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Old 02-06-2008, 03:57 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I'd like to add to the thermal paste comments and say that the new intel chips if you buy retail have the paste pre-applied to the heatsink so you don't have to worry about it, unless you want to overclock, in which case you'll want a new heatsink and paste.

My e6750, though, uses stock heatsink and paste, in a micro case with 2 fans, and the cpu idles at 20c, which is quite good.
Are you at stock clocks as well? Cuz I idle at around 25C w/ my AF7 and AS5 w/ my e6750.
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I'd like to add to the thermal paste comments and say that the new intel chips if you buy retail have the paste pre-applied to the heatsink so you don't have to worry about it, unless you want to overclock, in which case you'll want a new heatsink and paste.

My e6750, though, uses stock heatsink and paste, in a micro case with 2 fans, and the cpu idles at 20c, which is quite good.
Good to know, but I plan on OC'ing so I would have to get some anyways. But definitely good to know, thanks.
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Doer, you are gonna be so happy that you came here!
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Doer, you are gonna be so happy that you came here!
haha cool, why?
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haha cool, why?
It will become clear after you finish building your computer.
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You'll find out in do time my son, in do time...
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zomg yes, its amazing in real life
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Are you at stock clocks as well? Cuz I idle at around 25C w/ my AF7 and AS5 w/ my e6750.
Yeah, I haven't overclocked, and since I don't game, I probably won't.
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Yeah, I haven't overclocked, and since I don't game, I probably won't.
with that set-up? WHY! do IT!
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