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Who measures temperatures in F?
I do. To me its just easier because i can get a better idea...
    
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I apllied the whole tube, seated the cooler, immediately removed it, and covered the rest of the cpu and cooler base(i.e. the corners) with any excess on the surfaces.
I have it seated firmly, I could pick the whole pc up by the HSF if I wanted.

Still dont know what cool n quiet does.
WOW!! Ok so, I can't view youtube links at the office...sorry....but what you are describing sounds scary to me!!

The easiest way to apply TIM to give you the best results is the pea-size/uncooked grain of rice-size application to the center of the CPU. Place the HSF directly down on the CPU and secure with as little movement in any direction as possible. When it comes to TIM, too much is just as bad as not enough. Read this link page to get a better idea of what is the correct way to prep and install a HSF.
   
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Ive spent the last few hours looking at cooling solutions, you know, WC,AC, Submerged,etc.

I have decided to increase my budget to 400$ if I can find a cpu/ dual gpu solution that can follow me into the future as I upgrade the cpu to Either the BD or 1090t.

All suggestions welcome, noise and unwieldiness is NOT an issue.
    
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bump the NB/CPU voltage!
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Did you read the link I post for you? This is something that you will need to know if you upgrade or not. Personally, if I were you - and since you are looking to upgrade anyway, learn to OC this CPU and when you get a better grasp of things then get the more expensive stuff.
   
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Yes I read the whole page, just seems I applied wayy too much, should I purchase some new TIM, remove the old, then reapply more conservatively?
    
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I do. To me its just easier because i can get a better idea...
0 freezing...... 100 boiling......

cant get much easier.
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Yes I read the whole page, just seems I applied wayy too much, should I purchase some new TIM, remove the old, then reapply more conservatively?
Absolutely!! Clean off the old stuff (wipe as much off as you can with some tissue or a paper towel, then with a coffee filter (cheep low-lint material) use some 90% or higher isopropyl alcohol to get the rest off. Do this on the CPU as well as the HSF. Then apply your new TIM properly.

I use OCZ Freeze or MX2 TIM. No cure time and produces great results.
   
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMb99T2g0ME - go to 3:55, that the paste im using.

I apllied the whole tube, seated the cooler, immediately removed it, and covered the rest of the cpu and cooler base(i.e. the corners) with any excess on the surfaces.
I have it seated firmly, I could pick the whole pc up by the HSF if I wanted.

Still dont know what cool n quiet does.
I think we just figured out your problem...

You should use a pea-sized amount of TIM, not the whole thing. People will argue about the best method for applying TIM but the biggest mistake you can make is using too much thermal paste.

Sounds like you have done just that...
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920 D0 | 4104MHz@1.23V Big Bang XPower 5850 | 880/1050 6GB Sector 7 | 1728MHz 
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F115 W7P64 245BW SPI Magna 1kW 
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cardboard (case/loop in prog) 
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Well I guess this will make a good case for not doing it wont it. Ill run some tests and collect some data so that I can make a formal observation.

I will then post the results after applying the thermal paste correctly.

That sound good?
    
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Asus Crosshair Hero VI AM4 Sapphire NITRO Fury OC+ Gskil TridenZ 3466 2x8GB Samsung 960 PRO 256x2 
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None beacuse optical media is dead Noctua DH15 Windows 10 Professional Vizio 60" M-series 4K 120hz 
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Saitek Cyborg Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X Razer Deathadder Chroma 
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Asus Crosshair Hero VI AM4 Sapphire NITRO Fury OC+ Gskil TridenZ 3466 2x8GB Samsung 960 PRO 256x2 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
None beacuse optical media is dead Noctua DH15 Windows 10 Professional Vizio 60" M-series 4K 120hz 
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Saitek Cyborg Corsair AX1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X Razer Deathadder Chroma 
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