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I am running a core i7 920 at 1.28 vcore with a u12pse2 and a haf 932. i am getting 90c at load with prime 95, i have tried reseatting but will try again. also yoko (not so ninja edited) helped me with lowering voltages, but we both agree that my temps still shouldn't be this high.
Edited by flipmatthew - 12/31/10 at 10:28pm
post #2 of 11
hey bro! it's me yoko!!!

Rs? ok so u re-seated huh?
    
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Maybe it's time to get a new cooler?

That cooler may be losing cooling capacity at the higher temperatures similar to what happened when Guru3D tested the Thermalright Silver Arrow.

I think the video was flawed but it still seems possible to overcome the thermal efficiency of a few heatpipes and some aluminum.
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post #4 of 11
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not yet man, gotta order some nice TIM. prob gonan get OCZ freeze.
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He hasnt had it long.

and in theory Heatpipe's can last a lifetime.
    
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post #6 of 11
That seems way too high. Is your case clean? How are you ambients? What TIM are you using?
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post #7 of 11
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ambients are alright (i think, although my case is close to a corner.) my case is kind of clean, (not too much dust) and i am using cooler master ceramique. but will probably upgrade to ocz freeze.
post #8 of 11
I would try taking out the hsf, thoroughly cleaning it and the CPU to get the TIM off (use cotton swabs and as high percent isopropyl alcohol as you can find), then dust the case and the hsf really thoroughly with compressed air, and try reseating again.
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post #9 of 11
Make sure to put your fans in a push/pull configuration on the heatsink. Mine never goes over 70C and we have the same heatsink.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
He hasnt had it long.

and in theory Heatpipe's can last a lifetime.
No. I'm talking about there being too much heat for the pipes to move. Not that they're going to pass their "expiration date".
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