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Old 07-27-2004, 11:16 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Also make sure your heatsinc is a good one some work better than others.I run a AMD 3000+ overclocked with a antech heatsinc with artic silver thermal paste and it runs at 38 C.
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hmmm..overclocking never did it but i am getting a new fan i am buying a Vantec Aeroflow2 @ 400 rpm
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actually i screwed up my advanced transfer cache is 1024kb
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Old 07-28-2004, 05:44 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Wouldn't it be the fact that the thermal grease is dry that is causing it to overheat? And what's causing the grease to dry? It's crap Try some Arctic Silver http://www.arcticsilver.com/as5.htm
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I'd add additional case fans, I have 2 in front pulling in & 2 in back blowing out + 1 side fan. Also get a better CPU H/Fan from Coolermaster or Equivilent. Don't go cheap on keeping your rig cool. Try stripping your box (Covers) & pointing a fan at it to see how much the temps drop.
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