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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Lapping with respect to heatsinks (or anything, really) is the process whereby you polish/grind a surface in such a way as to increase its flatness.

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    ohh.. so i've misread it?
    they mentioned the fact that they'd used more thermal paste than they usually do, and if you say "i lapped the paste on" it kinda just sounds right.. d'ya get what i mean?

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Actually most people find that, as far as thermal paste is concerned, less is more, i.e. do NOT put on extra paste. It's only there to fill the gaps/cracks, not to form a layer.

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Yep I use as little as possible really. The best results I got out of my freezer 7 pro (with arctic silver) were applying as normal and then using an old credit card to smooth it out a bit and remove excess.

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    yeah, i have a minimal layer of thermal paste on my CPU, acrtic silver
    but some people have found that filling the large concave area on their CPU with paste does reduce their temperatures.. but of course, any excess than that concave area and it's gonna do worse, so you'll have to get it just right

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    ive got my q6600 running @ 3.2ghz and its temps are 61 +- 3degress using a scythe mine, but then again i have set the voltage to 1.272v.

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    I presume that's running Orthos or Prime...

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Okidoke, back! The reshuffle seems to have shaved 5 degrees or so off, idling at 46 degrees now. I think next time a quad pops by though i am going to whack it in and maybe do a substitution
    I see most people are idling around 30 degrees with their overclocked quads arent they?

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    My mates was at 3.6ghz idle at around 40 degree's on average so its a bit off but maybe it will clock higher and not get much hotter?

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Quote Originally Posted by themaidenmaniac View Post
    I think next time a quad pops by though i am going to whack it in and maybe do a substitution
    I must remember to never do business with you

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorsson View Post
    I presume that's running Orthos or Prime...
    ofcourse, wouldnt dream of posting those temps otherwise

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    More than 1 user on here is having temp issues like the E8400 threads around. They all seem to be on abit and asus boards. I am wondering if they are bios problems not interpreting the temps correctly. With temps like these I would have thought you would have stability problems when overclocked. Just my opinion.
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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Im definitely not a fan of the way the s775 coolers attach, its such a pain especially in the ip-35e where you're shafted space wise if you're trying to put a ninja in.

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    Re: Q6600 G0 Seems to be a bit hot!?

    Quote Originally Posted by gurpz1 View Post
    ofcourse, wouldnt dream of posting those temps otherwise
    That's what I thought, but some people might have gotten confused...

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