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post #1651 of 6667
its fairly common for intel cores to read different temps

iv seen alot of intel i5/7 cpus that have core temps +/- 5-10c from each other after several reseats

rarely will an amd cpu be outside of 5c when the tim is applied ocrrectly
post #1652 of 6667
I'd love to have 70-degree room temperatures more often. I'll blame my CPU temps on the South Florida weather then.

Still, I'm surprised that none of the things I changed made a difference, especially the CoolerMaster paste and extra fan. I'm thinking about adding an extra intake fan to my LIAN LI PC-K62, but that will probably be another $15 with no results.

I have zero concern about the current temperatures, and this CPU already blows away my Q9400 at lower temps and power, but I wanted to try overclocking out of curiosity if nothing else. I don't have a lot of wiggle room.
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post #1653 of 6667
Can you post a pic of the inside of your case? We might see something that would help.

And putting a 120mm fan in the 5.25" drive bays has helped a lot of people with their cooling. You could move the PULL fan to the 5.25" bays a a trial to see what difference if any it makes with just the push fan. Who knows, you might find that works better than using it as a pull fan.
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post #1654 of 6667
I'll take a photo the next time I take it apart, but it looks very similar to this:

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...82000x1500.jpg

Same case, video card in the same location, and most cables are stuffed behind the motherboard. What you can't see in the photo are the two exhaust fans on top and that the whole front is an open grill.

I've noticed that the heatsink itself stays pretty cool and CPU temperatures don't go up much if I remove both fans. That might suggest poor contact between the CPU and heatsink, but I've installed it twice with two different pastes and followed instructions and recommendations. When I removed the cooler earlier today, the paste coverage looked good. And although I didn't have the screws tight the first time, they're good now.

I had the same thought about trying the new fan as an extra intake, but I had the case opened up at the time anyway without much change in temps, so it didn't seem like an air flow issue. I'll give it a shot when there's a sale on a good 140mm 1,000-RPM fan.
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post #1655 of 6667
If taking the side panel off doesn't change the temps much your probably just at the best that setup can do.

And remember that people lie a lot, especially about how high their OC is and still remains stable and the temps their cpus run at.
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post #1656 of 6667
Quick question.

The second fan would plug into what if I got the i5 2500k?

Do I have to buy a splitter?
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post #1657 of 6667
Depends. If you want to have the motherboard control the fan speed via PWM then yes you would need a PWM Splitter. There is a link to a couple of reasonably priced ones with free shipping in the 212+ FAQ (link in my sig). While you don't have to do it, some people will cut the yellow rpm sense wire on one side of the PWM splitter. It will still work properly if you don't, but the rpm readouts in the bios and various software programs like SpeedFan, HWMoniter, etc will add the two fans rpm's together showing a pair of 2,000 rpm fans as spinning at 4,000 rpm. The main thing is to make sure that the second fan is identical to the original. Again, there is a link to the proper fan in the 212+ Faq.
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post #1658 of 6667
Ok i purchased the same exact fan but what would be the best way to do it?

http://www.coolerguys.com/840556088752.html

or

http://www.svc.com/mfpp.html

or attach it to another mobo header?
Edited by drew2128 - 4/6/11 at 8:19pm
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Add me to the club. Just got my 212+ today and I am loving it!
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Ok i purchased the same exact fan but what would be the best way to do it?

http://www.coolerguys.com/840556088752.html

or

http://www.svc.com/mfpp.html

or attach it to another mobo header?
Nither of those options will give you PWM control of the fans. The splitter you need is one of these.

http://www.svc.com/fc444pwm-12.html or http://www.svc.com/fc444pwm-12bks.html

That will allow the bios to control the fan speed. When the cpu is at idle or under a light load the fans will spin fairly slowly and be quieter. When the load increases and the temp rises the fans will speed up to deal with the additional temp, but will be a bit noisier.

Your other option is to forget the splitter, plug the fans in any way you can, and run them at full speed or get a fan controller and manually control the fan speed. All three are good options. It just depends on your preference and the way you use your system as to which will be best for you.
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