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post #21 of 27
I spread mine out evenly with a business card until I get I clean and even surface. Then I mount the cooler. Some proly disagree with me but I know it worked for me.
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post #22 of 27
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Cata1yst View Post
Tighten like the lugnuts on your car.
Yes I did that too, going opposite to opposite gradually tightening it. Its also very tight, could that be an issue?
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post #23 of 27
Pull the block off and clean it (and the CPU) again. Give it another shot, shouldn't be getting over 40 degrees just from idling and that's probably high.
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post #24 of 27
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I am the biggest idiot. Ever. Of all time. I forgot to take the protective plastic off the heatsink. Please laugh at me, I totally deserve it.
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post #25 of 27
Quote:
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I am the biggest idiot. Ever. Of all time. I forgot to take the protective plastic off the heatsink. Please laugh at me, I totally deserve it.
o.o


lol
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post #26 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silent8Strike View Post
I am the biggest idiot. Ever. Of all time. I forgot to take the protective plastic off the heatsink. Please laugh at me, I totally deserve it.
lol guess that means I was right.
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post #27 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Silent8Strike View Post
I am the biggest idiot. Ever. Of all time. I forgot to take the protective plastic off the heatsink. Please laugh at me, I totally deserve it.
Haha
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