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after 1 12 hour run with 4.8 OC and 1.1464 vcore... im only gettin temps around... well see for yourself:
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same temps i get with Antec 620 (most similar to H50) with 2600k 4.8ghz, 1.38 vcore and HT on... it's not bad, honestly.
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Try cooling a Bloomfield and see what happens.
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Originally Posted by PB4UGO View Post
same temps i get with Antec 620 (most similar to H50) with 2600k 4.8ghz, 1.38 vcore and HT on... it's not bad, honestly.
Those are pretty good temps.

But Cocaine, is that your rig in your profile pic? Pics please, it looks awesome sauce from that little thumbnail
    
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ha that's pretty warm if you ask me
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Those are pretty good temps.

But Cocaine, is that your rig in your profile pic? Pics please, it looks awesome sauce from that little thumbnail
http://www.overclock.net/album.php?albumid=5267
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post #7 of 34
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ha that's pretty warm if you ask me
ummm.... really? why so? at 1.47 vcore thats high? well it should be lol but the fact that im low 70s is awesome
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Try cooling a Bloomfield and see what happens.
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So I lapped my H50 last night. Here's some pics of the process:

From the moment I checked the base with a metal ruler and began lapping, it was pretty obvious the base was pretty concave. If I would stick the CPU to the base manually, the suction was pretty good. However once mounted on the mobo, it's like they barely stuck to each other at all.

This is after a few rotations at 800 grit. The X hasn't faded at all in the center.


After 800 grit


After 1200 grit


After 1500 grit



If I had some 2000 grit paper handy, then I could've gotten a better finish. But it's flat as can be now, which is what matters anyway.


Check how the TIM was spreading before I lapped it.


Just some pics of the mess



I also switched to using the LGA775 mounting holes as an experiment to see whether it would give me better pressure than the LGA1366 holes.

And now for temps!

Before: 52-56c idle, 80-85c load
Now: 44-50c idle, 74-77c load

If those seem high to you, it's because my ambients never go below 30c where I live. But that's good enough for me considering where I was before.


Because the H50's base is concave, and sort of loses contact toward the middle of a Bloomfield, which is a larger chip, and why the Sandy, a smaller chip gets better cooling.
post #9 of 34
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Originally Posted by Dorianime View Post
ha that's pretty warm if you ask me
depends on the fans...and in my case, HyperThreading...temps are fine for me, but seems warm for OP.
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good post sir!
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