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Wow. When I bought my 8500gt it ran 59C idle and I reseated it. That brought it too 62C idle. So I just reseated it again...useing the same best buy brand thermal paste and now it sits 59C...Should I try it again or wait a few days?
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post #2 of 13
Forget reseating the heatsink, just increase the fan speed and that should lower both idle and load temps quite a bit.
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I cant change the fan speed. It runs at 100% anyway.
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post #4 of 13
how long of a burn-in period did you wait?
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post #5 of 13
Go with Artic Silver 5, no Best Buy crap.
    
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post #6 of 13
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I waited for 3 days the first time.
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by matman40 View Post
I waited for 3 days the first time.
What's your ambient temps?
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post #8 of 13
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*** i checked my temps again...61C!!!!Im gunna reseat it again.
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What are ambient temps?
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What are ambient temps?

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