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Is this possible? I just got a mobo that will allow OCing, and I was wondering if this is possible.....
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I was wondering that same thing...
    
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It wouldn't be THAT difficult for a mobo manufacturer to install a temp diode in the RAM slots......maybe I should design one and get it patented LOL!
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
It wouldn't be THAT difficult for a mobo manufacturer to install a temp diode in the RAM slots......maybe I should design one and get it patented LOL!
Hey binormal, did everything work out alright?
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If they have heatspreaders, then you'd have to tape a diode to it. Having one in the slot wouldnt be as accurate as having one on the heatspreader/some of the chips (and take an average).
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The only practical way would be with a Sunbeam Theta card that supports up to 8 thermisters. If you have high demand fans it can't handle them due to the out put limitations
    
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What I have done for my memory modules is use one of these fan controllers with temperature thermocouples on them.

I have taken one of the thermocouples and wedged it between the PCB and heatspreader. (see attachment)

I have moved the fan to one side so that you can see the location in the centre of the PCB.

With my memory overvolted to 3.3v the temp at the thermocouple is 48*C

This is with the fan deadspot sitting on top of the location of the temp sensor which in theory should be the warmest location on the sticks.
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