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AT7-MAX Sensor

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Chris

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I was just fitting my CPu in the AT7-MAX i just bought second hand, and i noticed the CPU was not sitting flat in the socket. Then i noticed the themal diode or sensor what ever its called was sticking up a bit, so i had to bend it down a bit before the cpu would sit flat in the socket. Im just wondering now if the temps are gong to be way off now because i had to bend it down a bit.
 

Sonny

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You actually want to push the thermistor down with the CPU, that's if you have a Thunderbird or ThoroughBred & not a Palomino(it has components on the underside), & having some thermal compound on it as well. If it's not touching the bottom or the CPU firmly then your probably reading the air temp in the Ziff Socket cavity.
 
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Chris

Chris

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Im using a Pally, I noticed the components underneath and didnt want to damage them, so i pushed it down a bit with my finger, I think i'll have to fiddle with it to try get it as close as possible, but i dont want to move it too much incase it snaps off:(