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post #11 of 72
damn ive never seen mine go past 60, and that was 2 days ago because it was so hot that day.
cant complain..
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post #12 of 72
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you guys are scaring me... yo I've run it 6 month like this... it can wait an extra week. I'm not home atm so I don't have my as5 with me atm. I'll get my bro to bring it to me asap (next week probably...).
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post #13 of 72
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Originally Posted by gg_Malkavian

I'll try reseating my heatsink next week...
Might I ask why the long wait? Your best bet is to do it now before that CPU goes up in smoke. Look at it like this you might be able to wait till next week, but your PC might not work by then. You need to fix this error quick. This does sound more like a seating issue rather then to much paste, with to much you might get warmer temps but no where near your current temps. Ive applied to much paste before and althought the temps were kinda high, it was still well within reason. You should be running about 40-50c load temps with or without a lot of paste, Im gonna have to stick to my guns and say its the heat sink on this 1. So fix it sooner rather then later

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yo I've run it 6 month like this
Youve got to be kidding?? But it doesnt matter. You know now so why not fix it?
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post #14 of 72
When I used to much AS5 I was well into the upper 90s (idle!) .... So it could very well be to much paste. Just take off the HS&F and then clean everything off with a q-tip and alchohol. Then apply the AS5 (bb size, spread with finger in a ziplock bag) and the reseat. That should solve any problems.
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Originally Posted by pauldovi
When I used to much AS5 I was well into the upper 90s (idle!)
Wah?? Because of to much? I dont by that(nno offence), you had to tighten the heat sink down so 99% of the paste would spill out over the CPU. That just seems a little to unbelieveable(sp) Not saying its not possible but it just doesnt make any sence to me, when I applied to much, most of it spilled over on the actual chip and board, and thats with the stock heat sink that doesnt seat very well.

BTW there was a good 2 quarters size amount on the CPU
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post #16 of 72
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ok... I'll do both anyway (reapply as5 and reseat it).

but what's a bb?
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post #17 of 72
a small pellet type copper ball used in air guns.... you know for shootin little birds and stuff...its about half to 1/3 the size of your pinky nail... just put a small little dab that size in the center of the cpu, and let the heatsink "squish" the rest of the as5 out on the cpu... dont try and spread it out with your finger and plastic bag....
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post #18 of 72
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You mean this?

http://www.pyramydair.com/site/artic...lid_pellet.jpg

sorry I'm french... I only speak basic english.
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post #19 of 72
kind of, but the round spherical ball type... the size is .17 inches around... so think of how large that is and just put a drop that sized on the cpu
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post #20 of 72
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imo i put even less than that... but that was a while ago so... who knows...
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