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post #11 of 13
at least you know that you have a good chip and it is the cooling solution that is holding it back.

EDIT: and the mobo is decent - no need for an upgrade.
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thanks man, i always thought my cooler was a really good one but maybe its not =X

i'll see how things go next week when i get the torx screwdriver back and install the newer fan. its 1000rpm faster than the one that currently in there!
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480

nevermind i've got it fixed now

swapped out the silent square stock fan for a spare scythe kama (still using the SS fin block) and applied nt-h1 instead of the ceramique i was using.

considering i was getting 60+ degree's without any nb/ht OC before when @4ghz i'm pretty impressed.

the biggest cost in this was buying torx screwdrivers!!
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