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Old 11-10-2005, 01:16 AM   #11
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only time i had it at 66C is when i was running prime95 under full load... what do you think the temp should be while running prime95 with full load?
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:21 AM   #12
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I'm not sure. I never used that program before. From what I hear from using that software, it's suppose to put some big time stress test on the CPU and RAM. I have seen temps in the 40's all the way to the high 50's using Prime95.
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:28 AM   #13
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man this is kinda piss'n me off.. i just bought this.. why do you think its so high? Did i put the thermal compound on right??
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:34 AM   #14
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All you do with the AMD thermal compound is to take the paper off that was protecting the thermal pad underneath it and mount the whole heatsink onto the CPU (the CPU should already be in the Socket when doing this). THen, lock all the retention bar down and that's it. I think you're CPU is running fine though. Temps in the 40's is not uncommon.
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:36 AM   #15
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ok i feel a lil better.. just ran prime95 again and temps got to 56 and stoped so i guess thats not that bad.. i guess overclocking to 2.4 makes it run a lil high... that sucks.. ill have to get something else to cool it.
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:42 AM   #16
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The only way I can think of to getting that CPU cooler would be to replace the thermal compound, heatsink/fan all together. You can get this:

ZALMAN CNPS7700-CU 120mm 2 Ball Cooling Fan with Copper Heatsink
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118115

That thing is really, really big, but I feel it will do an excellent job of cooling down your CPU. If you look at the picts closely, I think it comes with thermal compound already. Just make sure to clean the thermal stuff off of the CPU before applying the new one.
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Old 11-10-2005, 01:57 AM   #17
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well i was thinking about this?? would this be better.. it would cool down the gpu and cpu and also the mobo.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999633
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heres a review on it..

http://www.techniz.co.uk/modules.php...content&id=280

by all the reviews ive researched on it , it seems to be pretty nice.. not the best looking but i could care less about looks.
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water cooling is alot better than air cooling. So if u can afford water cooling go for it.
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Old 11-10-2005, 05:45 PM   #20
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water cooling is alot better than air cooling. So if u can afford water cooling go for it.
ok cool man.. i just ordered this kit from newegg and put it on overnight delivery so im hoping to get it tom. but if not it will be monday. this is the kit.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16811999633

hope it works for me.
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