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First of all, what are your ambient temps. The D14 is a wonderful cooler, but with a high ambient you get high temps.

Next, make sure there is adequate airflow in your case. Before you pull off your heatsink, try taking off the side panel of your case and doing another run. Look at the temps you get.

Oh yes, I forgot: Voltages. A high Vcore will make a cpu nice and toasty. The 9xx's are not as heat prone as the 8xx's, but a high Vcore will cause higher heats.

Finally, if you reseat, do follow the glob-in-the-middle technique. Don't know if I'm preaching to the choir, but that's the best method.

And do buy some spare TIM. 80-way review here. TIM's with free shipping here.
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