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Maybe it is just me, but the 2nd pic posted a while back looked to me like the CPU fan plug was dangling freely...


Either that or it is plugged into some kind of controller. Maybe the CPU fan just needs to be plugged INTO THE MOBO.

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Edited by VCheeZ - 12/16/08 at 12:08am
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Yes, it is like a glue type of stuff, but not actually glue. It is a goo kind of paste, and it goes in between the cpu and the cooler. You apply it like the same as applying fingernail polish. You put a little on the cooler and a little on the cpu, and you spread it evenly. That's all. =)
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Yes, it is like a glue type of stuff, but not actually glue. It is a goo kind of paste, and it goes in between the cpu and the cooler. You apply it like the same as applying fingernail polish. You put a little on the cooler and a little on the cpu, and you spread it evenly. That's all. =)
That is the worst explanation I have ever read pertaining to thermal interface material.
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Originally Posted by VCheeZ View Post
Maybe it is just me, but the 2nd pic posted a while back looked to me like the CPU fan plug was dangling freely...


Either that or it is plugged into some kind of controller. Maybe the CPU fan just needs to be plugged INTO THE MOBO.

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This is interesting, however the dust on the CPu fan seems to indicate that it HAS been turning. Also does any1 kno wat cpu cooler it is, never seen it b4
    
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Hey, that fan might be unplugged! Vcheez, I think you are correct! Oh, and I was just giving a simple explanation because the person has never seen or applied thermal paste before.
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This is interesting, however the dust on the CPu fan seems to indicate that it HAS been turning. Also does any1 kno wat cpu cooler it is, never seen it b4
That dust could collect from the rear fan pulling, and if the fan IS turning, it is hard to say at what speed considering where the wire is. If it is an aftermarket fan speed controller, it could be borked.
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Oh my, VCheeZ might just have solved the probrem.
    
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Originally Posted by VCheeZ View Post
Maybe it is just me, but the 2nd pic posted a while back looked to me like the CPU fan plug was dangling freely...


Either that or it is plugged into some kind of controller. Maybe the CPU fan just needs to be plugged INTO THE MOBO.

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it cant be strectched by the way its already connected by the cooler.
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Oh dang! Ok, if it is plugged in, then it has to be the thermal paste!
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