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New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

Q: New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

Alright, so recently my stock cooler for my CPU has been getting really annoying. It seems to get really loud during gaming, with my CPU temps averaging around 43c.

So I decided to grab a new CPU cooler. Ive had my eyes on the

But now after a little of reading up on the cooler, I'm a little concern about size and effectiveness. Here's my case if anyone knows if it will definitely fit.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147047&Tpk=Rosewill armor gaming case

Also,id like to know if there are any other good CPU coolers out their along the same price range, that performs better.

-Thanks In advance

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A: New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

The V8 is still a very good cooler, and was top dog for its time. if you want the top performers now , you are going to pay another $30 for them.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...00 50001444&IsNodeId=1&name=Thermalright, Inc.




I have the Silver Arrow (3 fan) cooling an AMD Phenom II x6 1100T @ 4.3Ghz and It's stellar.

Make sure you know the measurements of your case if you are getting a high end cooler.

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Hey guys,

I've got a brand new core 2 duo stock cooler from my old PC, and it seems much better than the stock cooler I got on my i5: cooper base, twice as much heat sink and pretty much the same fan. I was wondering if it would work better on the i5 than the tiny little I think I got along with it. Place your opinions, I'll test it this afternoon and post the results.

A:Solved: i5 stock cooler vs. 775 stock cooler

Eh, how embarrassing, the 775 cooler doesn't fit on the 1156 socket.

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Hello guys and girls, Since Christmas ended, ive been having issues with my stock cpu cooler fan. Sometimes it will screech and make engine like noises while other times it will just stop spinning. The fan that i am currently looking at is this onehttps://www.amazon.ca/Cooler-Master-SickleFlow-120-Radiators/dp/B0026ZPFCK/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&... I just want to make sure that it will fit the stock cooler if not will this cooler work for the cpu? https://www.amazon.ca/Cooler-Master-Hyper-T2-Heatpipes/dp/B00K7809O2/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF... Thanks !

A:Will this fan fit on the stock cooler that this pc came with...

 Hello You have to measure existing HP fan installed on CPU. Is it stock Intel fan? This fan is part of heatsink and cannot be replaced. You have to replace heatsink and fan. The first fan (Coolermaster Sickleflow) you are looking at is  4.72441 by 4.72441 inches. The second heatsink/fan (Hyper T2) will work on LGA 1155. Grzy    

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im after something better then the stock cooler for my lga 775 Q9550, from the link below or or any sites please recommend one to me, price limit is $60 AUD

im looking for a good balance between noise and cooling, good cooling and not noisy.


thanks for the help.

A:Best cooler other than stock?

Are you planning to overclock?
Will your chassis accept a tower cooler based on a 120mm fan design ? (You will need approx 160mm of space between the motherboard and the side of the case)
From the Techbuy site these are good coolers:

The Cooler Master Hyper 212 would be the best performer.

If you limited to approx <130mm of space then this:

the 3R Systems Iceage 120 (especially the Boss II variant if within your price range), Thermalright Ultra-90, Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer (120 and 92mm fan versions) would also be good choices.

The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 range are cheap but not a huge step up from the stock Intel cooler- ok if you plan on no (or mild) overclocking.

My second system runs a tower cooler (Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer- the 120mm version) on top of a Q9400 running at 3.6GHz ( 425 x 8, 1.25v in BIOS) 24/7 at 33-37 C idle, 45 C (approx) normal load, 47-52 C using OCCT torture test (Prime95 small/blend FFT). These are summer temps when the ambient (room) temp is 26-34 C.Most good coolers in a well ventilated chassis will give similar results.... Read more

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Playing around a bit with overclocking my E5200 today, since I read it does it easily.

So far, I'm up to 3.13 GHz w/ FSB of 250 MHz on the stock cooler, and I'm staying right around 100 degrees F (38 C) with no stability issues as of yet. I'm thinking I can get to at least 3.25 with the stock cooler and no issues, but I'm going to run it where it is for a while before I go any higher.

