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I'm running 3.2Ghz at 1.37v. My idle temps are 34 34 28 33, when my cpu is at 100% load during stress test it shoots up to mid 60s. I'm using zalman heatsink, AS5 thermal grease and I'm getting good airflow through my case. Air conditioner is on and it's really quite cool in the house. Core Temp is what I'm using to read temps. I put on the recommended amount of thermal grease. Are these idle to load temps normal?
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sounds decent for the zalman coolers... alot of people dont get great results with those
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What heatsink would give me better results w/o spending bukoo bucks
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What heatsink would give me better results w/o spending bukoo bucks
id recommend the Tuniq or the TRUE
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thanks for the help
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People here at OCN have been raving about TRUE, I've seen it almost a dozen times today...I was finally intrigued and went to their home site, but it looks as though it's just a heatsink with no fan to dissipate the heat...what do you guys use to propel the heat?
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People here at OCN have been raving about TRUE, I've seen it almost a dozen times today...I was finally intrigued and went to their home site, but it looks as though it's just a heatsink with no fan to dissipate the heat...what do you guys use to propel the heat?
you buy a decent fan along with it
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lol, such as? I don't mean to sound like a smartass, I'm truly ignorant about cooling...still using the much-dissed on Zalman 9700.
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lol, such as? I don't mean to sound like a smartass, I'm truly ignorant about cooling...still using the much-dissed on Zalman 9700.
usually a good High CFM fan is good enough... Ive never personally used it so i cant give you direct recommendations on fans for it
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post #10 of 18
The Xigmakek S1283 beats the Tuniq and True in performance, size, and cost.

Grab a bolt through kit if it doesn't ship with one though.
    
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