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How far have you OC'ed your Gigabyte 770 Windforce 4GB on stock cooler?

Question: How far have you OC'ed your Gigabyte 770 Windforce 4GB on stock cooler?

Hi, I just bought a GB Windforce 770 4GB. It has an asic quality of 83.5%. How far have you guys taken this card on the stock cooler?

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Answer: How far have you OC'ed your Gigabyte 770 Windforce 4GB on stock cooler?

According to this write up, you wouldn't get much more out of the card. They mention the card is already clocked near its maximum.

Gigabyte GTX 770 4GB Windforce 3X Benchmark and Review - Page 5 of 18

With our favorite overclocking tool MSI Afterburner we couldn?t get any where when it comes to overclocking. However, with EVGA Precision we managed to slightly bump up the voltage which enabled us to reach a stable 1280 MHz for GPU and 7484 MHz for memory which, we must state again is a very nice overclocking endeavor, especially if you take into a count that we were dealing with a cards voltage that has been locked in the BIOS. Now since the card was already overclocked to its maximum we knew we won?t get much out of it. +50 MHz (1280 MHz w/boost in total) and +233 MHz for memory making it 7484 MHz respectively is probably the maximum you can get from any GTX 770 unless your really really lucky.Click to expand...

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Will this case and motherboard hold this card?CASE: Apevia X-HermesMOBO: ASUS M5A87LIts a long card and i want to know if it will fit in this case and motherboard

Answer:Gigabyte Windforce GeForce GTX 760

The dimensions of the case are at the manuf. site...have you looked there ? ?

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Hey guys,

I've got a brand new core 2 duo stock cooler from my old PC, and it seems much better than the stock cooler I got on my i5: cooper base, twice as much heat sink and pretty much the same fan. I was wondering if it would work better on the i5 than the tiny little I think I got along with it. Place your opinions, I'll test it this afternoon and post the results.

Answer:Solved: i5 stock cooler vs. 775 stock cooler

Eh, how embarrassing, the 775 cooler doesn't fit on the 1156 socket.

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Alright, so recently my stock cooler for my CPU has been getting really annoying. It seems to get really loud during gaming, with my CPU temps averaging around 43c.

So I decided to grab a new CPU cooler. Ive had my eyes on the

But now after a little of reading up on the cooler, I'm a little concern about size and effectiveness. Here's my case if anyone knows if it will definitely fit. armor gaming case

Also,id like to know if there are any other good CPU coolers out their along the same price range, that performs better.

-Thanks In advance

Answer:New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

The V8 is still a very good cooler, and was top dog for its time. if you want the top performers now , you are going to pay another $30 for them. 50001444&IsNodeId=1&name=Thermalright, Inc.

I have the Silver Arrow (3 fan) cooling an AMD Phenom II x6 1100T @ 4.3Ghz and It's stellar.

Make sure you know the measurements of your case if you are getting a high end cooler.

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Hello Folks,I ordered and received a Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus. It will not fit in my case because of the fan mounted on the side panel of the case. I'm a little leery about buying another cooler. I don't want to go into the CPU cooler resale business.I'm thinking about ordering the Cooler Master GeminII S. It's only about 3 inches high, so that should be no problem. My main concern is that it may interfere with the RAM. I have read that the memory slots on the GA-890GPA-UD3H are a little closer to the CPU than is usual. Does anyone know of any problem fitting this cooler on this motherboard?Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3HPhenom II X2 555 BEThermaltake case V9 Black  VJ400G1N2ZHarry

Answer:Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H / Cooler Master GeminII cpu cooler question

Why do you think you need to replace your current cooler?  Do you have software installed to monitor temperatures?  The fan on the side panel is close to the CPU, right? So, it aids the cooling of the CPU.  How many case fans, other than the one on the side panel, are installed in your computer?

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Hello guys and girls, Since Christmas ended, ive been having issues with my stock cpu cooler fan. Sometimes it will screech and make engine like noises while other times it will just stop spinning. The fan that i am currently looking at is this one I just want to make sure that it will fit the stock cooler if not will this cooler work for the cpu? Thanks !

Answer:Will this fan fit on the stock cooler that this pc came with...

 Hello You have to measure existing HP fan installed on CPU. Is it stock Intel fan? This fan is part of heatsink and cannot be replaced. You have to replace heatsink and fan. The first fan (Coolermaster Sickleflow) you are looking at is  4.72441 by 4.72441 inches. The second heatsink/fan (Hyper T2) will work on LGA 1155. Grzy    

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Does anyone know what the normal rpm on the AMD's stock cooler's are like ....