Anyone have any experience overclocking this CPU? I've heard of people getting it up to 4 GHz with aftermarket air cooling.

A:E5200 O/C (Stock Cooler)

3.25 is stable and cool, tempting to push it a little further.

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Guys, I'm about to purchase my new system components which i have spent months shopping around for.

I don't really ever plan on overclocking to be honest and would like a professional opinion on whether the stock CPU cooler that comes with the 95W GO stepping Q6600 processor would suffice for my mostly internet / desktop publishing activities?

And is the stock cooler noisy?

A:Q6600 stock cooler...

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i am replacing a stock p4 cooler with a new one. Unforunatly, the cpu came out of the socket with the cooler when i removed it. I am wondering if anyone knows good tricks for getting it apart


A:seperate p4 from stock cooler

I hope you didn't twist it when you pulled it. Otherwise you may have some bent pins. So the fan housing is off and the CPU is stuck to the bottom of the heat sink. It's probably stuck more with suction than actually glued on there. I use a very gentle twist with the CPU still in the socket to break the bond. Try setting the heat sink down with the bottom and the processor facing up. Use a plastic credit card and just work it underneath on one corner carefully avoiding the pins. It should pop off. Make sure you are grounded when handling components. You will need to clean off what ever is stuck to the CPU and bottom of the heatsink. Some people use rubbing alcohol. I use denatured alcohol because it evaporates quick and leaves no moisture. When you have the CPU clean, then you are going to need to prepare the bottom contact surface of the new heatsink before applying a thermal paste. I use Arctic Alumina because I'm cheap , but Arctic Silver5 is what most people use. Here is a link on how to prepare your surfaces and apply the paste before you assemble it back on the mobo. Make sure you buy thermal paste and not epoxy. That's used for gluing heat sinks to NBchips


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I have an fx 6300 non black edition at stock clock speed of 3.5Ghz. Although i do know that aftermarket coolers are pretty cheap, Im getting 24 C idle with a stock cooler right now, making me feel as if I wouldn't need to buy another one. From basic research, many look down on stock cooling overclocks. Due to such low temperatures, I wanted to know if it was safe to to overclock to at least 4 GHZ currently?

IDLE 20-30 C
Gaming 40-50 C

GPU temps (just in case it affects anything)
Gaming 50-60 C


A:Overclocking with a stock cooler?

I'd ratchet things up slowly and see how it goes. It's not just temperatures you need to worry about, but voltages and clock multipliers, etc. Given various imperfections in manufacturing, sometimes one motherboard is able to handle any kind of overclock you throw at it, while another one of the same make and model will pitch a fit at even the slightest bit of overclocking. So move things up a little at a time, with some time to test in between each step up. Remember you're dealing with a highly sensitive bit of electronics that'll cost you a minimum of a couple hundred dollars (or convert to your local currency) to replace. Unless you've got money burning a hole in your pocket -- and if you do, allow me to tell you about the Alvin Svent Wellness Foundation, where all funds go to my general well-being and happiness -- to replace that CPU, maybe even motherboard, it doesn't pay to be impetuous.

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Im looking to add new thermal paste and replace the old one but not sure how to remove the stock cpu cooler.  The cpu cooler is called Cooler Master 644724-001.

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Hi, i am going to build my own pc soon and plan on getting the AMD Athlon X4 760K CPU. I wanted to know if the stock cooler is any good? I am prepared to buy a new cooler if i need to. Sorry if im asking lots of questions over the next few weeks, i just need to know how to get it done right.

A:AMD Athlon Stock Cooler any good?

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz with stock cooler on this rig with no issues. AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6GHz with stock cooler on my other desktop, no issues there either.

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How much would i be able to overclock my E6750 Core 2 Duo processor with the stock cooler and without having the risk of the CPU damaging or frying? Would I be able to make it to 3.00GHz? Because I'd be happy with that

A:How mucn would i be able to overclock my CPU (with stock cooler?)

