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I sort of persuaded a friend into doing his own build instead of buying a Dell. He ordered the stuff quite a few months ago and is just now getting things going. I feel kind of obligated to help him out....

It went together with no problems except for one. The 'CPU Intermal' temp (looking at the temp in the bios) runs at 52-53C sitting idle. CPU voltage is 1.3. CPU fan is running full speed.

We've tried reseating the cooler several times, orienting the heat pipes both directions, lapping the cooloer and lapping the CPU. The case is open so there is basically no heat buildup in the case.

The thermal compund was applied the way AS5 describes on their webpage (the way I've done it on several builds of my own) When removing the cooler, the thermal compound is a nicely distributed the way I'd expect.

This is the first time I've run across a problem like this. Does anyone have suggestions before he has to get an aftermarket cooler?....

Thanks...Curt

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CPU - x2 4800 (s939)
Themal compound is AS5 Ceramique
Cooling is stock (AMD heat pipe cooler)
MB - Soltek SL-K8TPro-939

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Seeing as the BIOS isn't 100% idle, but more like 60-80% load, the temps are fine Seeings as your temps are at stock speeds and stock cooler, temps are fine for that CPU!
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does the heatsink feel warm at all?
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Originally Posted by Skullzaflare View Post
does the heatsink feel warm at all?
I'd like to add on that one that if it does, all you need is a more powerful fan. If it doesn't something is wrong when you applied the TIM.
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Seeing as the BIOS isn't 100% idle, but more like 60-80% load, the temps are fine Seeings as your temps are at stock speeds and stock cooler, temps are fine for that CPU!
The CPU is at 60-80% load in BIOS ? How does it get such high loads while in bios ?
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I'd like to add on that one that if it does, all you need is a more powerful fan. If it doesn't something is wrong when you applied the TIM.
I can only reach the pipes of the cooler. They feel slightly warm almost hard to tell.

It occured to me that if the HS/TIM is not working correctly then if the fan is unplugged, the temps should not rise much or fast. I unplugged the fan and the temps did take off.
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The CPU is at 60-80% load in BIOS ? How does it get such high loads while in bios ?
i believe the bios are programed to hold it at that, like a semi-stress test
post #8 of 13
other heat in the system can cause this as well, how many fans and what size, do you have a large exhaust fan 120mm. Is the board warped near the sockett.
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Here is an interesting bit of info....

I pulled off the cooler and imediately put my thumb on the cpu. It is cool to the touch - the ram directly next to it is much warmer.
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indeed use and ocx xtreme ram cooler
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/54..._OCZTXTCC.html
hopefully this will help
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