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I just got a P5N-E SLI mobo, and since I plan on overclocking my E6600 a bit, I wanted to get an aftermarket cpu cooler. The problem is that I have about only 49 mm between the middle of the cpu and the humongous northbridge passive heatsink. I looked over zalman's website, and I can't seem to find something that will fit. I guess I could consider getting a heastink fan, but I was wondering what you guys were thinking would be the best option. I was also considering the Scythe Katana Cu, that might be able to fit, but it's kinda hard to get in Canada, so I'd prefer sticking to Zalman.

Edit: I thought maybe I could get a huge 120mm fan that would cover both my cpu and my northbridge, but I don't know much about cooling, so that might be a bad idea. The problem with getting a chipset cooler is that it will probably end up taking more space than the passive heatsink. To get an idea of the size of the heatsink, check this site:

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/434/2/

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Yep, that's exactly the one I bought, but I also bought another NB heat sink because I don't think that cooler would have fit with the original one. Anyways, I doubt that the stock HS on the NB would have been sufficient, due to the fact that I have a similar one on my P5LD2 and its average temp is about 131 degrees Celsius (I plan on changing it too eventually, maybe for a small fan)

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Yep, that's exactly the one I bought, but I also bought another NB heat sink because I don't think that cooler would have fit with the original one. Anyways, I doubt that the stock HS on the NB would have been sufficient, due to the fact that I have a similar one on my P5LD2 and its average temp is about 131 degrees Celsius (I plan on changing it too eventually, maybe for a small fan)

131 celcius!!! thats like almost 270 degrees Fahrenheit. thats pretty  hot lol
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Nop, Speedfan is in Celsius, and it says 131. There's a fire sign next to the temperature  :haha: The cpu on my laptop also gets that treatment at 52 Celsius Idle cause it's known for overheating.

Everest also said so when I installed it but since I rebooted it won't give me any reading on anything  :sad3:

With so many heating problems, I invested a lot in cooling in my new box, I'l see how it goes.

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Ok, checked Asus Probe as well as the bios, and the MB temperature appears to be 35 Celsius. The reading i get on speedfan is AUX0, but I still haven't found what it measures. I also realized that one of the fan connectors was not plugged in. I haven't plugged it in yet, I'l look up what it does, but I find it unlikely that it was I that unplugged it by accident. Chances are that it just shipped unplugged. What's weird is that the fan that is connected to it running, so I guess that the power doesn't come from there. I took a picture, I'l post it when I upload it to my comp.

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