Taking it to 3GHz from 2.66 is a big jump in one hit. Also the amount of heat generated will depend on what you are running on the system (games are demanding, for example. Depending on the board, I would increase clock speed in small jumps and watch the temperature using something like Everest from http://www.lavalys.com/ - the system will usually become unstable before you do any damage to the chip. Still, that is not a cheap chip to be messing with.

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Hey all i have a stock intel cooler and want to overclock my cpu it is the G0 stepping model i was wondering what is a the maximum temps that would my cpu could handle for a 24/7 overclock?

A:Overclocking a Q6600 with stock cooler

You won't get far with just a stock cooler. I suggest you get a custom cooler, they don't cost you much, like the budget killing Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro or the OCZ Vendetta 2.

Its pretty risky overclocking with a stock cooler... max temps i would allow is 80 on full load.

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cooler is rather large with copper base and what looks like copper headers lol
downloaded cpuid hv monitor
cpu 85c
mainboard 33c
core 0 49c

core 1 51c

cpu vcore 1.57v

+12v 12.67

vbat 3.17

seems a little hot to me guys

shouldn't a higher performance fan like this do better

fans all working and running approx. 3600 rpms

your thoughts are most appreciated


A:AMD 6400+ running at 85c with a stock cooler

Try seeing what your bios is telling you about cpu temp. is this a stock cooler?
when was the last time you applied new thermal compound?
Have you recently moved the computer? any gap at all, even a .001" gap will heat things up
third, download a different temp program to verify that reading.
and is that reading under load , or idle?

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How much would i be able to overclock my Core 2 Duo processor with the stock cooler and without having the risk of the CPU damaging or frying? Would I be able to make it to 3.00GHz? Because I'd be happy with that

A:How much can I overclock my E6750 (with the stock cooler)

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Hello I just installed a 'arkua' 788m-7n cpu cooler on my xp 2200+. I was concerned that the orig cpu cooler fan was malfunctioning. I was running CPU temps 52-55 under load. So I switched to the 'arkua' sink&fan combo, now I'm getting 35-38. No kidding ,- 20 degrees!! To you more experienced guys, Is this the norm??? I had a cheap aluminum Sink with fan that came with.. Anyhow just thought I would share my findings with y'all. Graiskye

A:Running stock amd xp cpu cooler??? Read this!

Yeah, could happen. My 2400 used to run at 55-60. A volcano11+ and AS5 dropped it to 38. Stuff happens.

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Hi, I'm using an Akasa K32 cooler on my 3770 and my max temps seems to be 95 degrees so I'm wondering if I would get better cooling with the stock cooler.

My idle temps are 47 degrees.


A:I7 3770 with stock cooler, what are your max temps?

You shouldnt go past 80C on a CPU, otherwise you are killing its lifespan. The Stock Cooler should be better for now. Get a Hyper 212 Evo for $35 if you want. It is very good.

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Hi, I just bought a GB Windforce 770 4GB. It has an asic quality of 83.5%. How far have you guys taken this card on the stock cooler?

A:How far have you OC'ed your Gigabyte 770 Windforce 4GB on stock cooler?

According to this write up, you wouldn't get much more out of the card. They mention the card is already clocked near its maximum.

Gigabyte GTX 770 4GB Windforce 3X Benchmark and Review - Page 5 of 18

With our favorite overclocking tool MSI Afterburner we couldn?t get any where when it comes to overclocking. However, with EVGA Precision we managed to slightly bump up the voltage which enabled us to reach a stable 1280 MHz for GPU and 7484 MHz for memory which, we must state again is a very nice overclocking endeavor, especially if you take into a count that we were dealing with a cards voltage that has been locked in the BIOS. Now since the card was already overclocked to its maximum we knew we won?t get much out of it. +50 MHz (1280 MHz w/boost in total) and +233 MHz for memory making it 7484 MHz respectively is probably the maximum you can get from any GTX 770 unless your really really lucky.Click to expand...


