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These IHS replacements for Intel and AMD CPUs are pure-copper DIY kits


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Overclocking used to be a bit of an extreme sport offshoot of the PC gaming world, only performed by people willing to take some risks to see how far they could push their hardware. Now it’s a bit different. Many chips have overclocking options accessible straight in the BIOS, letting everyone get a taste. That being said, there are still the hardcore 'clockers out there, happily tearing the tops off their CPUs trying for the biggest numbers for the sheer hell of it. Though even this kind of process is getting much easier, thanks to DIY delid kits designed specifically for the purpose. 

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CPU: AMD 5950X (4.7Ghz CCD0 / 4.5Ghz CCD1)
MOTHERBOARD: ASRock X570 Aqua
RAM: TeamGroup T-FORCE XTREEM 4000Mhz 64GB (3800Mhz CL16)
GPU: EVGA 3090 FTW Ultra Gaming
SSD/NVME: Sabrent Rocket 4 Pro (2x 2TB, RAID 0)
PSU: EVGA Supernova T2 1600Watt
SOUNDCARD: Sound blaster Creative AE-9
CASE: be quiet Dark Base Pro 900 Rev 2
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CPU: AMD RX-427BB
RAM: 16GB Corsair 1600MHZ DDR3L
SSD/NVME: WD Blue 250GB M.2 SATA SSD
NETWORK: Intel I350 -T4
CASE: HP Thin Client T730
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CPU: 2 x Xeon|E5-2696-V4 (44C/88T)
RAM: 128GB|16 x 8GB - DDR4 2400MHz (2Rx8)
MOTHERBOARD: HP Z840|Intel C612 Chipset
GPU: Nvidia Quadro P2200
HDD: 4x 16TB Toshiba MG08ACA16TE Enterprise
SSD/NVME: Intel 512GB 670p NVMe
SSD/NVME 2: Samsung 1TB 980 NVMe
SSD/NVME 3: 2x Seagate FireCuda 1TB SSD's
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I actually should have the Rockitcool delid+ Copper IHS replacement this week for the 12900KF. I would prefer direct die, but the only option I have seen looked like a prototype. 

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CPU: Intel 9900K
MOTHERBOARD: ASUS z390-A
GPU: EVGA RTX 3070Ti FTW
RAM: Patriot Viper Steel DDR4-4400
SSD/NVME: Samsung Evo 970
SSD/NVME 2: Samsung Evo 970
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One of the few "Frame Chasers" videos I've watched involved the use said kit (Delidding 12900K Temp Results!! - YouTube).  I hope I'm not putting my foot in my mouth (never know who's who on the interwebs), but I prefer der8auer's steadier Prussian methodology over Mr. Chaser's hyperkinetic disjointed Québécois rambling 🤷‍♂️.

 

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CPU: 5950x
MOTHERBOARD: Dark Hero
GPU: Aorus 6900XT Extreme WF
RAM: G. Skill Ripjaws V 64GB 3600 14-14-14-34
WC CPU BLOCK: Watercool Heatkiller IV
WC PUMP: XTOP Revo / FLT 120 + 3 D5's
SSD/NVME: Samsung 980 Pro
CASE: Gutted Enthoo Pro 2
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