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Hey I noticed today that I am getting around 55c-60c idle temps on my 955 C2 I have a Xigmatek HDT-S1283: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233003 and I am using this generic TIM that came with my rasa. I am idling way to high on stock voltages and clock speeds. (3.2GHz 1.35v) I heard that tooth paste can act as a temp fix and I was wondering what type I could use.

I have some Crest 3D White Tooth Paste? I am not looking to make my CPU shiny (JK) I am looking to use it as a temp fix for a few hours till I can go to radio shack.
    
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Isn't it easier to turn off the PC for a few hours? smile.gif
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post #3 of 32
Use that Colgate Extra White with Scope. It has micro bubbles filled with Scope mouthwash to give your CPU the freshness it deserves.
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lol, this is OCN! We dont "Turn Off" here! teaching.gif

and dont forget to floss the pins first.
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If you're going in literally a few hours, why not just underclock the CPU til then? Or, I dunno...turn it off?

Having said that though it sounds a lot more likely that it's not seated properly, as there's no reason you should be getting that high of temps at stock clock/voltage, generic TIM or not.
    
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post pics and videos of temps and EVERYTHING that happens pls

i am scared it might fry something... so it is your call. i say no.
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post #10 of 32
Toothpaste works as a great micro-buffing agent. Many people use it to buff out headlights on their cars.

I'd be surprised if it worked well as a thermal compound. Many toothpastes contain large crystalline particles to aid in the scrubbing and whitening of teeth.

I would be more inclined to use it as a polishing compound on the surface CPU heat-sink that could use some flattening. Lots of elbow grease required.

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