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AMD FX-6300 Thermal Paste, should I re-apply ?

So today I was cleaning my PC and for some reason I removed my CPU Heatsink to clear it then I saw that the pre-applied Thermal paste is already really dry.. Is it safe to run the PC with this temps ?

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  1. I would replace the thermal paste but those temps are ok are they idle or load
  2. AMD_POTATO said:
    I would replace the thermal paste but those temps are ok are they idle or load


    Temps:
    idle ~45C ; browsing, etc: ~50+C :/
    Stock Cooler I bought a Thermal Paste and I wait it to arrive is that good one ? ARCTIC MX-4, 4g ?
  3. Best answer
    No its not safe SAN1TY :(

    Your not really under a stress load and temps are 70+Celsius.
    Clean off the old TIM with Isopropyl Alcohol 95% and re-apply new thermal paste (TIM)with AS5 or MX4.

    Not only that but your PSU is way under spec on all rail voltages. Swap it out with a known working unit of the same Wattage or higher. A failing PSU will do damage to hardware components.
  4. MeanMachine41 said:
    No its not safe SAN1TY :(

    Your not really under a stress load and temps are 70+Celsius.
    Clean off the old TIM with Isopropyl Alcohol 95% and re-apply new thermal paste (TIM)with AS5 or MX4.

    Not only that but your PSU is way under spec on all rail voltages. Swap it out with a known working unit of the same Wattage or higher. A failing PSU will do damage to hardware components.

    Thank you for the respone ! I will buy a new PSU anyway I know about the problems my old PSU got fried so Im using my older 400W atm so I will buy like 600-50W PSU ! Im waiting my MX4 To Arrive so I can apply it safe :)
  5. Here is how to apply your new thermal paste: http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html.

    If you want a good recommendation on which PSU to get, list your system specs. :)
  6. MeanMachine41 said:
    Here is how to apply your new thermal paste: http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html.

    If you want a good recommendation on which PSU to get, list your system specs. :)


    Specs:
    CPU: AMD FX-6300
    GPU: GT 630 - 2GB , 128bit ; ( Will be changed later with GTX 1050 Ti probably ! )
    MoBo: Asus M5A78L-M (LX3)
    HDD: Seagate Baracuda 1TB
    Ram: 8GB Kingston HyperX Fury
  7. SAN1TY said:
    MeanMachine41 said:
    Here is how to apply your new thermal paste: http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html.

    If you want a good recommendation on which PSU to get, list your system specs. :)


    Specs:
    CPU: AMD FX-6300
    GPU: GT 630 - 2GB , 128bit ; ( Will be changed later with GTX 1050 Ti probably ! )
    MoBo: Asus M5A78L-M (LX3)
    HDD: Seagate Baracuda 1TB
    Ram: 8GB Kingston HyperX Fury




    Your Wattage requirement is 550-650W allowing for some OC and future expansion.
    I recommend a Gold certified unit from Seasonic, EVGA. Corsair or Antec.
    Shopping around pays dividends.
  8. MeanMachine41 said:
    SAN1TY said:
    MeanMachine41 said:
    Here is how to apply your new thermal paste: http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods.html.

    If you want a good recommendation on which PSU to get, list your system specs. :)


    Specs:
    CPU: AMD FX-6300
    GPU: GT 630 - 2GB , 128bit ; ( Will be changed later with GTX 1050 Ti probably ! )
    MoBo: Asus M5A78L-M (LX3)
    HDD: Seagate Baracuda 1TB
    Ram: 8GB Kingston HyperX Fury




    Your Wattage requirement is 550-650W allowing for some OC and future expansion.
    I recommend a Gold certified unit from Seasonic, EVGA. Corsair or Antec.
    Shopping around pays dividends.

    Ty Temps now browsing/idle http://prntscr.com/dq0bc4 little dot method
  9. Need to test it under stress SAN1TY. Those temps are a little high at idle. See what happens under load.
    Your Voltage on all Rails are scary.
  10. MeanMachine41 said:
    Need to test it under stress SAN1TY. Those temps are a little high at idle. See what happens under load.
    Your Voltage on all Rails are scary.


    So idk why the temps at the begging were high ?! Now on IDLE - 25-30C ; On Full Load Prime95 - 40-55C :-) Will Recive Seasonic S12II-620 620W on 03.01.17 :^)
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