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Old 12-16-2004, 04:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I installed a 3d Rocket Cooler on my Intel Pentium 4 520. On the stock HSF, I usually get 45C/53C on stock. Now I'm getting 41C/64C on stock. The reviews I've checked show a 3d Rocket Cooler (not Pro) reducing full load temps by 10C. What have I done wrong?
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Make sure you didn't connect the power plug the wrong way around
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My bet is that the paste you put on between the actual cpu and hs is bad. Try some artic silver 5.
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make sure and only put a thin layer of paste dont coat it on that will make it worse. also give it some time after the paste thins out over the cpu itll lower a little bit.
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