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post #1 of 21
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Hey guys,
I just bought the black TRUE and set it up my E8400 @ stock speed which is 3.0ghz and temps are at 38Celcius. that worries me a little

My ambient temp should be around 25 Celcius

I've applied more than enough thermal paste (maybe too much?)
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post #2 of 21
You should never put more than enough thermal paste. Try reseating it and putting a rice sized dot of thermal paste in the middle.
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post #3 of 21
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what should be my temps with the setup?
(look in my signature)
I have bought a 120mm scythe fan flowing air out of the true to the rear exhaust and a 120mm Antec fan right atop of the case (HAF 690 coolermaster)
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post #4 of 21
reseat it and put only enough thermal paste.

im guessing you put to much
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post #5 of 21
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but what should be normal temps for that setup?
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post #6 of 21
30 idle 50 load overclocked.
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post #7 of 21
what fan do you have on the TRUE?
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post #8 of 21
at idle you should be a few degrees above ambient temps and with an e8400 at stock you should load about 40ish degrees tops.

you probably put too much TIM on. The AC 7 Pro on a build I just did kept an e8400 @ 3.6ghz w/ autovolts and P5Q SE was at 30c idle 39c load (orthos for 8hrs)
post #9 of 21
You should definately re seat the heatstink. With those you should be getting lower temps, though the idle temps dont mean too much, but the load temps are crucial. As long as your arent going over spec with your temps on your overclock then I wouldn't worry about it too much as long as your aren't over 60c. Tip is the less thermal paste the better, cause it fills in the spaces for thermal dissapation. If you want, you can also look up what "lapping your cpu" or HSF is and that will give you even better results. Best of Luck.
    
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post #10 of 21
If its more then enought then its to much making temps higher. Try useing a rice sixed dot in the middle and give that awirle. And Trues do better with a lapped CPu and Heatsink
    
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