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I am with the stock cooler. It isn't cooling as much so i decided to reverse it. When i booted up i saw very low temps and then i noticed that the temps were actually from the fan's sensor and since i reversed it i was getting low temps.

But this way, hot air was being removed from the CPU instead of blowing air to it.
Is there any on-die temp i can follow instead of the fan's sensor or something, cause i'd rather the cooler get's the hot air out instead of air in.

The reason i understood this sensor was for the CPU temp was because when i touched it, it decreased the fan's RPM which happens if there are low temps...and i was running linx to see for improvement..for a short while this CPU was prolly 65C or something
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post #2 of 19
Reversed the cooler? I don't understand what you're saying.
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So you glued the fan to the chip and your heatsink is spinning on top?
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No, the little fan on the heatsink is removable. I only reverse the way it faces so it blows air out of the heatsink instead of blowing into it and temps are very low dipping on the 39C.
Is this good or bad?
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post #5 of 19
can you take a picture of your setup causing this anomaly ?
seriously though, use speedfan and watch your temps. it has cpu temp(socket temp), motherboard temp and core temp.
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post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
No, the little fan on the heatsink is removable. I only reverse the way it faces so it blows air out of the heatsink instead of blowing into it and temps are very low dipping on the 39C.
Is this good or bad?
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post #7 of 19
Guys...OP flipped the fan.



The AMD sticker on that fan would be facing the heatsink.
post #8 of 19
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CPU: 39C
Core: 44C
Mobo: 43C

And this is not an anomaly, but i AM getting very good results.

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post #9 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
No, the little fan on the heatsink is removable. I only reverse the way it faces so it blows air out of the heatsink instead of blowing into it and temps are very low dipping on the 39C.
Is this good or bad?
If that is 39C idle I would say that was a little high but not too much for the stock cooler.

What TIM are you using?

Edit: Not sure why I was asking if that was 39 idle, its not going to be full load is it Sorry.
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post #10 of 19
OP, are you talking about the temp diode on the temperature controlled fan? The fan speed went down because your hand is much cooler than the hot air from the heatsink. Your hand is 37C. The heat coming from the heatsink is probably closer to 50C.
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