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Windows 7: Heat sink upgrade

26 Jun 2010   #11
HellionDarklord

Window 7 Home Premium Dual Boot Ubuntu Linux
 
 

thanks for the advice guys! I really appreciate it.


When I get more money in I will probably definitely get the 212 plus


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26 Jun 2010   #12
Dave76

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Your welcome, you might try Real Temp, a good free temp monitoring program. To see what the temps are before and after.

Let us know how everything goes.
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27 Jun 2010   #13
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Lately with the quad now in use I've been seeing reliable readings with PC Wizard 2010 also a free bench marking program updated for more then just dual core cpus. It displays the core temps for each core as well as a main processor temp. CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting
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