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Well, now Speedfan and Coretemp seem to be low, after running Prime95 for half an hour, all seemed well, nothing above 68C from those, then I open up Speccy and Hwmonitor, both those says 80 or 90c...so I shut down and reboot and hop into BIOS before it has a chance to cool down, and its a 39C....so I'm kind of lost now..

Also, is there a guide or video to installing heatsinks and thermal paste? I got the screws on the backplate as tight as I could, so I think its flush with the CPU, and not too much thermal paste. I'm trying stock heatsink tomm and will go from there. Thanks for all the help though guys..

NOTE::

I'm still curious about fan mounting on the top and bottom. How did you guys do it with the stock case fans or what? Because the stock case fans only have those long bolts meant to go through the fan and into the front. I'm having trouble finding a place to thread the screws/bolts on top and bottom and side for more fans.

Just took off side window while running Prime, heatsink is cool to touch. Not cold, not hot...what does that mean?
Edited by MusicMelody - 6/2/13 at 8:50pm
post #3732 of 8434
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Well, now Speedfan and Coretemp seem to be low, after running Prime95 for half an hour, all seemed well, nothing above 68C from those, then I open up Speccy and Hwmonitor, both those says 80 or 90c...so I shut down and reboot and hop into BIOS before it has a chance to cool down, and its a 39C....so I'm kind of lost now..

Also, is there a guide or video to installing heatsinks and thermal paste? I got the screws on the backplate as tight as I could, so I think its flush with the CPU, and not too much thermal paste. I'm trying stock heatsink tomm and will go from there. Thanks for all the help though guys..

NOTE::

I'm still curious about fan mounting on the top and bottom. How did you guys do it with the stock case fans or what? Because the stock case fans only have those long bolts meant to go through the fan and into the front. I'm having trouble finding a place to thread the screws/bolts on top and bottom and side for more fans.

Use the stubby fan screws that are much larger. They actually bite and thread into the plastic of the fan itself and that is how you can attach fans to the side and top.
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Okay thanks! any idea on the heatsink being so cool?
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Okay, stock heatsink on, temps are about the same, a pinch higher, but still idling in the 40/50 range and peaking in the 80/90 range under prime....The fact that both the stock heatsink and the aftermarket cooler master heatsink are the same worries me. Could it have been the thermal paste? Should I have used the paste cooler master included instead of arctic silver?
Edited by MusicMelody - 6/3/13 at 7:45am
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Also, if indeed my CPU is getting this hot, shouldn't the computer be shutting itself down?
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Also, if indeed my CPU is getting this hot, shouldn't the computer be shutting itself down?

What motherboard do you have? Does it have AI suite or anything. I would trust the bios over anything but that's just me. What CPU do you have, some run a lot hotter than others.
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone else find that their case is not level? mine shakes a little, i need to put a folded piece of paper under one corner to keep it firm on the ground/table
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone else find that their case is not level? mine shakes a little, i need to put a folded piece of paper under one corner to keep it firm on the ground/table

Mine has the same problem. I just bend it back until its straight again rolleyes.gif
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Mine has the same problem. I just bend it back until its straight again rolleyes.gif

Mine used to be perfectly square until i put the radiator up top. Now its not and no amount of bending fixes it. maybe if i replace the hard drive cages?
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone else find that their case is not level? mine shakes a little, i need to put a folded piece of paper under one corner to keep it firm on the ground/table
Interesting. Mine doesn't have this issue though.
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