5200 rpm ...which is pretty high for the stock cooler's ...

I'm just curious 'bout it??

Answer:AMD Stock Cooler rpm??

the one that came with my athlon 64 is running at 3245rpm right now, but it is able to rev up or down depending on need. speedfan will tell you what your fan is running at.

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I just built my third rig and got it up and running very smoothly with a little help from you guys. My only nag is that the stock cooler is pretty freakin' loud. I'm not super excited about OCing yet but I was thinking of investing the 40-80 bucks in a new CPU cooler just to quiet this thing down. What are my options? Can anyone find a measurement of the sound levels in the stock I7 so I have something to compare it with? I don't wanna spend the money to upgrade to something more powerful but louder. Thanks for your consideration.

Answer:I7 stock cooler Q's

are you certain that there's no wires or anything rubbing against the fins of the fan?

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im after something better then the stock cooler for my lga 775 Q9550, from the link below or or any sites please recommend one to me, price limit is $60 AUD

im looking for a good balance between noise and cooling, good cooling and not noisy.$60.00&rbSrchType=ALL&recMax=500&Page=1

thanks for the help.

Answer:Best cooler other than stock?

Are you planning to overclock?
Will your chassis accept a tower cooler based on a 120mm fan design ? (You will need approx 160mm of space between the motherboard and the side of the case)
From the Techbuy site these are good coolers:

The Cooler Master Hyper 212 would be the best performer.

If you limited to approx <130mm of space then this:

the 3R Systems Iceage 120 (especially the Boss II variant if within your price range), Thermalright Ultra-90, Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer (120 and 92mm fan versions) would also be good choices.

The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 range are cheap but not a huge step up from the stock Intel cooler- ok if you plan on no (or mild) overclocking.

My second system runs a tower cooler (Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer- the 120mm version) on top of a Q9400 running at 3.6GHz ( 425 x 8, 1.25v in BIOS) 24/7 at 33-37 C idle, 45 C (approx) normal load, 47-52 C using OCCT torture test (Prime95 small/blend FFT). These are summer temps when the ambient (room) temp is 26-34 C.Most good coolers in a well ventilated chassis will give similar results.... Read more

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i am replacing a stock p4 cooler with a new one. Unforunatly, the cpu came out of the socket with the cooler when i removed it. I am wondering if anyone knows good tricks for getting it apart


Answer:seperate p4 from stock cooler

I hope you didn't twist it when you pulled it. Otherwise you may have some bent pins. So the fan housing is off and the CPU is stuck to the bottom of the heat sink. It's probably stuck more with suction than actually glued on there. I use a very gentle twist with the CPU still in the socket to break the bond. Try setting the heat sink down with the bottom and the processor facing up. Use a plastic credit card and just work it underneath on one corner carefully avoiding the pins. It should pop off. Make sure you are grounded when handling components. You will need to clean off what ever is stuck to the CPU and bottom of the heatsink. Some people use rubbing alcohol. I use denatured alcohol because it evaporates quick and leaves no moisture. When you have the CPU clean, then you are going to need to prepare the bottom contact surface of the new heatsink before applying a thermal paste. I use Arctic Alumina because I'm cheap , but Arctic Silver5 is what most people use. Here is a link on how to prepare your surfaces and apply the paste before you assemble it back on the mobo. Make sure you buy thermal paste and not epoxy. That's used for gluing heat sinks to NBchips

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This came with my new amd 64x2 6000+ cpu. Not sure of its quality, i can't find any data on it.

Answer:is this stock cpu cooler decent?

Looks like it. The heat pipes are gonna help a lot and then that looks like a pretty big fan on top of it so it should pull the heat through the heat sink with little problems.

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Playing around a bit with overclocking my E5200 today, since I read it does it easily.

So far, I'm up to 3.13 GHz w/ FSB of 250 MHz on the stock cooler, and I'm staying right around 100 degrees F (38 C) with no stability issues as of yet. I'm thinking I can get to at least 3.25 with the stock cooler and no issues, but I'm going to run it where it is for a while before I go any higher.

Anyone have any experience overclocking this CPU? I've heard of people getting it up to 4 GHz with aftermarket air cooling.

