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Lol, so I'm "the guy" now, huh? OP updated. Oh, and be sure to fill out your system specs in Rigbuilder to get that awesomeness in your sig! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by MercurySteam View Post

I haven't overclocked yet, but I figure that with a TY-140 pulling air over it, it should be fine.

I would watch your m/b temps very carefully when you start to OC. Or buy some aftermarket sinks for the VRM's that will fit under the SA. The fans don't move as much air over that portion of the m/b as one would assume. Not enough to properly cool that region. Your best bet would be to move the middle fan as close to the m/b as it will go and set your top fans to intake.

Just my 2cents.gifthumb.gif
Edited by solsamurai - 12/19/11 at 5:55pm
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Hey all ...

I just got told that my Silver Arrow will get here on friday ... perfect timing for a "to me from me" christmas present ... lol ...

BUT

I have never owned a CPU cooler with adjustable pressure ... how does this work ... can u over tighten so to speak and crack the cpu ?? ...

and how should the TIM be applied ?? ...


All information would be greatly appreciated ... smile.gif ...

Kind Regards
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solsamurai, I did a bit of research and considering the fact that my mobo has 16 phases for the CPU and my 2600K only has a TDP of 95 W, I'd like to think the VRMs won't explode on a modest overclock around 4.6 GHz.
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I'm thinking about getting a silver arrow, but looking at everyone's photos, it looks like it might cover the top PCIe x1 port on the motherboard. Am I mistaken or will this be a problem? Thanks.
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i finally got a response from thermalright. my ty-140 fans are on the way.thumb.gif
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Hey all ...
I just got told that my Silver Arrow will get here on friday ... perfect timing for a "to me from me" christmas present ... lol ...
BUT
I have never owned a CPU cooler with adjustable pressure ... how does this work ... can u over tighten so to speak and crack the cpu ?? ...
and how should the TIM be applied ?? ...
All information would be greatly appreciated ... smile.gif ...
Kind Regards

I'm not an Intel user atm so I can't comment on the pressure question. Most members here have said they tightened it down pretty far.... care to comment Intel peeps? biggrin.gif

As for the TIM application less is more goes a long way. We're talking a drop slightly larger than the "@" on your keyboard. A common misunderstanding is your need lots of TIM under there but all this does is cause poor thermal transfer to the heatsink and bleed out the sides onto your m/b! eek.gif
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Originally Posted by MercurySteam View Post

solsamurai, I did a bit of research and considering the fact that my mobo has 16 phases for the CPU and my 2600K only has a TDP of 95 W, I'd like to think the VRMs won't explode on a modest overclock around 4.6 GHz.

Yeah I saw your posts on a few other threads. Sounds good! I'd be interested in your temps once you get set up. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by BackwardPawn View Post

I'm thinking about getting a silver arrow, but looking at everyone's photos, it looks like it might cover the top PCIe x1 port on the motherboard. Am I mistaken or will this be a problem? Thanks.

I have plenty of room on my m/b (model in sig). thumb.gif It has come pretty closer for a few others. Something I would definitely consider if you're getting a new m/b along with the SA.thumb.gif
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i finally got a response from thermalright. my ty-140 fans are on the way.thumb.gif

Nice! wheee.gif
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As for the TIM application less is more goes a long way. We're talking a drop slightly larger than the "@" on your keyboard. A common misunderstanding is your need lots of TIM under there but all this does is cause poor thermal transfer to the heatsink and bleed out the sides onto your m/b! eek.gif

So it is the standard grain of rice size in the middle of the processor method ?? ... ... I was worried this wouldn't work ... i thought the silver arrow never had a flat base ??
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So it is the standard grain of rice size in the middle of the processor method ?? ... ... I was worried this wouldn't work ... i thought the silver arrow never had a flat base ??


you dont need much. just enough to cover the cores when the silver arrow is mounted. covering the entire ihs is just a waste of tim.
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thats tooooo much tongue.gif

LOL @ when you were trying to get those clips untangled. its ok, that happened to me too.
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