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Copper Passive or Aluminum Active?

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Hey all. I was wondering whether or not to keep my passive copper northbridge heatsink, or switch it out with an aluminum Vantec NB/VGA Heatsink/Fan. I lapped the Vantec(it had the pink bottom and was scratched to hell...) so now it's somewhat shiny.

post #2 of 8
it wouldnt really make a diffrence, IMO. but its worth a try. =)
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Copper passive. Heatpipes own.
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You would be better off modding a fan to the fins on the heat pipe. IMO. And re seating the heatsink on there with some AS5
    
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post #5 of 8
Definitely the heatpipes.
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That's what I figured. Alright, thanks guys.
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heatpipes + fan = pwnage
    
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post #8 of 8
I have the same board (just the SLI version) and the heatpipes do a great job. Just keep the pipes. Taking all that off would be a pain.
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