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Well, I'm gonna do it...I'm thinking about doing it, I might do it, remove my IHS!

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  1. Azn Tr14dZ New Member

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    I thought this would go in "Overclocking and Cooling" since it will help me cool my processor.

    I've decided that I'm going to remove the IHS on my Athlon 64 3200+. It's really hot here in Arizona and ambient temps are giving my processor really high temps, I get 51 load @ 2.4GHz with no voltage increase. I don't have any money for water cooling, and my Big Typhoon is one of the best air coolers, so I decided I would be removing my IHS pretty soon. I've been reading some guides and watching some videos on how to do it, and if it'll get me 5-8 degrees lower on temps, then why not try it out? I'm gonna spend a few more days and have fun with it before I either kill, or help my 3200+

    What do you guys think, should I?
     
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    Nah. Big typhoon is to heavy. It chips the corners of the die.
     
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    What do you mean? It can break it?
     
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    Yes. The Typhoon puts so much pressure on the core, that it will easily chip small pieces off of the fragile corneres of the chips core.
     
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    Damn! Someone is already trying to make me not do it! But the comp is sideways though, it's not "directly" on the processor.
     
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    Doesnt matter. The pressure will chip the sides off. Theres about a 50/50 chance that it survives the first installation of your typhoon, and any time your typhoon gets bumped, it could chip the core.
     
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    :cry: Why me..first high temps, now I found a way to solve it, and I can't...:cry:
     
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    Dont give up. There are numerious things you can do.
    1. Lap the core
    2. Lap the heatsink
    3. Reapply AS5 every few months
    4. Make a shroud for your fan to eliminate that "dead spot"
    5. Overvolt your fat if its on the 5v rail put it on the 12v one
    6. Set your fan speed to 100% always in bios
    7. Take the fan off your big typhoon. In the corners there are 2 small gaps. Fill those with tissue. This gave me a 2C decrease on my typhoon.
    8. Remove the IHS, and replace the stock paste with AS5. Also lap the underside of the IHS while your at it. Then glue it back on with superglue.
     
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    Just get a super-high rpm fan for your Typhoon.
     
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    Wont make that much a diff on the typhoon. It has enough surface area and air pasing over it already...
     
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    I already replaced it with a 78CFM Blue LED fan. About a 3-5 drop.
     
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    POGE, where are the 2 spots on the corner of the Big Typhoon?
     
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    Take off the fan and youll see a gap between the heatsink and the frame on each side.
     
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    And why/how would filling it with tissue help?
     
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    force air over hotter areas vs the cool edges...
     
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    Relocate closer to If not on the AC vent....In Arizona..you gotta have AC right?

    That'll lower the temps a good margin.
     
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    I got AC, but my room is the hottest room in the house. It's probably ~10 degrees F hotter than any other room.
     
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    Clogging them with tissue will make it have less flow over the motherboard, but it will put more flow on the cpu fins. This will result in your mobo getting slightly hotter, and cpu getting slightly colder. If you have decent airflow in your case, you shouldnt have to worry about your mobo.
     
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    Clogging what with tissue? That's what I don't get and see...
     
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    Take off the fan on your big typhoon. One the edges there will be a space between the fins and the frame on each side that is just open air. Clog it.
     
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    I'll do that in a few minutes...if I put styrofoam between a normal fan and the case, will it dampen the noise?
     
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    POGE, clog it with tissue?
     
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    Yar. :)
     
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    Ok, tell you how it goes in about 10 min. So...it will drop me a little bit, about 1-2 degrees?
     
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    Right.
     
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