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Hi. I just mounted my fresh new CM TR3 cooler on my Phenom but either I did something wrong or it's something else since my temps are way above normal.

Idle:47°C Load:59°C in BFBC2 before everything freeze.

I reseated 3 times and still the same. I'm not using any OC right now too. I'm also planning to format and reinstall Win7 this week to see if it can solve the issue. Any idea what it could be? everything is mounted correctly.
Edited by th3l4st0ne - 7/20/11 at 1:42pm
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Maybe you put too much TIM or very little. or you didn't install the cooler currently.
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Maybe you put too much TIM or very little. or you didn't install the cooler currently.
I did the classic pea sized aplication and the cooler seems pretty in place, can't even wobble it a bit.
post #4 of 9
What is your room temperature in F and C. I am wearing a long sleeve cause I have the AC blasting. I am idling around 32c-35c now after I reseated it about 2 times.. Take a picture or two of your CPU cooler and how it is mounted, that might help.
    
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Err, mind me asking what the TR3 is? I couldn't find it on google or CM's website. Did you typo?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fossil;14293573 
Err, mind me asking what the TR3 is? I couldn't find it on google or CM's website. Did you typo?

He probably means the Hyper TX3 http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product.php?product_id=2922
    
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post #7 of 9
TC, if you did mean the Hyper TX3 then you need to try a different application with the thermal paste. HDT coolers require a bit more to get a full spread on the CPU/cooler.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=5
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Reinstalling Windows 7 isn't going to change your cpu issues. Do you know your vcore?
    
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post #9 of 9
might be the quality of TIM you used. The paste that comes with CM coolers are kinda poor.

and three heat pipes might not be enough for cpu's with 125 tpd.

if you have an extra 92mm fan and do a push/pull config might bring your temps down.

or else rma it and replace it with cm 212+. sorry about that.
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