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  1. A

    [SOLVED] Thermal Paste for Mac mini (Late 2012)

    Hi guys, I bought an Mac mini last year, just to see what Mac OS is like, I mainly use as "storage" and to do some Djs. it's a late 2012 Mac mini, core i5, with 4 GB of RAM (just waiting for the 8 GB to be delivered do upgrade it), 250 GB SSD, 500 GB HDD as internal storage and around 5 TB HDD...
  2. V

    [SOLVED] Excess thermal paste

    I have accidentally left a small (thread-like) amount of thermal paste next to the gpu chip. I was applying the paste and some of it was left on top of the syringe, so it fell next to the gpu chip when I raised my hand. Will it cause any (heating) issues if I just leave it there? The paste in...
  3. Kealopian

    Question Ryzen 7 3800x - Heat sink paste already put on cooler

    I am helping my girlfriend assemble her new rig right now. Got some experience, though it's been a few years (or maybe more like a decade). So I am unpacking her brand new Ryzen 7 3800x (my heart pounding like back when I was 14 years old), telling her about how crucial it is to get "that...
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    [SOLVED] Can this product be used as thermal paste?

    Hello people of Tom's hardware! I'm expecting a delivery of a CPU soon, so I will need thermal paste. I have my hands on a 25g tube of something called: "Servisol(TM) heat sink compound". It says: "Thermally conductive silicone grease for insulation and protection of electrical components" on...
  5. Zzavior

    Thermal Issues 3600

    I have a custom AIO ANTEC K240 mounted in front of the panel paired with Ryzen 3600 on msi b450 pro m2 mobo with 2400mhz ram my CPU temps are 80+ on stress test can anyone help me. Cooler Master thermal paste normal one. Temps are normal in bios its 35 and below
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    Question Thermal paste in cpu socket (AM4)

    I was a little clumsy installing my new cpu and forgot to clean of my hands when I got some thermal paste in the cpu socket. Luckily it is only in two pin slots granted not that much, however I am still worried it might hurt something in my system. Am I over reacting or do I need to clean it out?
  7. Discussion Apply thermal paste to Ryzen Zen 2 Cpu's.

    Hello. Back in 2014 I had my brand new I7 4790K and I've done some research and self tested what was the best method to apply thermal paste on the CPU and what was better (by 2ºC - 3ºC) was draw a vertical line with the paste across the CPU. That make sence since the chip is in the position like...
  8. Proprietary Software

    Question MIGHT have forgotten to apply thermal paste

    I’ve finished my custom water cooling build for about a month. Today, it suddenly came to me that I might have forgotten to add thermal paste on my CPU... I am using a ryzen 9 3900x, and it averages 45 degrees idle. The high temps have perplexed me for a while, and not having applied thermal...
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    Question Reapplied thermal paste three times cpu still overheating?

    So I bought a ryzen 2600 about 2 weeks ago. I obviously messed up the installation and thermal paste the first time I dont doubt that. However the second and third time applying the thermal paste it for some reason kept running hot. The first time it ran at 99 so I quickly shut off the computer...
  10. M

    Question Mistakes were.....made? Help!?

    Hi guys, I'll make this short. I bought a CPU. I am applying the heatsink and too much air got to it in the process of installing the massive NH-D15. So I started again. This is where the mistakes happened.... -Used kitchen towel (not LINT free) as it was the only thing I had and was not...
  11. T

    [SOLVED] Is the stock thermal paste good enough in wrath stealth heatsink which comes with Ryzen 5 3600 ?

    I recently bought the Ryzen 5 3600 CPU and it comes with a wrath stealth cooler that has pre-applied thermal paste. Is that good enough, or should I apply some 3rd party thermal paste ? I have a Noctua NT-H1 paste sitting on my desk . if if use that one after removing the pre applied one - will...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] CPU Temp vs Core Temp

    So im really getting worried about my PC its core says to be hitting about 102°C and my CPU temp still stays at 60°C when i undo the heatsink to check what's with CPU it wasn't that hot as reported by Core temp so the thing is im.not really getting why core temp is giving so diff value than CPU...
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    [SOLVED] Thermal paste coverage

    https://share.icloud.com/photos/0glRYAQI21LvSsI2FZlaUaGuw https://share.icloud.com/photos/0kIUKrCrfxI61oB7aHuqTIH6A Should the thermal paste cover it fully and if so how can I make my aio liquid cooler cover the whole CPU?
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    [SOLVED] Might have to move cpu cooler to add more ram... thermal paste?

