[rescue] Wanted: Xeon 7xxx Heatsink

Brian Roth abacos_98 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 26 15:07:05 CDT 2008

Funny how you have to explain between the lines
sometimes. I did not refer to this as a gaming rig. I
merely gave an avenue to pursue. And as far as a
gaming rig, it is rare to find ANY heatsink that will
fit in ANY case right out of the box. But you have to
put a few of these systems together to know that.

--- "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Mar 2008, Brian Roth wrote:
> > You can get them at Newegg for about $20.
> Newegg does not carry any socket 604 heatsinks that
> will work in this
> system.  The stock heatsink is extremely tall,
> narrow, and passive
> (there are a set of huge blowers in front of the CPU
> cage).
> > Better than the stock junk and cheaper to boot.
> First thing I do for
> > an overclocked gaming rig is to replace the
> heatsink and more
> > importantly replace the lousy grease the factory
> uses.
> I'll keep that in mind in case I ever need a
> four-socket server to play
> video games.
> -- 
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