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FX-8150 loud and high temperatures

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July 20, 2012 10:06:56 AM

Hello,
Yesterday i got my 8150. It is realy loud and temperatures are realy high. I ran stress test and temps was 80 and getting higher. Fans only goes quiet when cpu load is about 8 percent. what to do guys shall i go show it to warranty guys or shall i buy a new fan?
a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 11:32:20 AM

check the fan connector.
July 20, 2012 11:38:54 AM

emm its connected and the fan works
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a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 11:39:53 AM

had you overclock it?
July 20, 2012 11:49:05 AM

no
a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 11:50:54 AM

well, then I guess you haven't apply thermal compound on the cpu is that is the case?
July 20, 2012 11:51:43 AM

actualy the stock cooler was with it
a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 12:02:10 PM

The stock cooler tends to get loud on the FX-8120/8150 your best bet would be to get a good aftermarket cooler. For mine I choose to get a XSPC 750 RS240 water cooling kit. Even with four 120mm fans in a push/pull it is still quieter than the stock cooler. Running at 4ghz with a 20x multiplier my temps are at 29c idle and have not gone over 35c full load.

A friend of mine build the same system but got a COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and has had really good results with it and at $29.99 it is a good price and is still quieter than the stock cooler.
July 20, 2012 12:24:02 PM

I never use a stock cooler from AMD or Intel anymore. They are such poor excuses for fans.
a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 2:33:32 PM

did you applied thermal paste during mounting of cpu.
July 20, 2012 2:37:25 PM

Sounds like he didn't apply the thermal grease
a b à CPUs
July 20, 2012 11:18:44 PM

Just a loud fan, fans move air and anything that moves air makes noise. If you want it to be less noisy then buy a better cooler. Not hard to install even if there be a learning curve it is worth an hour or so of trouble and effort.
July 21, 2012 10:30:11 AM

What fan shall i buy?
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