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Simple Question: What is the max temp on AMD X2 5000+

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May 24, 2007 6:25:35 AM

I was just wondering what is the highest temperature that I should be comfortable running my CPU at? (Under max load)

I am using speed fan to record my temps.

Currently, I idle at about 39c - 40c and the max that I have let my temps get under full load has been 58c (it was still rising).

AMD Athalon X2 5000+ w/ Stock HSF

I've been searching the forums for a bit and can't seem to find an answer.
May 26, 2007 7:28:56 PM

you hit 60C load (still climbing?) you need to look into others way's of removing the heat from that chip
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May 29, 2007 2:02:45 AM

Thanks a bunch for the response.

Looks like I'm gonna have to buy a new HSF and some thermal paste.
May 29, 2007 6:30:31 AM

Um, what is this so-called 'lapping'?

And, if I get the Ultra-120, how do I attach a fan to it, or will it provide enough cooling w/out a fan?

And...Whats wrong w/ AS5?
May 29, 2007 11:40:14 PM

I've been looking at Newegg for the ultra-120, and it doesn't show that it comes with a fan.

Is newegg wrong? Or should I buy the HSF from another site?


I didn't know that AS5 was all hype, thanks for that piece of advise.
May 29, 2007 11:50:19 PM

Well, then I suppose that begs the question, "Which fan do I buy to accompany such an awesome Heatsink?"

Noise isn't really an issue.
May 29, 2007 11:55:17 PM

Oops, another question...

Will the U-120 X fit inside my Ultra Grid case and MSI K9n Platinum Mobo?

It looks kinda big...

And do I have to worry about gravity putting too much stress on my mobo in a vertical orientation?
May 30, 2007 12:50:32 AM

Ok, I recant my statement. I do worry about noise a little. I don't want my computer to sound like it is ready for take off....

Are there any fans that you would recomend against?
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