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Is there a way to attach a fan to my motherboard's NB/SB chipsets?

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I've overclocked my system, and it runs smoothly, but now either the NB or the SB runs pretty hot. My motherboard is a Gigabyte A75M-UD2H. I'm not sure if I can just take the Gigabyte heatsink off and put a HS/F combo on it, or if I can just attach a small fan to it via screws. Ideas?
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I used zip ties to wrap under the edges of of the heatsink to attach a small fan to my heatsink before
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You could put on a small fan using Zip-Ties or glue, except i wouldn't recomend removing the stock cooling method on there, warranty issues.
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LOL! I consider this board a piece of crap, but I don't really have the time or money to just stop and build a new system from scratch. Well actually I would have my HDDs, fans, and case.

I'll see if I can get something rigged together. Thanks for the suggestions. Is there a brand you guys would recommend for such a small task? I like the NZXT H2 case fans, but that's about it so far. I'm not sure if a 40mm would be big enough.
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LOL! I consider this board a piece of crap, but I don't really have the time or money to just stop and build a new system from scratch. Well actually I would have my HDDs, fans, and case.
I'll see if I can get something rigged together. Thanks for the suggestions. Is there a brand you guys would recommend for such a small task? I like the NZXT H2 case fans, but that's about it so far. I'm not sure if a 40mm would be big enough.

for just the chipset? It should be more than enough, they can move a lot of air, i'd assume the NZXT ones are significantly better than the ones i scraped off the old computers i find.
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