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Installing my Zalman HSF never was easy.. Here is my battle report, illustrated (sorry for ****ty imagery).

Ok, step one: Grab your fans!


Step two: a close up of the Nvidia logo (bad picture, but still)


Step three: Gather your parts!

Fan Mate 2 - the fan controller


This.. thing... used to attach the fan to the mobo..


A plastic bag with some more parts..


Ok so, then I got my fan and my parts. Next step..: INSTALL IT!!
Then, I remove my stock AMD HSF and due to some complications with wires and strips it wasn't easy to get out of the case, I actually had to cut the wires off..

What this is..? a computer or UFO..? who knows?


Removing thermal grease...


Applying new...



Now it's time to get the old fan out of there.. And after a bit of sweat and blood and some cut wires, it is out. I stabbed self in the process so now I'm bleeding.. Proof.


In the end.. it worked like a swiss clock
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post #2 of 16
grats lol, that thing is like a cheeze greater.
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post #3 of 16
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Thanks. yeah, hopefully I get the AS5 soon though, not sure if I got enough thermal grease on it.. But my temps in the BIOS was 20 degrees lower than before (well thats what its saying anyway...)
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post #4 of 16
why is the fan pointing down in your case?
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What this is..? a computer or UFO..? who knows?


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Quote:
Originally Posted by DVtriple6 View Post
What this is..? a computer or UFO..? who knows?
I'm calling FAKE on this one, there's no UFO in this picture! hehe gj DV
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those pictures make me want to kill myself
    
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Why is it facing down?
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post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GeekMan View Post
why is the fan pointing down in your case?
Pointing down? I'd say it's pointing up
Well the PSU is blowing warm air down, not out of the case as a normal PSU would do *shrug..*
Anyway, so the HSF and PSU wont blow hot air at each other I installed it that way. Also it was the easiest way to put it in

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Originally Posted by born2killU
those pictures make me want to kill myself
They make me wanna kill my phone
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post #10 of 16
hehe

I installed a 9700 for my friend a few days ago...

Man it was "intereting"

Nice job tho
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