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I accidentally bought a 4770K without a cooler :/

But I have an unused 3770 stock cooler somewhere, would it be OK to use that?


A:Can the 3770 stock cooler be used on a 4770K?

I would say yes after reading the following. It seems the difference mentioned below is all in the backplate design. Since the stock cooler doesn't use a backplate, it is a non-issue.

Noctua Offers Free LGA 1150 Haswell Mounting Kit Upgrade for Older Heatsinks

Because the LGA 1150 socket keeps the same mounting hole spacing as the current LGA 1156 and LGA 1155 sockets, many newer Noctua cooler will not need the mounting kit upgrade, and can simply be installed into the Haswell machine as is. In other words, if the heatsink worked with your Lynnfield, Sandy Bridge, or Ivy Bridge-based system, it will work in a Haswell system as well.Click to expand...


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I am now entering a stage where I feel confident enough to over clock my pc( after much research).
I currently have a HP A6090.uk Intel core duo E6700 running at 2.66Ghz with 3gig of ram. I have a changed the power supply to 700 watt and dumped a XFX geforce 8800gt xxx apha dog to play with.
I haven't changed any of the fans as the cpu never get above 50 under load and the gpu never goes above 70.
The system is very stable but what I would like to know is what speed would people recommand ( I have seen them running at 3.5 and above) with the current cooling system or should I upgrade the cooling system? then over clock?

Any thoughts?

A:Overclocking E6700 with stock cooler?

Yes get an aftermarket CPU cooler. Keep in mind that you will have to clean off the old thermal paste and apply new clean thermal paste when you change the cooler. Overclocking is increased little by little until the computer won't start. Make note of the overclocking values and when the computer won't boot, use the last working setting after you reset the CMOS and get the computer booting once more

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Recently bought an Artic Cooling Freezer 13 Pro. Im not planning on doing any major overclocking, just want a little headroom to up my Core i7 920 over the 3ghz mark.

On first installation the temps werent great, I put that down to the pre-applied thermal paste. So I cleaned it off and put on the Arctic Silver 5. Im pretty pissed off to see that the temps are still near enough if not worse than stock cooling. With the system running at stock settings, the cpu is idling at 40degrees and 5 minutes of Prime95 pushes it over the 80 degree mark and climbing. At this rate, I havent a hope of overclocking the cpu past 2.6 as it can't even cope with that. Artic Cooling state on the box that the cooler should be able to get an overclocked i7 920 @ 3.6ghz down to 49 degrees!!

Any suggestions as to what the problem may be. Im using a Coolermaster CM 690 case with front rear and side 120 case fans. Even with the side panel off, it only makes a difference of 2 or 3 degrees but the readings are still way over what they should be for a system running at stock speed.

A:Solved: Aftermarket Cooler worse than Stock?

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I'm an Audio guy mostly, other than Halo and Fallout 3 I really don't play a lot of games. I do, however, hate having GPU core temps bumping to 60?-70? Celsius at Idle, for no Reason... (except later learning that my fan was barely running and was about to die anyways... so good timing I guess...)

So I upgraded the stock fan and documented out of boredom and also in case it might help someone on here.
In this Lesson-
I used a BFG-Tech Nvidia Ge-force 7900 GS OC,
And a Zalman VF-900-Cu Air Cooler.

The Steps I lay out here are more or less interchangeable, And apply to a lot of different cards and setups.
About the Card used:
BFG-Tech Nvidia GeForce 7900 GS OC 256Mb
525MHz (vs. 450MHz standard)
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs, 256Mb GDDR3 @ 1320MHz, 42.2GB/Sec Bandwidth.

It's Fast, even for only having 256Mb, (but it is GDDR3 which helps.)
I've been running it hard for over 3 and a half years now, and It's showing no signs of slowing down now...
It's a Tank. It's never given me a single Problem in under any circumstances, despite the over heating worries i once had.

