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post #1 of 9
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Ok

this is sort ghetto

Well Basically I took a cheap aluminum heatsink and put a 80mm to 120mm fan adaptor and then put a more generic 120mm fan on it. With this be good?

EDIT: I have some generic heatsink compound and if I put as5 on it will it help alot?
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post #2 of 9
No because the surface area and the heatsink may just be a POS. You can try it as long as it has some sort of way to absorb heat and then transfer it good to the fins..
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post #3 of 9
you will blow more air over it. but dont expect anything drastic. as5 helps anything
post #4 of 9
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Well I thought it would work beter but?

More IDEAS Plz
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post #5 of 9
basically, the only thing that will do, is keep the fins from overheating.... lol. they will only be able to go so low temp wise.......
get a sweet action cooler, and then put a bigger fan on it.
as5 will help.
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post #6 of 9
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I can't afford a better cooler

The fins are what gets hot so thats why I did this
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maybe its just me but ...are you poor?
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post #9 of 9
If the fins get hot than yes the extra air flow will help alot

You dont need AS5 , Just some sort of liquid thermal paste. dont use a pad
    
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