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Got the Hyper 212 in the mail today. Hooked it up. It's fricken huge But doing a quick test it seems to have dropped 10c under redic stressing. But I still don't feel any heat on the fins, is something alluding me here?

But right now it's 3.8ghz standard voltage and hit max 73c. Averaged 70c under maximum setting in intel Burn test.
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Got the Hyper 212 in the mail today. Hooked it up. It's fricken huge But doing a quick test it seems to have dropped 10c under redic stressing. But I still don't feel any heat on the fins, is something alluding me here?

But right now it's 3.8ghz standard voltage and hit max 73c. Averaged 70c under maximum setting in intel Burn test.
Is everything tighten down?

You could add another fan for a push pull config.
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post #23 of 24
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Well I can pivot the heatsink a tad because of Cooler Masters weird tension bracket. However it's on there very securely. And 70c is pretty good for a redic stresser. But I don't get why it's not even hot. Like I touch the fins and barely even warm. I put the right amount of paste on.
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post #24 of 24
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Idling at 40c without speed step off so it's always at full speed which is nice. Anyway I can control the fan and keep it almost high? Or should I just enable Q-Fan if it works good enough? It bases speed on heat. Basically PWM.
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