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Bending the heatsink fins will help cooling?

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Last response: in Overclocking
March 6, 2008 7:16:37 PM

I have saw an article on a website.the person have bend the Scythe Infinity's fin and have reduced the CPU temp.i wonder if that works on every cooler thats got cooling fin.could someone give some advice?

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March 7, 2008 12:38:09 AM

Yes and no. For example, the TRUE has already bent wings so it wouldn't work.

I'd say do it at your own risk, but I don't think it will work for most coolers.

March 7, 2008 12:49:24 AM

thanks for the reply.i think i wont try it anyway.