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Originally Posted by Qasual;14897136 
Thank you for your advice, I do plan to upgrade the board but as of right now I'm testing to see how well the mono works with the 125W quad core. I wonder how some guys run the higher wattage computers on these boards with no problems so far, there must be a way!

-Puts detective cap on-

I believe, with all my might that aiding the mosfets with heatsinks would help! biggrin.gif
I am currently running a 4.2Ghz (1.533v) overclock on this board with no problems. I am planning on buying some heatsinks w/ a spot fan to cool these guys ASAP.

But fire away w/ any questions!
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Originally Posted by jetboy623;14898729 
I am currently running a 4.2Ghz (1.533v) overclock on this board with no problems. I am planning on buying some heatsinks w/ a spot fan to cool these guys ASAP.

But fire away w/ any questions!

Do you plan to use MOS-C1 sinks also, I've been looking at these for awhile and somehow rig a fan to help dissipate heat.
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Do you plan to use MOS-C1 sinks also, I've been looking at these for awhile and somehow rig a fan to help dissipate heat.
No, I was actually planning on using these heatsinks, since they have 6 points, rather than 3 on the MOS-C1s
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No, I was actually planning on using these heatsinks, since they have 6 points, rather than 3 on the MOS-C1s

They're also twice the size, are you afraid of any interference issues ?
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They're also twice the size, are you afraid of any interference issues ?
Nope, not afraid of anything like that. I will get the best mosfet heatsinks out there, so that I can continue to run my OC, and still keep it as cool as possible, without having to add a mosfet block into my WC loop tongue.gif.
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Sweetness, I thought the bigger surface area might not be used to to its full potential and the mosfets that are side by side might be hard for placing the mosfets sinks.


But the last part I had trouble understanding, what a WC loop ? tongue.gif
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Sweetness, I thought the bigger surface area might not be used to to its full potential and the mosfets that are side by side might be hard for placing the mosfets sinks.


But the last part I had trouble understanding, what a WC loop ? tongue.gif
lol, sorry for my abbreviations... WC loop= Watercooling loop. A Watercooling loop is basically the order in which the water flows through the different compnents. This term is now commonly used to replace "watercooling system". For example, "I am going to add a radiator to my watercooling loop" (watercooling system).
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lol, sorry for my abbreviations... WC loop= Watercooling loop. A Watercooling loop is basically the order in which the water flows through the different compnents. This term is now commonly used to replace "watercooling system". For example, "I am going to add a radiator to my watercooling loop" (watercooling system).

Oh neat, I never wanted to go that far so I bought the A50 heat sink on sale for $20 (Who couldn't resist) I believe it does the job. Pretty much make the case a cooling beast with better fans directed in a way where all my little parts gets a ample amount of cooling. *Is a big dreamer*

So what do you think about the heatsink size being a problem?
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I'll take a look at the dimensions soon... but ATM (at the moment tongue.gif), looks like it will fit fine smile.gif.
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Haha, the 6 prongs one are 12mmx12mm and the C1's are 6mmx6mm which should sit on top of our mosfets quite nicely.

I plan to use my side fan as a intake fan to blow on top of the mobo slightly too help out, what do you think ?
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