A view of the underside of the CPU socket. Pictured here is the Asus A7N8X for the Athlon XP.
Placing the thermal protection unit on the underside of the CPU socket.
Pressing very firmly allows the rubber insulation to bulge outwards and ensures perfect sealing, so that condensation does not form.
Positioning bracket for the cooling unit - here, for the AMD platform.
Putting the insulating rubber on the positioning bracket.
Placing the positioning bracket on the motherboard.
Here it's also important to press firmly.
We've put spacers for the motherboard on the back plate of the case.
Placing the motherboard on the back plate of the case.
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- Details On The "Prometeia" Cooling System
- Step By Step: Preparing The CPU Socket And Motherboard
- Installing The Cooling Element Of The Compressor Unit
- Preventing Condensation Build-Up: Heating Underneath The CPU
- Absolutely Important: Leakage Protection To Prevent Condensation
- Installing The Motherboard In The Case
- Installing The Power Supply And Fans
- Just Before Operation: Testing All Connections
- Unclear: Compressor Cooling From $595?
- Conclusion: Perfect But Expensive Basis For Overclocking
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