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Old 05-26-2009, 12:04 PM   #11
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Default Re: Need a 1366 heatsink

The i7s run hot whatever you do. You've got another 10c headroom but if you really want a better air cooler then a lapped TRUE is probably about as good as you're going to get. Make sure you get a good high RPM fan to go with it.
Ya, I also need a 1366 socket heat sink.... And would the Lapped TRUE fit in a
vertical tower, and will it eventually warp the board under its weight?
That is the purpose of the back plate, the motherboard will no warp with the backplate properly installed.

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Old 05-26-2009, 02:46 PM   #12
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They still have them in stock, sweet. These actually do perform better than the original TRUE, but they are very heavy and obviously very expensive.

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Old 05-26-2009, 04:37 PM   #13
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Yeah, IMO, they aren't worth the hefty price tag for a couple of degrees in difference. I'm going to get better thermal paste. That maybe my issue. I ran out of MX-2 and have been using this Dynex paste. It was the closest thing to me to get my old rig running the quickest.

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