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Unread 05-08-2005, 02:25 PM   #5
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We all know that the contact surface is not perfectly flat, microscopically.

I can imagine some residue left from whatever process was used to manufacture heatsink/waterblock interfering with performance.

Bill recomends cleaning between test runs using xylene.

Otherwise, this fellow appears to have used a good thermal paste, and we (here) all know how much of an impact the TIM joint has.

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