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Old Jan 13, 2013, 12:15 AM   #26
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Did you use nylon or metal washers? Also, did you use 2mm thermal pad? Silicone? Is this one good enough?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A1THAZDOWP300U

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I use metal washer. Shop owner tell me it aluminium.

That one is same as i use.

Good luck guys.

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So I can install a i7 970 in my single processor 2009 Mac Pro? How does that CPU compare to the proper Xeon Hex core w36x0?
Just lost ECC memory support, beside that it complete with xeon w3670.

OS X System profiler also show as 6-core intel xeon. Not core i7.

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1398536
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 12:35 AM   #27
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I briefly put a i5 (or maybe i7?) 2.8Ghz in my 2009 during my recent X5680 debacle.

It booted up just fine.

And System Profiler called it a Xeon.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 12:40 AM   #28
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I briefly put a i5 (or maybe i7?) 2.8Ghz in my 2009 during my recent X5680 debacle.

It booted up just fine.

And System Profiler called it a Xeon.
I think it i7 cause no i5 in 1366 line-up.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 04:41 AM   #29
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I briefly put a i5 (or maybe i7?) 2.8Ghz in my 2009 during my recent X5680 debacle.

It booted up just fine.

And System Profiler called it a Xeon.
Was the i5 or i7 offended?😜
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