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Making an ultra thin layer of AS5 on your CPU

post #1 of 7
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ok i dont know if anyone has done this but i kind of stumbled across this when reseating my heatsink and CPU. might be a stupid idea but ill share it anyway.


i applied AS5 like a line on my c2d cpu, i was really careful and the line was pretty thin, all is good, so i seated down my huge heatsink only to find out that i did it the wrong way so i had to take it off again, my thin line become a pretty thick and squashed fat line after contact with the heatsink, there were AS5 on both the CPU and the heatsink, a real mess, so i used Arcticlean 1&2 to clean all the AS5 off the heatsink, gave it a good push and seated it down again, took it off and used the cleaner to clean off more AS5 on the heatsink. i did this about 3 -4 times and now the amount of AS5 remaining on the CPU became a really thin film, i could almost make out the engraved letters on the cpu.


so i seated my heatsink down again and wrapped up everything.


i dont have any pics sorry, and this is my current temps on my cpu



also its 10c outside
post #2 of 7
wow.. nice
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how about at load, and 10 degrees outside is pretty damn cold.
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load is 39c-40c sometimes 41c, yea it shows 10c on my vista gadget.
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What the hell? 16C idle up to 40C load? that's a pretty big temperature delta

still, nice cool idling
    
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my god... I would kill to have 50C load lol
    
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Well when my room gets cold at night, my temps drop alot. Of course it helps that i have an intake fan pointing air directly onto the Tuniq Tower.
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