[rescue] VAX CPU Board on ebay
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jan 26 04:21:31 CST 2003
On Sunday, January 26, 2003, at 05:14 AM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
> Actually, that's nothing overclocker-specific... quit a bit of
> so my astonisment, have heatsinks on the chippies, often even a fan on
> northbridge. Think of it as a fan on a 486. It's ridiculous, but
> it's there nevertheless.
> Look at this if you can stand the sight of a pc ;)
> quote from the latter:
> and the Northbridge comes equipped with a nice heatsink and fan combo
> helps stabilize the overclocking environment. I have heard speculation
> various motherboards companies want to eliminate this feature all
> as they feel it is not a necessary component. Don't they know it is
> just a
> nice extra that looks cool too?
I remember the "old days" when the kiddiez did simpler dumb things
like put chrome valve covers on their American muscle cars. Heh, I did
that to my '72 Chevelle. Now I won't even sit in an American-made car,
much less own one!
Dave McGuire "Wear whatever you want...Just don't be surprised
St. Petersburg, FL if you wind up with a blow-gun dart in your
prosthetic boobies." -Kurt Huhn
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