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i have this MOBO http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3/M4A87TD_EVO/ and i also am running a NH-D14 cpu cooler which covers the top of the MOSFETs. im looking for a heatsink and some sort of little fan cooling solution i get rig up so they dont litterally melt.
post #2 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835708016

I am not sure if it supports your board but i think it does.
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my mobo doesnt have holes for that heatsink to go into. i am seriously considering getting this mobo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131644 but will my NH-D14 fit on it with those heatsinks on the board?
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you dont particularly need the holes as these have thermal pads which are sticky and will attach themselves to the VRM's
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post #5 of 9
I have some tiny heat sinks on the way for my ready-to-melt motherboard. I sure hope they work. There's nothing like knowing your MOSFETs might catch fire at any moment!
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post #6 of 9
I don't believe you can use the MST-88 on that board. Only on the Gigabyte variants.
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i ordered a asus crosshair IV formula. i get crappy vdrop and such with this mobo also. just not ment for 4ghz + sustained OC. it was a good $120 experiment though lol
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Thank you Sandman
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