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post #231 of 3006
I'd recommend getting a socket wrench as well, using needle-nose pliers to hold onto the bolts, while also trying to tighten the screws, and holding the board gets tricky.
Almost took off a few transistors with the pliers flying off...
post #232 of 3006
That is what the springs do, it holds onto the nuts so they dont spin. I really gotta make a video.
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Good job on your mod...but damn...that's one dangerous bow on the PCB...I would STRONGLY suggest that you re-seat if you can, I'm idling on 44*c with my AXP-II and my VRMs with all copper heat sinks idle around 40*c with the Antec spot cool on low speed...and 55*c to 66*c on load and VRMs are at 52*c.

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Yep, my temps rose back up to a 60idle.

Going to do a reseat when I can, but I was hoping to have as little trouble with this thing as possible.

Thinking about a AXP-II.
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Yeah definately reseat and make sure you dont over tighten.
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Also change the orientation of the rad if you can get cool air coming from the outside of the case to cool your 620 rad...from your pics it looks like the rad is on exhaust after getting warm air from the CPU cooler...

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has anyone noticed a drop on case and cpu temps when using the 620 against the reference or aftermarket cooling?
post #238 of 3006
I received a large reduction in case temps after the mod ... my mb temp would hover around 60c now its about 30c. The temp sensors near the pci slots also saw large drops of almost 60c down into the mid 30c range. CPU was a slight decrease nothing to write home about.
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If you have done the mod and arnt on the list post up pictures so I can add you.
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