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Omega53
04-08-04, 08:24 PM
for AS5 and a new heatsink to "break in" and work at its optimum coolness?

Clay
04-08-04, 08:30 PM
From this page: http://www.arcticsilver.com/as5.htm Due to the unique shape and sizes of the particles in Arctic Silver 5's conductive matrix, it will take a up to 200 hours and several thermal cycles to achieve maximum particle to particle thermal conduction and for the heatsink to CPU interface to reach maximum conductivity....

Omega53
04-08-04, 08:37 PM
Thanks :) Just wondering cause my temps seemed a little high 49*C under full load @ 2.425 ghz @ 7.25V. Idle is about 42-44*C but I was thinking with my Volcano 12 at full speed it should be a lot lower than this right?

saturnotaku
04-09-04, 01:51 AM
Long as you're under 60C you're golden. Just make sure to run Prime95 or Folding@Home for a few hours to make sure your machine is absolutely 100% stable.

Omega53
04-09-04, 02:52 AM
Long as you're under 60C you're golden. Just make sure to run Prime95 or Folding@Home for a few hours to make sure your machine is absolutely 100% stable.

Ran prime 95 for a good 3 hours and not one error. Im thinking about leaving it on overnight but right now I know my ram is my limiting factor. Im just really happy it hit 195 for cheap pc 2700 ram.

Dazz
04-10-04, 06:04 AM
200 hours thats a freaking long time!!!