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  1. Is that a plastic zip tie on a heat sink? I guess something like that wouldn’t get too hot, but that still was the first thing that caught my attention

    1. Yeah,thats kinda a stupid idea.But this guy does 3.3V @ 250mA,so thats about 0.8W…I needed something to keep the heatsink on..Couldve used a metal clamp,but .. this aint gonna get _real_ hot,so I figured,why not.

      1. Back in the day when we overclocked the early 286/386 hardware they started using surface mount chips when they improved the process and failures were minimum. So we used a heat sink with thermal transfer coumpound and put a couple drops of epoxy on the chip in the corners to attach it. It worked pretty well.

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