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I figured that I had it as tight as possible and that the screws are pretty much maxed out and in turn causing my temperatures to be so high when compared to others who have the same overclock on their E2180's.

So in the opinion of those who have a pressure mod this is something that I should pursue?

I should be able to do this without any modifications to the mounting bracket, etc.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
Put bearing between the screw top and spring, and put a penny between the mounting bracket and base of Tuniq.
The tuniq has a little nib thing on it to hold the bracket in place tho.
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Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post
Funny.

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

Funny? Whats so funny lol. I tightened the tuniq stock screws so tight the tops popped off, so I went and bought new ones. Makes installation easier as there philips head screws, and thus I can drop a screwdriver down the center of the sink and tighten them. Much easier install, and a much better pressure on the sink.

Im going water in a couple days, I can snap shots of the bowed retention bracket if you like. Its not the motherboard thats bent, its the actual top plate for the heatsink.
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post #14 of 14
Does this stuff actually yield better temps or is it just screwing up your mobo? Seems to me that once the normal mounting method is made reasonably tight you're going to be hitting the law of diminishing returns hard
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