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So... I attempted to file down the standoff's on my motherboard's heatsink (went so far as to buy a new file from Home Depot) and it apparently didn't do anything.

So, it is getting RMA'ed tomorrow, sadly though I can't find the CrossfireX Bridge anywhere. I swear I had it right next to the motherboards packaging, but it is gone. :|
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So... I attempted to file down the standoff's on my motherboard's heatsink (went so far as to buy a new file from Home Depot) and it apparently didn't do anything.

So, it is getting RMA'ed tomorrow, sadly though I can't find the CrossfireX Bridge anywhere. I swear I had it right next to the motherboards packaging, but it is gone. :|
aww that suck's let the thermal paste set in for a week and the temps will be differnt
    
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post #1113 of 13131
Greetings Gentlemen!

I recently purchased this board and a few other components (case, heatsink and cpu) however to my dismay one the heat sink I purchased was physically clashing with my RAM and could not be put in.

The heat sink/fan is the Zalman CNPS10X-extreme. It can only face up/down and the sides of the heatsinc itself physically clash with both RAM slots A1 and B1.

My RAM is Corsair Dominator GT 2000 (the ones with the heatsink), Even in the second ram slot it conflicts. I have even tried removing the heatsink on the top and it still didnt work.

I plan to return the heatsink/fan and exchange for another.

Could I please grab some suggestions from this wealthy pool of knowledge! I'm looking for something that has good cooling and high compatibility with the above. A few suggestions would be ideal as I might not be able to get just the one (live in aus)

FYI the case is an antec 1200.

Thanks guys!
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post #1114 of 13131
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So... I attempted to file down the standoff's on my motherboard's heatsink (went so far as to buy a new file from Home Depot) and it apparently didn't do anything.

So, it is getting RMA'ed tomorrow, sadly though I can't find the CrossfireX Bridge anywhere. I swear I had it right next to the motherboards packaging, but it is gone. :|
were you using the stock stuff?
you can always try TIM you have on hand
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At first I thought Andrew149 was GH0's ROTB account. Guess not.
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Greetings Gentlemen!

I recently purchased this board and a few other components (case, heatsink and cpu) however to my dismay one the heat sink I purchased was physically clashing with my RAM and could not be put in.

The heat sink/fan is the Zalman CNPS10X-extreme. It can only face up/down and the sides of the heatsinc itself physically clash with both RAM slots A1 and B1.

My RAM is Corsair Dominator GT 2000 (the ones with the heatsink), Even in the second ram slot it conflicts. I have even tried removing the heatsink on the top and it still didnt work.

I plan to return the heatsink/fan and exchange for another.

Could I please grab some suggestions from this wealthy pool of knowledge! I'm looking for something that has good cooling and high compatibility with the above. A few suggestions would be ideal as I might not be able to get just the one (live in aus)

FYI the case is an antec 1200.

Thanks guys!

h50
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post #1117 of 13131
H50 bro. Doesn't clash with anything and is black so it fits the color scheme.

~Ceadder

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Originally Posted by sbsolarski View Post
Greetings Gentlemen!

I recently purchased this board and a few other components (case, heatsink and cpu) however to my dismay one the heat sink I purchased was physically clashing with my RAM and could not be put in.

The heat sink/fan is the Zalman CNPS10X-extreme. It can only face up/down and the sides of the heatsinc itself physically clash with both RAM slots A1 and B1.

My RAM is Corsair Dominator GT 2000 (the ones with the heatsink), Even in the second ram slot it conflicts. I have even tried removing the heatsink on the top and it still didnt work.

I plan to return the heatsink/fan and exchange for another.

Could I please grab some suggestions from this wealthy pool of knowledge! I'm looking for something that has good cooling and high compatibility with the above. A few suggestions would be ideal as I might not be able to get just the one (live in aus)

FYI the case is an antec 1200.

Thanks guys!
 
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post #1118 of 13131
Speaking of color schemes...I have 1 4890 with blue pcb, and 1 with red pcb the blue card(sapphire) is my best though.
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My gigabyte has a blue pcb as well, still looks good on that mobo even with blue lights


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were you using the stock stuff?
you can always try TIM you have on hand
Nah, I am using IC7 and the stand-offs had been filed down for about 5 minutes or just about enough to line up with the rubber blocks.
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