[rescue] Wanted: Xeon 7xxx Heatsink

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Mar 26 15:10:13 CDT 2008

>From: "Jonathan C. Patschke" <jp at celestrion.net>
>Date: 2008/03/26 Wed PM 02:59:31 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Wanted: Xeon 7xxx Heatsink

>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.

Supermicro may have a part you could use, assuming they sold socket 604 systems (they probably did, but I haven't checked). They would carry them in low-profile applications for 1U servers (their barebones systems include CPU cooling solutions geared towards a specific chassis)...


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