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Poll Results: Which Ivy Bridge CPU did you buy?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 50% of voters (692)
    i5 3570k
  • 43% of voters (586)
    i7 3770k
  • 6% of voters (91)
    Other
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post #2891 of 7362
says its 75F in the house now probably was 77-78 earlier today. the 212 evo kinda sucks for ivy bridge. I am also using 24 hour old AS5 so hopefully the temps will go down soon. I have tried re-seating this heatsink plenty of times. I have tried the X method and the rice method for paste and it all ends up near 80C in intel burn test/prime 95.
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says its 75F in the house now probably was 77-78 earlier today. the 212 evo kinda sucks for ivy bridge. I am also using 24 hour old AS5 so hopefully the temps will go down soon. I have tried re-seating this heatsink plenty of times. I have tried the X method and the rice method for paste and it all ends up near 80C in intel burn test/prime 95.

Uncooked rice grain in the middle is the best, if that doesn't work after 3x, then it's just those temps. Don't worry, you can join the club. My temps are just awful. I actually went for a Zalman closed loop and it dropped my temps quite a bit despite what people said.
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Uncooked rice grain in the middle is the best, if that doesn't work after 3x, then it's just those temps. Don't worry, you can join the club. My temps are just awful. I actually went for a Zalman closed loop and it dropped my temps quite a bit despite what people said.

Yea id like the temps to be better but I think 80c is fine since I don't ever even hit near that unless im priming / intel burn testing. When im gaming I almost never hit 50 and HD video encode is like 65 maybe? Yea I used the grain of rice method this time I think ill stick with that from now on since its so easy and the X method does not provide better temps at all.
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Uncooked rice grain in the middle is the best, if that doesn't work after 3x, then it's just those temps. Don't worry, you can join the club. My temps are just awful. I actually went for a Zalman closed loop and it dropped my temps quite a bit despite what people said.

Yea id like the temps to be better but I think 80c is fine since I don't ever even hit near that unless im priming / intel burn testing. When im gaming I almost never hit 50 and HD video encode is like 65 maybe? Yea I used the grain of rice method this time I think ill stick with that from now on since its so easy and the X method does not provide better temps at all.

Exactly, whenever I game, other than BF3, I barely scratch 55C.
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post #2895 of 7362
I use the line method to get coverage over the die.
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post #2896 of 7362
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I use the line method to get coverage over the die.

You should use the uncooked rice grain method because it get's a clean perfect circle on the IHS, the line method would be better if you were to put something between the die and IHS.
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post #2897 of 7362
I always take a small rice size and then a credit card and thinly spread over entire chip so there is a ultra thing layer covering it. That is probably why I always got real lucky with my temps when putting on a new HSF.
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I don't know, I don't like spreading it because of the air bubbles it creates. Also Dimaggio, did you update BIOS?
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post #2899 of 7362
It never creates air bubbles if you do it right. Im talking spreading takes me about 10min. I have used that technique since I first became a PC tech and its always had great results.

No haven't updated the BIOS is it doesn't help with OC I don't see a point to doing it yet. I read its just a win 8 compatibility thing.
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It never creates air bubbles if you do it right. Im talking spreading takes me about 10min. I have used that technique since I first became a PC tech and its always had great results.

No haven't updated the BIOS is it doesn't help with OC I don't see a point to doing it yet. I read its just a win 8 compatibility thing.

I'm still getting more testimonials from other people who are trying it out, but I lowered my voltages by 4 notches, so instead of being 1.265 it became 1.24. Pretty good I think.
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