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P6X58D Premium - South Bridge Cover Mod

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The ASUS P6X58D Premium has a decorative metal cover over the South Bridge.

It seems there is a normal heatsink below that cover.

I wonder if anyone tried removing the decorative cover to allow the case's airflow to travel through the heatsink, and possibly also add a fan on top of it.
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Here is a shot from the pipe's side.
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No point to this mod, the SB runs cool as it is.
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Doesn't have to be necessary to make things better. Doesn't have to do a lot to be worth having some fun.
Edited by USlatin - 4/16/11 at 12:45pm
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Here is a shot from the other side.

Edited by USlatin - 4/16/11 at 7:34pm
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