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actually i'm trying to replace my P5E3 Deluxe (for several reasons). just about to post a wanted add. however i'm gonna try and see if i can't fit a fan around the VRM area since it all mounted a heat pipe any ways.
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actually i'm trying to replace my P5E3 Deluxe (for several reasons). just about to post a wanted add. however i'm gonna try and see if i can't fit a fan around the VRM area since it all mounted a heat pipe any ways.
I would take that P5E3 off your hands just so i'd have another board to work with, but i be broke man.

Actually, stick the fan on the heatsink that is on the northbridge. The direct cooling will eliminate most of the heat and the heatpipes will handle the rest.
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exploring the possibility of a suicide run in the near future?
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exploring the possibility of a suicide run in the near future?
Nope, i lack sufficient cooling to attempt such a thing, and i dont trust my EVGA board's stability for such a thing, and i would like to keep my P5Q-E where it is.
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I would take that P5E3 off your hands just so i'd have another board to work with, but i be broke man.

Actually, stick the fan on the heatsink that is on the northbridge. The direct cooling will eliminate most of the heat and the heatpipes will handle the rest.

ALL memory throws errors. sad-smiley-002.gif need a new one.
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ALL memory throws errors. sad-smiley-002.gif need a new one.
...... freebie? If anything i can at least salvage the heatpipes off the board and stick em on my own.
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...... freebie? If anything i can at least salvage the heatpipes off the board and stick em on my own.

yeah would think so but, i found i mine they were epoxied on. (#$%#!) mad.gif I found acetone helps with that. I'm still kind of bitter about have to do all that work to take them just to bake it just to have still fail. Obviously i just as5. you owuld definitely need a specific application for the heat pipe/s.
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yeah would think so but, i found i mine they were epoxied on. (#$%#!) mad.gif I found acetone helps with that. I'm still kind of bitter about have to do all that work to take them just to bake it just to have still fail. Obviously i just as5. you owuld definitely need a specific application for the heat pipe/s.
Oh well, at least you tried to resurrect the board. Getting a replacement is going to be a pain cause DDR3 boards = expensive as all hell.
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well the next option would be a full on 205 USD for brand new one or 205 for new i series board and hopefully a cpu that would be almost as good as my q9550 AND work with err my uh "third" operating system listed in my core 2 haf machine and have legacy support. I figure any way i look at it 150 for replacement is going to allow me to keep all my currently installed oses and have all my legacy connections.
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