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as anarchy said that is they was it should be. The cores are in the middle and when it is "bowed" like that it helps exert greater pressure where it should. As for the thermal paste if you have a hole in them middle then it is exactly as it should be. What you really have is a very very thin layer of tim which helps the heat transfer!
I did not lap my CPU or HSF as I dont do that until I am ready to say good bye to the chip. Like when I was ready to get my current rig I lapped my 5000+ and tortured the hell out of it (1.7 vcore)

CPU VTT is mostly used for when you are running a high HTT(FSB).
I believe the reason that I am able to get really good temps is due to the fact that I am running a "caseless" design
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anyone has temps for their northbridge?
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just ordered this for my new build a few days ago should be here soon!! hopefully tomorrow!
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I got this board already but I have an uncompleted build at the moment It wont be finished until mid to end october, but I must this board is sexy as fu*k
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What are you missing?
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psu, video card, ram, HDD, and windows vista everything else is hooked up and sitting in my case box so it doesnt collect dust lmao.
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Ohh man, what a waste of a good mother board!
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can anyone confirm that a cooler master HAF 932s fans can be pluged in to the motherboards fan connectors
Edited by ozlay - 10/1/09 at 11:14am
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Ask in the case section, that might be more appropriate as all motherboards have the same fan points (3pin). Just different numbers
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Just got my gd-70, mushkin ddr3 1600 and 955be going today. The RAM got to 1600 spec very easily, I adjusted ratio to 1:4, is that ok? It IS running 800Mhz, cpu-z, I got the chip at 3.6ghz stable, under volted to 1.3v, and temps are a bit high to me. 33C idle, and 50C 100% load according to OCCT Linpack test. Stock timings are only way to go for RAM, which is 9-9-9-27... I tried 8-8-8-24, no go, BSOD at Windows logon. So far, so good! I am extremely happy with this board. Only thing I don't like is it slack of hardware monitoring. I get the 4 cores, gpu core, and hdd temps, but that's it. No PSU voltages, etc...
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