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Old 10-11-2008, 12:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: E2140 Temps sooooo high?!?!?!?!

Yay! Fixed it. I didn't apply the thermal compound correctly. I've got a Xigmatek HS with the direct heat pipe thing and I found out that if you put a rice grain size on each pipe it can make a *huge* difference. Now I'm idling at 25 celsius and 32 celsius a full load!

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