It's Late to boot, On the DVI out into an LG Flatron 1780U, It's display is a bit sluggish coming out of sleep mode, although I think that it's more the monitor than anything else.
It Likes Power, This isn't even really a Con, it's actually decently efficient about it's Amp draw, It's still a GPU, and so therefore It still likes power.

About the Cooler installed:
Zalman VF-900-Cu VGA Cooler
Solid Copper.
Qu... Read more

A:Hardware 101 - Upgrading your Stock VGA Cooler (Zalman VF-900 used)

Nice job

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I had a problem with my PC turning off which occurred in Ubuntu and Windows. I turned to the bios hardware monitor and found that heat was building up to 78+ degrees and then turning off.

The case was full of fluff and dust which I cleared out. The (stock) fan/cooler was loaded with the stuff. No wonder it was overheating.

Now I cleaned off the old thermal grease with isopropol alcohol, qtips, and a glasses cleaning cloth. I reapply a small amount of thermal grease. I had a lot of trouble with one push pin on the cooler but got that running. Each time I fit the cooler/fan I use fresh grease after cleaning off the old gunk. I found that the grease seems to be about right as, applying it in a small blob in the middle of the CPU, I found it covered the whole area of the cooler when I later took off the cooler (as cooling isn't working). The grease isn't leaking outside of the area of the heatsink so I guess my loading isn't excessive. The grease is Arctic silver 5. It may be a couple of years old. Is that the problem?

The temperature still climbs up to about 80 before shutting off. I turn it off early now, once I see the cooling isn't working.

Taking the other side of the case off, I can see that all four push pins are correctly seated on the motherboard. I check the CPU fan and it is working OK. The other case fans are working, but even they being off couldn't account for overheating like this.

Any ideas?

A:I2500 stock fan/cooler suddenly ineffective

What are you getting for a reading on "Vcore"?

If the CPU voltage is too high, that would explain the heat up.

That's all I got ATM.

Is this thing overclocked at all?

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I have used the stock cooler on my 530j for some time now. I've had good results, but the noise level is bit too much. Now I have this very large and heavy copper HSF with a 92mm fan. A Cooler Master Hyper 48.

I ran a test with my stock HSF. I booted up at my 530 4GHz, 1.45 Vcore(267x15) and ran idle for awhile then at full load.

Stock Intel HSF

I then Installed the Cooler Master. I had to remove the motherboard to install a back plate than the HSF is screwed down too. Then I ran the same test. It comes with a replacement bracket for both socket 478 and Athlon 64. It will clamp down to the regular 478 bracket but as heavy as it is the back plate is required.

Cooler Master Hyper48

After 1 week

The noise levels are lower with the Hyper 48, but still much louder than a Arctic Cooling Freezer 7. The Cooler Master's overall performance is a disappointment so far. I hope that once the heat sink compound cures performance will increase over the Intel unit. I may also replace the 92mm fan with a more quiet one.

The Hyper 48 gets ZERO green bouncies.

A:Intel stock HSF vs. Cooler Master Hyper 48

if you're looking for silence, you need to move up from air cooling

i prefer water cooling, but you can buy fan-less heat pipe coolers as well (they are huge though.. lol)

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So I was buying ram for my next build (2 x4GB sticks DDR3 1600 high profile) and didn't consider the cpu cooler in worst case scenario I can buy another cooler but I just need to know if they will fit

A:stock intel cooler and high profile ram

The stock cooler generally doesn't block the RAM slots, the board would have been designed with the slots placed far enough away to fit the stock cooler.

For some larger coolers it matters what motherboard you use since the position of the slots can vary.

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Needless to say, having the stock fan going absolutely full bore while trying to play Mafia 2 is not fun! I have a Corsair 800D case, but I have not yet focused on the cooling part of things. I built it last week and both side panels are STILL off!

So, air, or water? Either way it will be from Corsair.

The A70 is on sale right now at a local store for $30, regular $65! It is either this or the H70 or H80.

What's the best way to go? My goal is QUIET, I want it to be as quiet as possible.

