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Old 07-27-2009, 06:01 PM   #1
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Default CPU Heat sensors from case placement?

Hey guys, Im building a comp and the case that im using has a little temperature sensor for a front LCD to monitor CPU temp.

Its like a little flat ribbon looking thing. Now on it it says "Don't clip sensor between CPU and Heatsink." I googled it and people say to put in between. If thats true then would that affect the contact between them or interfere with the thermal paste... i mean the thing is pretty thin, but I'd rather have an opinion from the experts here

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:25 PM   #2
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Default Re: CPU Heat sensors from case placement?

dont put it between the CPU and heat sink, if you could, put it under the cpu (between the cpu/mobo) if there is a square space in there, or just put into the fins on the heat sink, near the middle, thats what i did, an it was only off a few degrees compared to the real cpu temp

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Old 07-27-2009, 06:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: CPU Heat sensors from case placement?

You can also place them along the edge of the CPU heat spreader.
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