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I'm using the un-sleeved version of that one. Only $2.49 shipped. Since I had a lot of sleeve laying around I sleeved it myself. Put both leads in one sleeve to make it even more tidy than those. I just wish they were about 3 or 4" long instead of 12". Way too long for most setups.
Agreed.
post #2252 of 6664
I just picked up a 212+. My load temps (with Prime95) dropped 15+ degrees! Is it normal for one core to be lower than the rest? My first core is running around 44-45 at load, the rest are running 46-48.
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I just picked up a 212+. My load temps (with Prime95) dropped 15+ degrees! Is it normal for one core to be lower than the rest? My first core is running around 44-45 at load, the rest are running 46-48.
It might be due to uneven spread of thermal paste. Which method did you use to apply your thermal paste?
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It might be due to uneven spread of thermal paste. Which method did you use to apply your thermal paste?
2 lines on the bottom of the cooler. I'll have to pull it off and check the spread and probably reapply.
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I just picked up a 212+. My load temps (with Prime95) dropped 15+ degrees! Is it normal for one core to be lower than the rest? My first core is running around 44-45 at load, the rest are running 46-48.
Not at all unusual for quad cores. Using lines on all 4 of the heatpipes might help, but I tend to doubt it. Personally, I wouldn't worry about it and would leave it alone.
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Not at all unusual for quad cores. Using lines on all 4 of the heatpipes might help, but I tend to doubt it. Personally, I wouldn't worry about it and would leave it alone.
Thanks PapaSmurf. I'll leave it as it then. Now I'm all prepped to OC when I'm ready
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Last night I finally put my rig together and checked the temps with HW Monitor.

Ambient was 23C, and temps for idle varied 23-26C. This is the first time I've applied paste to an HDT cooler, are these figures acceptable?

I filled in the channels and put half-a-centimetre strips between each copper pipe as my application method.
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Sounds about right if the cpu is running at stock speeds with SpeedStep enabled. But idle temps are basically meaningless and normally fairly inaccurate. What matters are your temps under full load.
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Yeah I'm stock and havent played with any settings at all.

I'm going to do some stress-testing of all the hardware in my system for the load temps, but I dont know which programs are the best. Prime95 and memtest86 and 3Dmark seem popular, but are there any others that I should use?
    
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Aside from memtest86 the only stress tester I use is StressCPU. I start it up and run it overnight. If it's still running in the morning I shut it down and start the Folding @ Home SMP Client on the system and run that 24/7/365. I don't use crap like Prime, IBT, OCCT, etc. as they don't tell me anything useful about the stability of my system. I've seen way too many systems pass IBT and run Prime or some other artificial stress test program for 24 hours or more and fall flat on their face within a few minutes of running the F@H SMP Client so I can't see how they do any good.

3DMark basically only tells you about your video subsystem and I'm not that sure how good of a job it does at that.
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