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So I got my BT the other day and finally got it in tonight but I'm not too impressed. I didn't have any as5 so I used Antec Formula 5 silver which is what I used before with the stock cooler and there's not much difference in temps.

Stock Cooling:

CPU- 38*c idle/ 42*c Load
MB- 40*c idle/ 44*c Load

BT Cooling:

CPU- 36*c idle/ 40*c Load
MB- 42*c idle/ 46*c Load

I only used a bb sized amount of tp and spread it evenly with a razor blade. Then I tightened it down evenly until it was snug, gave it an extra 1/4 turn and it only moves a very little bit when turning it side to side (barely noticeable) so I don't know what the deal is. If anyone has any suggestions please share them cause so far I feel like I just wasted $50.
    
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post #2 of 23
wait for the paste to burn in

as5 takes 200 hours that will prolly take about the same

if it isn't better after a week check bakc here sorry double post meant to edit...
    
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i'm retarded double posted...
    
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i wonder why the mb temps went up .. what is your ambient temps is it possbiel the fan you had with your other cooler moved more air.. if so .. try switching out the fans.. im not much for air cooling but i know the more air ya have moving the better off you are.. i believe a lot of people repace those stock fans with something better to achieve the temps they do. and man i must have a really hot setup.. those temps even with your stock cooler seem better then my watercooling
    
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post #5 of 23
i didn't even notice that before, those are high temps for a Mobo IMO mine runs a lot cooler hmmm that is wierd!

i guess it does depend on ambients too so list those for us (before and after)
    
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post #6 of 23
Yeah, after installing my BT, my MOBO temps went up. I idle my CPU at around 33-35C, but my MOBO is in the 40's. I can't figure it out.
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post #7 of 23
that is the wierdest thing i've ever heard... my mobo temps are always between 27-29C lol. maybe this is why i never trusted a Tt HS/f solution lol J/K
    
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post #8 of 23
Maybe the mobo got hotter because he has bad airflow?
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by bentrinh
Maybe the mobo got hotter because he has bad airflow?
Bad airflow or his mobo temp sensor is out of whack. But to be honest, your temps aren't that bad.
post #10 of 23
You had great temps before... the Big Typhoon isn't so amazing that it beats everything else by 15 C or something, and you need room for it to breath. And he's getting warmer mobo temps because of the Big Typhoon. That's one of the few downsides. Try flipping the fan so that it blows out instead of sucking in.
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