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mosfets and nb heatsinks

mosfets and nb heatsinks
« on: July 04, 2012, 04:49:27 pm »
i want to replace both mosfets and nb, and sb heatsinks with waterblocks. i read somewhere that mod enzo WMST-73 & 78 on g1 assassin would wonk on my board but id like the experts opinion. i also read that the full cover blocks will work from the ud9

my specs

mobo: gigabyte g1 assassin
ram: dominator gt 3*4GB @ 2000mhz
cpu: i7 990x/xspc waterblock
gpu: hd6950/6870 heatkiller rev 3.0 waterblock
psu: silverstone strider 1500w
hdd: revodrive 120GB, 2TB storage

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Re: mosfets and nb heatsinks
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012, 06:11:45 pm »
Hi and welcome.

I am afraid I can't say for sure whether the waterblocks from a UD9 will fit as I don't have either of the boards but they do look a lot the same. In case you are not aware though I would point out that you will nullify your warranty by removing the stock coolers and fitting waterblocks.  I am in the same boat myself being one of that fraternity.

Maybe somebody here on the forum can help you with more accurate help if they have tried it already.
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Re: mosfets and nb heatsinks
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2012, 02:41:13 am »
im fairly sure my warranty was voided my first day of owning this board, lol

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Re: mosfets and nb heatsinks
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2014, 08:50:13 am »
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