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post #21 of 49
Reseat the heatsink. Most likely one of the push pins didn't get fully pushed through the hole before being pushed down. It will seem like it secured but it wouldn't make full contact with the cpu.
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post #22 of 49
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max 80c gaming for an hour...no crashes though...better than before I reset it , it would hit 95c.....

anyways what cooler guys , that BAR I CAN REMOVE!@!!!

I have about the height of a 120mm fan + 1 inch from the TOP of the CPU to the cover...
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post #23 of 49
GeminII S

or

Thermalright AXP-140

Both should do the job from 4.0 - 4.5Ghz.
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post #24 of 49
Yeah those temps are way to high. I have an Corsair H60 and it doesn't go past 64c during stress test @ 4ghz with an ambient room temperature of ~29-30c.

If you could fit a Cool Master 212+, it would be so much better than the stock Intel cooler. If not, then the Cool Master GeminII S, Noctua NH-C12P SE14 140mm, or a Scythe SCSK-1100 100mm.
post #25 of 49
1. Don't overclock on stock cooler.
2. You need to get a new case, I don't care what anyone says.
3. Get a new cooler.

I'd recommend the H80 or H100, if that's over your budget then go with something suggested earlier in the thread. 212+ is a good one.
Edited by Stefy - 10/3/11 at 5:56pm
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post #26 of 49
These were my temps results on my newly OC 2500k while doing the BF3 Beta on my Dark Knight HSF on Turbo mode in the UEFI. Not bad for recyling a 3 year old HSF.



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+1 to reseat cooler / reapply paste.
    
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post #28 of 49
overclock you want below 80c i believe. get a noctua nh-d14 cooler.
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post #29 of 49
Reseat your cooler.

If that doesn't work then invest in a different one!
 
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post #30 of 49
Are you guys reading this thread, like at all? He did reset the cooler.
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