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let me know if I need more/less Arctic Silver on there...
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alot less
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post #23 of 55
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Shold i just put a small dab in the middle? Or what? I need exact
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post #24 of 55
Look around for the straight line method of applying AS5. Straight line goes down the middle of the cpu, vertically through the etched text on the die. You'll see a few images on this site which describe it better.
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About the size of a grain of rice
I use a razor blade to spread it evenly
post #26 of 55
a small grain of rice in the middle then evenly spread it out
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Is it save to say we found my problem?
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post #28 of 55
It is one of the reasons why. Though lowering the temps just allows you more headroom to play with the other settings to maximize your system's potential.
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post #29 of 55
id say so
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post #30 of 55
You don't need to necessarily spread out the AS5. Sometimes the pressure of attaching the HSF actually spreads it out fine. Only most recently have I ever spread the AS5 out myself, and of course now temps are in the 30s...
    
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