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Originally Posted by Liighthead;12417484 
make your own? tongue.gif

hows socket A mount?
a clip or?


ohhh ummm...
mmmm :/ custom tongue.gif with thermal adheasive to mount it on?

If I get desperate I might resort to modding a sockek 939 (i think the EK supreme LT or HF has sokect 939 plates
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Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx;12417489 
If you aren't looking to use it in case, you could use some sort of clamp with a standard water block.

I was planning on using a case but modding it (i have an old generic case lying around wit the mobo in it now.
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Originally Posted by AMOCO;12417493 
i have an old thermaltake waterblock lying around for a socket A.
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Originally Posted by Disenchanterx;12417503 
Dude, your two weeks late! I just gave an old box of water cooling crap away. I had two D- tec blocks in it along with a heater core from a Chevy Chevette, fittings, and tubing. I bet the guy I gave it to hasn't even used it yet. He had told me he might play around with it but wasn't for sure.

Would either of you guys ship to UK? if not - what model do you have so i can find it here in UK?
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Originally Posted by just_nuke_em;12417554 
I'm in the same boat as you biggrin.gif. For now I've got a CM V8 and a C-clamp holding it down. I'm in the process of fabricating a retention mounting for my spare Sapphire Rev A water block so I can clamp that down. Beneath the socket, I got rubber sheets from Home Depot that where meant for cutting your own gaskets. I cut a piece off and put it under the clamp.



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Nice!

What sort of temps and speeds have you managed?

I will be using a Geforce 4 Ti 4400 with it so might consider making a special water block for this aswell!
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With 12C outside and a window open, I was getting 30C at idle. Could have been lower, but the extra piece of metal between the chip and tower didn't help. I'm having issues with the Gigabyte BIOS, so I haven't OC anything yet. I found I can OC in the OS by setting the FSB to whatever I want using the clock generator function in Speedfan. But for that to work, I need to underclock the mem initially, and the board settings are very strange.
    
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I have a K7S5A mobo
nice, I still have 3 of those in my closet.

greatest mobo of it's time.
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nice, I still have 3 of those in my closet.

greatest mobo of it's time.
Brill, I know where to come when I blow mine!
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Right people - Plans are changing.

I have 2000+ (free), I have got my eye on a 5900 Ultra.

The K7S5A I have has holes around the socket so I can fix a waterblock to it. I reckon a modded EK or Swiftech block will fit (new/custom top plate that can screw on)

Next plan is to look for a 5900 Ultra water block
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