    So i just bought some new corsair vengeance ram off amazon and realised to my horror that my dimm slot is located tightly next to the cpu cooler. (Default cooler ryzen 7 1700) I might have to remove the cooler to add the ram unless i can squeeze it in, hard to tell without it present. If i do...
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    Question cpu temperature jumping up and down after applying thermal paste

    Hello Everyone, I am using a laptop within Intel 6200u i5 , 8gb ram and 480gb SSD. It is 3.5 years old. Intel HD 520 gpu So i thought of putting new paste, before applying my temp was max 75 degree when playing games and from 45-55 max when using laptop. I bought a PCCOOLER GT-1 paste and...
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    Question Need to repaste?

    Hi. I am building my pc now, and I have unmounted the cpu cooler because I can't install the RAM. Now I need to clean and repaste the cpu or I can reinstall the cpu cooler? Will be wrong if I will reinstall the cooler? It was not used, or burned the paste. Help :D
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    Question Is AMD using glue as a thermal compound?

    I've been using my Ryzen 7 1700 with the stock cooler and stock thermal compound for 6 months. I decided to replace the thermal compound today. I loosened the 4 screws completely but the cooler wasn't letting go. I ended up ripping the CPU from the socket and I had to use a knife to pry the...
  18. T

    [SOLVED] Arctic Silver 5 vs Arctic MX-4

    Hello everyone. Recently, I just bought a tube of Arctic MX-4 thermal paste to re-apply on my graphics card. But today I just found out that I already got a tube of Arctic Silver 5 in my house. The AS5 must have been not less than 5 years old now from when I recall buying it. The package has...
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    [SOLVED] Unique dilema.Is it safe to replace thermal paste(remove cooler) if some of motherboard socket pins were bent

    Hi. I'm giving my older pc to my nephew and before that i want to replace thermal paste on cpu and gpu as it's at least 2-3 years old. socket 1155, 3570k, ASRock Z77 Pro4. Here are my dilemas: 2-3 years ago I managed to bend pins(1 or 2) on the mobo then it didnt post and as 1155 socket was...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] Conductonaut vs Liquid Ultra for delid

    Hi folks, I'm considering delidding my 6700K, and comparing Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra to Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut liquid metal pastes for between the die and IHS. I'm not necessarily asking which will provide the absolute best thermal performance, as from what I can find they should be...
  21. BlazingAngels

    Question Returning Logitech Z207 Speakers

    I have submitted a return on Amazon for my new Logitech speakers and marked them defective but I noticed some weird crud where amplifier is and not sure if it is from something I did or it came that way from the manufacturer. I nervous about sending them back because Amazon might claim that I...
  22. J

    Question Ethernet connection not working on PC startup

    Almost every time I turn on my PC my ethernet connection does not allow me to actually use the internet, I have tried re installing my ethernet driver multiple times, using a different port on my router, but the only thing that makes it work is if I unplug the ethernet cable from the pc for...
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    Question Displayport to DVI 144hz?

    I've seen many people saying some active adapters work and other saying they don't. Everyone seems to be saying different things so it's hard to find a clear answer. Will I need an 'active' adapter or a normal one? And if so where should I get one from? thanks
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    Question AM4 motherboard bent pins???

    Help me please!!! Today I was cleaning a used asus b350plus to build my new pc with ryzen 5 1600. The cpu installed fine before cleaning, bug afer cleaning it made a cracking noise when closing and lifting the lever. Lifting was a bigger crack. I then noticed when I put the lever down the...
  25. K

    Question Black screen problem

    When I turn on my PC, after 5-10 mins my mouse starts lagging, the PC freezes and the screen goes black, mouse and keyboard become unresponsive and the sound start to stutter after approx. 30 secs and then completely cuts off. This only happens when the PC is booted in normal mode, but in safe...
  26. J

    Question Watching 4k movies on a 1440p monitor.

