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Same with the Ultra, but I've got it down to a science
Well, usually when i do have to take it off and put it back on, it's due to some kind of upgrade, or in the last case, me lapping my proc and heatsink itself, so i was tired and pissed by the time it was time to put it all back together, so i probably didn't really take the time to re-seat it right, LOL
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So it sounds like both are a PITA, lol thanks all for the info. Any thoughts on the Vigor Monsoon II also? I was looking at that as an option as well.
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Both are great coolers, but don't expect miracles if your ambient temps are high.
Agreed, my current ambient temp here in my room is 26C. Its also only 10:40am and it about to get hotter thru-out the day. Im running Orthos on a Pentium D 805 OC'd to 3.4Ghz with a Tuniq Tower and im at 60-62C. I hate heat. Is it possible i require a lapping on my HSF and Proc?
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Agreed, my current ambient temp here in my room is 26C. Its also only 10:40am and it about to get hotter thru-out the day. Im running Orthos on a Pentium D 805 OC'd to 3.4Ghz with a Tuniq Tower and im at 60-62C. I hate heat. Is it possible i require a lapping on my HSF and Proc?
I lapped both my Tuniq and my proc and got about a 5C drop in load temps....you will hear similar stories from others who lapped both.
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FYI, in my case, both the Ultra 120 & 120 extreme had a great finish but each was either very slightly convex or concave, so a slight lap was necessary!
    
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I lapped both my Tuniq and my proc and got about a 5C drop in load temps....you will hear similar stories from others who lapped both.
Im fine with 3.4Ghz because even at the hotest point in my day, it wont break the thermal barrier that Intel recommends for this Proc (64.1C Max) So im not worried. But i LOVE pushing things to thier limits. Last night i clocked it at 3.6Ghz and it ran stable. 2 hours of Orthos proved it was fine. I then went for the gold and hit 3.8Ghz only to get a BSOD upon startup of Windows. Maybe that 5C drop is something im willing to do. I simply hate removing the mobo and my setup just to get the HSF out.
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I simply hate removing the mobo and my setup just to get the HSF out.
Yes, me too...lol

I always have to rewire everything after i am finished.
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post #38 of 43
Actually after the first install I no longer have to remove the mobo.
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U120 extreme FTW
    
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post #40 of 43
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Actually after the first install I no longer have to remove the mobo.
I know i do on my tuniq...can't fit my hand in there to get one of those screws off b/c it's too close to the side of the case
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