Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › HELP my new heat sink is worse than stock.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

HELP my new heat sink is worse than stock.

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
I just got a new heat sink for my rig and i was looking to hit 2.7GHz on it and it is doing worse than my stock heat sink.the old one was an AMD block heat sink and the new one i got has a copper block with 4 copper heat pipes and a lot if fins half are copper and aluminum,I put it on and used speed fan to check the temps at 2.4GHz with 1.3000volts and it maxing 55c after ten minutes and on stock i was only hitting 50c.and at 2.6GHz at 1.4500 volts it hit 55c after just 1 minute at full load.did i install it rong? the heat sink it rated for a P4@3.8GHz and at x2 6000+ 3.0GHz.

11 111
1--111 this is how the CPU heat sink looks if you look at it for the back thow the I/O panle,Also i poot a lot of thermal past on it coul that hea the problem?
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 8
Which one did you get? You probably installed it wrong, or too much pasta.
Asus Laptop
(10 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
I7 - 2670QM 2.4 - 3.2 Ghz GeForce GT 630M 8 GB @ 1333 Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 230 GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
750 GB second drive @ 7200 RPM Windows 7 Ultimate Asus Full HD 1920x1080 Asus Chicklet Backlight 
Audio
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower 
  hide details  
Reply
Asus Laptop
(10 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
I7 - 2670QM 2.4 - 3.2 Ghz GeForce GT 630M 8 GB @ 1333 Mhz OCZ Vertex 3 SSD 230 GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
750 GB second drive @ 7200 RPM Windows 7 Ultimate Asus Full HD 1920x1080 Asus Chicklet Backlight 
Audio
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Desperado1987 View Post
Which one did you get? You probably installed it wrong, or too much pasta.
Yeah, don't put pasta on it! Clean yr cpu and cooler with paint restorer, works a treat
Jezebelle
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX8320E Biostar A880GZ GTX 1060 6GB 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Agility 3 LG CH10LS28 Wind'ohs! 10 Pro 64 bit Samsung 40" 3D telly 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Enermax Infinifiti 720W! Fractal Define Mini Logitech G602 
Mouse Pad
Darwin branded 
  hide details  
Reply
Jezebelle
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX8320E Biostar A880GZ GTX 1060 6GB 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix Sport 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Agility 3 LG CH10LS28 Wind'ohs! 10 Pro 64 bit Samsung 40" 3D telly 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Enermax Infinifiti 720W! Fractal Define Mini Logitech G602 
Mouse Pad
Darwin branded 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 8
yes put it on thin. check the board for warpage. Instal a third party cooling system, more fans. especially an exhaust fan
BLUESTREAK
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel C2D E6600 @ 3.6ghz EVGA 680i SLI 122-CK-NF68-A1 EVGA Ge-Force 8800 GTS 640mb Superclocked 645/1100 6GB OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 800MHz @1.85v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2xWD Cavier 500gb SATAII 20x BenQ DVDR-RW Microsoft Windows 7 x64 KDS 22" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Natural Mutimedia Keyboard Ultra V-Series 700-Watt Power Supply NZXT Apollo Mid-Tower Extremely Modded Microsoft Intellimouse Optical 
Mouse Pad
Apex Systems Inc. 
  hide details  
Reply
BLUESTREAK
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel C2D E6600 @ 3.6ghz EVGA 680i SLI 122-CK-NF68-A1 EVGA Ge-Force 8800 GTS 640mb Superclocked 645/1100 6GB OCZ DDR2 PC2-6400 800MHz @1.85v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2xWD Cavier 500gb SATAII 20x BenQ DVDR-RW Microsoft Windows 7 x64 KDS 22" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Natural Mutimedia Keyboard Ultra V-Series 700-Watt Power Supply NZXT Apollo Mid-Tower Extremely Modded Microsoft Intellimouse Optical 
Mouse Pad
Apex Systems Inc. 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 8
Some HS are dep[endant on high case air flow to work well, like the Zalmans are. That may be a part of it as could be the mentioned amount of thermal paste you used.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 8
You don't need a lot of paste. More can actually hinder the heat transfer. I'd recommend a reseat of the HSF with another application of the paste. Take the HSF off and clean off all of the paste. Speaking of paste, what are you using? Artic Silver 5 is the choice of paste for 99% of the people here. Put a dab about the size of an uncooked grain of rice of the paste on the IHS. From here, there are two schools of though about how to spread the paste:

1) Put the HSF on and use the weight of the HSF to spread the paste.

2) Use a credit card to spread the paste.

I personally use the latter option as I feel it gets even spread. Remember you only need enough to put a very thin layer on. Your fingerprint should allow you to see the IHS. The paste is very very thick so don't be shy to spread the stuff.

If that doesn't work, it's possible that your HSF or IHS is slighty concave and you may want to consider lapping either the HSF or IHS or both.

Good luck!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X2 5000+ BE Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H AM2+ Integrated HD3200 2x2GB OCZ DDR2 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Maxtor 40GB Samsung 2220WM 22" Antec Neo HE 550W Ultra Wizard 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X2 5000+ BE Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H AM2+ Integrated HD3200 2x2GB OCZ DDR2 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Maxtor 40GB Samsung 2220WM 22" Antec Neo HE 550W Ultra Wizard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 8
Macbook
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core 2 Duo 9400M 2 GB DDR3 250 GB 
Optical DriveOS
Double Layer Superdrive Mac OS X Leopard 
  hide details  
Reply
Macbook
(13 items)
 
  
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Core 2 Duo 9400M 2 GB DDR3 250 GB 
Optical DriveOS
Double Layer Superdrive Mac OS X Leopard 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 8
Thread Starter 
Ok so i took a lot if the past off and then turn it around so that the heat pipes where on the bottem and now i am getting temps of 46c under load at 2.6GHz thanks for the help guys.
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.00GHz ATI Radeon HD 3650 512MB RAM 4GB DDR2 800MHZ One 250GB and one 320GB 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
DVD-RW Windows vista  17" Toshiba Toshiba 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Toshiba Touchpad None 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › HELP my new heat sink is worse than stock.