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Originally Posted by bob808;14630658 
I'm thinking that you need to reseat your cpu cooler, applying new thermal paste.

Also, you said that you have 3 fans on your pc (counting the one on your cpu cooler) I'm assuming the front and side are intake fans. I would reccommend getting another fan for exhaust. Most pc cases have a space for a fan behind the cpu cooler (upper rear section of the case).
This should help lowering the overall case temps as it would push the hot air out.

I will definitely get one of those, if I have the space for it. I will look into it right away. Thanks.
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post #12 of 104
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Also, currently the temperature is between 71 and 81
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post #13 of 104
Chococake,

Did you buy this computer off the shelf or did someone build it for you?

Also, like the others said, add another fan or two to your system to help increase the airflow out of the system.

It could be as easy as that.
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post #14 of 104
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Originally Posted by ChocoCake;14630743 
You people are scaring me! Haha.

So, just take the big CPU cooler off, apply new thermal paste (Should I scratch the old one off?) and then reseat it?

If you're going to do this, use rubbing alcohol on a Q-tip, just enough to moisten it. Then remove the left over thermal past from the top of the CPU.
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Well, I haven't got rubbing alcohol like you american folks do. I do have aceton, I think or Spiritus. Does that work? I don't want to damage my PC of course.

Also, I really really appreciate this help from all of you.
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post #16 of 104
Any nail varnish remover will do the trick aswell.
What I normally do is I take one of those cotton make-up remove thingy (the round ones) and just moisten it.
This way you can just wipe the left overs off. Dont forget to clean the top of the CPU and the bottom of the heat-sink.
You dont need to take the CPU out of the socket.

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Originally Posted by ChocoCake;14630896 
Well, I haven't got rubbing alcohol like you american folks do. I do have aceton, I think or Spiritus. Does that work? I don't want to damage my PC of course.

Also, I really really appreciate this help from all of you.

What about denatured alcohol? I'm not so sure about acetone. Anyone else out there in OCN land use that before?
And Spritius, isn't that like drinking alcohol? Like vodka?
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post #18 of 104
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Originally Posted by JoeC;14631015 
What about denatured alcohol? I'm not so sure about acetone. Anyone else out there in OCN land use that before?
And Spritius, isn't that like drinking alcohol? Like vodka?

Spiritus is a paint remover, you can try to drink it.... Dont think your tummy will like it, haha.

Anyway, cant find a screwdriver (my dad took em all) so I will have to wait.

If I dont do anything the temp will be around 69-76. Also, I have found out that I also have a rear-end exhaust thingy.

So I have a total of 4 fans (including CPU cooler) Also have a 2 in-build fans in my NVIDEA cards.
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post #19 of 104
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Chococake,

Did you buy this computer off the shelf or did someone build it for you?

Also, like the others said, add another fan or two to your system to help increase the airflow out of the system.

It could be as easy as that.

I build it "myself" with the help of a techfriend. Cant ask him for help, he kinda backstabbed me with someone so he aint a friend anymore... wink.gif
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Cooler Master Megaflow BLUE1€ 17,95
Western Digital 2TB Caviar Black1€ 130,98
EVGA GeForce GTX570 HD,1.2GB2€ 305,95
Corsair Vengeance DDR3,1600-12GB KIT1€ 134,98
Cooler Master Thermal Compound1€ 7,95
Cooler Master s1366/I7 Bracket1€ 7,95
Samsung DVR 22X DL SATA1€ 24,99
Thermaltake ISGC3001€ 39,99
Cooler Master Silent Pro M 1000W1€ 133,98
Intel Core i7-960, s13661€ 259,98
Asus RAMPAGE III EXTREME,s13661€ 319,98
Cooler Master HAF 9121€ 68,98

Totaalbedrag: € 1759,61 (incl. BTW)

That is exactly what is in my PC.
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