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 looking for a budget cpu cooler - Forum CPU Cooler Replacement - 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 892 à CPUs a c 356 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 892 à CPUs a c 356 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 892 à CPUs a c 356 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 892 à CPUs a c 356 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 892 à CPUs a c 356 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 SolvedBest Closed Loop CPU Cooler? Forum SolvedBest CPU Cooler for FX 6300 That's Easy to Install Forum SolvedDo i need to buy another cpu cooler, or can i use the one that is provided by the processor? Forum SolvedWhat cooler should I get for my CPU? Forum Solveddoes this cpu cooler fit on this motherboard Forum SolvedCPU cooler height vs Depth/new CPU cooler Forum SolvedWhich CPU cooler should i get Forum SolvedAMD CPU Cooler Forum SolvedAfter market CPU cooler Forum SolvedHelp choosing a CPU cooler for a less-than-great case. Forum SolvedI'm looking for the best air CPU cooler that won't interfere with my 4 55mm tall RAM sticks. Forum SolvedOverall best Closed Loop 240mm cpu cooler Forum SolvedWhich Corsair liquid cooler to choose for my CPU? Forum SolvedWhat is a good CPU Cooler choice? Forum SolvedDoes a large cpu cooler affect the PSU temperature in top mounted case? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !