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Hey I want to cool my mosfets with either
http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview-specs.asp?partid=4498
or
http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=4499

the swiftech MC14 would fit very nicely on the motherboard like below (Red square)
But I'm guessing the green rectangle is the mosfets?

So my question is should I go for it and which one should I get.
Would there even be any temp drop worthy enough to justify it's price tag?

P.S I see this mobo is 16x and 4x, would crossfire make it go 8x/8x or 16x/4x
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http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3423#ov
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1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) (Note 3)
2 x PCI Express x1 slots (The PCIEX1_1 and PCIEX1_2 slots share bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot.) (Note 3)
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
3 x PCI slots

(Note 3) The PCIEX1_1 and PCIEX1_2 slots share bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. When PCIEX4 slot is populated with a x4 card, the PCIEX1_1 and PCIEX1_2 slots become unavailable.

That answers your second question.

Now Essentially you want to cover both the red AND green things you circled. They are all the MOSFETs. You don't need to cover the squares that say R80 on those, they are chokes. So what would fit better on that board, I'm not really sure. Either one would probably be okay just make sure all the little black squares (MOSFETs) are covered by a heatsink for optimal cooling.
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I don't really see how that answers my second question?
It just says PCIEX1_1 and 2 are unavailable when x4 is used.
sorry if what I just said is stupid ._.
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I don't really see how that answers my second question?
It just says PCIEX1_1 and 2 are unavailable when x4 is used.
sorry if what I just said is stupid ._.

It will run x16/x4. But when you populate the x4 slot, you aren't able to use either PCI-E x1 slot because they share bandwidth. Does that make sense to you?
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Here are the ones you need buy 2 packs that's 20 total.

http://www.enzotechnology.com/mos-c1.htm
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@Dopamin3 thanks man biggrin.gif

@langer1972 no enzotech in NZ swiftech or thermalright only frown.gif
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It's a shame you can't get any Enzotech products. The MST-88 is a direct fit for it.
    
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