Sounds like you got a very bad base on your Zalman for it to be running at those temps, also the IHS on your cpu may be quite uneven too. Are you 100% positive that the mounting bracket/backplate are installed correctly? and that the heatsink is installed correctly?
Your fans are in the right config so that's fine, any chance you can post a photo showing the inside of your case??
Originally Posted by an0nym0us
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Helpful sort of chap aren't you? If you have nothing to add to the discussion except vitriolic product condemnation then really your posts are nothing but spam.
Originally Posted by _-..zKiLLA..-_
whats better than zalman.. cuz i planned on gettin a zalman aftermarket cooler for my new AMD 64X2 5600+, what should i get?
Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme, Thermalright IFX 140, Tuniq Tower 120 would all be worth a look.