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Hey Guys, I Just Got My Arctic 5 From the egg ( Good Its so Small, it makes my pinky Finger look big... and they sent it in this huge box )

Well I Know Your Suppose To Apply Very Small Rice Sized Amounts... I did that. The Weight of the Heatsink Spread it out so no need to get my hand dirty. I Dont Know What Im Doing Wrong But my Temperatures Are over the Roof. Help Please.

And I Also Have a few Questions


Is Arctic Silver 5 supposed to be Gray in Color? I was expecting it to Be White Or Something..

Does it need time to Cure to lower Temperatures?
    
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Please Help

These Temps Are Scaring me Now It Hit 77 Celsius at one Point
    
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a small dot in the middle should do
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Yes its supposed to be grey, and those temps are ott. Id reseat with a little more paste this time around, and see how it affects the temps.
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post #5 of 11
You should re-seat a few times. But after that, along with varying your paste amount, if your temps are still bad, you need to look at cpu cooler, and airflow.
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I dont Understand How its Much hotter than it was Without AS 5... Thanks for the Tips Guys ill Try
    
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post #7 of 11
This is all you need.



If using that amount makes no difference, then you need a better CPU cooler
post #8 of 11
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Hmm I think i Added Too Little Then
    
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post #9 of 11
download orthos and run small ffts for about 30mins and see what kind of temps u get.. let us know!!
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Wow this Stuff is Amazing, Had I not Chosen to Check My Email During the Test I Think the Temps would have been Lower. Its Really Working now, I used to Idle at around 40 C now its like 35 C Constanly
    
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