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post #11 of 24
AS5 works, but it will take a few weeks to fully cure to get the best temps. I recommend MX-2,3,4 if you don't want to wait or Shin Etsu as it's what originally came with the H50.
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post #12 of 24
As others have mentioned, clean out both the waterblock and CPU with alcohol and make sure to put less than a pea-sized glob of TIM. No need to spread it out as the pressure from screwing it on will be enough. Make sure to screw it in little by little and don't screw one corner all the way while the rest are unscrewed. Last thing, screw it on as tight as you can without bending your board as I once didn't screw one corner enough and my pump kept making noises until I tightened it evenly.
    
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post #13 of 24
use a cooked rice grain size amount of thermal compound in the very center of your cpu.
make sure to apply ample pressure to your h50 (tighten it as far as i will go; within reason of course)
check your pump rpms in bios to make sure it is around 1400 rpm.
are you overclocked at all?
post #14 of 24
The TIM is shin-etsu and is a very good paste. If you can buy some more (or equivalent) I'd reapply it and retest. Clean the cpu and the block completely and the way I apply the thermal paste is a small spot on the centre of the CPU and then using your finger in a plastic bag spread it out evenly until you have a thin layer over the surface area of the CPU.
post #15 of 24
you are using the backplate that came with the cooler yes??? not the one that came on the board
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post #16 of 24
That is very bad...I use a fanless H50 for my CPU and it only gets around 50C on full load. I'm not sure how you got TIM on the CPU bracket but the copper plate should be touching the CPU only. Also, when you install it, after you have the pump right on the cpu, tighten it down with a screw driver. You shouldn't be able to pop it out without a screw driver.
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post #17 of 24
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Originally Posted by LilScrappyD View Post

use a cooked rice grain size amount of thermal compound in the very center of your cpu.
make sure to apply ample pressure to your h50 (tighten it as far as i will go; within reason of course)
check your pump rpms in bios to make sure it is around 1400 rpm.
are you overclocked at all?

I'm at stock right now.
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Originally Posted by jdthomas View Post

you are using the backplate that came with the cooler yes??? not the one that came on the board

I didn't know the motherboard came with a backplate.
Unless you're talking about that metal plate on the back of the mobo:
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Originally Posted by bottleofboos View Post

I'm at stock right now.
I didn't know the motherboard came with a backplate.
Unless you're talking about that metal plate on the back of the mobo:
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No, there is a backplate that comes with the H50 that should be either on top of that plate that is there, or in place of. The H50's backplate ensures the H50 is properly seated and enough pressure is being applied to it, in order to properly cool.

389

Did you follow the instructions on how to attach the H50? The 4 screw areas on the H50 backplate match up with the 4 holes in the motherboard around that plate that is there.
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No, there is a backplate that comes with the H50 that should be either on top of that plate that is there, or in place of. The H50's backplate ensures the H50 is properly seated and enough pressure is being applied to it, in order to properly cool.
389
Did you follow the instructions on how to attach the H50? The 4 screw areas on the H50 backplate match up with the 4 holes in the motherboard around that plate that is there.

Yeah I installed that backplate. I don't think the pump will even stay on if you didn't have the backplate.
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thnx demented, beat me 2 the answer
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