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hey all, atm my bios is telling me my CPU is at around 40c's then when i load up speedfan is says its 40c's, i then open TAT and Core Temp and it reads 56c's, TAT loaded is reaching 76 easy, is there a major heat problem?? as i cant even feal too much warmth coming from the heatsink when i touch it, ive used as-5 on the heatsink. btw its the stock Intel HSF. soo im going to order a new heatsink tonight, can somebody please tell me /link me to the current best air cooling solution for my quad core?? UK Sites Prefered (ebuyer if possible)

Thanks Ross_uk

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EDIT: does anyone else think the way the stock cooler fits sucks??
    
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This heatsink: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=HS-039-TR
with this fan: http://scan.co.uk/Products/ProductIn...oductID=192074

would be the best air cooling solution

as for the heat problem im not sure, i read somewhere that TAT reads 15 c higher then your real temp with a lot of intel cpus so i dunno, ive not got a quad so i cant check for you.
    
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cheers buddy, ouch £47 lol, any ideas on how it fits to the motherbaord?? as the current stock heatsink uses these little clips which dont like staying down from my experience with them so far
    
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cheers buddy, ouch £47 lol, any ideas on how it fits to the motherbaord?? as the current stock heatsink uses these little clips which dont like staying down from my experience with them so far
I just ordered one myself, but don't have it yet. From the pictures here though, it looks like it is actually screwed to a backplate:

http://www.svc.com/ultra-120-extreme.html

The bottem pictured on the left shows the mounting hardware.
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The TR Ultra120 Extreme does use a backplate, which requires removal of the motherboard to install. NOTE: To reinstall, you'll most likely have to reinstall the motherboard tray WITHOUT the board attached, and then place the motherboard back onto the tray once it's in the case.

Mobo tray out -> Mobo off -> backplate + heatsink attached -> mobo tray back in -> mobo back onto mobo tray.
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dude, I'm having the exact same problem with my Q6600 right now, and i have a thermal take big typhoon, I've opened my case up multiple times to remount the heat sink, and re-do the AS5, but i keep getting same temps in TAT like 57C to 63C on idle and load is just scary, everything else says 40's - 39C on idle
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from my experience, and others experience on the forums, i think that core temp reports q6600's temps incorrectly, it's the only program that reports my q6600 20 degrees higher than any other program.
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its just that tat and coretemp show the same thing, yet the bios and speedfan show different, both about 10-20c's different, i hope its what the bios reports.
    
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TAT and core temp measure temps from inside the core, giving the real temps that the cpu is running at, things like speed fan measure temps from a sensor on the mobo.....its the socket temp. for me TAT presents temps about 10 - 15C higher then my other monitors that i have used, I am idleing my Q6600 around 50C on TAT
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hey all, atm my bios is telling me my CPU is at around 40c's then when i load up speedfan is says its 40c's, i then open TAT and Core Temp and it reads 56c's, TAT loaded is reaching 76 easy, is there a major heat problem?? as i cant even feal too much warmth coming from the heatsink when i touch it, ive used as-5 on the heatsink. btw its the stock Intel HSF. soo im going to order a new heatsink tonight, can somebody please tell me /link me to the current best air cooling solution for my quad core?? UK Sites Prefered (ebuyer if possible)

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I get 40C idle and 54C full load with a Zalman 9700LED, my paste hasn't cured yet so except 5C off of that if you get a Zalman.

Ambient: 28C.
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