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For an Intel chip.. a thin vertical line is the ticket. Check out Audi's AS5 mechanical pencil mod for a good look at application.
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Originally Posted by Nasgul View Post
Of course!

I have two Tuniq Tower 120s and in both systems, temps never go above 45c at full load.

One with a Pentium D 945 @ 4.51ghz and my E6600 at 3.60ghz.
You dont go over 45C at full load on that PenD?? I have an 805 and i hit 55C on load at 3.4Ghz.
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For the thermal compound.. Do you recommend spreading it out.. Or having 1/2 a grain of rice in the middle of CPU? Going to put on my Tuniq soon.
What rottenotto said. Right down the middle with a thin line. Although I did rotate it a couple degrees to the left and right after I put it on. Read somewhere that it helped. Who knows if it actually does. I would only think it helps it spread and cure faster, so it isn't really crucial.
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I'll do that. =) Except I have Antec Formula 5 not AS5. =/... They didn't sell it at my local store. I heard it works just as good.

When talking about temperatures.. Is it the Core Temperatures or the Overall Temperature? At 100% load.. I get 47C overall but 54C for Cores.
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I've also noticed that you have the Antec 900 case as I do. I mounted the TT horizontally (so that the heat is blowing upwards into the top exhaust), this also allows me to be able to mount a side intake fan (just barely).
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