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Better chipset cooling for DX58SO

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  • Heatsinks
  • Chipsets
  • Cooling
  • Fan
  • Overclocking
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January 19, 2011 6:41:11 AM

I have used it for a while without having any kind of cooling directly on it, the fan on the side of the case sort of blows on it, but the temps I saw reaching 130 F(it did get to 147 at one point), decided to connect the small fan, but its a tad noisy. It keeps the temps around 95 in idle as opposed to 116, but do they make anythign quieter, maybe some kidn of after market heatsink, or a fan that fits it?

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January 19, 2011 7:04:49 AM

zalman ZM-NBF47 , thermaltake extreme spirit 2 :

MCX159™ : http://www.swiftnets.com/products/mcx159.asp

But I wouldn't use a passive heatsink without decent ventilation to push/pull some air over it, though.
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January 19, 2011 11:51:20 AM

i put 50mm fan on my chip, runs ~2000 rpm and u cant even hear it.
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