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Could this be the easiest way to drop temps? (see attachment)

According to a few guys i know, removing the CPU cradle plate apparantly causes between 5c - 8c drops in temps! Except i'm not willing to try this theory out just yet....any takers?
 
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post #2 of 34
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Could this be the easiest way to drop temps? (see attachment)

According to a few guys i know, removing the CPU cradle plate apparantly causes between 5c - 8c drops in temps! Except i'm not willing to try this theory out just yet....any takers?
lawl does that CPU cradle hold the CPU in place?.
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post #3 of 34
That looks just like the cradle on the 775 boards...Mine looks the exact same...
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Actually yes to a degree, but with a large cooler screwed down on top, it will be pretty darn secure. Besides the CPU sits inside a square that has no room to move about in anyway....
 
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post #5 of 34
.....no thanks.....
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We will never know...until you try
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post #7 of 34
if i had a 775 mobo i would give it a go
post #8 of 34
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For those that are curious, don't panic the plate can easily be re-fitted. Your not actually tearing it off and having to break it or anything.
 
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post #9 of 34
i dont see how that would help. it doesnt create more surface area that touches the HSF.
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i dont see how that would help. it doesnt create more surface area that touches the HSF.
Actually, for those that LAP cooler bases and CPU's it makes sense to have as flat a surface area as possible. You don't want some metal plate sitting between your CPU and cooler....
 
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