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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835116018
this one?
Like I said before, I CANNOT CHANGE HEATSINKS!!! NO space to do so!! the cpu HSF goes over the stock heatsink, so no way to add this gigantic thing.
JESUS: http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-CL-C0034-Extreme-Spirit-II/dp/B000LGFHFG
Might as well buy a whole new motherboard with that price.

How many video cards do you plan on using? Your board is a dual pci-e 16 board.

If one vid card, you can scoot over the card to pci-e 16x slot 2 and get a slot cooler.

I suggest this nice diy kit, it is cheap and works great.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PCI-Slot-Bracket-For-DIY-System-Cooling-Fan-314-/120911596315?pt=US_Video_Card_GPU_Cooling&hash=item1c26e48b1b
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How many video cards do you plan on using? Your board is a dual pci-e 16 board.
If one vid card, you can scoot over the card to pci-e 16x slot 2 and get a slot cooler.
I suggest this nice diy kit, it is cheap and works great.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/PCI-Slot-Bracket-For-DIY-System-Cooling-Fan-314-/120911596315?pt=US_Video_Card_GPU_Cooling&hash=item1c26e48b1b

all in the sig rig, my man.

yeah it has dual pci 16, I have two cards one in each 16x slot.

Even if I could remove one GPU, then what? THE CPU HSF IS OVER THE NB
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how about adding at least one picture or more?!
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Sorry for crap color/quality/blur

450

Using the gpus in the 16x slot
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guess best thing u can do is like mentioned change the thermal paste and add 1 or 2 more of theese fans :/
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guess best thing u can do is like mentioned change the thermal paste and add 1 or 2 more of theese fans :/

yeah I will change the paste, but I would have to remove the mobo, since the CPU retaining hole isn't big enough to show the NB pins.
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yeah I will change the paste, but I would have to remove the mobo, since the CPU retaining hole isn't big enough to show the NB pins.

good and bad at the same time.. so you can put the fans to a fix position and study the exact blueprint of yo passive cooler..
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Oh okay, well could you tell me what clock now?
I am at 2.4 from 2.0

My NB is running at 2600, at 1.290v. 100% percent stable in 24hr prime run in summer! biggrin.gif
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Northbridge has never had temp sensors built into them.

They are usually placed near the nb on the motherboard itself. You have to do the "finger check" to see how well the fan is working because the fan may be doing wonders, but the sensor doesn't feel a thing.
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Northbridge has never had temp sensors built into them.
They are usually placed near the nb on the motherboard itself. You have to do the "finger check" to see how well the fan is working because the fan may be doing wonders, but the sensor doesn't feel a thing.

I see, well I cannot touch the heatsink for more than a second. It really devil.gif my fingers.

The fan is 4 cfm, just pushes the air around it, not really away from it.
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