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How to attach a cool block on the North Bridge?

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Hopefully I will receive my new MSI K7 Turbo (VIA KT133A) mobo soon. It seems the north bridge on this mobo hasn't got a fan. I'm planning to stick a watercool block on it. How can I attach it? Is there a kind of heat radiating glue or tape on the market? Thanx
 

Rob Cork

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It might be possible to epoxy bolts to the mobo in the right places, and fashion some sort of clamp to bolt over the waterblocc and hold it in place - failing that, you can get arctic silver thermal epoxy, which is supposed to be pretty strong - not sure where to get it from though I'm afraid.
 
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Thanks again Rob. I'm afraid too!!! What do you think...MSI stated apparently that they do not need a cooler regarding the size of the heat sink. I'm sure I will get more FSB's out of it when I cool it. In my watercooler set I have an extra small watercooler for the video card or the northbridge. I will put an extra air cooler on the video and want to put the watercool thing on the northbridge but I do not intend to drill holes around this chip!!!