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Well, you could turn the fans off and let it heat up while you monitor the temps. Or if your mb has a user-set fan controller (e.g. - Gigabyte) you could set the fans to turn on only when the temp gets hot enough to set the TIM.
I have Speedfan, so I assume I'll have time to get Win7 booted up and the temp monitors going. Within Speedfan I can take direct control of all the fans and turn them off if I wish - no problem. I'm just wondering with a HS as massive as the noctua, that it might passively cool the Indigo too much.

It's prolly not an issue, but some firsthand experience would be nice. I don't wanna botch the reflow, or keep the Phenom real hot longer than I need to.
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I got my new fans and controller and got everything moved over to my new case and with an ambient of 18C I was getting Load temps of 49C with running Prime95 for 2 hours (Small and Large). I will do some more tests when I get a chance.
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just got mine today add me !
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does removing the heatspreader on the corsair dominator ram stick sticks cause any problems with heat or what? will i not beable to overclock the rams anymore will they get really hot at stock?

also does moving up the fan effect airflow or give decrease in performance?
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i wouldn't really worry about that, my blades have a shorter heatsink, and they overclock to 1200mhz ddr2
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also does moving up the fan effect airflow or give decrease in performance?
I've moved both fans in the past and bench'd in between; I noticed no difference in temps. You should be ok
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if i were to get a noctua d14 i was thinking about getting corsair dominator ram should i remove the fins or just move the fan up a little or should i just look at a dif memory brand ilke OCZ gold?

Thanks for the advice guys.
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Could anyone tell me if this cooler has any trouble clearing the heatsinks on Gskill Tridents? I've been googling around and can't seem to find an answer.
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Could anyone tell me if this cooler has any trouble clearing the heatsinks on Gskill Tridents? I've been googling around and can't seem to find an answer.
http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=c...s_id=34&lng=en

says no
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Thanks, I didn't see the ram section on their site
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