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I was chatting to a friend before and he was telling my about how he got a new Zalman 9700 heatsink. He was saying he was getting really good temps even thought he used the generic thermal paste stuff that came with the cooler. He claims his ambient temps are 19c, that can be perfectly normal, but he claims with is E6420 @ 2.13Ghz that his idle temps are ~20c-24c and load temps with orthos are only about 36-37. Is this possible on air cooling to get temps like that? Or is that perfectly normal?
EDIT:Sorry its 9700, my mistake.
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i never heard of a 7900?
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Originally Posted by Flying_Fish View Post
I was chatting to a friend before and he was telling my about how he got a new Zalman 7900 heatsink. He was saying he was getting really good temps even thought he used the generic thermal paste stuff that came with the cooler. He claims his ambient temps are 19c, that can be perfectly normal, but he claims with is E6420 @ 2.13Ghz that his idle temps are ~20c-24c and load temps with orthos are only about 36-37. Is this possible on air cooling to get temps like that? Or is that perfectly normal?
Actually those temps are possible given the CPU in use. My brothers E6600 @ 2.4Ghz only hits 40c using the same cooler under Prime load. It's Quads it has trouble with...
 
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Yes very sorry, my error i 9700 and 7900 mixed up by mistake .
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Ok, there must be something hes doing wrong as he told me at one point his ambients were higher than the cpu temps. I'll talk to him some more and see if i can work out what hes doing wrong.
BTW, how do i fix thread name?
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Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
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Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
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2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
CaseAudio
Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
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