A:Stock cooler on 970BE driving me absolutely nuts

If you decide to go air, I just installed the Thermalright Silver arrow in my machine. It is the coolest and quietest air cooler available. (if you have the chassis for it.)

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Hi, I have an amd fx 8320 with an r9 280 with the stock cooler, it's at 3.5 ghz, no overclocking, and I was playing some Saints Row 4, I left HWMonitor on and when I came off (20 mins later or so), it said max temp 79?!?!?! During gameplay the fans are louder than a chainsaw... I was looking at getting some decent thermal paste and a 212 evo, but I dont know if that will help. The airflow in thecase is quite poor, but im going to try and work on it.. also, it went over 70 max temp when I was just playing football manager 2014 last night...

A:AMD FX-8320 stock cooler/heatsink - crazy rpm/temps

79 on what? CPU or GPU?

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Hi, anyone knows wether a 120 MM CPU Cooler will phyiscally fit in a M92p Tower case? The cooler is 158 mm high in total. I think the Thinkcentre case is 175 MM wide. But You also have to consider that there is a Motherboard and CPU inbetween. WIll that fit or do I have to go for a smaller 92MM Cooler? Anyone tried this before?

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Hi, i am saikat from kolkata ,india.today I install cooler master liquid lite 120 top of my cpu. then switch on my computer computer run fine but CPU temparataur increase from before. Before I used intel cpu fan that time temperature was 40 to 46 degree c with 4 to 5 % cpu work. But when I install liquid cooler ,temperature increase .Now temperature 55 to 63 degree c when cpu work only 5 to 6 %. So please help me how can solve this problems.
My processor i5 (3570)
Motherboard intel or DB75EN
Also have graphic card.
Please help ,what is actual problem oh I use same thermal pest for both.

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Hi guys,

Does anyone know what CPU cooler this is? It is for the silverstone SUG SG07

link to youtube is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsg2sKoOV50&feature=player_embedded

At 1:20

A:Silverstone SUG SG07 Mini ITX CPU COOLER? Identify this cooler?

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Hello all, new to this forum. I bought a Cooler Master chipset cooler for my Asus P4P800-E Deluxe. I was checking my GPU fan when I touched the cooler and it was hot, I mean HOOOTTT, like cant touch it for more than a second hot.

The fan is spinning the 5K revs it runs in but its super hot anyway. I gave my stock cooler away and this is what I have. The MB temperature is normal, 37c and cpu 32c fanless at idle. I dont know where that MB sensor is located but the chipset must be over 40c at least.

Whats the best chipset cooler out there. My MB has an Intel 845 chipset. (i need an upgrade!)

My Antec P180 (provides great ventilation with 4 120mm fans) case is sitting standing up like its meant to be and I was reading in another forum that some heatpipes dont like to be sideways, could this be the case?

A:Problem with Cooler Master chipset cooler RUNNING HOT!

chipsets have a higher heat tolerence than CPUs, 40c is a safe operating temp. also, temp sensors are not accurate, so you can't really go by the reading from it anyways. it's not unusual for software based sensor to be as much as 10c off the actual temp.

the cooler you bought should work fine. did you thoroughly clean the chipset and heatsink with isopropyl alcohol and then apply new thermal compound before mounting the cooler?

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I upgraded my GPU recently and noticed that my CPU fan was making more noise than I remembered - sort of a droning noise.  I checked my CPU temps and discovered that, at idle, the CPU was hitting 38-42C.
I decided to upgrade my cooling.  The main limitation (besides the fact that Dell has a non-standard CPU backplate setup) is the somewhat narrow case on the XPS 8900 doesn't allow installation of most of the inexpensive high-performance coolers because they are too tall by 1/2" - 3/4".  Then I found the Cyrorig H7, which has three heat pipes, a huge heatsink, and 120mm fan all in a package that is "only" 145mm high - just short enough to fit in the case.  I installed it yesterday and it works GREAT.  Very happy with it, initially at least.
I also swapped out the stock Sunon case fan for a Cooler Master Blade Master 92mm fan, which is quieter but similar CFM specs.
Overall the computer is now quieter at 100% load than it was at idle before.  And my CPU temps have dropped by 15 degrees C.  Great upgrade.  I made a video on how I did it here:
...and here are a couple of pics:

A:XPS 8900 CPU cooler upgrade - much quieter and cooler operation

Nice !

