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That does not look like an AM3 water block. It looks like an Intel to me. amirite?
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^^^That's an AM3 block friend. Intel mounts are more square. I guess it would help if the pic were rotated so the mounts are north and south instead of east and west though./^^^



See what your temps look like in a cooler environment first.

~Ceader

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so no need to redo it
right ? rright ?

i might turn it on to see how it is with the AC on

Edited by Ceadderman - 7/10/10 at 5:57pm
 
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That does not look like an AM3 water block. It looks like an Intel to me. amirite?
he probably have to change to this

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Thanks Ceadderman and ny_driver. I've only ever used AS3 and AS5 before... and only have AS5 here. Will order some Freeze if that'll do the job!

Anything else I need to know? What's the best way to scrape the old stuff off?
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Thanks Ceadderman and ny_driver. I've only ever used AS3 and AS5 before... and only have AS5 here. Will order some Freeze if that'll do the job!

Anything else I need to know? What's the best way to scrape the old stuff off?
your nails really
i used a coffee filter + nails to get it off then cleaned it with the arctic clean a few times
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I used a Soldering tool. Not the Iron. I used a probe/ scraper to cut out the old TIM, because it's meant for PCBs' to limit any damage that could occur as a result of scraping. You could use a chisel bladed X-Acto tool as well. Either one will work, just remember to go easy on it cause the stock TIM is still relatively soft.

~Ceadder

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Thanks Ceadderman and ny_driver. I've only ever used AS3 and AS5 before... and only have AS5 here. Will order some Freeze if that'll do the job!

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Cool. Freeze ordered. So unscrew assembly, check contact, clean stuff off, freeze on, screw back in place. I hope the standoffs aren't a problem. My temps aren't as awful as some I've read about, but they ain't good. Why did ASUS have to **** this board up?
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Don't blame Asus, blame the Chinese Goon Squad for taking a perfectly good MoBo and mucking it up.

This is what happens when you try to save a few bucks by moving your factories to cheap labor providing countries.

~Ceadder

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Cool. Freeze ordered. So unscrew assembly, check contact, clean stuff off, freeze on, screw back in place. I hope the standoffs aren't a problem. My temps aren't as awful as some I've read about, but they ain't good. Why did ASUS have to **** this board up?
 
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Cool. Freeze ordered. So unscrew assembly, check contact, clean stuff off, freeze on, screw back in place. I hope the standoffs aren't a problem. My temps aren't as awful as some I've read about, but they ain't good. Why did ASUS have to **** this board up?
if it makes good contact or if you can provide us a pic you can reuse it like some people did
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