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i just got a 6800gs about a week ago, and i installed it and the temps were about 48c idle,72 load... this was ok, but i tried to lower it more, so i lapped the stock heatsink,im pretty sure i made it perfectly flat,and went to about 1000 grit, which was much smoother than what it came from factory with...and i reinstalled it with some good ol' AS5..

now a few days later it doesnt go under 60c idle and i think it goes to about 72-74 load.... why are the temp higher after i lapped, im gonna pull it apart and reseat it right now and when i get back i want some answers....lol gimme about 10-15 min...


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post #2 of 20
I would pull it and reset it... LOL pull it...

Also dont use AS5 for the ram use some thermal pads(better full contact, go figure).

Also AC or Zalmans will put to shame the stock coolers...


P.S. Wazzzz Uppp LOL...
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lol ya i just reseat it and even re lapped it quickly to 1000grit....
and ya im savin up for a nice zalman cooler for it,and i havent removed the mem heatsink yet, just the core cooler.... ill post pic in a sec...


wassup man...havent talked to ya in a while...
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here are the pics of my beautiful 6800gs, im sure you guys can figure out whats what...lol the last is the as5 on the core...so you dont go and ask if i used too much...LOL



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Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
lol ya i just reseat it and even re lapped it quickly to 1000grit....
and ya im savin up for a nice zalman cooler for it,and i havent removed the mem heatsink yet, just the core cooler.... ill post pic in a sec...


wassup man...havent talked to ya in a while...
I hope you didnt take to much off,causing a gap between HS & core.

Also it's not like a CPU where you just need a little AS5 for the middle of the Core...

*Edit* I see the pics AS5 All over the core and nice job lapping it...
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Also it's not like a CPU where you just need a little AS5 for the middle of the Core...
what do you mean by that???
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ok my temps havent changed....

grrr ***!
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Quote:
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what do you mean by that???
Where you have the AS5 that small bb size, It's to little you need to cover the the whole core not just a little in the middle.
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well when i put the heat sink on it pushes it all out, you can see how it did in the second pic i have, and it was seated evenly by the looks of the old AS% on the core and HS...
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Err Ummm fan working?

Getting good readings?

Feel hot to the touch?
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