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Ok, so my temps seem...too high to me. I'm currently running my Q6600 at 3.3GHz with a vcore of 1.30v, and i'm loading at 70,70,66,64 and that seems...too high to me. So i was thinking of lapping my HSF for sure, and maybe my CPU depending on how risky it is. I have a home depot down the street, so...any help on what to buy and how to go about this? I've heard the V1 has a base that's no where near flat, so im thinking this'll help my temps quite a bit
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Home depot won't have the grits you need:
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/28...pping_Kit.html
Great kit with all you need, including instructions!
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hmm...that looks good...and pretty fairly priced too! Another thing i want to do something about is the crappy push-pin mounting. Is there anyway a backplate would work with my V1, or is that out of the question?
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You could always rig it with a plastic backing with screws, as long as there aren't any obstructions on the back of mobo (like capacitors). It just depends on how much time you want to skrew with it. Just don't mess up the clearances (contact). I always hated push pins, PIA.
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You could always rig it with a plastic backing with screws, as long as there aren't any obstructions on the back of mobo (like capacitors). It just depends on how much time you want to skrew with it. Just don't mess up the clearances (contact). I always hated push pins, PIA.
There's no just...generic LGA 775 backplate or ones that work with certain coolers? Cause i have a bit of money to spend right now, and i really dont' think i want to rig some plastic contraption, but ANYTHING would be better than those crappy push-pins!
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Cause i have a bit of money to spend right now, but ANYTHING would be better than those crappy push-pins!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835202007
How much $? This is the new puppy that is being talked about. Otherwise u r the manufacturer of a new backplate.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835202007
How much $? This is the new puppy that is being talked about. Otherwise u r the manufacturer of a new backplate.
well i really don't want to buy a whole new HSF...guess i'm going to have to make a backplate...any ideas on how to start? haha

And plus...that HSF you linked me to has push-pins too!
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And plus...that HSF you linked me to has push-pins too!
Oops.
Enjoy the fun of creation (backplate)!!
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Oops.
Enjoy the fun of creation (backplate)!!
haha guess so...couldn't be that hard, and plus, with no job right now and class over, i have TONS of time to get something rigged together!
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Man its not that hard, just cut out a X shape from a piece of metal, drill some holes, get some rubber, and you're DONE!
Or you could buy the Thermalright Bolt Kit for like 7 bucks.
    
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