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would high temp silicone be good to replace closed cell foam around socket?

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Toysrme

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Nov 12, 2001
I get the feeling that it would constrict. That would be bad. Can someone back me up on that?

-Toysrme
 

strokeside

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I plan on sealing the mobo/socket with the silicon sealant they use in bathrooms, and also use foam to keep out the air. If you only use sealant, the air in the spaces between Waterblock/HSF and cpu will get cold and it's moisture will condense onto the cpu.
Use foam as well as sealant for better protection.