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So I bought an H60 and was blown away at the temps, idle 33c and load 49c. Problem was the pump was crazy loud so I exchanged it. Now the new H60 is running push pull with the same corsair fans, but the temps are almost the same as my old air cooler? ***?

Any Ideas why? If I pop it off, will it ruin the TIM?
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I have a few question for the OP.
1) What speed is your cpu running at?
2) What is the temp in the room that you have the PC at?

Anwser to 1 of your question about TIM.
Yes it will be ruined.
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So I bought an H60 and was blown away at the temps, idle 33c and load 49c. Problem was the pump was crazy loud so I exchanged it. Now the new H60 is running push pull with the same corsair fans, but the temps are almost the same as my old air cooler? ***?

Any Ideas why? If I pop it off, will it ruin the TIM?
You exchanged it? What are your temps with the new one. maybe the pump on the new one is not at full speed. Check RPM in the bios or invest in better fans. You need air to come into the case through the Rad as shown in the corsair video's. Took 8c off my old H50!
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My CPU is at 3.64GHz. And my room is around 74 degrees. The new h60 with duel fans is going at 45c and at load 59c.
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What is difference between core temps. Maybe its a bad mount. Anyways is it exhausting or intaking?
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Well I took it off and discovered a tiny black something in it, I applied arctic silver 5, and now it idles around 39c. Guess that was the problem?
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post #7 of 7
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Well I took it off and discovered a tiny black something in it, I applied arctic silver 5, and now it idles around 39c. Guess that was the problem?
You probably didn't clean the heat sink completely. Gotta get it shiny with no foreign material.
I learned that the hard way....
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