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How long to wait for to remove cooler ater prime 95 run?

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June 30, 2012 10:08:15 AM

hi done a 95 run and my cpu got to 82 in 1min :o  so going to remove cooler and reseat. how long should i wait for cpu and mobo to cool?
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June 30, 2012 10:12:03 AM

5-7 minutes is long enough.
June 30, 2012 10:14:56 AM

nikorr said:
5-7 minutes is long enough.



thanks first time i had this problem..... h50 isn't as easy to mount as the vids show.....
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June 30, 2012 10:17:08 AM

Whats your CPU + GHz clock?
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June 30, 2012 10:17:51 AM

How long was the P95 run?
June 30, 2012 10:19:49 AM

You should also know that no other program besides prime95 and alike will get your PC that hot.

If you are just going to play games, web browse, etc the temps might be just fine.
June 30, 2012 10:24:50 AM

nikorr said:
How long was the P95 run?


i7 930 at 3.2ghz auto volts (getting ready for over-clock )

pic of rig:



June 30, 2012 10:27:51 AM

i did put alot of tcomp on so will try again and air flow is rubbish on a dented h50
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June 30, 2012 10:31:35 AM

Well, the temp is high @ stock speed.

What thermal paste did u use?
June 30, 2012 10:33:31 AM

nikorr said:
Well, the temp is high @ stock speed.

What thermal paste did u use?


silver 5
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June 30, 2012 10:33:57 AM

What did u use to measure the temps?
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June 30, 2012 10:34:49 AM

robin banks uk said:
silver 5

Yep, re-seat the cooler should fix it.
June 30, 2012 10:36:03 AM

nikorr said:
Yep, re-seat the cooler should fix it.



time to clean and reply. not expecting amazing results as airflow would be poor
July 1, 2012 8:23:33 AM

only hiting high 60s low 70s thanks for the help
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July 1, 2012 8:43:38 AM

Cool : )
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