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I kinda killed it tho... Who wants to hear what NOT to do when replacing the northbridge TIM? I had just got some replacement TIM and replaced it on my CPU. I decided to replace it on my northbridge too since its usually about 40c or higher... All went well until I was about to put the heatsink on the nb... I accidently dropped It and it landed on the chip......... I closely inspected the chip for damage and found that one of the "minidiodes"(idk if that's what it is.) Was missing. I was starting to get paranoid so I quickly put it all together and dundunduuuunnn an endless reboot..... So I possibly have $75 to buy a new mobo. I ask your opinions
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smooth move. 40C is an acceptable idle temp, you should have left it alone.
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AMD mobo's are really cheap. Your in luck you weren't playing with an intel mobo
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AMD mobo's are really cheap. Your in luck you weren't playing with an intel mobo
agreed with that!
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I recommend the Asus M4A79XTD EVO open box from newegg. It has a 8+2 phase design and is 70 bucks plus shipping. I have bought open box motherboards before and never had any problems with them and all three came with all accessories.

Here is a link to the motherboard.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...402R-_-Product
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I recommend the Asus M4A79XTD EVO open box from newegg. It has a 8+2 phase design and is 70 bucks plus shipping. I have bought open box motherboards before and never had any problems with them and all three came with all accessories.

Here is a link to the motherboard.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...402R-_-Product
I want soooo bad... I can't go over 75 including shipping... I am an overclocker and my motherboard was my bottleneck in that... I need a good overclocking board with(hopefully) mosfet cooling...
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Sign up for Shop Runner ( Free 2-day shipping) Just use the trial for 30days then cancel =]
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Sign up for Shop Runner ( Free 2-day shipping) Just use the trial for 30days then cancel =]
I have never heard of Shop Runner... what is it?
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free 2day shipping from newegg
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