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Old 2008-05-23, 19:09   #9
mdettweiler
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Originally Posted by IronBits View Post
Ya, I found and skipped that one as I remembered it was the general consensus of many at the time, that it was fake.
Something to do with the explosion going thru the table or something like that.
The one I linked to is from TomsHardware ...
I too have taken heatsinks off old cpus, and everyone that I did it to, just fried them, and I've never seen any explode.

Found it... ;)

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...ad.php?t=81855
Hmm...maybe the only reason why those exploded, then, was due to way, way, way overclocking in addition to pulling off the heatsink?
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