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    Has any one removed IHS off 939 cpus?

    I'm just curious but I heard it will reduce your cpu temperature by 5-10 degrees which sounds great. So how difficult is this? I have no special equipment with me but can it be done by a screw driver? I have spare 3200+ so if it's easy enough I might have a go

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    Check out http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/ plenty of people there have done it, although I think it requires something a little moreprecise then a screwdriver.
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    Ok thanks. I'll check that. I'm already sweating btw. lol

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    Found a good article about this. Looks like you need razor blade to cut through epoxy that is holding the HS. I think I'm too sobar to try this now, need some alcohol first
    http://www.overclock3d.net/articles....r_heatspreader

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