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post #11 of 19
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Well I am at wits end here. I'm just really tempted to buy a new CPU and start over(yea right though). I'm pretty sure everything is even and i mounted it correctly but the temps are still really high!! They were fine in my garage actually(51C Load) but then I put it back into my room and the temps just went crazy again. I'm gonna check the contact of the AS5 later since I have other things to do with my day but I have no idea what to do! Help is appriciated.
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post #12 of 19
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Well.. everything is almost working out. I've made ABSOLUTELY sure that there is good contact between the CPU and HSF but when I start folding, my Core 1 temperatures jump to the 70s while my Core 0 stay around 50s(which I'm thankful for). Not really sure why this is happening but all i can do is check it out again and make sure its actually mounted on. Any ideas?
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post #13 of 19
Just a question, what CPU temp are you reading? The socket or diode? and what are you using to read the temps? If speedfan then i'd recommend you use something like coretemp or systool for comparison.

Also what did you use to check that the HS is flat? I personally use a machinists rulers and hold it perpendicular to the HS surface and then hold it up to the light to see if any is shining through. Also how are you applying the AS5? You should be putting a line of it down the middle of the die then letting the weight of the HS spread it out.
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post #14 of 19
My guess is that the heatsink bracket is preventing the HS from making perfect contact; you took a few mm off the height of the CPU, so you must do the same with your bracket.

Or, it is 'wobbling' back and forth on the core. When you had your IHS on, it was a big, flat surface, where no heatsink could wobble. When I took my IHS off, my HS could wobble back and forth a little bit, as the core was a lot smaller. So, I took a piece of paper, folded it nice into a long rectangle, thick enough so that it matched the height of the core when squashed by the HS, and placed it here:



My heatsink had a large base, and would be able to rest on the paper. Your heatsink base may not be large enough. In that case, do this, as was done with the old Athlons.
post #15 of 19
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I'm using coretemp and everest to read my CPU temps at the moment. The applying AS5 line down the middle i never heard of but I'll give it a shot. Also, the wobbling is happening to me and the paper idea is a good one! Thank you all . I will try these later tonight when I get back home.
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post #16 of 19
I'd say you are more than likely not making good enough contact between the HS and die. Try and do what others have recommended and remove the bracket all together and use some standoffs if possible.
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post #17 of 19
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I was thinking about standoff but I'm not even sure where to get them! Using those would make life a ton eaiser since I dont have to put AS5 on, mount my HSF then take it off again and see if contact was made and make adjustments as necessary and repeat the whole process again! Can you show me what you're talking about?

EDIT: About what was done with the old athlons, what do I use and how do i do it?
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post #18 of 19
Something that I read was to get hold of some electricians tape (the black tape), and either place strips, on top of each other, along each edge; or maybe just make 4 little columns of tape on each corner.
post #19 of 19
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Well.. I'm just gonna replace it with a new Opty 165 since I really dont have the time to be putting into this. Thanks fo all the help!
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