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Yes, with a burn in test the max temp I got was 63 degrees. Would you say that's a good result for the cooler or should i re-apply the thermal paste?

I would actually say that's about right.

Also, are you sure your cpu is running at 1.13v? As far as I know, SB voltage is in 0.025 increments...
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if i redo the thermal paste with a thin amount will it be cooler than it currently is by a significant amount (>5degrees cooler on full load)

Maybe, but now you should redo it anyways because there will be air bubbles if you just seat your cooler on it now.
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Maybe, but now you should redo it anyways because there will be air bubbles if you just seat your cooler on it now.

What do you mean by air bubbles? Right now it's mounted?
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What do you mean by air bubbles? Right now it's mounted?

When you put your TIM on the CPU and seat it, its fine, when you remove heatsink from it and put it again keeping the same TIM there will come air bubbles which raises temps, so everytime you are reseating your cooler, put new TIM.

Heres some advice how TIM spreads tongue.gifhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?src_vid=EyXLu1Ms-q4&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_461720&v=ffK7L0Qj13Q
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Yes, with a burn in test the max temp I got was 63 degrees. Would you say that's a good result for the cooler or should i re-apply the thermal paste?
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I would actually say that's about right.
Also, are you sure your cpu is running at 1.13v? As far as I know, SB voltage is in 0.025 increments...

You must not be running the version of IBT (or LinX) with the AVX Linpack using max RAM, cause that will attack your SB like nothing else.

This is what my SB does with Prime and IBT/LinX:
Prime95, in-place large FFT... 80C peak after ~1 HR. (112w)
IBT 2.51, 3000MB... 98C peak (TjMax! Danger!) in 11 SEC. (146w)

And vcore goes in 0.005v increments using an offset. Maybe it's different with a fixed voltage, dunno, but that would be weird/bad and I doubt that would be the case. It's kind of hard to tell anyway when LLC is set high and keeps bumping your voltage. tongue.gif

Oh yeah, that "how thermal spreads" guy really looks like he's applying more pressure than a normal heatsink would. But the X method which seems to win the demonstration actually is the best. I like to make a thin X with lines about 3/4in long to corner, and put a tiny BB sized dab in the center.
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rice method is win biggrin.gif and easiest tongue.gif
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What do you mean by air bubbles? Right now it's mounted?
    
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That actually looks damn near perfect to me? Except for the tiny extra on the top left. But that's okay.
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rice method is win biggrin.gif and easiest tongue.gif

Maybe best for SB too:

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Maybe best for SB too:
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That looks like a SB Mobile processor for a laptop.
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