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A64 / Opteron Ihs Removal Guide

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Good guide not sure ive got the guts to try it yet, good tunes as well made me start digging through my tapepack's.

 

 

 

my fantazia cd's > all

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Humm...Mr. Winnie could use some better cooling so i can use higher voltage on air....humm looks like I have a Christmas project now...maybe. Then again I may just sell it and buy myself a 3700+ or an Opteron

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lilkev: from memory, less than a mm... i'll measure it in a few days when i sell my 146 (when the auction finishes heh)

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nice guide!!! may take me awhile to summon the courage to do that to my sempy....but i will oneday...

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Awesome guide, nrg! It's about time you delivered on all those promises! :)

 

I have a question though. Lets say you put your naked chip on the board and DON'T modify the retention bracket for the XP-120. The HS only contacts the bracket at the retention clips, so it should still work, but the spring force holding it down would just be slightly less. Is that true?

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im terrifed to try this.........I will be happy with my 2.8 stock volts.....Though once i relearn this expert....i shall have a go.....if i dont break something like i broke my new mushkin memory....:(

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verran: in theory yes... i've seen a lot of people post of it working without modification... i just don't like the idea of it being possibly loose...

 

lo: ever since some french kid handed me a swiss army knife to close when the blade was the wrong side out and i sliced all my fingers (i was about 8), i've been very careful with knives... in fact, i'm more likely to get cut by a fan than a knife lol

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verran: in theory yes... i've seen a lot of people post of it working without modification... i just don't like the idea of it being possibly loose...

 

lo: ever since some french kid handed me a swiss army knife to close when the blade was the wrong side out and i sliced all my fingers (i was about 8), i've been very careful with knives... in fact, i'm more likely to get cut by a fan than a knife lol

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thats very true, most of us are careful with knives compared to fans :lol: imo fans are more dangerous than knives especially when they are 120mm @ full speed :lol:

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Really nice guide, I think a mod should make this a sticky with a BIG DANGER in big bold words right before the title , I have a feeling a noob will try it on his cpu and . it up and then complain how the guide wasn't "clear" enough.

Edited by Mr Ham Cake

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