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Windows 7: The time has come (update opinions)

08 Nov 2011   #41
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
I'm considering a aftermarket copper northbridge heatsink as well.
Do you think that's over doing it?
Yes over doing it.

An aftermarket passive cooler won't be any better.
The ones with fans are noisy. Tiny fan with high RPM's.

You can if you want of course but you asked so my 2 cents.
Mike


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08 Nov 2011   #42
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Yeah, I think I'll wait and see how the board handles the temps before committing. The case has a lot of fan spaces in it too. I'll probably just purchase the fans locally though.
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08 Nov 2011   #43
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Good setup David, take pics of the build, you'll have a new camera anyway.
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03 Dec 2011   #44
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Just an update a few of the parts changed but it's finally being pieced together now. Just activated windows on her.
Boot time is roughly 8 seconds from totally off to fully loaded desktop.
I may go grab another of these ssd's tomorrow.
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