Help intel thermal solution cooler! not working as expected Tags: Heatsinks Cooling Thermal Compound Intel Overclocking Last response: January 22, 2012 7:07 PM in Overclocking Share xenomachina January 22, 2012 6:05:39 PM i bought this intel thermal solution cooler and its going up to 60 c on max load idle at 40 c and while not oced its not much different i read reviews that it stayed down to 30 c idle and 40 c max load(i7 2600k and the 3930(i think thats the extreme series) but im really kind of upset with it and was wondering if the thermal compound maybe have a problem or the problem may lay with the cooler i have and should i just go ahead and get a h80?? More about : intel thermal solution cooler working expected | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove bloc97 January 22, 2012 6:28:41 PM Was the thermal compound sticked on the Heatsink? Did you plug in the CPU Fan? Can you give a link to the cooler's details? | Report abuse xenomachina January 22, 2012 6:37:14 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... everything is plugged in. chassis/fan/radiatior/fan i have a raidmax blade case | Report abuse bloc97 January 22, 2012 6:49:01 PM I think it is more of an Thermal Compound issue. Also what is your CPU, older cpu's tend to give off more heat... | Report abuse xenomachina January 22, 2012 6:55:00 PM its a i5 2500k i just want this thing to stay frosty and i read reviews that it stsays 30c on idle and 40c on max load while not on overclock while using the the new intel extreme series cpu so i figured mine would do the same but its not. so idk i guess im going to try the different thermal compound and see if that helps | Report abuse bloc97 January 22, 2012 7:07:46 PM Also, did you read the cooler's instructions and followed it step-by step? | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Help intel thermal solution cooler! not working as expected> Related ressources: ForumIntel thermal solution cooler installation on Intel board ForumArctic Silver 5 Thermal Paste with Intel i7 920 ForumIntel Thermal Liquid Solution ... ForumFATAL ERROR: Rounding was 0.5, expected less than 0.4 ForumPrime95 and stock intel cooler ForumNeed Advice on cooling solution ForumHyper 212+ not performing as expected (or installation gone wrong) ForumThermal Problems due to die irregularities ForumDaClan Review: Thermal Interface Shootout Forum4850 + Accelero S1 cooler ....Impressive cooling solution ForumConservative OC - Working out pretty well ForumRegd. Intel core i5-750 Foxconn socket issue - solution ? ForumI7 2600k, What thermal paste to use on very safe OC? ForumWater or Air-cooling solution for HD6950 in 90° Rotation (FT02) ForumE5200 Stock Cooler Louder than Expected Forumthermal glue for the Athlon 64 x2 3800 ForumThermal compound ForumI5 3570K + Z77 PRO3 ForumOverclocking Noob needs help lol Forum[Solved] Intel Burn in test More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !