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Yes and I hate myself for it... 5 15.15%
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Old 10-05-02, 12:41 PM   #37
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Also if they do not have the cut-outs for the rubber pads they may well be pushing the hsf away from the core
Fortuately, I have never seen a shim which did not have cutouts to allow for the rubber feet...

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Old 10-05-02, 04:59 PM   #38
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newbie question here, i've had a tbird 1ghz and a xp 1.4ghz, i used volcanos on both with no cpu shim, i had no idea what they were. would a cpu shim have increased the cooling or surface area for the heatsink? and if so, could i get some cpu shims and redo the heatsink installation?
There is no performance increase associated with using a shim.
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Old 10-07-02, 10:19 PM   #39
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Let the contest begin!!!



Let's start hearing some core-cracking horror-stories!

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*sits down with popcorn and waits for it to begin*
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