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Ok, It's nearly time for the sqealing worm. I am almost desperate enough to peel off my heat spreader. Can anyone tell me what it looks like under the hood? I need a bit more drop in temps, and I've about gone as far as I can with the fans. Water is not an option at this point. I would feel more comfortable doing it if I knew what it looks like. Does it look like the old XP's only with 2 chips on the same substrate?
    
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Some more pictures...





Be sure to make a shim if you're going to remove the IHS
    
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The x2 die will be slightly bigger than that one ^
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That is the x2 die, they're both Toledo cores
    
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The first is a 3800+ this could be a manchester or venice, and by the looks of them they look rectanglr where as an x2 is 199mm² so those are not 2x's
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I wouldnt do it man, AMD has recently started soldering their heat spreaders on!
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Krunk_Kracker
I wouldnt do it man, AMD has recently started soldering their heat spreaders on!
Those would be the am2's some poor guy found out the hard way on the fx-62
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frostbite
Those would be the am2's some poor guy found out the hard way on the fx-62
Oh, I thought it was the the X2's in general.
 
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Here's a Venice 3800 lousy pic.....

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