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Meh my country is so limited in regard to these things, and none of the "big" companies will ship to us without incuring large postage fees that far excel the cost of the item.
So I found http://www.commit.si/sl/virtuemart/2...x20x10-mm.html
Would this work? there is also a 0,5mm and a 1,5mm version.
If that wont, I also found some VGA Acellero ram coolers there, if I cant fit that enzotech on .
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Hey I totally like to spam on other forums to get people to view this.
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Some reorganization has been done. Another new section, "So what do I get and what do I not get?", has also been added.
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Wow I haven't looked at the first page in awhile. Nice work.

By the way, get rid of "Well,..." at the beginning of each sentence that contains it. Just skimming I came across 2. The sentence will become more credible without it.
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By the way, get rid of "Well,..." at the beginning of each sentence that contains it. Just skimming I came across 2. The sentence will become more credible without it.
Well...actually the two "wells" you found are the only ones. sorry, i just had to crtl + f it.
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Well...actually the two "wells" you found are the only ones. sorry, i just had to crtl + f it.
Smart ___.

Same thing with "So, ..." I was trying to think of another word earlier and couldn't think of it. Happens when you try to avoid it for so long that it now becomes second nature.
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Nice read. This should be stickied in both the mobo forums. I don't think this has really ever been noticed before. Most people just go with a motherboard that they know has OC options, right amount of pci slots, and looks good. Some of these finer details have become important to consider when building an Overclockable machine.

Thanks for the heads up for the community.
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I think you should change the title to "Why VRMs are a big issue, and why to usually avoid MSI motherboards" Even their boards with higher phases are susceptible.

I miss DFI 4 + 1 phase handling Phenom II @ 6.5ghz under liquid helium without breaking a sweat. Just goes to show you quality > quantity in all cases.

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Nice read. This should be stickied in both the mobo forums. I don't think this has really ever been noticed before. Most people just go with a motherboard that they know has OC options, right amount of pci slots, and looks good. Some of these finer details have become important to consider when building an Overclockable machine.

Thanks for the heads up for the community.
Though you're right about what you said in most cases, for me I checked out HWBOT to see what boards had quite the success in overclocking and went with it. The board I ended up with had overclocks up there with the more expensive boards.
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