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When you leave this bare

This happens

That is why i cant stress enough to always apply TIM and a heatsink
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I want to see a passively cooled cpu play crysis.
Edited by Sir Amik Vase - 3/20/11 at 2:42pm
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I lean into my case and blow on mine. Don't know what you talkin.
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^
This.
So True.
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I do not know how people can forget this step completely.
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If you're using a AMD Sempron or a low end C2D that's undervolted, you have nothing to worry about.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase View Post
I want to see a passively cooled cpu
 
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post #8 of 45
My Pentium 166 was passively cooled.
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This should keep your RAM at 5C
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Quote:
Originally Posted by topog_z View Post
When you leave this bare

This happens

That is why i cant stress enough to always apply TIM and a heatsink
Sheeyeah.. right! only if you have an AMD processor.

With any Intel CPU the processor will shut off before anything tragic happens.
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