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My Cooling sucks with my WBK38

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AzzKickerG1

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Apr 5, 2001
Hey, I'm new to this forum. I had a coolermaster HSF that was around 4800 RPM. my CPU temps were a cheap 49-50ºC. I put on the new Global Win WBK38 and Temps only went down like 5 degrees.

I have no case cooling. Just an open case. Room temps are around 78ºF. CPU is a 950mhz T-Bird not overclocked. I ordered some Arctic Silver and read you alls tips on lapping the HSF. I will do my best at that. Do you think this will lower my temps a lot. When I swiched fans, I didnt know I had to take off the old thermal compound. oops. Now I read here that you need to have it absolutly clean. Could this be the reason for the cheap change in temps?
 

got_yogurt

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Joined
Mar 1, 2001
Absoultely...

You could be getting heat pockets and other evil heat making things if its not clean i hear...