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im planning on oc my cpu at 3.6 since a got a zalman witch can hold it.only problem is... at 3.6 my fsb is at 1800mhz witch doesnt look right for me with stock cooling. i need one of those small chipset cooler but a effective one(only the fan without the heatsink since my zalman covers a little space over it... room for only a small cooler). any suggestions?
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most people don't really have a fan for their chipset. Good CPU coolers direct airflow towards your board to cool other board components.

Also, if you're worried about chipset temps, CHECK THEM before you go and buy some random cooling gear. Maybe they're actually fine!
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Make sure you have air blowing across your voltage regulators at the top of that board or else this might happen at a higher voltage.

http://img520.imageshack.us/my.php?image=burningvo9.jpg
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