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post #11 of 31
Maybe it's the airflow. I moved the lower bay fan and moved it to the middle and it helped a little. What made a more noticeable difference was to remove the middle door and cut out the grill. It was a trade off between better temp and dust. It dropped a good 2-3°c. Here is what it looks like now
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post #12 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Betrivent View Post
I just tried to reseat with no TIM. .. Results are....... God killed 17 kittens for every second the PC was powered on
*sigh*
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post #13 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
*sigh*
Pretty Much. I just woke up and lapped the CPU. Now we shall see how the temps are (I've used TIM this time.) However, IDLE temps have no improved.

Actually I have an intake in the middle fan slot on my case. I tried to take the filter off once, airflow improved quite a bit. However like you said, the trade off is dust.

EDIT: Small FFTs in Prime95 still rape my CPU. It's loading at 70 degress about 20 seconds in. I cannot figure out what the problem is now for the life of me.
Edited by Betrivent - 5/15/08 at 9:28am
post #14 of 31
How much TIM did you use?
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How much TIM did you use?

A very, very very small amount. Like, half a grain of rice in a line (if that)
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which direction did you do the line in?
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post #17 of 31
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If the CPU was mounted, and the MOBO mounted, across. (I now have a bad feeling that was the dual core way. I used to have an e6420 =P)

EDIT: Nevermind
post #18 of 31
Have you tried it without the Graphics cards in?
My cpu temps have increased a lot since I installed my 2 8800GT's with the Thermalright HR-03's
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post #19 of 31
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Well the problem is that even with the GPUs in I shouldn't idle this high. But no, I haven't. I don't have integrated graphics so I can't NOT have a GPU in.
post #20 of 31
maybe try running a single card in the lowest PCI slot?
Does the air inside the case feel warm?
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