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 First new build from scratch .. - Forum Build from scratch , need help and advice please. - Forum Building Brand New PC Gaming Rig From Scratch - $3000 Budget - Forum 2k MMORPG rig from scratch , help a noob? - Forum [New Build] $2,000 Budget, From Scratch Looking for Suggestions - 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 243 à CPUs a c 85 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 243 à CPUs a c 85 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 243 à CPUs a c 85 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 243 à CPUs a c 85 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 243 à CPUs a c 85 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: ForumNew Gaming/Music Prod. Unit from Scratch (~$1200) ForumBuilding a custom gaming rig from scratch ForumScratch on CPU ForumLooking to build first pc from scratch , advice on parts ForumSsd for photshop and video edit scratch /temp ForumIs my old CPU really up to scratch ? ForumFirst Ever From Scratch Build Forum7 years since my last scratch system, have questions. Forum[ Scratch Build] Phase Changer RIG ForumNeed help - building 1st PC from scratch ForumUpgrading or Starting from scratch ForumNeed advice choosing a motherboard More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !