Note: I do not take responsibility for your stupidty, if you break
something that you paid a lot for, tough luck. I told you to be
I had to decide on whether to make it out of copper or aluminum.
Well, since itís not in contact with the CPU die, it's not
being used for any heat transference at all. And since you can go to
your local hardware store and buy a sheet of .025 thick X 6" X
24" sheet of aluminum for $2.49 and a sheet of copper .025
thick X 4" X 10" costs $5.29. It was much more economical to get the aluminum, and the
aluminum is easier on Dremel cutoff wheels than copper factors in
also. Using the tip of
a nail I traced around my template so that it was scribed in the
metal. This works much
better than using a pencil.
I broke out my trusty Dremel tool, nothing like the smell of hot
aluminum in the morning
:o) and proceeded to cut out the center square and do the two
long sides of the small rectangle.
and Cutting some more! >
your own Duron Spacer
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