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Issue with V6GT heatsink

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I have a V6GT heatsink and i have tried reseating and even completely reinstalling a few times and it still does not seem to be working as it should.

I am running a 2600k at 4.4ghz 1.35v and at idle i am running 33-40c depending on which core and the temp around me, after about 5 minutes of prime it is up to 75c on cores. I am using antec formula 7 with the heatsink.

What i am wondering is if the contact is not good enough between heatsink and the processor. The reason i think this could be an issue is because when installing the heatsink i notice that with very little force that it will slide from side to side. So the last time i installed it i actually had my girlfriend help me so that i could hold it steady while she clipped on the fans so that the thermal paste would not get spread to much.

Any thoughts, ideas or suggestions on what i should try? If all else fails any other good cooler to try and use? I have a large case so size would not be an issue.
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Burn the paste in so it doesn't slide around, and reseating it would be ideal (not in that order). Just take your time.
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