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i have amd 64 3000, 512mb 3200, fx5700ultra, 450watt power supply, has 4 case fans, thermalright XP-120 heatsink with a 120mm fan on top of it, and for some reason i used that bird poop looking thermal grease, but anyways im getting temps of idle 32-44 load 49-55. something wrong besides not using as5?
 

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That's way high for a XP-120 if ur not OCed. I think you need some AS5 on there, you might have put too much or too little of the crappy stuff too. You need just a thin layer that covers the whole heatspreader.
 

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i just dl this thing called everest and its telling me my cpu is idle @ 33c... but the program that came on the dfi driver cd is telling me 41.
 

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Originally Posted by dman786
i just dl this thing called everest and its telling me my cpu is idle @ 33c... but the program that came on the dfi driver cd is telling me 41.
Sounds like it might be time for a BIOS update.
 
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