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Freebie: Lapped Scythe Infinity
w/ Pressure Mod Hardware

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The following photo shows the same bolts/hardware applied to the mounting of a Ultra 120 Extreme; not exactly the same as what will ship, but still a good example of how to mount the gear...




[see this thread for more tips]



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Seriously.

I was actually considering welding this cooler on to the front of my Nissan Pathfinder ... a sort of grotesque effigy to the Lost Art of Air Cooling(tm), ... something that would be immediately recognizable to the rare and random highway passerby that was already acquainted with overclocking ... but also (and even better) something completely baffling to my less OCinclined friends who might see it mounted on my car (work folks, etc.)

But I've since decided to simply give it away here on OCN.

I'm really not sure how to gaurantee that whoever ends up receiving this very fine cooler will be the person who most needs/deserves it ... but ...

That said ...

I've got a lapped Scythe Infinity (including the necessary equipment for high pressure mounting) which I'm just itching to ship ** COMPLETELY FREE OF ANY MONETARY CHARGES!! ** to a deserving and cooler challenged OCN Member.



There's just a few rules to qualify (mods, please do instruct me if I'm breaking any T.O.S. rules):


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Loose Rules(tm):
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1. You must genuinely need the CPU cooling that a high pressure mod'd Infinity can provide ... *AND* ... you should consider it most helpful to post some reason for why this is the case.

2. You must not be afraid or inadequate to the charge/challenge of assembling the pressure mod'd Infinity; Intel Push-pins this aint!! All you'll have is the posted pics in this thread and the freely shipped equipment. The motion to make it all happen must be provided by yourself! (BTW: I will gladly give mounting advice/instructions via PM/email, so ... no worries to the eventual winner)!!

3. Only those OCN members with 10 reps, 20 days on the site, and 20 posts will be eligible to receive this free air cooling boon. This requirement is the same as the T.o.S. statement regarding the ability to post in this particular forum; I therefore figure it's a fair enough benchmark for receiving the cooler. I want to make this freebie available to established OCN members and not Tr0llz; sorry for the discrimination;

4. You have to promise to post a detailed work log/review once the cooler is installed in your system.

5. I'll PM and post the decided recipient sometime before the year 2009. That's a relaxed enough time-frame...



Other info...
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This cooler/giveaway only applies to Intel socket 775 users (P4, core 2, core 2 Quad, etc.).

I really wanted to make it Intel/AMD acceptable but I've lost the necessary mounting clips needed for the AMD side of things.

So 775 it is.



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Feel free to post your reasons ...

    
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post #2 of 176
If I hadn't just ordered my rad to restart my watercool fix than I would try for this so much.

My intel push pin stock cooler sucks so much. Good luck to who ever wins!!
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he wants to join the league of extrodinary overclocking but lacks the money as he must pay for my moms surgery for her deviated septum.
Oh dear god.



That's about the funniest thing I've read all month.

I'd so sig that had I the room.

    
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id i win this, ill use on my fx-60 rig. for some reason, its reaching extraordinary temps @ 50% core usage folding. its at approx like 55 - 60C.
 
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Oh dear god.



That's about the funniest thing I've read all month.

I'd so sig that had I the room.

That's horrible, why would you laugh...
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I would like to overclock my E6400 to 3.6Ghz but it is not possible since temperature is limiting me at 60C load. Thanks, your very generous of giving the cooling away.
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Originally Posted by DjQurt View Post
lol my mom seriously has a deviated septum and the surgery was really expenisive
agreed with the non-funny thing. hope you mom has a speedy recovery! hope you and your dad will get thru financially as well

*edit*

what does this "pressure mod" do? and how do we use it if the screws are sticking out so long on the otehr side of the mobo?
 
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Anything is better than my stock HSF. My temps go up to 67C under full load and its preventing me from o/cing this processor.
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