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AS5 and temp question

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#1. Where can I find my case temperature?
#2. How long does it take for AS5 to fully cure on the CPU heatsink?
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There isn't really a way to find your case temperature unless you have some type of external temp monitor in the case itself, you can always monitor CPU,GPU,HD,Chipset, and Mobo temps in BIOS or software.

And it takes 200 hours for AS5 to cure in
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How much of a drop in temp do you normally see after it's cured?
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It takes 200 hours of non-continuous heat to cure the AS5. What that means is you have to turn off your computer and let it cool completely down for a few hours or more in between times where you run it at full load or close to full load to cure it.

Once it cures, you should see between a 3-5 degree drop......sometimes more, but not often.
post #5 of 6
I put AS5 on my CPU a little over a week ago.

Off at night, on folding + uTorrent when I'm at school. 100% load.

Load temp dropped an extra 2C since the "original" drop in thermal pad -> AS5, and hopefully it'll drop a little more.
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post #6 of 6
Oh Nooooooooooooo

I have to turn it off ??? That's wasted folding time!

3-5c will be nice, I wasn't expecting my temps to be this high out of the box (52c stock settings). It seems like there's a high edge on my CPU, it would explain the high temps. Anyone ever seen this before?
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