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Hi, i am saikat from kolkata ,india.today I install cooler master liquid lite 120 top of my cpu. then switch on my computer computer run fine but CPU temparataur increase from before. Before I used intel cpu fan that time temperature was 40 to 46 degree c with 4 to 5 % cpu work. But when I install liquid cooler ,temperature increase .Now temperature 55 to 63 degree c when cpu work only 5 to 6 %. So please help me how can solve this problems.
My processor i5 (3570)
Motherboard intel or DB75EN
Also have graphic card.
Please help ,what is actual problem oh I use same thermal pest for both.

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Do you guys think that Cooler Master V8 CPU cooler will fit in a regular full tower case. Its not a branded/famous case, just a normal full tower with handle on top.

Thanks for your answers.

A:Solved: Case for Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler

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Is it acceptable practice to reuse the "thick", white, thermal padding originally sinking a factory 7900GTX cooler when replacing the cooler? Some pieces have "reoriented" themselves.

If this practice is frowned upon, what is my best alternative? Thick Ceramique? You can't seem to buy the meshed white padding online. Thanks.


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I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

A:Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler

Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020

I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

I have the 212+ as well. You'd want one push and 1 pull. Also, make sure the 2nd fan moves the same amount of air as the 1st, or you'll create a bottleneck of sorts. But with 2 fans that have equal airflow, you will notice a drop in temps. But there will be more noise, unless you change both fans to a quiet fan like Noctua's. A Guy

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I recently started getting BSOD's when gaming. I thought my OC's had gone unstable for some reason, so I reseted bios to default settings.
However, that didn't help.

I ran Memtest and it passed with no errors.
I also ran Furmark and that didn't crash the computer.
Then I ran Prime95... Computer crashed within 5 minutes.

What the heck. Is my CPU faulty? It has always been very bad overclocker, but it was stable at 3.8GHz, CPU voltage 1.475v
My motherboard is Asus M4A785TD-M EVO.
It has worked several months with those settings.

I have noticed that if I had Cool and Quiet on, it would sometimes drop the cpu frequency to 800MHz even in load. I disabled it and no more drops.

Btw, yesterday after one of the first BSOD's the computer wouldn't POST at all - had to reboot two times to get it boot again.

A:BSOD's. Phenom II 965BE not stable at stock settings?

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I am thinking about doing an overclock on my build

CPU/GPU AMD A83870K APU with Radeon 6550HD GPU

CPU Cooler Stock AMD Cooler

Mobo Gigabyte GA-A75M-D2H (Bios F5)

Memory G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

PSU OCZ ModXstream Pro 700W

Anyways I am almost certain that a Stock cooler will not work for Overclocking and was looking for some good suggestions for an after market cooler. I have one in mind but was just looking for some other opinions on weather the one I am looking at is a good choice or not. I am looking at the Cooler Master Hyper TX3
Also too I understand that every situation is different but has anyone on here overclocked an APU build or even a 3870K and did you see any noticeable results.


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i want to replace the stock cooler on my amd quad core cpu but every one i keep looking at means me taking the mother board out to put a plate under the board

i would like one where i take mine of and put another one straight on but keep the orignal clip design on the board any ideas

thank you

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If AM2 coolers are compatible with AM2+ socket (think they are), then look at Zalman 9500 or 9700 coolers (9700 would be better for a quad core Phenom). They just use the retention clip design without having to put a backing plate on.

I used the 9500 cooler on my Athlon x2 and it kept it nice and cool, and using the 9700 on my E8200 atm, and it's running great.

I have to say, the best thing about AM2 sockets is the very easy installation of coolers on it.

