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Cooling Issues With Intel’S Alder Lake – Problems With The Lga-1700 Socket And A Possible Workaround

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#1 Thorqemada


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Posted 01 January 2022 - 08:06 AM

"Badly fitting coolers, too low performance with actually good waterblocks and bent CPUs – meanwhile not only the feedback of the readers is piling up, but also very similar reports from the board partners, cooler manufacturers and system integrators."
Cooling issues with Intel’s Alder Lake - Problems with the LGA-1700 socket and a possible workaround | igor'sLAB (igorslab.de)

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Posted 12 January 2022 - 12:00 AM

This seems to be a theme across multiple hardware vendors this last year or so. Guess the supply chain issues and lack of workers is really hitting the QA hard.

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Posted 19 January 2022 - 03:42 AM

Well, a good sturdy backplate fixes it...

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