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They should be quite fine, heck any small spare aluminum things in your house you could stick on as heatsinks would, I've seen lots of ghetto solutions. A small fan may also work if you can find a spare.
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For the M4A785-M perhaps a few pics would help out here. I have one with the HS's on it already. For additional cooling I mounted an old extra case fan (look closely at second pic) with a bracket (zip ties will work too) to the back side of the optical drive bays which also helps cool the SB HS. It's been working real well.

 
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For the M4A785-M perhaps a few pics would help out here. I have one with the HS's on it already. For additional cooling I mounted an old extra case fan (look closely at second pic) with a bracket (zip ties will work too) to the back side of the optical drive bays which also helps cool the SB HS. It's been working real well.
aww dang. I've done the same thing with my vrms but I didn't know the left side needed cooling as well. Pack only comes with 10 heatsinks. I've only put them on the vrms on the right next to the black thingys (what're they called?). Is it necessary to cool those 10 on the left as well?
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Yeah VRMs are gone... RMA time or depand your money back and get a new board that is better.

Also yes it is. EVERY black chip you see the left of the black squares (Squares are called coils) need to be cooled.
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