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Are both of the fans working? If the middle one went out it would probably be hard to tell. Additionally, you might want to see if the fans are running at full speed. Something might have them set at too low of RPM's
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post #62 of 126
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Is the fan working ?
Did you 100% screw all the screws ? YES
If so, try to unscrew them to 95%, just to leave a little play (too thight = no good) MIGHT TRY IT NOW!
If the right side is slightly elevated then there is someting in the mounting that went wrong.
Did you used the back plate ? YES
Did you installed the cooler with your motherboard in or out of your case ?IN THE CASE, BUT I HELD THE BACKPLATE FIRM
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Edited by BradleyW - 5/4/11 at 2:00pm
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post #63 of 126
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Are both of the fans working? If the middle one went out it would probably be hard to tell. Additionally, you might want to see if the fans are running at full speed. Something might have them set at too low of RPM's
Both working to max speed.
My cooler seems to shake ever so tiny bit slightly with the fans on full?

Also the HS's seem very bendy rather than firm?
Edited by BradleyW - 5/4/11 at 2:05pm
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post #64 of 126
Is the cooler close to any components on the motherboard around the socket? (like almost touching it).

I had strange temperatures when I installed a H60, turned out to be the coolblock touching some capacitors around the socket. Reseated it and temps were great.

You might want to test it with a CC or something. If you can get it in between, no good
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Is the cooler close to any components on the motherboard around the socket? (like almost touching it).

I had strange temperatures when I installed a H60, turned out to be the coolblock touching some capacitors around the socket. Reseated it and temps were great.

You might want to test it with a CC or something. If you can get it in between, no good
It's close to everything, it's huge, but the HS and pipes feel cooler than what they should. Acording to the TIM, i have good contact but the HS is just not lifting heat.
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Are both of the fans working? If the middle one went out it would probably be hard to tell. Additionally, you might want to see if the fans are running at full speed. Something might have them set at too low of RPM's
Even if one of his fans had gone out he wouldn't have these issues.

I broke a fan clip on the P12 last night and ran my normal gaming load for about 2 hours and temps were within 1C after a complete overhaul of case airflow.

Not too bad for losing a whole fan on my D14. Only thing on there is the P14.
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post #67 of 126
Bradley, it sounds like the heatsink is not mounted properly. The D14 has a very solid mounting system like Prolimatech. It should not be vibrating or bending.

Either it is poor installation or the heatsink/mounting hardware is defective.
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Bradley, it sounds like the heatsink is not mounted properly. The D14 has a very solid mounting system like Prolimatech. It should not be vibrating or bending.

Either it is poor installation or the heatsink/mounting hardware is defective.
Is it because i've installed it with the mobo in? The PC was laying down and i held the bracket hard and i connected everything. I've done 5 remounts so it must be the securing system. RMA sent. I need to call them tommorow to confirm.
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For anyone says you should wait a week to let it cure, they are wrong the NT-H1 has no cure time and should be ready instantly. Also I don't know how much TIM you have left because my tube only lasted me about 4 applications, try spreading it by hand and see if that fixed it and also you may want to try a different TIM like AS5 or some other TIM you have laying around your TIM may be a bad batch.

If none of this works I would assume it is a bad cooler that needs to be RMA'd.
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For anyone says you should wait a week to let it cure, they are wrong the NT-H1 has no cure time and should be ready instantly. Also I don't know how much TIM you have left because my tube only lasted me about 4 applications, try spreading it by hand and see if that fixed it and also you may want to try a different TIM like AS5 or some other TIM you have laying around your TIM may be a bad batch.

If none of this works I would assume it is a bad cooler that needs to be RMA'd.


I will try one last remount later tonight.
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