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Ok so i always taught that Noctua NH-D14 is one of the best coolers, but the temps are disappointing (i7 950 clocked at 4.1 Ghz)

Idle: 40C!!!!
Load: 85C!!!!

IS THAT NORMAL TEMPS FOR NOCTUA D14???
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post #2 of 11
I dont think so, seems a bit hot.
It is on air but still seems a bit hot, i would try reseating your cooler, what TIM are you using aswell?
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post #3 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SKl View Post
I dont think so, seems a bit hot.
It is on air but still seems a bit hot, i would try reseating your cooler, what TIM are you using aswell?
TIM? Noctua NT-H1.
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post #4 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Colt View Post
TIM? Noctua NT-H1.
TIM eg artic silver 5 or something?
also whats your fan config? eg- push push pull?

EDIT- Your cooler can run a 950 @4ghz ok.
Edited by SKl - 1/3/11 at 8:14am
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post #5 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SKl View Post
TIM eg artic silver 5 or something?
also whats your fan config? eg- push push pull?

EDIT- Your cooler can run a 950 @4ghz ok.
Lol i know what TIM is is just answered you what TIM i used, Noctua NT-H1.
And the fan config is stock, 1 fan pushing and 1 fan pulling after the first heatsink.
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post #6 of 11
What's your voltage at? My 1055t can clock anywhere from 2.8ghz-3.5ghz without a voltage change and little temp change, but the minute I change that the temps increase quite rapidly.
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post #7 of 11
Reseat your heatsink. Something is definitely wrong with your temps.
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post #8 of 11
85c seems a bit toasty indeed. I used the same cooler on 2 i7 twin builds (http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...600twin-6.html) and overclocked them to 4.0 and temps maxxed at 70-71c on x58 mainboards-

I would try a reseat of the cooler and maybe apply the tim differently.
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post #9 of 11
Its possible that the TIM hasn't cured yet either. Regardless, pull that heatsink off and put some new TIM on there and try again.
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Colt View Post
Lol i know what TIM is is just answered you what TIM i used, Noctua NT-H1.
And the fan config is stock, 1 fan pushing and 1 fan pulling after the first heatsink.
Sorry lol
Yeah reseat your cooler then, i had the same problem with my cooler really high temps reseated it solved the problem.
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