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Old April 7, 2009, 03:53 PM
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Hehe.

When I do thermal work like this , I use commercial silicone based thermal compound.I only use Arctic silver on my new cpu's when I dont wanna lap stuff , and need the gap filler.

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I've fabricated the "Enhanced thermal standoffs" .

They start out as a 1/2" long , double flared piece of 1/4" copper tube. :



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They then get hammered reasonably flat , then sanded :



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These spacers take the place of the motherboard's standoffs.....they actually get installed with thermal compound .....

Of course I don't have the right bolts (ffs) , but I am working on getting the mobo at least temporarily mounted.......

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I've got the northbridge heatsink redesigned....I'll be fabbing it tomorrow....I'm pretty sure I've got the southbridge and video taken care of as well.

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