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post #11 of 77
Alright, my bad guys, I guess 65 could be considered normal for this cooler. I really didn't expect that.
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So these temps are absolutely normal?
Any 40$ air cooler can do better than that, that's why I'm confused...
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post #13 of 77
Those temps do not seem right.
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post #14 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by rockosmodlife View Post
What?! 65c sounds about right? No way. At that minimal OC while under 100%, I would guess 55 and below.
Amd and intel operate at much different temps. 55c for amd is like 70c for intel.

Thats far from exact but just saying. You can't compare temps between the two.
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post #15 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by slipee View Post
So these temps are absolutely normal?
Any 40$ air cooler can do better than that, that's why I'm confused...
Explain what TIM you are using and how you are applying it and the block.
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post #16 of 77
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Does anyone here owns a Q9550 and a H60? I'd like to know what your temps are...

I'm very disappointed with this cooler... Wish I could have my money back and just buy something like a TT Frio
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post #17 of 77
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMC View Post
Explain what TIM you are using and how you are applying it and the block.
AS5, already reapplied it several times:
Half pea-sized
"x" way
"from top to bottom"

None of those changes made significantly changes on my temps, but i'm sure I'm getting better temps with half pea-sized... And I'm still getting 41-44C on idle and 72-77C on load at stock voltages and clocks...

Another problem : I've done lots of tests with the fans:

Just Corsair fans: 72-77C
2x NZXT 47cfm fans: 70-75C
Corsair + NZXT fans:72-77C

Then I finally got mad and bought 2x CM R4's with 90CFM and guess what?
71-74C

Edit: My ambient temps are, right now, 21ºC and inside the case 27ºC
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post #18 of 77
Are you sure the pump is running full speed, try to hook it up to a molex adapter to be sure.

Also are you positive you have mounted it right, is it really tight to the cpu, those temps are definitely not good.
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post #19 of 77
Quote:
Originally Posted by slipee View Post
AS5, already reapplied it several times:
Half pea-sized
"x" way
"from top to bottom"

None of those changes made significantly changes on my temps, but i'm sure I'm getting better temps with half pea-sized... And I'm still getting 41-44C on idle and 72-77C on load at stock voltages and clocks...

Another problem : I've done lots of tests with the fans:

Just Corsair fans: 72-77C
2x NZXT 47cfm fans: 70-75C
Corsair + NZXT fans:72-77C

Then I finally got mad and bought 2x CM R4's with 90CFM and guess what?
71-74C

Edit: My ambient temps are, right now, 21ºC and inside the case 27ºC
Something's not right. Either the pump is not running at full or it is not attached with enough force on the socket.

What do you use for loading the CPU?
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post #20 of 77
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsout View Post
Are you sure the pump is running full speed, try to hook it up to a molex adapter to be sure.

Also are you positive you have mounted it right, is it really tight to the cpu, those temps are definitely not good.
Pump is running at 4300-4400RPM
Fans 1 and 2 running at 1900-2000RPM (their max)

Mounted twice, reseated several times.

After all of this, I think it's impossible for it to still be wrongly mounted/seated.

Watched a lot of videos and how-to's to install this, followed every step, followed all manual instructions, everything seems perfect but the temps :/
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