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Hehe, heater turned off for the day.
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Wow, very nice.

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Hehe, heater turned off for the day.
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I would like to join




I am a Dark Knight owner and it served my q9550 well, however I recently upgraded to an i7 950 and it's not doing the job. I am going to be getting some Noctua thermal paste and reapplying it (I used 2-year-old AS5 this time) I have a pretty hefty overclock (4.2ghz) and it will reach TJMax under Prime95. The fan on my RAM is blocking the normal orientation of the fan. I am wondering if turning the heatsink to face a different direction (which one?) would help.
    
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Face that DK up if you've got a HAF X mate. The top exhaust fan will work wonders.
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I was actually thinking that might be the direction. Do I actually need to pull the fan off and reverse that as well?
    
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You just have to make sure the fan is pushing air to the top. Though looking at your picture, you might not be able to turn it 90° because of your memory cooler...
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This is a slightly better angle. The other one makes it look like less room then there actually is. It might be a tight fit, but I am pretty sure it will work (plus you're taking away the depth of the fan as well.
    
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I added you Ceej!
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Go ahead and add me in, I'd post pics if I wasnt ashamed of the horrible wire management.
Edited by confed - 2/6/11 at 4:05am
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Added you!

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Go ahead and add me in, I'd post pics if I wasnt ashamed of the horrible wire management.
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