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Old 04-04-07, 05:42 AM   #18
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Default Re: NB Cooler for DFI 680 board

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Originally Posted by J-Mag
I thought the same thing too, but as long as they got a cooler like that on board you probably can run passive and then whats the point of watercooling?

Anyway, last time I watercooled my chipset it just added extra hassle for no gain. Granted it was A64 and there was no mem controller on the NB, but still...
I not so sure that you can run that thing passive, it looks like it's a bit smaller than the other towerlike heatpipe nbcoolers from companys such as thermalright and tuniq, and those run pretty hot when you pump up the volts(that is without a fan)

With a fan @5v they dont have any problem keeping the nb cool
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