Originally Posted by h33b
Turn off your computer, remove your cpu cooler, use at least 70% isopropyl alcohol and clean off all the thermal goop, then apply a tiny amount of thermal paste (half the size of an uncooked grain of rice) and try again.
half a grain? i used more than that, maybe 1 and a half, should i be cooler if anything
i use the Artic Cooling MX-2 i do have Artic Silver 5 but i heard the MX-5 rapes it
Originally Posted by thecheeseofmanynames
do you have all the fans in your cm 690?
is your cpu cooler seated correctly?
what are the ambient temperatures?
the cooler is seated correctly, all the stcok fans are in the CM690 ambient for GPU is high 50's not sure about cpu
my room temp is about 100F right now ^^
Originally Posted by mnishimura00
ouch. i want to say these temp gauge is wrong, but i cant be sure. so considering you play games, what are the load temps? not even my 8800gtx gets this hot at idle, with a stock cooler.
if you do end up going aftermarket, i heard these do wonders.
ill game for about 5 min in COD4 and give u the tempsEdited by TrueNoob - 6/9/08 at 12:32pm