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Applying the tim correctly can do wonders changing the case will help overall temps.
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A single dot of TIM on the CPU will not work overly well with the CM 212+ due to the gap between the heatpipes (I tried that method when I used that cooler and the results weren't that great). You actually did it right the first time. Check the link below for more info.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=5
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I'll try the single dot first to see what it does and then will try to do it as I did before, but with putting a little bit less because I think that I put too much the first time.

Also I used that website to apply it the first time anyway
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I think the first thing in lowering temperatures is getting a new case. You can't expect something to run super cool if it's not getting any cool ambient air.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
I think the first thing in lowering temperatures is getting a new case. You can't expect something to run super cool if it's not getting any cool ambient air.
yep, it's what I think too, gonna get one soon
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Well, I've reapplied TIM and it still has exactly the same temps.
I took the side panel off and the temps have dropped for about 5-7°C, so that's how I'm gonna leave it for the time being, keeping in mind that the case fits in a pretty tight spot, as it has maybe 3.5-4cm opening (from the side of the case to the wall.).
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Well, I've reapplied TIM and it still has exactly the same temps.
I took the side panel off and the temps have dropped for about 5-7°C, so that's how I'm gonna leave it for the time being, keeping in mind that the case fits in a pretty tight spot, as it has maybe 3.5-4cm opening (from the side of the case to the wall.).
You might wana find a different spot for your tower, hows the hunt for a new case going? head over to the case section and im sure you'll get an idea. Only one I can think of right now is the haf 922. Anyways good luck
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You might wana find a different spot for your tower, hows the hunt for a new case going? head over to the case section and im sure you'll get an idea. Only one I can think of right now is the haf 922. Anyways good luck
My room is only about 2,5x3m and when i make my bed for the night there is enough space to make a single step...
The hunt was put on hold for today, because of lots of things to do, but I will check out the case section
Thanks ;D
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