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Best Thermal Paste for 3770K?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by T4C Fantasy, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. T4C Fantasy

    T4C Fantasy CPU & GPU DB Maintainer

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    if tcase is what degrades a chip then my high ocs are fine because im at 79C right now at 4.7GHz 100% load and the case is 47C or "Package"
     
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    Ohh yea, your fine. Tcase is just the temp at the center of the cores that cannot be measured if I read it correctly years ago. Tcase is gennerally close to 10-15 degrees less that the TJ. I know on Bloomfield max Tcase was 67......... it seems these 3770K's take a beating though....
     
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    did you delid your 3770k yet
    and what clocks are your 7970s at?
     
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    I did delid it and used IC7 gained a bit over 10 degrees. I can get 5GHz with about 1.44 volts in low 90's under load......I get the 7970's to 1200/1700.

    I back 3770K down to 4.8GHz with about 1.4 volts for daily use at low 80's under load..
     
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    you ever think about using liquid pro? if applied correctly it will without a doubt out perform any and all thermal pastes
     
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    Ya, no time. I would love to do it but to tell you the truth, my chip maxes out 100% stable at 4.8GHz. getting 5GHz 100% stable is a challenge so I feel it would be a waste of time..... It is stable enough to bench at 5Ghz but 5.1Ghz no bench stability.
     
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    are you the type that will get 3 hd 8970s on release date? ^^ or 4
     
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    Hell no. I used to review motherboards for another site so I sold stuff and bought my 7970's(also entire system). Since the release of 8XXX cards are not till next year I am good. I would probably entertain selling my 7970's(watercooled) and taking that $ for 2 x 8970's...:toast:

    I also have a 3930K with a Gigabyte X79 board thats crap.... sitting idle.
     

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