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Ivy and Indigo Xtreme !!!???

Did some one use it?

Do you think it will work good with Ivy Temps????

so lets find out something.... rolleyes.gif
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You can easily use it with Ivy, but I am positive it will be a complete waste of money.

The thermal issue with Ivy are largely an issue at the die level (transistor density and the thermal resistance of the silicon die itself) with a possible, though marginal contributing factor of the IHS and the TIM under it. Improving the TIM between the IHS and heatsink base are not likely to give you substantial improvements.

For the cost of Indigo Xtreme you could pay for half the heatsink you'd need to get a respectable OC out of Ivy.

That said, if you are inclined to try, I'd like to see your before and after results.
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I'm thinking about to use it with new build with water.... so for me to see results before and after interesting too....

also price its not big different - IX=$20 (for 2 use) and MX-4 about $8-10..... so performance first smile.gif
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I tested indigo on my OCed 1366 at 182W power consumption (just cpu) per DES running prime small ffts, and got 3C better temps than mx2 using calibrated dallas 1 wire at each rad fan air intake and crystalfonz where I could get repeatable results down 0.2C.

My overclocked IVY only consumes 93W at 4.7 ghz 1.31v prime small ffts vers 27.7. Since resistance at tim interface is C/W, 3C better at 182W (1366) = only 1.5C better at near half watts, ie 93W for IVY.

I would get it and measure myself, but too much work, knowing at best I will get 1.5C improvement (and maybe only 1C over current pk1 I am using), unless my ivy ihs is making poor contact, which by tim imprint isnt the case.
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I tested indigo on my OCed 1366 at 182W power consumption (just cpu) per DES running prime small ffts, and got 3C better temps than mx2 using calibrated dallas 1 wire at each rad fan air intake and crystalfonz where I could get repeatable results down 0.2C.
My overclocked IVY only consumes 93W at 4.7 ghz 1.31v prime small ffts vers 27.7. Since resistance at tim interface is C/W, 3C better at 182W (1366) = only 1.5C better at near half watts, ie 93W for IVY.
I would get it and measure myself, but too much work, knowing at best I will get 1.5C improvement (and maybe only 1C over current pk1 I am using), unless my ivy ihs is making poor contact, which by tim imprint isnt the case.

interesting... was thinking about better drop....
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