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Poll Results: use the H80 now or later

 
  • 33% (1)
    Use it now on the Phenom
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    Save it for the i5
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ok so i have a very hot overclocked AMD phenom 2 and i have a new z77 board. i will be getting my new intel unlocked processor and ddr3 for christmas but i want to know if i should use my H80 right now with my phenom, i will post some pics to help you guys out.

look at cpuz to see the processor info and it idles at 37c and when it goes max Amd Over Drive dosnt work and says that my processor is -294.7c
also if you have suggestions for clocking my 550ti or my processor that would also help
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post #2 of 12
I would not use the h80 on the amd chip as you will waste the tim that comes with it.

Use MSI Afterburner to overclock your gpu and look for one of the overclocking sandy bridge-ivy bridge guides on this forum and you should be in good shape!
 
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post #3 of 12
TIM is easily replaced, toss it on there and get your temps in check. Just put new TIM on the new processor when you get it in December.
    
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I realize Tim is thermal paste but at the expense of knowing what does it stand for, and i believe the pirate that comes with the h80 is prob better than one i could find
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by Bazinga69 View Post

I realize Tim is thermal paste but at the expense of knowing what does it stand for, and i believe the pirate that comes with the h80 is prob better than one i could find

You can buy far better TIM than what the manufacturers put on their products. You have to look at it from a business standpoint; They are going to use the least expensive, yet effective for design, TIM. This doesn't mean they are using the best TIM out there.

There is nothing wrong with using the unit now and then again later, and just reapplying the TIM. What do you think those of us that upgrade our CPU's a few times a year do?
    
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You can buy far better TIM than what the manufacturers put on their products. You have to look at it from a business standpoint; They are going to use the least expensive, yet effective for design, TIM. This doesn't mean they are using the best TIM out there.
There is nothing wrong with using the unit now and then again later, and just reapplying the TIM. What do you think those of us that upgrade our CPU's a few times a year do?

Last time I heard about Corsair's TIM choice, they used Shin Etsu which is some of the best stuff out there (at least the particular TIM they used).
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post #7 of 12
The supplied TIM on the Corsair all-in-one units is top notch. So you have yourself a dilemma tongue.gif

What is your AMD chip? What are you running it at for speeds and volts?

Maybe you can bring down the volts and/or overclock to bring down the temps?
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post #8 of 12
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im using an AMD Phenom 2 x2 locked processor @3ghz but right now i have it running x4 @ 3.225 ghz with me temps at idle 36-39c and it shows up in my os as
AMD Phenom II X4 B45
Deneb
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if you need to know anything else it should be in the picture
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post #9 of 12
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if you click this pic you can see the clocks in cpuz and msi afterburner

Edited by jktmas - 10/6/12 at 12:53pm
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ok i think i can get my hands on arctic silver 5, would that be better tim than the corsair stuff
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