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Originally Posted by jfiaff;13869422 
What would be the point of that? The pcb of the motherboard doesn't need to be cooled...

Mine does, using a DFI lanparty 785G-M35 in my folding machine. The Heatsinks fell off about a year ago, although the board doesn't get very hot usually, when I fold it heats up to around 90-110 Celsius.
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Originally Posted by BWG;13869460 
Why would you even consider asking that? lachen.gif

You know this thread is going to blow up. You could use it on your heatsinked elements on your board, but nothing else really needs TIM or would benefit from it being placed onto it. Does that help?

Honestly, I would not go tearing off TIM adheasive on your NB, MOSFETS, or SB. It could be used as a replacement, but it would not outperform TIM adheasive and often times those heatsinks need the TIM adheasive to keep them in constant contact with the chips they are covering due to some being attached with springs. MX-4 does a good job on the ones you can tighten down though.

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Mine does, using a DFI lanparty 785G-M35 in my folding machine. The Heatsinks fell off about a year ago, although the board doesn't get very hot usually, when I fold it heats up to around 90-110 Celsius.
Whoaaaaa! You are killing it! Do you still have the heatsinks? Can they be re-attached? Wow! 90-110!

I have a 785G and mine is heatsinked. You could get some replacements and stick them on.
 
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post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by BWG;13869545 
Whoaaaaa! You are killing it! Do you still have the heatsinks? Can they be re-attached? Wow! 90-110!

I have a 785G and mine is heatsinked. You could get some replacements and stick them on.

Do you know where one could find the actual retail heatsinks?
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Originally Posted by Cam3ron View Post
Do you know where one could find the actual retail heatsinks?
You mean the OEM heatsinks? You would be better off buying copper ones that have TIM adheasive that you can just stick to the chips. I saw some on Amazon yesterday.

Can you give me the full model number of your board and the revision, if any? I want to see what it had on it and how they were attached.

EDIT:

I was looking through your systems trying to find it and I found this:

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Took northbridge heatsink and used it for cpu.
Are you serious? LOL
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by BWG;13869700 
You mean the OEM heatsinks? You would be better off buying copper ones that have TIM adheasive that you can just stick to the chips. I saw some on Amazon yesterday.

Can you give me the full model number of your board and the revision, if any? I want to see what it had on it and how they were attached.

EDIT:

I was looking through your systems trying to find it and I found this:



Are you serious? LOL

Nah that was on this junk build I made by using parts from the junk yard (and ikea).

The board was bought from eBay and was missing all the documentation. I'm gonna try and find it using CPU-Z but I don't know if it will show it. One of the heatsinks was attached with these bolt-like things but they weren't secured on the otherside and just broke loose. The other one was just glued on (I'm pretty sure atleast).

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Look on the board itself.
 
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post #18 of 20
Quote:
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when I fold it heats up to around 90-110 Celsius.
o_O
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Yeah, no doubt!
 
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Originally Posted by AquaKool View Post
No.

I mean, in theory, MX-4 is non-conductive, but why would you even risk that?
this

tim is to be used to aid in contact of a medal cooler and a heat source
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 6/14/11 at 4:16pm
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