It can be cooled better with a good thermal compound like Arctic Silver 3. I have had better cooling with that than the "pad" that comes on many heat sinks. There are some great heatsink / fan combos out there which will also lower the temp. Although your temp seems OK, it wouldn't hurt to try to cool it down a bit.
Good article here using arctic silver 2 on a Duron 800.
Yes, I do. I really have good results with it. Make sure when you get it, only apply a very small amount. It contains a high concentration of silver. If it makes contact with anything other than the processor itself, it could cause a problem. Also, remove whatever is already on the heatsink. Other compound or pad or whatever is there.
Arctic Silver should pay me a little on the side as much as I mention them. Thermaltake as well with the Volcano 7. Maybe I should copy all of my posts about both of them and send them to the respective companies.
Dont get me started on Arctic Silver the stuff is one of the best things ever made, and gets better with every new mix, Arctic Silver 3 is wonderful, I am going to get some more when I get my ThermalTake Volcano 7+, as soon as Dabs.com gets some of them in. I would order now, but it is 2-3 weeks, and I will be gone in 2 weeks. Will wait til it is 2-3 days.
Also the Arctic Silver took my CPU temp down by 7 C, they guarrantee about 2-4, but I got 7, this I think is 'cause I had really bad contact between pad and CPU
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