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how to keep a processer cool

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  • Started 6 years ago by jack7h3r1pp3r
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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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it's just a wavy heat sink no flat bottom on it you can see right through it.

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ScottW
ScottW
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Wavy? No flat bottom? I'm not getting it. It's got to touch the CPU to keep it cool. All of the Intel fansinks I've seen have used strong metal retaining clips that take a lot of force to latch. Take a look at this document from Intel and tell me if any of the fansinks in it look like yours:
ftp://download.intel.com/desig.....859001.pdf

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya it looks somewhat like the first one but mines more square but really close.

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ScottW
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OK, so the one with the wavy fins -- that explains the "wavy" description. In that document, they never show the bottom of that heatsink, but I know it must have a flat bottom that touches the CPU. On page 7, they show how the force of the heatsink against the processor is supposed to flex the motherboard. Unfotunately, the retainer clip is in the way but the bottom of that heatsink is certainly going to be flat.

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