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Maximus Formula NB watercooling! help

post #1 of 7
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Well i have this board and all but i looked at this board its what i have. but why cant i take off the nb heatsink that has the watercooling inside of it?

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because its part of the vrm and sb heatsinks
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Just use the Fuzion block. I will save a lot of hassle in the long run, thats what i did.
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why get that when its already on there for you lol. its the built on wc. but dont know why i cant take off the heatsink.
    
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post #5 of 7
You are having a hard time takeing off the heatsink because ASUS uses a hard set epoxy like thermal paste on the NB. You will have to remove all the pushpins and heat the NB heatsink with a blow dryer, then slide the heatsink off. I removed mine this way. Also PM Refresh, he removed his recently.




Just be very carefull, I have seen reports of people ripping their NB chip right off!
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but for sure i have the wc pipes inside of the heatsink right.
    
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post #7 of 7
No. the watercooling pipes are built on to the NB cooler of the Maximus formula Special edition, sounds like you got the standard edition, which does not have a fusionblock on the NB.
    
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