AMD 64 3500 Winchester CPU

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Tweakfiend, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. Tweakfiend

    Tweakfiend OSNN Senior Addict

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    Had installed with Abit 3rd Eye Motherboard recently.
    Used newer Artic Silver 6 paste whcih seemd a lot thicker than previous issiues.
    Found system temp fluctuated from 22 C to 42 in short period of time for no good reason and lost network facility / system very unstable.
    Took out paste had totally locked solid CPu to heatsink.
    Even though was careful.....took 2 hours to unbend about 20 of the CPU pins that had bent as a result of pulling it off.
    Maybe this was a bad batch of A/Silver.?
    Then tried with older A/Silver 3..... thinner but even consistency...totally stable on op temp of 21 c.
    Anyone had this sort of problem?
     
  2. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    You may or may not have read the little notice provided with A/S paste that mentions the time period for the paste to become more stable.
    I've only used AS3 since AS5/6 makes little difference in terms of lowering temp.
     
  3. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    I got no such little notice, but I surely DID notice how thick the paste was and it DID give me some issues in trying to get an EVEN AND THIN coat - I suspect mine was thicker than it needed to be :(

    Would be interested to know what that little note had to say....
     
  4. Dublex

    Dublex Quazatron R6 droid

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    Does the winchester come with full barrel reloading? sorry I have to throw the odd gun joke in now and again :D
     
  5. Tweakfiend

    Tweakfiend OSNN Senior Addict

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    Very good !
    When its working properly, good low working temp of 22 - 24 C
     
  6. Tweakfiend

    Tweakfiend OSNN Senior Addict

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    3 Days long enough to become stable ??
     
  7. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Im not sure. I guess it'll depend on whether you've left your machine running for 3days non-stop.