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post #21 of 25
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Welcome! As a note, after some close calls with the chip popping out when I was removing the pot, I now replace the hold-down after I've insulated the board. I then fill the area around the chip with eraser.
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post #22 of 25
With all the caps, hold down bracket and whatnot, how do you create an air tight seal between the gasket and the board? With the Venom it's even more challenging because the base is gigantic and the needed foam gasket accordingly sized.

How did you go about it with the following?
post #23 of 25
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If everything is waterproofed, an air-tight seal isn't necessary. I could pour water on the socket area while it's running and it would be fine (as long as I didn't pour it on the power plugs or DIMM slots). On top of the eraser, I just use paper towels and my pot has a thick cell-foam wrap.
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post #24 of 25
I'll take your word for it. Cheers.

I just wish I had gotten an F1 instead of the Venom. Would make the insulation easier.
post #25 of 25
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I'll take your word for it. Cheers.

I just wish I had gotten an F1 instead of the Venom. Would make the insulation easier.

The venom will be your best friend for chips without a CB!
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