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post #1 of 9
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Hello , i have MSI P55M-GD45 and i want to change Northbridge heatsink on it. Is it possible ? I want to try Zalman ZM-NBF47 Northbridge Flower Heatsink.
    
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Can I ask why? I assume its because you wish to OC further?

If so a 80mm Fan or a 'Antec SpotCool' are a much better idea
   
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Yea i discovered that if i would put Zalman NB Cooler now then my 212 Hyper Evo would not fit madsmiley.png

But this Antec fan would help ? I mean some temp drops ?
    
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post #4 of 9
The Antec SpotCool wil seriously help cooling a passive item, 99% of NB and SB heatsinks are passive. Any fan, even if it has extremely low CFM, will help lower temps. On a Nb it oftens comes close to halving your current temps, but that depends on other factors to
   
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I think that these mobo temps are okay for OC'ed CPU ?
Edited by Snappy90 - 3/23/13 at 2:11pm
    
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post #6 of 9
Chipsets and NB's will be Ok untill about 85*c, then they will start to throttle but they are good untill about 110*c.
Go for it and get a spotcool, they can be extremely usefull for VRMs NBs etc
   
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post #7 of 9
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Okay , thanks for help and i will get SpotCool soon as it could be possible :]
    
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post #8 of 9
Its not an emergency, as those temps are good, just it will help with overclocking further
   
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post #9 of 9
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Yea ,and that's why i want it.
    
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