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with tiger direct they only accept faulty cpus back or if they are unopened
 
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post #12 of 13
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Originally Posted by Hailscott View Post
Yes, error on the side of too much rather than too little.
I would have to disagree........ too much TIM can cause it to have more of an insulating effect than a conductive effect.

The fact that your CPU had some area not covered by the AS5 might indicate that either the HSF or the IHS isn't flat.. have you tried lapping the HSF?
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thats almost asking too much, if you were local i'd help you out, order a kit from easypocketkits just google that, and get a kit shipped to you for 6 dollars total. good luck
    
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