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ok im going to try to RMA... I filled out of their forms online... haven't gotten any emails yet
takes about 24 hours ull be ok
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crap... EP45T is a P45 so the DDR3 is designed to run dual channel with 2 sticks or 4, not triple channel... oh well

so gonna do
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 F3-12800CL7D-4GBRH
139.99

and

GA-EP45T-USB3P About 9.99 (after ud3p sells)

And still keep my Q9550 and still keep my 690 II Adv.

now just need a vid card. saw some good deals on here.
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I am too lazy to search through this thread for an answer

What fan size will fit on the north bridge? what would be better for me considering the fact that I have a DK set to exhausting out the back (will probably eventually make it shoot out the top after I get a new case though): a 60mm or 80mm?
And how would I go about attaching the fan to the north bridge
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80mm you can get away with a 90mm as well. you can use some zip ties and snake it through the gap between the gigabyte plate on the upper right hand corner then connect the other end to the top right hand corner of the screw hole of the fan .... if that makes any sense lol.
i use the fan to push air on the nb.
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80mm you can get away with a 90mm as well. you can use some zip ties and snake it through the gap between the gigabyte plate on the upper right hand corner then connect the other end to the top right hand corner of the screw hole of the fan .... if that makes any sense lol.
i use the fan to push air on the nb.
Wouldn't the blue plate get in the way of the air
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Wouldn't the blue plate get in the way of the air
Yeah, pop it off.
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Yeah, pop it off.
But then how would I attach a fan
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post #14048 of 21186
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Wouldn't the blue plate get in the way of the air
if you use a 80mm u can leave the blue plate on bc most of the flow will go right under it.. i got better temps with the plate on lol.. when i use a 90mm i have to take the blue plate off.
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Northbridge cooling options:

1) -Use a Zalman fan bracket. FrozenCPU and some other vendors out there should have this. (pictured)



2) Replace your Gigabyte blue heatpipes with Thermalright heatsinks, made for mounting fans.



Link to Thermalright chipset coolers --Thermarlright also has compatibility guides on their site. Thermalright also carries MOSFET heatsinks that may be useful as well.
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