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since past 2 days i am facing a rather peculiar problem with my cpu temps.

normally my cpu ideals at 34C and while playing crysis2 it reaches 52C, thats fine by me but when i exit crysis the cpu temps come down to 37C rather quickly but dosent go to 34s even after a very long time!!!

is the problem with the 212 or case air flow??
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there might be hot air trapped in the case from playing the game, I haven't really noticed that problem
   
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post #2393 of 6664
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does using sandpaper to sand the 212+ help at all? if so what grain sandpaper would be good? I have some 180 fine sandpaper, not sure if thats a good idea or no
Probably not worth the effort and there is a distinct chance of sanding through one or more of the heatpipes ruining the heatsink altogether. If you do, use very fine wet/dry sandpaper like 800grit or finer. That 180 would probably do more damage than it would help.

Use a straightedge to see if the surface is completely flat. If it is and there aren't any nicks or burrs leave it alone. Don't worry so much if the aluminum of the base doesn't extend down to the cpu IHS completely as that isn't what transfers the heat. As long as the heatpipes make good contact it's fine. The aluminum is just there to keep the heatpipes in place and allow for something to attach the mounting brackets to.

I would advise NOT using any of the washer tricks to increase pressure. That normally causes the mount to exceed the maximum pressure it exerts on the cpu socket and can do serious damage to it and the area around the motherboard.

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since past 2 days i am facing a rather peculiar problem with my cpu temps.

normally my cpu ideals at 34C and while playing crysis2 it reaches 52C, thats fine by me but when i exit crysis the cpu temps come down to 37C rather quickly but dosent go to 34s even after a very long time!!!

is the problem with the 212 or case air flow??
Idle temps are essentially meaningless and for the most part fairly inaccurate. The only temps that matter are the load temps. I wouldn't worry about it. If it does bug you, try rebooting the system the next time to see if the sensors reset themselves. You might need to shut the system completely down, then restart it for that to happen.

One of the things I've noticed with the 212+ is that it is a better heatsink under load than it is at idle. I have no idea why that is so, but that has been my findings over the past several months. My old ThermalRight SI-128 with a medium speed Yate Loon (66-70cfm) gives better idle temps than my 212+ with a pair of BladeMasters or High Speed Yate Loons (88cfm each) in P/P by 2 to 4C, but the 212+ gives lower load temps by a good 10C or more.
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post #2394 of 6664
Just to let you all know, the hyper 212 plus has been discontinued and CM has a new name for a similar heatsink
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....which is what? and link?
   
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post #2396 of 6664
Quote:
Originally Posted by jetboy623 View Post
Just to let you all know, the hyper 212 plus has been discontinued and CM has a new name for a similar heatsink
I had heard they were going to be doing that, but I hadn't found any definite time frame or info on the new version yet. I'm sure that's the reason that the price of the 212+ went up so dramatically at a lot of places recently.

Where did you find your info and were there any more details?
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Why discontinue such a good product... when you could just lower the price when the new one comes out?
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Why discontinue such a good product... when you could just lower the price when the new one comes out?
If they are going to release the new version right away, it performs better than the 212+, and is in the same price range it's better to discontinue the old version first and get it out of the supply line. No sense keeping it around and confusing the issue. It serves no purpose to have the 212+ still around to compete with the new one anyway. The sooner the 212+ is out of the supply chain and the new version is released the better.
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I can understand that, if it is going to be a direct replacement. I was under the impression it was going to be a situation similar to the H50-->H70 where as, the new comes in and takes the top spot, while the old one gets lowered and pushed to the side.
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When I first heard the rumors about this a couple of months ago it was for an updated and improved 212+. The plan was always to replace it, not add another heatsink/fan to an existing line. They replaced the original 212 with the 212+ a couple of years ago and it appears that they are doing the same thing this time.
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