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Okay guys, so I took your advice and tried removing the CPU. Guess what? The thermal paste was so dry, it acted as an adhesive and completely glued the processor onto the heatsink. I ended up ripping out the entire thing from the motherboard, used a blow dryer to loosen it but no luck. It was finished. The pins were bent and everything.

Went to the hardware store and picked me up an AMD FX 6350 and a new motherboard to support AM3+ chips, installed it and things are running better than ever.

Mobos running at 30 degrees, the CPU at 25 and the GPU at 33 all idle (Without the side of the case and 3rd fan running so Im hoping to shave a couple/few more degrees off when I put it back on and install that fan)




Needless to say, I had to do something about it anyways. I now have a new mobo/cpu. The AMD 6350 is definitely an upgrade from the phenom II 955, thanks for all the help guys, My wallet has a bit of a dent in it but it was inevitable anyways. In the end, Im happy


lol someone buckled tongue.gif "Im getting a little worried because this computer is my life, and I can't afford to go purchase another one due to the lovely thing that is bills and rent."
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post #12 of 14
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New CPU is now idling at 40 degrees. This is strange and becoming extremely annoying. I wouldnt call it idling, but light internet browsing/itunes.
What the hell guys. Everything else is below 35
post #13 of 14
Fresh thermal paste, have to give it about a good week or so to cure
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Are you using the stock cooler?
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