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A Cool Bunch: How To Put A Lid On The Die Temperature Of Your Athlon

II: Spire 5E34B3

At first glance, you won't be able to tell the 5E34B3 apart from the 5E32B3.

However, the 5E34B3 is armed with a copper base plate.

This will keep the die about two degrees cooler. This may not seem like much, but it may be crucial to overclockers, and to the survival of the CPU.