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Well I just overclocked the **** out of my north bridge and even with a 40mm fan right up against it, It still runs rather hot and I think I may as well invest on a new cooler (Preferable from NCIX.com) Im not sure how to match northbridge chip to a cooler. So thanks guys you can see my mobo in my sig rig. Thanks
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Why did you OC your NB?
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After maxing out the overclock I am going to achieve with the Phenom chip I have I decided to overclock the northbridge as well just to add that little bit more kick in the response times with the cpu and other components.
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You really think that 3.3ghz is maxing out your overclock?
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You really think that 3.3ghz is maxing out your overclock?
Im using a 900e chip which are designed for lower clocks lower power usage and 3.3 is practically the max im going to be getting out of it in the configuration im using.
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post #7 of 11
the xigmatek one is great i hear, i have a Thermalright HR-05

it cools it well.
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post #8 of 11
you should get a new chip then. Because with a low speed chip like that, it isn't made for performance, so you aren't going to get performance out of it.
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Remove the thermal paste from the northbridge heatsink and reapply with something better like, Arctic Silver 5.
    
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you should get a new chip then. Because with a low speed chip like that, it isn't made for performance, so you aren't going to get performance out of it.
Yeah I was aware of that when I was buying it, But im 14 and dont have a lot of money to throw around so I went with this chip and so far I like the performance per buck seeing as its more of a consumer chip.
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