April 4th, 2001, 09:08 AM
Maybe in your country , but here in Romania, we live under other rules ...
Originally posted by Binar:
RMA=Return manufacture authorization
(esti obligat sa ceri de la firma producatoare sau resseler- RMA cand ai garantie si vrei sa trimiti ceva inapoi pentru ca este defect)
Celeron II 633@903
256 RAM PC133
Voodoo 3 2000 143@175
Quantum LM 15 Gb
SB Live Value
2960 3D Mark
Duron750, cheap KT 133 MOBO, 256 PC133 cheap also, Voodoo 3 2000, SBLive+FPS2000, Quantum LM 15 Gb, Windows 2000 Pro
April 4th, 2001, 09:37 AM
1)Did you use any thermal paste at all?Usually the thermal pad that came with your heatsink is useless if you want to do some overclocking.Also I bet you removed the 4 pads you found on your CPU.Am I right?
2)Yes I was born in Romania but I moved to US long time ago.So you can figure out now where I bought my CPU.Anyway I've ordered it from www.newegg.com for $234.
April 4th, 2001, 12:26 PM
Binar: I've used Arctic Silver II on it. I think i put too much of it on the cpu's core. I didn't remove those 4 rubber feet from it (of course i didn't)
T-Bird 1000 @ 1250 (9 x 139)
128 Mb Kingston PC133 Cas2
Creative GeForce2 GTS (220 / 370)
Quantum Fireball AS 40Gb 7200RPM ATA100
ADi Microscan E66 19" Monitor
AMD 1GHZ KEYCHAIN
AMD T-Bird 1400 @ 1577 @ 1.85v (9.5 x 166) AYHJA
256Mb Crucial PC2100 CL2@166
Creative GeForce2 GTS
Quantum AS 40Gb
ADi Microscan E66 19"
April 4th, 2001, 01:08 PM
Obviously something went wrong, it almost sounds like the heatsink wasn't sitting on top of the core slug the way it's supposed to. I use a $10 Matrix HSF and $2 thermal compound and the hottest this thing(gig T-Bird) ever will ever get to is 46c under full load, but usually will idle around 39c-42c.
April 4th, 2001, 09:35 PM
I think what you are missing is a copper spacer. My Tbird is running at 49 degrees with quakeIII running and a large image being converted in Photoshop. I have tried this a few times for about a 20 to 30 min duration. At idle my cpu runs about 33 degrees. I am using my Pal6035 and a converter(i made) for a Panaflo 92mm L1A. I don't think I will have much airflow problem with 48 cfm of air taken fresh from the side.
The copper spacer with some artic Silver compound help drop the temp by about 8-10 degree due to better contact. Did I also mention that with the 92mm fan, my case is extremely quiet @ less than 30dBa. I hope i help out a bit. Good luck.
Tbird-C 266MHz Fbs email@example.com
Alpha PAL6035+92mm 48CFM Panaflo L1A
ABIT KT7A RAID
ATI RADEON 64MB VIVO
2x256MB Tonicom PC166
2XIBM 75GXP 30GIG RAID 0
IBM 75GXP 45GIG
-Aopen HX08 Chassis
120mm Panaflo L1A Aluminum Fan
2 Silencer 20dBa Fans
ENERMAX 350W PS EG-365P-VE(FC)
April 5th, 2001, 12:52 AM
The CORE comes with a copper shim. It's sheer BULK makes it almost essential to installation.
-=S_Klass=- I tweak... therefore I am.
April 5th, 2001, 01:02 AM
It's funny really that you guys gripe about the Volcano II not being a good enough cooler. Used on my PIII, it's the best cooler I've had on there.
Who made that man a gunner.
I did sir, he's my cousin.
Who is he?
He's an ******* sir.
I know that, what's his name?
That is his name sir, *******, Major *******.
And his cousin?
He's an ******* too sir. Gunners Mate First Class Phllip *******
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