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post #15441 of 28613
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post #15442 of 28613
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I like the direction you are going, and might even like a grill, but just not that grill,lol,
Like maybe one of those custom milled from billet grills?
you know the CNC machine ones? to match that aluminum cover plate?
Or how it matches with your black acrylic? if you still go that route?
I have a 140mm grill coming but it might not fit, I might have to do a bit of sanding on it. I put a 140mm filter on the cover and it looks close.


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HEY GUYS!

Got a question. I'd like an answer from everyone please! Just for more opinion.

Here is my chipset heatsink.

As you can see it has a thermal pad on it already and was already installed.

I was wanting to apply some mx-2 thermal paste on it.

Now, is it okay to scrape off this thermal pad and put mx-2 paste on it? The heatsink is held in place with a clamp.

But the chipset has little techy thingys on the green part of it, as you can see in the picture.
They are small and there is like only two sticking up a little bit. They did make an impression in the thermal pad which you cannot see here.
If I scrape off the thermal pad those little thingys will touch the metal of the heatsink.
Is this bad and not worth it?

Can I put mx-2 on the chip and install the heatsink with the thermal pad on it anyways?
Or should I just put the heatsink back on like it was?

Thanks all!!!!
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post #15444 of 28613
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Originally Posted by peacemain View Post
So I just push that button? Because i've already tried that
Will do a complete re-installation tommorrow or monday with a friend or two who knows about computers aswell just to have a few ekstra eyes to spot possible flaws and stuff like that.
Will tell wether or not it works in one of the comming days.
Oh Man!! I just gotta ask. What cooler are you using? Stock?

Hi everybody!! Been playing with the table saw today, made some perfect triangles <oxymoron> for the bathroom cabinet which is coming along nicely.

Here's an announcement!! Remember I said I'll tell you when a game makes my second vid card kick into gear? Well, it happened last night STALKER call of Pripyat made it run it's little core off, got up to a full 63c!!

@ Crucial: Yeah, scrape it off, might want to use a little diluted rubbing alcohol to get the sticky stuff off. Put a thin layer of MX-2 on & where it touches the "techy things", probably tranisitor groups, it will transfer the heat to the heatsink. BTW, don't know if you used it before but MX-2 is one of those tarry heat transfer goops, it can take up to 24 hours to set but you usually see most effect within 2.
Edited by BriSleep - 11/27/10 at 4:35pm
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post #15445 of 28613
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Originally Posted by kev_b View Post
I have a 140mm grill coming but it might not fit, I might have to do a bit of sanding on it. I put a 140mm filter on the cover and it looks close.
Yes!
Now your talking! I like the 2 on one with 2 sizes.


This is sick



Edit: What color is the acrilic, you are waiting for?

Edited by H969 - 11/27/10 at 4:31pm
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@ Crucial: Yeah, scrape it off, might want to use a little diluted rubbing alcohol to get the sticky stuff off. Put a thin layer of MX-2 on & where it touches the "techy things", probably tranisitor groups, it will transfer the heat to the heatsink.
Those transistors poking out a little won't fry when they touch the metal on the heat sink will they?

Thats how my video card fried. a metal fan clip touched the transisotors when it fell off bc I didn't have a back plate on it.
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Not with MX-2, just make sure you put a decent layer, I mean, it's supposed to be really thin right? HA! Mine is never that thin that you can see through it. Anyway, it's extremely electrically inert, unless you squeeze the bejeebers out of it, the two metals will never touch.
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Here is my last build.. I did a Lian Li 58 Lancool. I used the CoolerMaster stacker Hdd holder on the top but a 120 fan and there is a Coolermaster Storm Scout Stock 140 fan on the bottom. it looks good but if you went 2 120s it would look great. But I like that MNPC Fan shroud. That will look great on the front of the Scout. Here is a picture of my last build front.


    
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HEY GUYS!

Got a question. I'd like an answer from everyone please! Just for more opinion.

Here is my chipset heatsink.

As you can see it has a thermal pad on it already and was already installed.

I was wanting to apply some mx-2 thermal paste on it.

Now, is it okay to scrape off this thermal pad and put mx-2 paste on it? The heatsink is held in place with a clamp.

But the chipset has little techy thingys on the green part of it, as you can see in the picture.
They are small and there is like only two sticking up a little bit. They did make an impression in the thermal pad which you cannot see here.
If I scrape off the thermal pad those little thingys will touch the metal of the heatsink.
Is this bad and not worth it?

Can I put mx-2 on the chip and install the heatsink with the thermal pad on it anyways?
Or should I just put the heatsink back on like it was?

Thanks all!!!!
Hard to see, but why not use a X-acto blade and cut around that perfect outline, and use some isopropyl alcohol 91% and a coffiee filter to clean it,
and the chip and you should be good to go!
Edit: I am thinking they used that thermal pad to isolate the HS form that PCB with those transistors, so just cut that hole right in the center and apply your paste.
Edited by H969 - 11/27/10 at 4:52pm
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Hard to see, but why not use a X-acto blade and cut around that perfect outline, and use some isopropyl alcohol 91% and a coffiee filter to clean it,
and the chip and you should be good to go!
Thats what I was thinking of doing. I can cut it out easily.

Rockr69, & Brisleep

The bracket that holds the heatsink down is very very strong. applies a lot of pressure so I'm afriad overtime it will touch the transitors.
So I will cut out a little square, where the chip touched it, and put some mx-2 there.
I don't want to chance frying my mobo.

Thanks guys. you helped alot.
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