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Heating problem

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June 26, 2007 9:00:05 PM

Hello,
I have PentiumD 805 (2.66) with an intel fan.

A couple of days ago i removed the HS and fan in order to clean them, and returned them afterwards.

A few days later my cpu temp. began rising, its now 55 in idle, and the fan is at 4000RPM instead of ~2500-3000RPM.

Maybe by removing the HS i've damaged the thermal greeze texture or something like that ?

Or any other ideas ?

Thanks in advance :) 

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June 26, 2007 9:23:20 PM

You should definitely clean off all thermal grease with a coffee filter and then re-apply.

I think the thermal grease reacts with the air and then it doesn't work as well if at all
June 26, 2007 10:18:06 PM

bc is correct - you need to clean off the gunk and apply some new
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June 26, 2007 10:25:30 PM

thanks guys, i'll get some AS5 tomorrow and try that.

hoping to report that it went well
July 3, 2007 8:00:25 AM

After applying AS5 the temp droped to 46c.
now, after a few days it droped to ~41-41c in idle
i hope it will drop more

Anyhow, thanks alot for your help dudes
July 7, 2007 8:37:46 PM

Yeah the drop in temps is referred to as a "break-in" period by AS5's own manual. You can see the same effect on my Q6600 in this thread: dropped by an average of 2.3 °C after about 300 h of use.
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