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Installed my Hyper 212 Plus today. Previously I had the AMD stock heatsink. My previous Idle/Load temps were 35/55 on stock, and now they are 40/45 on the Hyper 212 Plus. Why did my idle temps increase?
post #2 of 21
What were your case/ambient temps? has the weather got warmer in between those 2 temperature snapshots all my temps have gone up by over 5c in the last 2 days just thanks to a change in weather

Also is it possible that you have some smart fan settings somewhere that are adjusting the fan speed down when the temp is bellow as certain point that wouldn't have worked with the stock fan?

Aside from that I've got no idea why your idle temp would rise if your load temp is falling.
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post #3 of 21
How did you apply the paste? and I hope you didn't try spreading it with your fingers.
post #4 of 21
that makes no sense. What about you're thermal paste application? That could affect it. But assuming that was perfect... there is very little to explain this.
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I have the same issue...

Mobo: Acer G43T-M
CPU: Intel Q8300 quad 2.5
RAM: 6GB
Gfx: Gainward GT440 1gb ddr5
Cooling: Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7 Rev 2
PSU: Corsair 500w

The last thing I installed was the Arctic heatsink and fan. However, when the stock heatsink and fan was installed, my idle temp was reporting no bigger than 25-28 degrees.

With the Arctic installed my idle will not drop below 38 degrees.

Speedfan, realtemp and core temp all reported same figures.

The Arctic does better on load temps, but I can't understand how the idle temp is running higher than before. I've made sure the auto fan settings were disabled in the bios, so the fan is running at 2000 rpm.
post #6 of 21
Why do you care about idle temp? It's load that counts.
post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
It's load that counts.
Thats what she said! XD

Kidding.

Anyways, I agree though, why care about idle? as long as Load temp's are good, you wouldnt have a problem.
   
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post #8 of 21
true... my load temp is a hell of a lot better... just weird how idle is higher now
post #9 of 21
i dont think it s wierd... heatsink are 2-way... its "case heat feedback" (just made this up but it makes sense.. amirite?)
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doesn't make sense to me... if load temp drops then idle should still be about the same or slightly lower....

What is your ambient temperature? If it is hot in your house then that might explain high idle temps
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