Answer:E5200 O/C (Stock Cooler)

3.25 is stable and cool, tempting to push it a little further.

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I have an fx 6300 non black edition at stock clock speed of 3.5Ghz. Although i do know that aftermarket coolers are pretty cheap, Im getting 24 C idle with a stock cooler right now, making me feel as if I wouldn't need to buy another one. From basic research, many look down on stock cooling overclocks. Due to such low temperatures, I wanted to know if it was safe to to overclock to at least 4 GHZ currently?

IDLE 20-30 C
Gaming 40-50 C

GPU temps (just in case it affects anything)
Gaming 50-60 C


Answer:Overclocking with a stock cooler?

I'd ratchet things up slowly and see how it goes. It's not just temperatures you need to worry about, but voltages and clock multipliers, etc. Given various imperfections in manufacturing, sometimes one motherboard is able to handle any kind of overclock you throw at it, while another one of the same make and model will pitch a fit at even the slightest bit of overclocking. So move things up a little at a time, with some time to test in between each step up. Remember you're dealing with a highly sensitive bit of electronics that'll cost you a minimum of a couple hundred dollars (or convert to your local currency) to replace. Unless you've got money burning a hole in your pocket -- and if you do, allow me to tell you about the Alvin Svent Wellness Foundation, where all funds go to my general well-being and happiness -- to replace that CPU, maybe even motherboard, it doesn't pay to be impetuous.

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In searching for info about the HSF on my P4, I came to the conclusion that it runs at around 3000rpm @12v. Along the way I read all about the variable speed control that comes with the P4, based on "internal chassis temp" which I am assuming will be equivalent to the ambient air temp around the the inlet to the HSF. I am running at 30-ish & my fan speed is around 2300rpm (ergo 9v?). From the CPU temps I get with the way I use my PC, I reckon I can afford to slow down the fan & so quieten it. My thinking is if I do something between the end of the HSF lead & the mobo connector, as far as the P4 is concerned, the Intel speed/temp algorithmm will work the same just at different voltage levels. My questions to the more knowledgeable out there are: *does the 2300rpm sound right? I would have expected it to be dropped lower, but the Intel site only tells you the change temperatures & not speeds. Only says "min" & "max" !? * is my logic about slowing down the fan right ? * if so, how best should I do this ? {other system info: ASUS P4T533 mobo, Q-Fan disabled} Many thanks

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I use a aftermarket Noctua NH-U9B

Answer:Do you use stock or aftermarket cooler if so which one?

Been using the Thrmalright stuff for a while. The TR True is a good one.
I refuse to use the crappy plastic push pin nightmare of a heatsink Intel ships with their stuff.

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Im looking to add new thermal paste and replace the old one but not sure how to remove the stock cpu cooler.  The cpu cooler is called Cooler Master 644724-001.

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Guys, I'm about to purchase my new system components which i have spent months shopping around for.

I don't really ever plan on overclocking to be honest and would like a professional opinion on whether the stock CPU cooler that comes with the 95W GO stepping Q6600 processor would suffice for my mostly internet / desktop publishing activities?

And is the stock cooler noisy?

Answer:Q6600 stock cooler...

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cooler is rather large with copper base and what looks like copper headers lol
downloaded cpuid hv monitor
cpu 85c
mainboard 33c
core 0 49c

core 1 51c

cpu vcore 1.57v

+12v 12.67

vbat 3.17

seems a little hot to me guys

shouldn't a higher performance fan like this do better

fans all working and running approx. 3600 rpms

your thoughts are most appreciated


Answer:AMD 6400+ running at 85c with a stock cooler

Try seeing what your bios is telling you about cpu temp. is this a stock cooler?
when was the last time you applied new thermal compound?
Have you recently moved the computer? any gap at all, even a .001" gap will heat things up
third, download a different temp program to verify that reading.
and is that reading under load , or idle?

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I am now entering a stage where I feel confident enough to over clock my pc( after much research).
I currently have a HP Intel core duo E6700 running at 2.66Ghz with 3gig of ram. I have a changed the power supply to 700 watt and dumped a XFX geforce 8800gt xxx apha dog to play with.
I haven't changed any of the fans as the cpu never get above 50 under load and the gpu never goes above 70.
The system is very stable but what I would like to know is what speed would people recommand ( I have seen them running at 3.5 and above) with the current cooling system or should I upgrade the cooling system? then over clock?

Any thoughts?

