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I have a Rasa 750 rs240 water cooling kit. My processor is a Phenom II X4 955 BE. My idle temps are between 30-37 C. Ambient temperature is 23C. CPU is at stock speeds by the way.
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idle temps mean virtually nothing. whats your load temps?
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Idle temps are a pretty useless indicator of loop performance. Run the stress test of your choice until temps have stabilized and report back.
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I have a Rasa 750 rs240 water cooling kit. My processor is a Phenom II X4 955 BE. My idle temps are between 30-37 C. Ambient temperature is 23C. CPU is at stock speeds by the way.
Hmm. Did you apply the thermal paste properly with a dot in the middle? What paste did you use? Anything by Arctic Silver is good.
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post #5 of 7
Maybe a bit warm, but as mentioned, idle doesn't really matter.


Download intel burn test, LinX or prime95

Ideally a combo of those and see what your CPU does running them.
    
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post #6 of 7
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I did use an artic silver thermal paste(artic alumina) and I also applied a small dot in the center of the processor. This is my stress test temp, after 10 mins of prime95 temp did not go over 45C. Keep in mind ambient temp is 22C/72F
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45 for stock clocks doesn't seem to be any better than a mid range air cooler would give you.
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