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post #31 of 56
I wanna do it but its the modding of the bracket and stuff like that. The drop in temps is extremely tempting. Gonna throw a CNPS9700(chances are) on it. I'm assuming it wont crack it since its not the stock cooler that clips on? Also, think I'd acutally have to do any modding of my bracket or could I just sit it on?
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post #32 of 56
you have to make the bracket not as tall to account for the thickness lost by removing the IHS
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post #33 of 56
do I just take a file to it then and take some plastic off?
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post #34 of 56
I might do it if I can find one of those box cutter knives that won't let you go in too far on accident.
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post #35 of 56
me ive done it to countless processors
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post #36 of 56
Looks like the removal of the IHS is a process that isn't free from catastrophes!> http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/showthread.php?t=69657
    
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post #37 of 56
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do I just take a file to it then and take some plastic off?
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post #38 of 56
It's still alive though! It gives me more faith in doing it but I'm still afraid. I just might lap my IHS.
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post #39 of 56
well lapping and removing it both void the warranty, so why not do it the right way?
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post #40 of 56
whats the point og removing teh ihs? putting the heat sink directly on teh chip so it runs cooler?
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