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After using AS5 for some time now,i have decided to use something else,after a lot of research,and reading endless reviews,i am going with this,Arctic cooling MX-3,every review i have read puts this at the top of the TIM's,will have mine by tuesday,will let you know the results ASAP.
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I replaced the TIM on the NB out 2 weeks ago. It was between 55-75 degrees. Now its 35-55. Huge difference.
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Im 56C idle 67C load on NB @ 2800 1.27v in everest.
Edited by SwishaMane - 1/17/10 at 3:23pm
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Im 56C idle 67C load... NB @ 2800 1.27v in everest.


Are you referring to Your CPU temps? Or the NB Chipset temps?
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[rant]Ok so I have come to the conclusion that these c3 chips are hard to push over 4.2ghz without some insane voltages, stable that is. Had 4.2ghz @ 1.62v/1.608 after vdroop stable for 2 hours still lockup which is when I hit a big fft. I tried on blend and locked up within 10 minutes. Temps were at 51c highest. I am scared to go over 1.65v but the temps are still quiet low which brings me to the theory that the higher you OC the lower your temps can go.[rant/]
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Are you referring to Your CPU temps? Or the NB Chipset temps?
Fixed. Was the NB temps for me... I'm slowly looking into them fans, lol
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So what were you running in temps before tha TIM replacement? That's what I'm curious about..


well recently they had jumped to 64 loaded(F@H on two cards) now I have seen 52 and below.

I do have some temp fluctuations in my den depending on how many computers I am working on at the same time. and It takes a while for this small room to cool back down... I imagine that I should be below 50*c once the AS5 sets.
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[rant]Ok so I have come to the conclusion that these c3 chips are hard to push over 4.2ghz without some insane voltages, stable that is. Had 4.2ghz @ 1.62v/1.608 after vdroop stable for 2 hours still lockup which is when I hit a big fft. I tried on blend and locked up within 10 minutes. Temps were at 51c highest. I am scared to go over 1.65v but the temps are still quiet low which brings me to the theory that the higher you OC the lower your temps can go.[rant/]
I don't know if I would totally agree with that... Are you on water? If so that very well may be good part of why your temps are staying at a good level...

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Fixed. Was the NB temps for me... I'm slowly looking into them fans, lol
Nice, Glad that it's cured! Just for clarification, the only reason that I asked this question was because you referred to the idle/ load temps of the NB which made me think of the Chipset. Then you referred to the Speed as being 2800Mhz. That would be referring to the CPU-NB or the Integrated Memory Controller!

Not trying to offend you or anything but make sure that you don't confuse the two as the same thing... NB Chipset is o the Mobo. CPU-NB is obviously on the CPU. Sorry if I'm coming off a bit overbearing. Just wanted to make sure that you knew if you didn't already.

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well recently they had jumped to 64 loaded(F@H on two cards) now I have seen 52 and below.

I do have some temp fluctuations in my den depending on how many computers I am working on at the same time. and It takes a while for this small room to cool back down... I imagine that I should be below 50*c once the AS5 sets.
Ah, that's a good thing then. Do you remember what the temps were at idle or at load with only 1 card... Before the TIM Change?
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I don't know if I would totally agree with that... Are you on water? If so that very well may be good part of why your temps are staying at a good level...
whats your opinion on going over 1.65v?
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