AMD Athlon 64 With Its Metallic Cap Removed

Posted on Sunday, Apr 09 2006 @ 06:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Have you ever seen an Athlon 64 without its metallic cap? Oh, didn't you know that its metallic cover is just a heatsink? Yesterday our socket 754 Athlon 64 3200+ burned and we decided to open it to take a look on how it looks like without its metallic cap. In fact it looks a lot like Athlon XP, but with a bigger die..
Check it out over at HardwareSecrets.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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