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I was looking at
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835119028

I was thinking about getting it to zip tie it on the DFI DRK T2RS north bridge.

The outside of it is aluminum which conducts heat. Would that be a help or a hindrance on cooling if it is touching the heat sink?
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It would probably have negligible effect either way.
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Indeed, the cfm would probably not make too much of a difference.

Perhaps a SpotCool fan:



By Antec, 80mm fan, very flexible mounting and positioning.

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