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Lets say I buy a new dfi iron blood from newegg, and come apon an E8400. If I plug the e8400 in will it run right away. I have read that, you must have an older c2d to update the bios before the iron blood will run an e8400???

Also is there anything special I should know about the iron blood?(heat issues, fsb limit)
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I would imagine that by now any Blood Iron shipped would be already equipped with the latest Bios, so i wouldn't worry.
 
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My cousin owns a Blood Iron, and the NB gets pretty toasty. A fan wouldn't be a bad addition.

I don't know about the 45Nm issues, though.
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Originally Posted by Locool676 View Post
My cousin owns a Blood Iron, and the NB gets pretty toasty. A fan wouldn't be a bad addition.

I don't know about the 45Nm issues, though.
I was thinking of using a zip tie to hold a 40mm fan I have on there, was thinking of aiming it at the gpu.
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