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No, I took the cooler that was on the northbridge and reapplied it to CPU, then I stuck a northbridge cooler from an older motherboard on to the northbridge.


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Edited by tryagainplss - 12/24/10 at 6:38pm
    
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post #33 of 108
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Even IF you are telling the truth, you failed so MASSIVELY at setting it up to begin with, that thing is completely dead. Fire means its dead, period. Those Athlon XP's ran hot to begin with. Using a 40mm freaking chipset cooler is NOT ENOUGH.

Obvious troll is obvious.....but just putting the information out there for you just in case.

EDIT:
And there's no such thing as USB to DDR adapters.
Thanks for an actual answer. So the CPU and the MB are completely dead... Any advice on a newer board that still supports DDR1 RAM? I wanna keep the computer alive cause it is my backup computer for doing simple things like basic programming. The northbridge heatsink was a last resort after the old got smashed (don't ask how, but somehow the CPU lived), so don't blame me for that. The "I gotta get back to zork" thing was a bit of a joke so sorry if you thought that this thread was fake. If you have any advice on the motherboard it would be helpful.

Oh, and the USB to DDR isn't really "USB" it's more just a USB shaped port that is designed for the DDR slots since the motherboard is Mini-ITX.
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PICTURES!!!! WE WANT PICTURES!!!

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he trolled OCN more then i have :/
    
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post #36 of 108
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Originally Posted by Cam3ron View Post
Thanks for an actual answer. So the CPU and the MB are completely dead... Any advice on a newer board that still supports DDR1 RAM? I wanna keep the computer alive cause it is my backup computer for doing simple things like basic programming. The northbridge heatsink was a last resort after the old got smashed (don't ask how, but somehow the CPU lived), so don't blame me for that. The "I gotta get back to zork" thing was a bit of a joke so sorry if you thought that this thread was fake. If you have any advice on the motherboard it would be helpful.

Oh, and the USB to DDR isn't really "USB" it's more just a USB shaped port that is designed for the DDR slots since the motherboard is Mini-ITX.
DDR1 motherboards are so expensive these days, there really is absolutely no point. You could search around on fleabay for an old Athlon XP setup, or you could also search for a Socket 754 (still supports AGP even) or Socket 939 (supports AGP with NF3 chipset, or PCIe with NF4 chipset). But either way, you'd likely end up putting LESS money into a super cheap AM2+ / AM3 build.
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I would've have believed it more if he used the Southbridge heatsink
    
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pics are necessary at this point!
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I am not sure is this is a troll..... the PC whouldn't catch on fire, it whould just fry and turn itself off..
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Can you stop spamming please? This isn't a troll thread. I can't get any other than really crappy pictures until at least an hour from now, when my neighbor gets home.
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