swapping Zalman 9500 for Ultra120 extreme, much better temps?

nzxtlexa

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You probably would see a bit of a temperature drop by going to an ultra 120. It also appears that 2 cores are hotter that the other 2 cores at the moment which means that yes the heatsink could be sitting enevenly. One screw may be slightly tighter than the other. Its not a major issue though.
 

cnumartyr

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That's not even how the cores are laid out.

It's more like this:

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23

With the dot facing to the bottom right as if you were standing it up in a tower.

TRUE does better than Zalman, but don't expect miracles. You will prolly see high 20s at idle.
 

goodie

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you mean instead of high 30's or are you taking stock temps?
if im looking at -10 degrees then thats dramatic enough for me!
 

cnumartyr

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My CPU is idling at 25C.

Cores are 35/35/38/38. (2 of mine have always idled higher).

This is with a lapped TRUE/Proc and an undervolted Ultra Kaze prolly pushing around 60-70 CFM. The processor is running at 3.6 GHz w/ 1.416vCore pushing through it.
 

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