[rescue] Wanted: Xeon 7xxx Heatsink
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Mar 26 15:02:06 CDT 2008
On Wed, 26 Mar 2008, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> For temporary testing purposes, wouldn't any old hunk of metal do, as long as
> you use thermal grease?
I suppose. The biggest problem is the tight confines of this case. The
CPU and heat sink slot into the socket like a tower. There's a metal
cage-type-thing around the socket and the space where the heatsink goes.
I'll snap a picture of it when I get home, if I remember.
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