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Dirty AMD Heatsink

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loppdawg69

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Ok for a long time i was having extremely high temps on my cpu...i dont use anything special just the standard boxed AMD heatsink and fan...but today i cleaned it off..the fins on the heatsink fan are sooooo close togethor that it had actually created an entire layer of dust so now air was getting to it..so just a heads up for anyone who has one of these.
 
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Captain Buffalo

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You could use a shim. They're not to keep air out, but it would greatly decrease the open space.

//www.hardcorecooling.com

You might want to consider some high quality thermal paste also. Arctic 3 is a good product.
 

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