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post #41 of 56
I took mine off. I thinking I need to apply some more as5 because i only put on a thin film.
    
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post #42 of 56
38C load is low enough for me. Maybe when I get a 165.
post #43 of 56
wait so where do u reapply the a5? to the main chip and the capacitors i believe they are the little black ones do u put it on them too or just remove the ihs and put it on teh main chip
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post #44 of 56
Do not put anything on the capacitors. You don't want them touching your
heatsink. Contact should only be with the core and a thin layer of a5.
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post #45 of 56
ahh gotcha i have a 3200 winchester... i think or manchester core its the one before the venice i believe its manchester but it stopped working or my board did so i said hey why not sice it might be dead so i just apply a layer of a5 and ill be set can i use the stock hs on it? or do i need to modify that to be shorter it seems like when its on teh cpu it seets lower yes but still has pressure against the cpu just less
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post #46 of 56
That's the tricky part. When you remove the IHS it does create space - and
if your mounting mechanism for your hs isn't flexible - you have to be
inventive. I used reynolds aluminum foil in-between the mounting bracket for
my Big Typhoon and the BT heatsink. Worked great. I don't know if I'd recommend
Reynolds aluminum in all situations tho.
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post #47 of 56
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Originally Posted by jamenta View Post
That's the tricky part. When you remove the IHS it does create space - and
if your mounting mechanism for your hs isn't flexible - you have to be
inventive. I used reynolds aluminum foil in-between the mounting bracket for
my Big Typhoon and the BT heatsink. Worked great. I don't know if I'd recommend
Reynolds aluminum in all situations tho.
How does that work? The Bigtyphoon just screws on. You don't need to mod anything.
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post #48 of 56
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How does that work? The Bigtyphoon just screws on. You don't need to mod anything.
Big Typhoon "VX". I guess I should have added the two extra letters.
The VX sports a new mounting mechanism and more powerful, variable fan.
It may even be a little bigger from what I've heard.
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post #49 of 56
I want to remove my IHS from my 3500+

will I have to change brackets for a arctic freezer 64 pro?
and how will I be able to change them?
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Originally Posted by killerfromsky View Post
I want to remove my IHS from my 3500+

will I have to change brackets for a arctic freezer 64 pro?
and how will I be able to change them?
just cut it off and sand down the nipples on the bottom of your heatsink bracket.

btw overclocking voids your warranty once you get past a certain voltage point (1.4v on venice, 1.35v on opty). so if you overclock you might as well just cut it off
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