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We all know that pressure mods do make a difference but what about those heatsinks that already have a "pressure mod" straight from the factory? Yes, it's not a true pressure mod but the idea is the same.

Take the Asus V60.



The mounting system isn't unlike the pressure mod that people are performing on their TRUE's but what I'm wondering is whether or not the stock mounting system will do as good of a job as a beefier version I could setup myself? Would it really make a difference? Would I be wasting my time and money?
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Cant see the pic
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post #3 of 14
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Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
Cant see the pic
same
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Pressure mod FTW:

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(I can't see the V60 pic either, BTW)
    
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This is his pic that's not showing up..
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by MuNcHeR23 View Post
This is his pic that's not showing up..
That's a decent mount method, ... exactly like the TRUE's default.

But the problem with the spring loaded screws is that the threads bottom out after a set amount of turns.

It's still not nearly as high pressure of a method as would be hacking something that had no limits to the screw/bolt turns.

My TRUE's mount pressure was fine with the stock method until I lapped both the cooler and CPU, then it was totally lame.

Therefore my need to use a bolt-through approach as shown earlier in the thread.

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post #7 of 14
Anyone know a pressure mod for the tuniq tower? It uses the springy things and I lapped so maybe I can lose a few degrees with a mod.
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post #8 of 14
I just bought some machine screws from the hardware store that are threaded all the way to the head. Thus I can tighten them as much as I like, the retention bracket for my tuniq is bowed badly with how tight I have the screws.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by vwgti View Post
I just bought some machine screws from the hardware store that are threaded all the way to the head. Thus I can tighten them as much as I like, the retention bracket for my tuniq is bowed badly with how tight I have the screws.
Funny.

Even with a really bad arse backplate, my motherboard is still somewhat "U" shaped from the pressure of the mount screws.

    
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post #10 of 14
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Anyone know a pressure mod for the tuniq tower? It uses the springy things and I lapped so maybe I can lose a few degrees with a mod.
Put bearing between the screw top and spring, and put a penny between the mounting bracket and base of Tuniq.
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