Answer:Overclocking E6700 with stock cooler?

Yes get an aftermarket CPU cooler. Keep in mind that you will have to clean off the old thermal paste and apply new clean thermal paste when you change the cooler. Overclocking is increased little by little until the computer won't start. Make note of the overclocking values and when the computer won't boot, use the last working setting after you reset the CMOS and get the computer booting once more

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Hey all i have a stock intel cooler and want to overclock my cpu it is the G0 stepping model i was wondering what is a the maximum temps that would my cpu could handle for a 24/7 overclock?

Answer:Overclocking a Q6600 with stock cooler

You won't get far with just a stock cooler. I suggest you get a custom cooler, they don't cost you much, like the budget killing Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro or the OCZ Vendetta 2.

Its pretty risky overclocking with a stock cooler... max temps i would allow is 80 on full load.

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I just installed an AMD 64 3400+ along with a stock Cooler Mater in a chaintech zenith znf3-150 board. I went to check out the pc health tab in bios and it said my fan on my cpu was going 1800 rpms! It's suppose to go 3000+ rpms. I looked it up on cooler masters site. My cpu temp was 68 C and climbing. I was like "hell no" So what could be the problem? I can't figure out why it's going so slow... I was wondering why it was so quiet. I may go out and buy a new heatsink+fan tommorow, but I want to try to fix this fan problem.... if possible.

Answer:Stock Cooler Master is going SLOW

Oh and the power supply is 350 watts, which should be plenty because I added up the watts to what I have and it's less than 300.

My outside reader of the CPU says it is 32 C... how is the PC health saying it is 70 C?!

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Hello I just installed a 'arkua' 788m-7n cpu cooler on my xp 2200+. I was concerned that the orig cpu cooler fan was malfunctioning. I was running CPU temps 52-55 under load. So I switched to the 'arkua' sink&fan combo, now I'm getting 35-38. No kidding ,- 20 degrees!! To you more experienced guys, Is this the norm??? I had a cheap aluminum Sink with fan that came with.. Anyhow just thought I would share my findings with y'all. Graiskye

Answer:Running stock amd xp cpu cooler??? Read this!

Yeah, could happen. My 2400 used to run at 55-60. A volcano11+ and AS5 dropped it to 38. Stuff happens.

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How much would i be able to overclock my E6750 Core 2 Duo processor with the stock cooler and without having the risk of the CPU damaging or frying? Would I be able to make it to 3.00GHz? Because I'd be happy with that

Answer:How mucn would i be able to overclock my CPU (with stock cooler?)

Taking it to 3GHz from 2.66 is a big jump in one hit. Also the amount of heat generated will depend on what you are running on the system (games are demanding, for example. Depending on the board, I would increase clock speed in small jumps and watch the temperature using something like Everest from - the system will usually become unstable before you do any damage to the chip. Still, that is not a cheap chip to be messing with.

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Hi, i am going to build my own pc soon and plan on getting the AMD Athlon X4 760K CPU. I wanted to know if the stock cooler is any good? I am prepared to buy a new cooler if i need to. Sorry if im asking lots of questions over the next few weeks, i just need to know how to get it done right.

Answer:AMD Athlon Stock Cooler any good?

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz with stock cooler on this rig with no issues. AMD Athlon II X4 620 2.6GHz with stock cooler on my other desktop, no issues there either.

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Hi, I'm using an Akasa K32 cooler on my 3770 and my max temps seems to be 95 degrees so I'm wondering if I would get better cooling with the stock cooler.

My idle temps are 47 degrees.


Answer:I7 3770 with stock cooler, what are your max temps?

You shouldnt go past 80C on a CPU, otherwise you are killing its lifespan. The Stock Cooler should be better for now. Get a Hyper 212 Evo for $35 if you want. It is very good.

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I accidentally bought a 4770K without a cooler :/

But I have an unused 3770 stock cooler somewhere, would it be OK to use that?


Answer:Can the 3770 stock cooler be used on a 4770K?

I would say yes after reading the following. It seems the difference mentioned below is all in the backplate design. Since the stock cooler doesn't use a backplate, it is a non-issue.

Noctua Offers Free LGA 1150 Haswell Mounting Kit Upgrade for Older Heatsinks

Because the LGA 1150 socket keeps the same mounting hole spacing as the current LGA 1156 and LGA 1155 sockets, many newer Noctua cooler will not need the mounting kit upgrade, and can simply be installed into the Haswell machine as is. In other words, if the heatsink worked with your Lynnfield, Sandy Bridge, or Ivy Bridge-based system, it will work in a Haswell system as well.Click to expand...


