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Old February 22, 2008, 11:41 AM
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Graphite powder IS conductive, so even though it works, and you havent had any issues, I would still be cautious at best (I personally would look for a non-conductive alternative).

Also, wiping down the heatsink blades with an oil soaked q-tip would just lead to a dirtier heatsink sooner, as oils soaks up dust like a magnet, clean the blades with isopropyl if anything.

Otherwise, a interesting result and it seems to work fine, but YMMV...
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Old March 16, 2008, 10:03 AM
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Stated first: Everybodies equipment is their own business...
but vantecs iceberg trademark I believe it is makes a complete line of repalcement fans with adaptors for what you want.
They come in kit forms.
Including video card fans,chipset fans and like.
I have used them many times.
MSI Z77 M Power/Bios17.12
Mushkin #997007
Noctua NH-D14
Gigabyte GTX 660
Seasonic X-660
Corsair 540 Cube
Noctua case fans
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Win 10 Pro x64

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