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780i Cooling Solutions?

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System Name Windows XP Pro 32 bit
Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Motherboard Asus Striker II Formula
Cooling XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 cpu heatsink
Memory 2x 2gb Crucial Ballistix ram
Video Card(s) Geforce 280 GTX 1gb
Storage Seagate 200 GB - ST3200820AS / 120gb Western Digital HD
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#1
So i just ordered the Asus Striker II 780i and i am reading reviews about how the north bridge gets scalding hot. I plan on overclocking quite a bit, and i was wondering if anyone had any solutions to this north bridge heat issue. Is there a good fan that does wonders for this problem? throw em at me! thanks everyone!
 
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System Name Windows XP Pro 32 bit
Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Motherboard Asus Striker II Formula
Cooling XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 cpu heatsink
Memory 2x 2gb Crucial Ballistix ram
Video Card(s) Geforce 280 GTX 1gb
Storage Seagate 200 GB - ST3200820AS / 120gb Western Digital HD
Display(s) ViewSonic VX922
Case Antec 900
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional
Power Supply HIPER 880W Power Supply
#2
any helps guys? come on i know some one has an idea...
 
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#3
Yes, the ASUS 780 Striker II has heat issues. Firstly, you can remove the heatsink arrangements, remove the terrible thermal pastes and re-apply some thermal compound (Arctic Cooling MX-2 is good). That'll reduce the heat a little. Use the supplied chipset fans especially if water cooling. Other than that, the chipset is plainly and simply just hot. Good luck as myself and quite a few other people have had problems with the same board.:)
 
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System Name Windows XP Pro 32 bit
Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Motherboard Asus Striker II Formula
Cooling XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 cpu heatsink
Memory 2x 2gb Crucial Ballistix ram
Video Card(s) Geforce 280 GTX 1gb
Storage Seagate 200 GB - ST3200820AS / 120gb Western Digital HD
Display(s) ViewSonic VX922
Case Antec 900
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional
Power Supply HIPER 880W Power Supply
#4
thank you, if i were to replace the thermal paste, i assume its the same idea as putting thermal paste onto a cpu?

rice size drop? spread, maybe with a credit card?