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Ok, so I got a new opteron 165, still running the stock HSF and I bought so AS5 and I installed everything, the 1st time it idled nice n low, around 33C CPU and core #1/#2 running around 28-30C, then as soon as I ran orthos, it bumped all the way up to around 50C with my system running at 270mhz 1:1 cpu/ram so its around 2430mhz on the CPU.... NOT Happy

Forget about when I reentered some settings, got to 2800mhz, at 313mhz FSB and my mem on a 166 divider... even worse temps

So I try again, this time spreading it out, and it idled around 35C CPU and the cores around 30-32C core #1/#2. as soon as I run orthos, it bumps to 55C in about 3 mins... and alarms at 57C..

I try a 3rd time spreading a thinner amount on, and now im idling around 36C after cooling down from 39C after boot up, and the cores around 30-32C Core #1/#2... and when I run orthos, again it bumps all the way to 59C.. what the heck is going on?

my Vcore is -.025 (to run around 1.37), tried +.050 and +.025 respectively, with no luck....

I know this is a different beast han my 3000+ but man, i ran less than 45C under load on stock cooling with it OCed 600Mhz at 1.50 vcore... what the heck is going on?
     
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Well if your going to stick with the stock hsf, upgrade it. Try lapping the hsf and putting a better fan on it. I lapped my hsf and also put a 80mm 78cfm fan on it. I have not used it yet, but it will work WAY better than just stock
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post #3 of 10
wait for the AS5 to set...after a while, you'll get better temps
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well the 2nd application I let sit for like 36 hours or so, with the comp on to help set it a bit. rebooted and bam 59C in less than 4 mins.... in Orthos of course

Im at 24 mins on orthos right now at 56C on the fresh application... but instead of 2800mhz, at 1.45Vcore and... im running 2430mhz at 1.35... and im getting 56C... I am still not satisfied... ive heard that the stock HSF's on the optys were decent... I mean my 3000+ HSF was great!

Gah...
     
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is this the 4 pipe or 2 pipe hsf?
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...make sure your fan is spinning at 100%
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post #7 of 10
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might sound like a noob question do I set that in bios?

and im pretty sure its the 2 heat pipe Heatsink
     
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ok, well there are 2 differnt heat sinks that come with the operons. The heat sink that is so good is the 4 pipe one...Im not saying that your heat sink is "bad" but its not the heat sink that everyone says is good. The better heat sink has 4 copper pipes that come from the HSF tower to an all copper base. I suggest getting a better fan or a water cooling system. Make sure the fan fits an opteron, or look at aother peoples cooling systems that also use an opteron
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post #9 of 10
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hmm why, though is it jumping 23C+ when i prime though...? that is a lot!

and its 10-15 in less than a minute, I made it to 58 mins at 2430mhz before it alarmed again... lame...
     
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post #10 of 10
yeah, im not sure, maybe the heatsink just cant handle the stress. I dont know. Like i said, your best bet is to get a bigger, better heat sink before your raise the fsb anymore. Goodluck!
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