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Originally Posted by richie_2010 View Post

you could always use some small bolts to tighten down the sink some more, on my old board i had a thermaltake true spirit ii

That is an idea also. I think though that for the moment without having to disassemble everything to get the board out and isolated to apply more/new TIM (again) and do another tightening mod with bolts that just adding a fan is far simpler and effective without the hassle of diassembling everything. redface.gif
    
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post

I have two fans (120mm) side by side sucking air in for the video cards already but I think they get most of the fresh air instead of the NB.
But that gives me an idea - I could use some long but tight screws (and bolts) to hold the fan in place to the side of the case and position it right above the NB sink. thinking.gif
I might try that today. Thanks

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