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fop38 clip chips cpus easily???

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onidc

New Member
Joined
Jun 12, 2001
Hey guys

I am gonna have to buy a heatsink here pretty soon. First off, don't tell me to get a glaciator...heh. What I want to know is that is the clip on the fop38 a female dog...lol. I know 2 people that have chipped their tbirds because of the clip. Has anyone else seen that the clip is weird and difficult to use.
Thanks
 
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William

Guest
add another here, but that was mostly my stupidity. if you are not going glaciator the thermoengine is good. Also the two newer Vantec models are just as good and have far better clips. http://www.crazypc.com has the newer vantec models. Also the huge taisol with a delta or 80mm fan is very good too.
 

Colin

Arctic Silver Senior
Joined
Dec 19, 2000
I use a FOP on the bench. Never chiped a CPU with it despite lots of installations. Put the motherboard on a flat surface, center the HS, take your time and use big flat blade screwdriver to set the clip . It's not that difficult.
 

krakerman

Member
Joined
Feb 17, 2001
fop38... i would personally go with something better. using a fop38 myself and running a 1.0 tbird at 1.3, but stuff like the cak and glaciator are much better nowadays. ive installed this fop tons of times though, and although its a pain ive never hurt a chip.