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how would the extreme spirit II work on the p5w dh deluxe? the nb heatsink on that board is also a mosfet cooler, would this still be worth getting?
Works fine just add a few vga heatsinks for the mosfets...
Also if you take a look beneath the heatpipe covering the mosfets youll find a rubber liner...hmmm...

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what does the rubber liner do?
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what does the rubber liner do?
Good question...as near as I can tell it just provides a cushion so that when you install the optional fan onto the cooling stack (used only when using phase or WC) you wont damage the mosfet. I would think it would have to have some thermally conductive properties but if it does then I have no idea how it works.
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hrm, so as of right now i'm better off just putting vga ramsinks on the mosfets and getting a extreme spirit II for the NB then? Is the heatsink worth getting or can i get the same performance with a 40mm fan on the stock one?
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