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I'm in Australia :whistling:
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Well first things first where to start on a temperature problem is to clean your PC, you need to open it up and remove or immobilise your fans then use compressed air(available at PC and electronics shops) or a vacum cleaner. Get all the dust out you might need to use a dry cloth to get some out, thouroughly clean the heatsinks(big metal things).

Now reassamble and see if it works any better, if it doesnt you need to go and get some new thermal compound arctic silver 5 is the best most good PC shops should have it or you can order online. Remove the heatsink from the cpu carefully then use cotton buds and alcohol to clean the old compound off then following the directions that should come with the compund or these http://www.arcticsil...nstructions.htm apply the new compound and reinstall the HSF see if that helps any.

If that still doesnt work you will need to replace the HSF with something a bit more powerful, i would probably reccomend something like an arctic freezer cheap and effective but there are a few you can look at you might want something special.
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OK, so you use Australian Dollars?

I will take a look around later on and i'll see what I can find.

Is your computer noisy?? due to all the fans ??
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This ones for Scot,

About installing a new HSF - what type of alcohol do you use to take the old thermal grease off?

Cheers :whistling:
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It can be noisy at startup sometimes, but i think that is due to another fan, not the CPU Cooler.

yes i use australian dollars. :whistling:
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OK, I would recommend that you buy a new CPU cooler (also known as HSF - Heat sink and Fan)

A good one that I would go for (I still have stock as well by the way :blink: ) is the Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu LED

Do a google for the CNPS7000B-Cu LED because I cant find the direct URL for that fan on the zalman website.


Go to www.zalman.co.kr and look for the CNPS7000B-Cu LED

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http://www.zalman.co...dx=147&code=005

Found it lol :whistling:
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OK i will check it out :whistling:

Edited by blues_bogan, 10 June 2006 - 07:18 AM.

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Industrial, white spirit, cleaning, pure as long as its to strong to drink you are fine, try stay away from mineralised(purple or any colour) as i know from experience it leaves the mineral deposit when it evaporates.

Most people will have a bottle of alcohol under the sink or in the garage for cleaning.
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Metholated spirits?
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That should do the job.
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cheers :whistling:
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What about the stuff you can drink :whistling:

or is that no good?
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Thats not very good for cleaning, personally i usually drink the stuff you can drink.
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But that's for drinking :whistling:
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