    I am buying a new 1440p monitor tomorrow and am wondering if I will be able to watch 4k files (and if they will look good) or should I just stick to 1080p movies.
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    [SOLVED] accessing all partitions from a hard drive that is converted into an external hard drive

    hello i'm new here and I'm in need of help. Recently my laptop died. when it was alive, had 2 drives, c: and d:. I opened it up and i was able to salvage the harddrive (which works), but there was only 1 drive. I'm guessing the drive was partitioned into c: and d:.. I had a lot of important...
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    Question Best non chiclet bluetooth keyboard?

    Greetings. I am looking for a bluetooth keyboard for my tablet. But I hate chiclet keyboards. Is there a full sized standard keyboard that uses bluetooth? I've thought about a micro usb to usb adapter and try to use a standard keyboard but all I see on Amazon is OTC cables, what ever that is...
  29. A

    Question Suggestions for a mouse pad?

    I haven't had a mouse pad for many years. I was on a smooth drafting table and didn't need one. I have recently switched venues and am in need of one. Kind of thinking of trying one of these xl versions that has room for my mouse and keyboard. I see some have stitched edges and others do...
  30. J

    [SOLVED] So my cat urinated on my computer..

    Hello, has the title says my cat urinated in my Desktop. Most of it went into the GPU, now the PC doesnt turn on while the Gpu is plugged on the mobo (Even without PSU cables into gpu it doesnt turn on) now im wondering which component to replace. My gtx 1060 doesnt have backplate
  31. Mo.R

    Question Gtx 1060 quietness

    Hi, I want to know if the Gtx 1060/ti is a quiet card.if there are could you give me the names. I'm not looking for single fan ones, due to dual and triple look better in my opinion. Thanks
  32. ostar

    Question My Computer Is Making A Weird Whistle Sound

    <MODERATOR EDIT> A condition of acquiring a new Membership is that you were required to read and agree to our Terms Of Use and Forum Rules! Read First: Forum Rules: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/read-first-forum-rules-styling-posts.1757533/ Please don't... • Post in ALL CAPS or use...
  33. K

    Question Driver question related to 2 very similar motherboards.

    Hello, first post here because I cannot find this question answered anywhere else and I'm a bit confused about something. I'm currently just doing a little "Spring cleaning" of my PC (updating drivers, getting rid of stuff, checking for viruses and etc) and I came across something that confuses...
  34. MarshTheBacca

    Question How can I Create a Shortcut to a Specific Page in the Control Panel?

    I find myself going into control panel to get to 'Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall' quite often, and I think it'd save me some time to just create a shortcut on my desktop that I can just double click to instantly get to that window. I've tried manually creating a...
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    [SOLVED] Setting up dual montior.

    Need some simple answers, and maybe a link to buy. I currently have gtx 1050ti with 1hdmi 1dp and 1dvi, HDMI is used for my main and looking to setup a second, but my second monitor doesn't have dp, could I get a hdmi to dp and would it allow me to use my second montior?
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    Question G.skill Trident Z F4-3000C16D 8gbx2 recently installed, keep getting blue screens

    bought new ram today and installed it in my Asus Strix b350f motherboard, keep getting blue screens with error code: Memory management and other memory-related codes. I installed my old ram and I am having no problems. I first changed the frequency in the bios to 3000mhz and changed the default...
  37. Leblancc

    Question What cause my pc crash?

    Here's the thing...i barely play any game on my pc...game keep crashing(dota2,League Of Legends,Dragon nest,PUBG) even with lowest setting..I thought my OS corrupt and my HDD failing . SO i decide to bought a new SSD and fresh install new OS but the problem still persist..i barey open any...
  38. L

    Question What does "faulty gpu" mean?

    Ok so I've just built a new PC. When I installed Driver Booster, I updated all the drivers. But next to my gpu it says "faulty" and I have no idea what that means. Everything works nice, but I'm just concerned about that faulty thing...
  39. Buddimal

    Question Is a ryzen3 - 2200G is powerful enough to handle a gtx 1660 ?

    Want to know if the ryzen 3- 2200G can bottleneck the gtx 1060 or a gtx 1660 6GB versions .