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Just a quick question

is it safe to remove the IHS if your going to use phase

would it be more efficiant with it on or off on a MACH II
    
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i asked the dsame question and it seems ecspecially with the mach series that it would be prob kind of risky, i tried out the mating and you cant do it with the stock mounting system, you would have to "make some adjustments"

i could do it now because ive got a home made ghetto rig for my am2 since theres no adaptors out yet but even then its hard to get a real good feel for how much pressure your puuting on the little guy

edit: heres the link to the thread i started
http://www.overclock.net/phase-chang...die-phase.html
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well in that case i think ill leave it on for now

maybe just lap it or something
    
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yeah that will definatly help, i was thinking about it since my setup would amke it easier now but then i found out that am2 ihs are soldered on so i prob wouldnt see a decrease in temps even if i could get it off
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post #5 of 5
Direct Die is super tricky since you would have to modify the mounting kit and really insulate the area around the Die. Just leave it on.
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