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Old 07-27-2008, 08:19 AM   #11
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I tried the single line across the heatpipes, but I found it didn't spread properly.
I followed the AS5 guide's directions and my temps are around 25 idle and around 40 at load, I haven't taken my Xigmatek off yet to see how it spread because I just unclipped the motherboard push pins when I transfered my cpu/HSF to my Gigabyte motherboard...
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Old 07-27-2008, 09:06 AM   #12
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I followed the AS5 guide's directions
That would be for a standard flat base, the HDT-963's base is not standard.
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Old 07-27-2008, 09:43 AM   #13
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That would be for a standard flat base, the HDT-963's base is not standard.
and yet my temps are still 25, I can live with that...

also, your method looks perfect for core2quads, not so much for core2duos...
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Old 07-27-2008, 10:57 AM   #14
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i am thinking of getting some arctic silver 5 and put some on my CPU, and chisets, how much do i put, i know to put a little. But how much is the right amount?
and maybe the graphics card in like a month when i wouldnt be scared of actually doing something to it.
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