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Well, I am ecstatic to say I do not need to RMA my board. Innitially I thought I had bad RAM slots, however it ended up being bad ram.

On june 8th I ordered crucial ballistic 1333 2x2gb kit, but It arrived with 1 bad stick. I RMA'd it today. Tuesday I ordered the corsair 2x2gb xms3 kit on newegg when it was on sale for 89.99. System booted up easily in dual channel mode.
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As an update on my board I was able to drop my NB temps by about 4-5 degrees Celsius by replacing my stock CPU cooling. Now I idle around 45c(Bios) or 41 (Pc Probe II). Still not as low as some of you are getting but now it gives me plenty of room to OC my 1090T up to 4ghz and still keep my NB temps down.
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post #1673 of 13131
Iz even more sadder...I went through all my RAM in 1st slot to identify the problem all worked(which is good) but made it so I had no choice but to RMA the MoBo.

Congratulations on not having to RMA the board.

~Ceadder

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Well, I am ecstatic to say I do not need to RMA my board. Innitially I thought I had bad RAM slots, however it ended up being bad ram.

On june 8th I ordered crucial ballistic 1333 2x2gb kit, but It arrived with 1 bad stick. I RMA'd it today. Tuesday I ordered the corsair 2x2gb xms3 kit on newegg when it was on sale for 89.99. System booted up easily in dual channel mode.
 
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As an update on my board I was able to drop my NB temps by about 4-5 degrees Celsius by replacing my stock CPU cooling. Now I idle around 45c(Bios) or 41 (Pc Probe II). Still not as low as some of you are getting but now it gives me plenty of room to OC my 1090T up to 4ghz and still keep my NB temps down.
But still lower than others
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post #1675 of 13131
does anyone have like a semi dented bent look heatpipe the part from the nb to the mosfets i think?
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does anyone have like a semi dented bent look heatpipe the part from the nb to the mosfets i think?
no, sorry
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Mine looked sort-of imperfect, but it fits good and works fine.
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looks like this
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Hello, Just picked up my crosshair today and before installing i did a little bit more searching on it and found out about the NB heatsink issues. I was just hoping to get a quick answer vice reading through a couple hundred post to find out if the manufacturers had already fixed it. Again sorry for being lazy, just really excited to throw together my new beast of a machine.
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Well, there is two ways to tell if the NB is making good contact.

What I did was take out the 6 screws that hold the HS on and check before I installed the motherboard. Unfortunately it was a waste of time because it was making perfectly good contact.

You could just install it and then realize that either you have no problem, or that you need to remove the motherboard, take the HS off and file the standoffs down.

I re-used the TIM that was there and my temps are great.

I would take it off and check. There are specific instructions here somewhere for filing down the correct standoffs.

I'll see if I can locate the instructions for you if necessary..EDIT: read post #624

You should fill in system specs so people can help easier.

Welcome to OCN!!
Edited by ny_driver - 6/24/10 at 6:02pm
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