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Ok, here's the deal:

I just got my new parts (CPU, mobo and RAM). I OC'ed a bit straight to 320x7 (2240MHz), and ran Orthos along with CoreTemp 0.9.0.91. At idle temps hit 34C, but at load it hits 66C! I was expecting better temps with a Big Typhoon, especially with no vCore increase.

I'm not sure if I applied the thermal paste correctly (I spread a thin layer of it on the CPU, maybe too thin). If that's the case, I'd like you to tell me what's the best way to apply it. Can't expect miracles of common thermal paste, I know (not easy to get hold of some AS5 over here), but still I expected better.

As a side note, I'd like to add I wouldn't say I have the best in case airflow.

Thanks in advance for any help!
    
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post #2 of 13
Reapply with a thin line instead
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explain the airflow. and make sure you have the heatsink on as tight as you can go without stressing yourself or the mobo
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Originally Posted by decapitator View Post
explain the airflow. and make sure you have the heatsink on as tight as you can go without stressing yourself or the mobo
Just a 80mm on the front and one on the side. And yes, it's tight, the mounting bracket didn't help, so I put a some paper under it, so that the bracket would be tighter. It worked IMO.

BTW, how is the thin line, vertical or horizontal? And is this the correct version of Core Temp for measuring the Core 2's temps?


And thanks for the replies.
    
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post #5 of 13
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Nevermind, I reapplied thermal paste. Now I'm hitting 53C at most, and like 25C idle.

Thanks for the help, anyway.
    
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throw in a 12cm fan or two if you can
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post #7 of 13
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K, so with further O'Cing (no increase in vCore) I'm getting to 60ºC, running Orthos stress test (small FFTs) for 30 mins. What do you guys think?





I was already considering making a 120mm mounting hole on the top of my case, and try to get my hands on some AS5. How much do you think that would help temps?



Thanks for your attention.
    
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bump
    
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post #9 of 13
HOLY crap reseat that thing, With a big typhoon with my old AMD at 1.7volts i never went over 60c
post #10 of 13
you can get alot higher on ur OC if u want, im at 3.1 stock everything, except cooler big typhoon also
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