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I'm looking to overclock my AMD 5000+ Black Edition and I was wondering what would be the best cooler for me to get? I can afford to spend about 25 and will probably be buying from www.microdirect.co.uk. Could anyone help me find a decent cooler? I just don't know much about coolers and am getting bogged down with all the info. I was looking at the OCZ Vanquisher which is on offer but I don't know if this will be much good for overclocking.

Any help would be appreciated because I just seem to be going round in circles


A:Which CPU Cooler?

www.Anandtech.com Click on cooling tab.

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I have an old Sunbeam Core Contact 92mm CPU cooler that fits these sockets; Socket 754 / 939 / 940 / AM2 / AM2+ / LGA 775 I have a friend that has a Gigabyte mobo (GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0) that supports sockets AM3/AM3+ and I want to give him this CPU cooler. Will this CPU cooler work even though the specs only list's the AM2/AM2+ sockets? I don't have the mobo in front of me or I sure would attempt it....just wondering if anybody knows or has tried this?

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I am not overclocking my i7 but was wondering if anyone knows the best cooler that will fit with a gigabyte EX58UD4P with an i7 and in a Antec 900 case. I have two 3870X2's crossfired and the extra fan on the case side. I am running Rivatuner as the fan control on the ATI cat does not work for the 3870's. It never gets hot but I thought I might want to push it some and see what I can do. Yes, It has the stock Fan for the i7. LOL

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here are some universal coolers

Micro Center - Extreme Spirit II Universal Northbridge Chipset Copper Heatpipe Cooler

Micro Center - G Power Lite Universal Heat Sink

Micro Center - 92mm 3-Heat Pipe Universal CPU Cooler

Micro Center - CNPS7500-AlCu LED Universal CPU Cooler - i use this one overclocked and my temps never go above 38c

there are two stores in cali or you can order online.

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I plan on getting a new computer soon, and will buy the AMD 2500+ Processor. What I was wondering, is if i plan on overclocking it to 3200+, will the stock cooling be good enough, or should I get a different one. My case is going to have 6 case fans, and it's huge, so it will be well ventilated. I was thinking about this one, http://www.xpcgear.com/ttsilenta1889.html. Is that even better, and is it even necessary. Or if you have any other suggestions, please let me know. And water cooling isn't really an option, it's too spendy for me, plus I doubt it's necessary.

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You will definitely need a new fan if you are planning on going up to a 3200+, and the fan you linked to seems very good to me, and it suprisingly shouldn't be particularly noisy either at only 21dB.

Remeber to get some good quality thermal paste, such as artic silver.

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I'm looking for a completely silent CPU cooler, and I have already checked some options from thermaltake and thermalright with huge fanless heatsinks. The problem is that those seem too large to fit inside the case, and the pictures taken only show them on a motherboard outside of any case.
1) Do you know of such a fanless heatsink that can fit onto the case, and maybe even extend outside of it?
2) Can such a fanless heatsink support a quad core CPU (With case fans of course, particularly 2 120mm fans)?

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ok, i was thinking about getting a new cpu cooler cause the 1 on my cpu atm is loud and annoying, atm i just have the standard fan and heatsink that came with my cpu (amd athlon 3200+) i was looking around and i found some that are cheap cause i dont really want to be spending that much, maybe $20 - $50 australian, i dunno if its even gonna be worth changing if im only going to be payin that much. so here are my links if some1 could tell me the best out of these and any other info/advice would be good,









thanks again

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Any one but the third one as its for a lga775 socket!!!!

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I have a question about CPU cooling, I have an AMD 1.1 Thunderbird and I want to use the Thermaltake Mini Super ORB model # DUO 462-8 with a copper shim, but its says not to use the shim unless you are installing a Dragon Series ORB, can anyone tell me the differance between the two coolers, and why I cant use the shim on the Thunderbird chip.

BTW I looked at their site and I couldn't find anything telling me the differance between the 2 cooloers

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