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Originally Posted by Kokin;12314312 
It's almost like running the CPU without a heatsink. It will burn out, if not immediately, then eventually it will. There are smaller and more compact aftermarket heatsinks, but the stock ones do their job just fine as long as you replace the pink gunk with decent TIM.

Well I'm going to WC them. This will leave out the voltage meter bare. There is WC blocks for this although is it necessary? WC'ing the bridges will lead to a cool environment around that area. Besides now with the heatsink, putting your finger on it will burn you. Just saying that the bridges and the voltage meter are already taking huge heat under the heatsink, 80-90 celcious for me.

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Originally Posted by nicoliani;12314451 
Well I'm going to WC them. This will leave out the voltage meter bare. There is WC blocks for this although is it necessary? WC'ing the bridges will lead to a cool environment around that area. Besides now with the heatsink, putting your finger on it will burn you. Just saying that the bridges and the voltage meter are already taking huge heat under the heatsink, 80-90 celcious for me.

Did you mean you'll have blocks on the northbridge/southbridge without that long heatpipe connecting them? If that's what you mean then sure. I actually thought you wanted those chips exposed without heatsinks at all.
    
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Well I'm going to WC them. This will leave out the voltage meter bare. There is WC blocks for this although is it necessary? WC'ing the bridges will lead to a cool environment around that area. Besides now with the heatsink, putting your finger on it will burn you. Just saying that the bridges and the voltage meter are already taking huge heat under the heatsink, 80-90 celcious for me.

what do you mean by voltage meter?
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Originally Posted by SomeGuyNamedMatt;12302190 
Don't be so fast, there, Eclipse. The Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer's fan hits a set of Corsair's cheap, heatspreader-less desktop memory. The more I hear about the H50, the more I want to get it... It's tempting to go with an actual cheap WCS, though... heh... there's a nice dual 5.25" two in one res+pump out there that's making me want to try it out...

really??? thats the first I have heard of that. Is this a problem with the Sunbeam of the MB???? Cheack out the rasa kits they are the best starter kit on the market at the moment and come closest to a full custom loop.
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I kinda want to disable 2 cores and see if I can overclock to 4 GHz.
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I kinda want to disable 2 cores and see if I can overclock to 4 GHz.
So what two cores will you disable?

Are the 6 cores failed x8 cpu's or were they meant to be a true 6 core design?
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So what two cores will you disable?

Are the 6 cores failed x8 cpu's or were they meant to be a true 6 core design?

idk the last 2 cores?

and theres no x8 so its true 6 core.
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what do you mean by voltage meter?

I meant the voltage regulators.
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Wow. Not only is the GD70 absolutely awesome, it can be had for a relatively small amount of money (comparatively speaking), too.

I'm not sure, Eclipse. All I know is that when I went to mount it the first time with two filled slots near the motherboard, something was hitting or didn't line up right. I'd like to help out the crowd and explain it in a little more detail, but I don't have any spare thermal paste right now, and hence can't really take it off if I want to use the PC. I'm going to order a tube of Noctua HT-H1, though, and do some work on everything. I feel like it would help to put some of the stuff on my GPU to replace the stock paste, and maybe even the motherboard chipset, if they give you enough. biggrin.gif

Random thought of the day:
I've always wanted to disable three of the four cores on my Phenom II x4 965 and see how high it would overclock. Would be an interesting little experiment, if it was possible. I typically just stay away from anything that already works stably...
Edited by SomeGuyNamedMatt - 2/9/11 at 1:43pm
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