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Oh yeah, better not put her aside or you'll have too much time to overclock!! I honestly don't see how having your HSF improperly mounted will give you a BSOD, but maybe that's common. I've just never had it happen to me.
    
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Ok well I put like no AS5 on the die and it works! The load is still a little high(49-50C) but I'm starting to contribute that to the fact that I currently have no 120mm exhaust fan and my ambient temp is a little high. My idles are great though sitting around 29-30C! I'll post pictures of my endevor hopfully within the hour.
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Let me know what temps you get with the fan on. And what are your room temps?
    
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Well.. its currently 21.1C in my room and my computer is idling around 36-40C now with a load of 51-52. So... in reality my load temps are the same and my idle temps took a plunge for the worst. I'm actually thinking its cuz I didn't use 90% alcohol to clean it off and still have residue. I'm gonna borrow some of that Arctic silver cleaning stuff my friend has lying around. I'm also gonna dremel my mounting bracket a little more to see if it will have any effect. Anyone else have any ideas/suggestions?
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Make sure your Core and HSF are really clean like you said...

If your HSF seams really rough and you can possibly lap it a little, everything helps

Really... if you have previously lapped your HSF make sure you use very little AS5, and even if you haven't lapped it you want to use very little thermal paste with the IHS off...
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