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URGENT HELP New heat problem

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January 21, 2012 7:16:23 PM

Hi,

I reinstalled my Mugen 2 CPU cooler (the screws were loose indeed) and reaplied thermal paste. Booted my system and now CPU temperature is in 80-90°C idle I reseted my BIOS settings but the temperature stays at 70-80°C. What could have possibly caused this? I dont understand :cry:  I'm worried my CPU is gonna get seriously damaged. Couldn't even go into bios without waiting a minute for the CPU to cool down. :( 

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January 22, 2012 2:00:42 AM

Did you apply the Thermal Interface Material as recommended by the manufacturer? For example, Arctic Silver 5 should be applied to the CPU and the heatsink so it looks like haze.
-- Then add a drop the size of a rice grain to the center of the CPU.
-- Then you install your Mugen 2, and tighten until it is firmly seated, but not so tight as to warp the CPU heatsink.
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January 22, 2012 12:50:30 PM

Reinstalled everything again and it finally works clocked my FSB to 400Mhz and highest temp with intel burn is 57°C. I'm not totally happy whit that because its winter, but its good for now :) .
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