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VRM sinks on ASRock M3a770de

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Hi,

I am thinking about putting some sinks on my vrms. However, what should I buy, and would it be possible to make my own sinks. Like could I cut up an old heatsink to about the right size?

Now, another qeustion how much of a benefeit would this bring. Would it result in a cooler cpu?

Here's a link to my mobo http://www.asrock.com/mb/cpu.asp?Model=M3A770DE.

Thank you in advance,
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It would only improve the boards stability and life. If you overclock your cpu you may find that cooler vrms means you can back the vcore down a tiny bit.
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It would only improve the boards stability and life. If you overclock your cpu you may find that cooler vrms means you can back the vcore down a tiny bit.
Ok, so it is something that I probably should do. I will most likely upgrade before my board dies, but if I can back down the vcore that would be great because right now I am at 56 celsius at load, and in the air conditiong. At a nice 3.6 ghz but I don't want to push it for when we don't have the AC on.
    
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