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post #11 of 17
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I am able to spread TIM correctly, no problems there
Maybe the problem can be no contact between 3 heatpipes and base plate? Will make photo tommorow, but there is not like this:
http://www.xbitlabs.com/picture/?src..._tuber_big.jpg
OcSlave-> buy another cooler? Which one? As Archon is in the same league as SA, better than NH-D14, etc.
Edited by Matas - 10/22/11 at 4:31am
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post #12 of 17
feel the heatsink..if it gets hot..it's doing all it can..you can try adding fans..i've found this makes a 3c difference at most (for me) the umm..silenx effizio 120 is a copy of the best-performing heatsink on frostytech..i also liked the sunbeamtech core-contact freezer
 
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Will contact retailer because of missing contact between heatpipes and cooler base.
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post #14 of 17
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I am able to spread TIM correctly, no problems there
Maybe the problem can be no contact between 3 heatpipes and base plate? Will make photo tommorow, but there is not like this:
http://www.xbitlabs.com/picture/?src..._tuber_big.jpg
OcSlave-> buy another cooler? Which one? As Archon is in the same league as SA, better than NH-D14, etc.
Dno can't answer that for you.
How big are the coolers next to each other, are they roughly the same size, only ask as from the specs they seem roughly the same size, this adds to my of similar performance theory.

If you say there are a few heatpipes that look iffy then maybe you have a faulty cooler.
i only stated what i stated because i had suffered something similar and the nench i linked to showed it was 1c difference.
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matas..just push some TIM in there with a credit-card type thing (hehe..from 7-11 or wally world )

..it's known as "tinting the base of your heatpipe cooler"
 
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post #16 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Matas View Post
Will contact retailer because of missing contact between heatpipes and cooler base.
Try with the side panel removed if it also has the same temps as with the previous heatsink. Just to make sure it's not a case airflow issue.

Edit: what's the orientation of the heatsink? Is it pushing hot air towards the top or towards the back? Is there an exhaust fan?
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It's hard to tell if there is any difference when the side panel is removed between Archon and Hammer, as I don't have Hammer now. Heatsink is orientated from east to west and pushing air towards the back, where is 120mm exhaust fan and 230mm top exhaust fan.
TIM was applied not with credit card, but with odontology instrument the result is the same.
Will add some photos tommorow regarding that base and heatpipe contact. Retailer wrote that there might be problem with that.
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