally found a use for old CPU heatsinks!

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A little time with a drill, a dremel, a grinder, and some rat-tail files converted an old stock AMD heatsink into a liquid fed radiator. I used this little radiator as an oil cooler for my dual-sport







^ I guess that picture forgot to take its vitamins. No clue what happened!
Edited by g94 - 6/10/11 at 3:07pm
post #2 of 13
Haha! Ghetto moddage at its finest right here.

Have a bump, more people need to see this
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post #3 of 13
Nice.
I have a very similar heatsink zip-tied to an Nvidia 6600 that had a crappy stock heatsink with a broken fan.
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Nice...
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Belongs in the ghetto thread
    
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looks good...
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post #7 of 13
Whatever works, I like it.
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Hahaha thanks all.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post
Nice.
I have a very similar heatsink zip-tied to an Nvidia 6600 that had a crappy stock heatsink with a broken fan.
I'll bet it works good too. I had this heatsink zip-tied onto an xbox 360 CPU for a while.

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Originally Posted by Reflux View Post
Haha! Ghetto moddage at its finest right here.

Have a bump, more people need to see this
Lol! My wallet loves ghetto mods
post #9 of 13
Ghetto Mod for sure!
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post #10 of 13
Where's the "Like" button when you need it? This is pretty legit. I must say clever thinking.
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