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North bridge Cooling - Pointless or Not?

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I was wondering is it worth using a custom cooler (water or air) on a north bridge?

I have a ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO motherboard is anyone wants to know.
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If you are overclocking it is.Water would be overkill though,just needs decent airflow.
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I say it's worth it if your ocing.Glad I water cooled my mobo.
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I am planning on trying to overclock my CPU to 4gHz, but I need to upgrade the on cooling the pc

Is there any heatsinks you can recommend? its hard to find many reviews on them and also a lot have been discontinued.
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Pls give full system specs .
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I have put I up now
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I got this nice C14 blowing air @my mobo. It running @the limit before hitting the FSB-wall and the temps are 35°C max. I`m shure this isn`t harmfull for the components.
And this mobo hasn`t the best heatpipes out there. The airflow from the CPU-cooler is enough (for me)
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