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Thanks guys i will surly try it

just to notice i don't think that the megahalems revb will handle a 4ghz at least with the cm sickleFlow.
so i have ordered 2 Scythe Kaze Jyuni 110cfm, do you think it will keep the cpu at low temps?
The Megs should handle 4.0 unless you have a hot running cpu.

What kind of temps do you see at stock when you run Prime95 blend?
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One of those times when I answered what I thought was the last post, and there was another page after.

you guys pretty well nailed it already.

940 is only available in CO stepping isn't it?
Gasp! Your right, I will skip that chip.

My Mega Shadow holds temps under Wprime loads up to 4.6ish.
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The Megs should handle 4.0 unless you have a hot running cpu.

What kind of temps do you see at stock when you run Prime95 blend?
about 69
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about 69
I would do a re-mount. New fans will help for sure.
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I would do a re-mount. New fans will help for sure.
yea that what i thought, thats why i bought 2 Scythe Kaze Jyuni those might help lower the temp, but im probably will going to buy an h70
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Agree with Guru, I would remount.
Use some rubbing alcohol to clean both the base of the meg and the top of the CPU, the higher the % the better, I use 93% and then wipe it all down with a dry paper towel.
Then apply just a small rice size dab of good quality TIM (OCZ Freeze, MX-4 etc) in the center of the CPU and remount the cooler...

New fans will help to. I added 2 Yate Loon high flows to my TRUE and it cut load temps a good 5 - 7c when compared to the single stock fan it came with.

Also added fans help cool the mosfets, vreg and other motherboard components...

Although even with lapping my CPU and TRUE and the added fans my load temps were at 80c for 4.0. Your case air flow and ambient temps will also play a major role in the equation..
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Prime95, 69C ... not that bad.

I had 78C at 4.2GHz in Prime95, then put it underwater, gained 10C, so took it up to 4.4GHz.... Can run 4.6GHz, but wouldn't bother running Prime with that - I'm sure it would get too hot - but Prime is a bigger strain than almost anything else you could run, 'cept LinX ... nothing else you'd normally run should load it up as much.
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Prime95, 69C ... not that bad.

I had 78C at 4.2GHz in Prime95, then put it underwater, gained 10C, so took it up to 4.4GHz.... Can run 4.6GHz, but wouldn't bother running Prime with that - I'm sure it would get too hot - but Prime is a bigger strain than almost anything else you could run, 'cept LinX ... nothing else you'd normally run should load it up as much.
69c at 3.2 is it still a good temp?
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Not so good at 3.2GHz. For some reason I was thinking you were at 4. Are ambient (room) temperatures very high? The first thing would be to reseat the heatsink with a good tim, as poor contact is usually the first suspect.
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Agree with Guru, I would remount.
Use some rubbing alcohol to clean both the base of the meg and the top of the CPU, the higher the % the better, I use 93% and then wipe it all down with a dry paper towel.
Then apply just a small rice size dab of good quality TIM (OCZ Freeze, MX-4 etc) in the center of the CPU and remount the cooler...
Never, ever, under any circumstances use Rubbing Alcohol to clean a heatsink, cpu, or any other surface you need to transfer heat from/to. Rubbing Alcohol contains Petroleum Byproducts and will leave an oily residue on the surface that will act as an insulator causing temps to be higher than they need to be unless you remove the residue with something like Isopropyl Alcohol, which is what you should be using to clean the heatsink/cpu in the first place.

And yes there is a difference and they are NOT interchangeable. ALL Rubbing Alcohol contains the lubricating agent which is the residue that is left on the surface. Isopropyl Alcohol will NEVER contain any lubricating agent. Also, Rubbing Alcohol isn't available in anything even close to 93%. Any bottle labeled as Rubbing Alcohol that doesn't have the lubricating agent isn't Rubbing Alcohol and should also never be used as whoever bottled it obviously isn't reputable and who knows what is actually in the bottle. Since actual Isopropyl Alcohol sells for the same price, if not lower price than Rubbing Alcohol and is available at all of the same places there is no legitimate reason to use the incorrect product.

Wikipedia is wrong on this, like it is on way too many other things so don't go by what it says.
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