Scratch in cpu cooler Tags: Heatsinks Cooling CPUs Overclocking Last response: February 16, 2013 9:39 AM in Overclocking Share chromic a b à CPUs February 15, 2013 9:44:32 PM i have a small scratch on the bottom of my cpu coolers heatsink, do you think this is affecting temps? More about : scratch cpu cooler redguy54 February 15, 2013 9:48:30 PM Thermal paste should fill it and you shouldn't see anything drastic go on with your temp. chromic a b à CPUs February 15, 2013 10:02:43 PM just one question, is my cpu fan installed right? its like that on the cooler Related resources Building a CPU from scratch for Dota 2 & diablo 3 - Forum How to scratch off the letters on a CPU? - Forum Is my old CPU really up to scratch? - Forum In need of a new cpu cooler, looking for suggestions - Forum CPU cooler monted correctly? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer redguy54 February 15, 2013 10:06:41 PM Yeah, you want to push air across the heatsink. chromic a b à CPUs February 15, 2013 10:16:47 PM ah ok thx, was just wondering cause after 20 runs of IBT standard 1.368 max vcore 4.0 ghz fx-6100 idle socket temp is 33c socket temp 57c max core temp 45c max they seem a little high for this cooler( scythe ninja 3 ) redguy54 February 15, 2013 10:52:20 PM I have little experience with scythe products, but minor scratches will not raise temps noticeably. SR-71 Blackbird a c 753 à CPUs a c 297 K Overclocking February 15, 2013 11:27:09 PM 1.368 max vcore 4.0 ghz fx-6100 < FX are hot chips those temps are normal chromic a b à CPUs February 16, 2013 12:02:56 AM thanks, just checking. my pc shuts itself down when socket temp hits 63-64c =( SR-71 Blackbird a c 753 à CPUs a c 297 K Overclocking February 16, 2013 12:27:12 AM my pc shuts itself down when socket temp hits 63-64c =( < that's to prevent damage to your computer. SR-71 Blackbird a c 753 à CPUs a c 297 K Overclocking February 16, 2013 12:48:32 AM 63-64c =( too hot for an FX chip be careful not to damage your system chromic a b à CPUs February 16, 2013 12:49:56 AM 63c SOCKET TEMP the cores are 48-50c when it happens SR-71 Blackbird a c 753 à CPUs a c 297 K Overclocking February 16, 2013 12:53:32 AM http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-FX-Series%2... chromic a b à CPUs February 16, 2013 2:40:40 AM it shows max temp of 70c isnt that the max safe core temp? SR-71 Blackbird a c 753 à CPUs a c 297 K Overclocking February 16, 2013 9:39:59 AM it shows max temp of 70c < Max and you want to stay well away from that on an FX cpu...MY fx8120 on my other computer never goes above 50. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed a New CPU Cooler? Forum Solvedalternate cpu cooler options? Forum SolvedWhat cpu cooler? Forum Solvedcpu fan cooler/heatsink issue Forum SolvedWhich CPU Cooler should I get Corsair H100i , Nocuta NH-D14 or Phanteks PH-TC14PE Forum SolvedWould I need a water cooler for my CPU when overclocked? Forum SolvedDo I need an after-market cpu cooler if I do not plan to OC? Forum SolvedCPU cooler installation Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 CPU Cooler for overclocking ! Forum SolvedLooking for CPU Cooler Forum SolvedCPU cooler - OC'ing i5-4670k Forum SolvedWhat CPU fan Cooler should be good enough to get the most of my I5 2500k? Forum SolvedFX-6300 CPU Cooler Forum SolvedScratches on CPU Forum Solvedcpu cooler fan Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !