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Thanks^. One last question, can I purchase just the Megahalem or do I need fans?
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Um sadly I believe you need to buy two fans for the megahalems even the super megahalems IIRC.
     
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Same goes for VenX?
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Venomous X comes with one standard. And I think it only comes with one fan clip so if you needed to add another fan you need another clip or go ghetto.
     
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Oh, okay. Thanks. But is it true that the VenX burns out SB mobos? Or odes it work fine?
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post #46 of 51
Just get custom watercooling. You're going to end up there anyway. Trust me.
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post #47 of 51
Anyways as far as it shorting your board out you shouldn't have to worry about it although I'll quote the article I found out about the CM V6 GT backplate shorting issue which saved me alot of time I'd probably be RMA'ing my stuff yet again if it weren't for these reviews.
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Minor 1155 Issues.
The Venomous X did manage to fit onto our P8P67 Deluxe, however, things are incredibly tight in the mounting bracket area, and you need to exercise caution when fitting all the various parts. The back plate fits without any problems, however, the large square chrome bracket that the heat sink fastens to is also designed for 1366, so unfortunately, it does touch the VRM heat sinks, just. You can just about wiggle it over so it is not touching, but ideally, a piece of sticky tape along the edge of this bracket would fix this situation.
The other issue, and this will only be a problem if you want to orient the cooler blowing up or downwards, is that the pressure vault bracket actually over hangs the top VRM heat sink on the P8P67 Deluxe, this heat sink, by its very nature is slightly lopsided, because it only has VRMs at one end. When you fit the pressure vault, it will start to force the heat sink into the board, which will end up causing damage to either the PCB, or the VRMs. To get round this, you need to pull the VRM heat sink backwards slightly, and you will end up with just enough clearance to tighten it down, but again, when you let go, the VRM heat sink will then be touching the pressure vault bracket. Again, a line of tape will fix this problem, however, Thermalright really do need to include a 1155/1156 only bracket in this kit to avoid this.

But if you don't wanna risk it I'd say just wait a bit until you can afford something better. Maybe even just try upgrading the fans on your 212+
Edited by phazer11 - 4/24/11 at 7:24am
     
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post #48 of 51
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Read the sig rig, another thread led me to the conclusion of the Noctua NH-12 or something like that.

i appreciate the effort though. +rep shower for you.
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Originally Posted by phazer11;13236136 
For Your motherboard P67 chipset socket 1555 DO NOT (well I wouldn't or should I say won't anymore) use a V6 GT it will most likely fry your ASUS board.
The Coolermaster tech told me that the V6 GT will probably kill most ASUS socket 1555 boards and almost definitely wind up killing P8P67 Pro and Deluxe boards (eventually if not right away) and that they weren't going to do anything about it and that it was recommended for me to get a different motherboard brand as they appear ok. For more info check the link in my sig. The V8 is probably similar.
I only know the V6 GT killed at least two (maybe three) of my boards before I found out about the issue.
u mean 1155.
but wow i didnt know that. why does it kill those mobos?
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Just get custom watercooling. You're going to end up there anyway. Trust me.
some ppl dont want to go thru all the work u know.
thats why i got the best all in one WC unit i could find at the time that was cheap.
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Originally Posted by csm725;13236996 
Thanks^. One last question, can I purchase just the Megahalem or do I need fans?
this has already been answered but i HIGHLY recommend Scythe Slipstream 110 CFM fans
they can get loud but its worth it with a fan controller and airflow is huge! get 2 on newegg.
if u buy 1 its 12 bucks or so but if u buy 2, each fan is 8 bucks! WIN!
    
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