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If it's working for you then I don't see why you'd need an aftermarket solution. The only difference between what you're doing and say...the 780i board from EVGA (I think that's the manufacturer anyway) is that their heatsink is made to have the fan attached.

McGyver's no chump.

He knew how to do stuff on the cheap and make it look good.
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I ziptied an 80MM yate loon to the nb and now its 46C. Should I still be considering an aftermarket cooler?
Only if the computer experiences unexplainable crashes/reboots (due to an overheating NB). If I play games for a long time, with no fan blowing on my NB, I get reboots. Which is fair enough, as the stock Intel heatsink would be able to cool the NB heatsink.
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Mine is running at 78C right now
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Mine is running at 78C right now
You sure? Does it burn to the touch?
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Yeh it's fine, think how I feel with 73c, hehe that's just the 780i though.
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You sure? Does it burn to the touch?
Last time I checked it did
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My P5N-E gets very hot as well with 1.393v running through it. Almost hot enough to burn. My southbridge gets even hotter! Cooling is due up on that thing.
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