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Windows 7: Thermal Compound, how much of a difference does it make?!

27 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 home premium 64Bit

I just remembered, when trying to fix my PC I reset the CMOS, could I have lost any settings through that which would cause the heat rise?

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27 Nov 2010   #12

win7 ultimate / virtual box

only fan speed control and default settings should work without issue, If this was a customer PC brought to me I would concentrate on CPU temperature and airflow through the case
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