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Due to the lack of money, and the need for better temps, i decided the time was ripe to put my opty under the knife, and take off its IHS! No damage to the CPU, though i cut my fingers a couple of times Then modified the HSF mounting bracket to make up for the lost height, and viola! 5C idle drop...havent loaded it up yet. Not bad for 20mins and a bit of blood! best of all, it was free! No IHS FTW!!!
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Wewt.
2 OP pls nerf
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2 OP pls nerf
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yep
    
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Alright.
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post #5 of 26
good job I want to pop the top on my sandy, im a little hesitant though cause I don't really have to money to get a new one lol.
    
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Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
good job I want to pop the top on my sandy, im a little hesitant though cause I don't really have to money to get a new one lol.
Plus, arent the 3700s discontinued?
    
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post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
good job I want to pop the top on my sandy, im a little hesitant though cause I don't really have to money to get a new one lol.
SCREW IT! jk haha temp shouldn't be much of concern to you unless your a freak overclocker. If you know what I mean.
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post #8 of 26
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good job I want to pop the top on my sandy, im a little hesitant though cause I don't really have to money to get a new one lol.
me too lol! but, it paid off! you shold do it also
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Good Job, nice temp's..Congrat's...
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post #10 of 26
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Plus, arent the 3700s discontinued?
yea well gives me all the reason to upgrade it lol
    
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