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Wow! CM Hyper 212+ is not very flat!

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I installed mine yesterday. There is lot's of space in the channels where the heatpipes touch. I figured I better add extra TIM. I don't think I ever added so much AS5 on any previous heatsink, ever. Temps look good though biggrin.gif
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I was also pretty surprised, but I guess this makes the heatpipes a bigger % of the bottom. Filling the ditches with AS5 doesn't help though, thermal paste is effective up until a certain thickness.
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post #3 of 7
yeah its not as flat as they make it seem to be...
post #4 of 7
Get a Scythe Mugen-2
and your worries shall go away
post #5 of 7
This is just a problem inherent with HDT coolers. Even the HDT cooler on the GTX 480 has a lot of space in between. As long as the heatpipes are getting good contact with the IHS, it should be good.
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For 15$ the 212 is a hell of a cooler smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Shredicus;12404059 
For 15$ the 212 is a hell of a cooler smile.gif

This. I got one as a backup cus the price was just too good.
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