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Orb modification

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i have an idea for a mod for the two orb`s that i own should improve there performance 30 or 40% it include`s gasoline and some matche`s ??? ??? ???

i read some where tha you can screw a high performance 40mm fan on top of an orb and this will help
I modified my Gorb by removing the OEM fan from within it. And replaced it with a 60mm box fan. It made a difference of about 6 or 7 degrees F`. I also lapped it which dropped the temps another 2 or 3 degrees F`. However, as far as I'm concerned I think the real trick might be to add a copper shim between it and the cpu. Here in San Diego my cpu temp is jumping around from 87F to 95F w/ ambient air @80F`. I've already seen my cpu temp hit 105 maybe 15 minutes ago. And I have lots of case cooling. I'm starting to like Jeffs idea of "Just say no to forced air cooling"