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howdy all, I just bought a gigabyte GA 870 ud3 and I am in need of a chipset cooler for it, because the stock NB cooler is absolutely AWFUL. I get 80* temps under load and 79* at idle! and although the minimum safe temp is 100* I just do not feel comfortable running my nb that high. plus, It forces me to refrain from overclocking it

so I was wondering if anyone knows of a chipset cooler that may at least allow to overclock it some.
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I use a HR-05 SLI on my 790X and it brought down the NB temp by over 20°C. If you can't find one here's my pick:
* for the VRM (optional)
* for the NB - it may seem a bit steep, but it's worth it. My HR-05 SLI which is very similar, was on my last 4 builds with minor adjustments to the mounting mechanism and it always made a diference.
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I use a HR-05 SLI on my 790X and it brought down the NB temp by over 20°C. If you can't find one here's my pick:
* for the VRM (optional)
* for the NB - it may seem a bit steep, but it's worth it. My HR-05 SLI which is very similar, was on my last 4 builds with minor adjustments to the mounting mechanism and it always made a diference.
sweet thanks, I'll probably order one. however I've got a scythe yasya coming in the mail, I wonder if they will both fit?
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All I can say is: find specs, get a ruler, measure... and as a backup when buying a NB cooler get it from somewhere where they have a no-questions asked return policy. If it doesn't work you could clean it and send it back.
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All I can say is: find specs, get a ruler, measure... and as a backup when buying a NB cooler get it from somewhere where they have a no-questions asked return policy. If it doesn't work you could clean it and send it back.
dam good advice, thanks man
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