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What TIM are you using?

And I really recommend trying the dot method, no matter if the temps with the spread method are lower than your original temps.
I'm using MX-4 TIM.
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post #12 of 33
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Great. So redo then with a dot? This card gets to be about 98C on full load with 100% fan speed. Obviously this has to have cooled it down.
98c and you thought the card trick was working? I used the BB size dot on my 460 and i sit at 51c while folding.
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98c and you thought the card trick was working? I used the BB size dot on my 460 SE and i sit at 51c while folding.
98C was before the card trick. I'm generally 87C-89C folding at 100% fan speed. I haven't tested my card yet with the card trick.
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post #14 of 33
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I'm using MX-4 TIM.
Don't forget to allow the TIM to cure. I believe the recommended curing time for MX-4 is around 2 hours.
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Don't forget to allow the TIM to cure. I believe the recommended curing time for MX-4 is around 2 hours.
Yep I know. The MX-4 said there was no cure time but idk about that. Sounds kinda silly to me.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...86038&Tpk=mx-4

It states no curing but we'll see.
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post #16 of 33
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Okay I am folding right now at 100% fan speed. Already, I see a 7C drop. I'm at 82C folding now at 100% fan speed. Assuming there may be a 2hr cure time, I'll see how temps are then as well. For now, I'll let it fold.
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Honestly, i clean with ArticClean and i suggest you do the same....

and use the dot method.
works best.
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post #18 of 33
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Honestly, i clean with ArticClean and i suggest you do the same....

and use the dot method.
works best.
I'll wait 2 hrs for the cure time and make my decision otherwise. A 5-7C drop is already good for me. I just dont want to have to use 100% fan speed all the time.
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5-7C drop right away?
Very rare... but congrads, thats cool.
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5-7C drop right away?
Very rare... but congrads, thats cool.
Yep I had it folding all nite in the camper at about 89C. Its at 83C right now. Thanks!
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