Originally Posted by doyll
Heatpipe orientation issues are not at all new. When Noctua released their NH-C12P they said to not position it with heatpipe bend above fins.
This method of placing a top down heatsink which would also include the be quiet! Dark Rock TF CPU Cooler
Have applied that same image for placement on two motherboards, using that cooler and the temps indeed are very good, lower than expected for that type of design.
OCN is the place to get an easy understanding of putting together a decently cooled PC system from scratch, using pictures with little text. My 5 year old likes this place as well.