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post #11 of 20
The big typhoon will literally kill those temps, my brother has a Big Typhoon on his 4400+ X2 at 2.64GHz and his temps are 23c idle and about 40c load (ambient is 21c so his idle is only 2c above ambient!)
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post #12 of 20
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Thats getting on the Warm side in my opinion i would get some better cooling and get some better thermal compound such as AS5.
Actually, the stock stuff that comes with amd retail sinks is shin etsu paste which is at most 1c from as5.
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How hot is your CPU running with out overclocking?
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I wouldn't worry about it. If you get over 60 often, yeah your chip won't last for 10 years, but who keeps a cpu that long anyway?
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Did you use the stock AMD HSF with the stock thermal pad on it? Or did you scrape that off and replace it with AS5?
If you just left the stock thermal pad on, that could be your problem. You might want to try some AS5, that should lower your temps by at least 3C (if not 5).
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Did you use the stock AMD HSF with the stock thermal pad on it? Or did you scrape that off and replace it with AS5?
If you just left the stock thermal pad on, that could be your problem. You might want to try some AS5, that should lower your temps by at least 3C (if not 5).
As I said, the stock stuff is shin etsu paste which is extremely good stuff and is at most 1c from AS5.
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As I said, the stock stuff is shin etsu paste which is extremely good stuff and is at most 1c from AS5.
No it's not, I'm pretty sure AMD stock heatsinks come with thermal pads on them, not paste.
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post #18 of 20
I woud say that it's right on the edge. My rule is: never go above 55 c load, and for an X2, it's pretty healthy to keep it below the 50 c mark.

some_idiot2: it is thermal paste that is put on the stock HSF. one of the problems is that the layer of the paste is too thick
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No it's not, I'm pretty sure AMD stock heatsinks come with thermal pads on them, not paste.
No, I am positive amd's come with pre applied shin etsu paste considering I just installed a retail 3200+ yesterday.
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Originally Posted by Tigerplayer

some_idiot2: it is thermal paste that is put on the stock HSF. one of the problems is that the layer of the paste is too thick
You're correct.
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