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Okay i knew the pressure of cpu cooler was important to temperatures, but i never thought it could make this much of a difference. I just opened up my case and tightened each of the 4 screws on the H50 by 1/4 of a turn. My load temps dropped 5 degrees C!!!!!! sorry no picture to validate, i didn't take a before shot i didn't think it would actually change this much. Before i was pretty happy with the H50, now im downright loving the thing.

Im thinking of opening the case up again and tightening the screws another 1/4 turn, but im hesitant, they're already very tight.
I've seen huge differences as well. I had that happen once but backwards. I had it way too tight and loosening the screws up a bit dropped my load temps like 10ºc.
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Okay i knew the pressure of cpu cooler was important to temperatures, but i never thought it could make this much of a difference. I just opened up my case and tightened each of the 4 screws on the H50 by 1/4 of a turn. My load temps dropped 5 degrees C!!!!!! sorry no picture to validate, i didn't take a before shot i didn't think it would actually change this much. Before i was pretty happy with the H50, now im downright loving the thing.

Im thinking of opening the case up again and tightening the screws another 1/4 turn, but im hesitant, they're already very tight.
Your post makes me wanna open up my case and tighten those 4 screws. lol But I'm afraid I might strip them.
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Yup, that's exactly what I want to do. I've got the unit off right now, though I need to clean off the TIM. My TIM was so thick that it reminds me of the stock TIM only less coverage.

I need to take some pics cause someone was sure that my application would leave airbubbles or pockets. When I pulled the H50 it was clear I have no such issues. So I'll be doing that before I clean and sleeve it.

~Ceadder

PS agree with the LOL about Con Carne pic, but they probably felt that was off topic.

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I think you're talking about something similar to what I did with my pump cable? This was the best image I could find. I tucked away a lot of it in the pump casing

(also slight lol at mods deleting the chilli con carne )



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I think after seeing that drop you wont see any more. I have a feeling your block might have been a little loose before.
 
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I've seen huge differences as well. I had that happen once but backwards. I had it way too tight and loosening the screws up a bit dropped my load temps like 10ºc.
Okay im definitely not going to tighten it anymore then, no need to be greedy, im happy with 56C load using the stock fan and an antec 3 speed, and with arctic silver under it, not shin etsu)

Getting some GTs soon, hope to get my load down to around 50, and then OC to 4ghz
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Okay im definitely not going to tighten it anymore then, no need to be greedy, im happy with 56C load using the stock fan and an antec 3 speed, and with arctic silver under it, not shin etsu)

Getting some GTs soon, hope to get my load down to around 50, and then OC to 4ghz
I mean it won't hurt to try, put it under load and tighten a bit at a time, if you see your temps go up then just back it out. Would only take a minute I mean it's worth a shot, your current temp is good, but what if it can be better by just turning four screws?
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are you saying, i should try to fiddle with the screws while the computer is on, and running a stress test?

Sounds dangerous. lol sorry im still a noob. If that is what you meant, and it is perfectly safe, then sure i will try it.
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are you saying, i should try to fiddle with the screws while the computer is on, and running a stress test?

Sounds dangerous. lol sorry im still a noob. If that is what you meant, and it is perfectly safe, then sure i will try it.
Just load up a stress test so you can see the effect or you can do it on idle, should see the results the same way. Just turn one screw at a time a little bit, if they start feeling tooo tight then stop or if you see a bit of increase in temps. But if you tighten a bit more and see the temp drop a degree or so then you know you can probably tighten up just a tad more. Just logic dude, nothing to be scared of as long as you don't go crazy turning the screw.
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alrighty then. gimme a couple of minutes, adjusting the screws.
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nope no change at all. in fact 1-2 degree worse temps now, my room probably got a bit hotter.

Note to self, dont stick fingers in spinning fans... that hurt.
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nope no change at all. in fact 1-2 degree worse temps now, my room probably got a bit hotter.

Note to self, dont stick fingers in spinning fans... that hurt.
Ouch! Well just back them out what you tightened them and you are good to go

See, wasn't that bad
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