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How much would i be able to overclock my Core 2 Duo processor with the stock cooler and without having the risk of the CPU damaging or frying? Would I be able to make it to 3.00GHz? Because I'd be happy with that

Answer:How much can I overclock my E6750 (with the stock cooler)

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I have been unable to find any pics of the stock cooler from AMD that ships with the new PhenomII quad core CPUs; the 810, 920... or even the tri-core 710/720... can someone post a link to a pic? I'm thinking about buying one and I'm curious about the cooler and its appearance and efficiency...

(I don't really plan on using the stock cooler, I already have a great cooler on my dual core that I'm sure will be fine for a 710/720/810/920... I'm just curious about the stock cooler )

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Recently bought an Artic Cooling Freezer 13 Pro. Im not planning on doing any major overclocking, just want a little headroom to up my Core i7 920 over the 3ghz mark.

On first installation the temps werent great, I put that down to the pre-applied thermal paste. So I cleaned it off and put on the Arctic Silver 5. Im pretty pissed off to see that the temps are still near enough if not worse than stock cooling. With the system running at stock settings, the cpu is idling at 40degrees and 5 minutes of Prime95 pushes it over the 80 degree mark and climbing. At this rate, I havent a hope of overclocking the cpu past 2.6 as it can't even cope with that. Artic Cooling state on the box that the cooler should be able to get an overclocked i7 920 @ 3.6ghz down to 49 degrees!!

Any suggestions as to what the problem may be. Im using a Coolermaster CM 690 case with front rear and side 120 case fans. Even with the side panel off, it only makes a difference of 2 or 3 degrees but the readings are still way over what they should be for a system running at stock speed.

Answer:Solved: Aftermarket Cooler worse than Stock?

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i have got a XFX 6800GT graphic card how do i remove the existing cooler for this card and install the new Arctic Cooling Rev.4 nVidia 5 (6800 Series) heatsink and fan. any web sites out there which would have some instruction to help me out.

thanks guys for ur help

Answer:How Do I Remove The XFX 6800GT Stock Heatsink And Cooler Fan

first off let us know how that XFX goes. Heard a lot of people having issues with them. Second....I believe its held on by just 4 screws on the backside...there should be a big X on the backside thats a support bracket, but I haven't even held a 6800 card in my hands so I'm not entirely sure. Should be able to remove the 4 screws from the X in the back and it should come off.

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So I was buying ram for my next build (2 x4GB sticks DDR3 1600 high profile) and didn't consider the cpu cooler in worst case scenario I can buy another cooler but I just need to know if they will fit

Answer:stock intel cooler and high profile ram

The stock cooler generally doesn't block the RAM slots, the board would have been designed with the slots placed far enough away to fit the stock cooler.

For some larger coolers it matters what motherboard you use since the position of the slots can vary.

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I have used the stock cooler on my 530j for some time now. I've had good results, but the noise level is bit too much. Now I have this very large and heavy copper HSF with a 92mm fan. A Cooler Master Hyper 48.

I ran a test with my stock HSF. I booted up at my 530 4GHz, 1.45 Vcore(267x15) and ran idle for awhile then at full load.

Stock Intel HSF

I then Installed the Cooler Master. I had to remove the motherboard to install a back plate than the HSF is screwed down too. Then I ran the same test. It comes with a replacement bracket for both socket 478 and Athlon 64. It will clamp down to the regular 478 bracket but as heavy as it is the back plate is required.

Cooler Master Hyper48

After 1 week

The noise levels are lower with the Hyper 48, but still much louder than a Arctic Cooling Freezer 7. The Cooler Master's overall performance is a disappointment so far. I hope that once the heat sink compound cures performance will increase over the Intel unit. I may also replace the 92mm fan with a more quiet one.

The Hyper 48 gets ZERO green bouncies.

Answer:Intel stock HSF vs. Cooler Master Hyper 48

if you're looking for silence, you need to move up from air cooling

i prefer water cooling, but you can buy fan-less heat pipe coolers as well (they are huge though.. lol)

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I'm an Audio guy mostly, other than Halo and Fallout 3 I really don't play a lot of games. I do, however, hate having GPU core temps bumping to 60?-70? Celsius at Idle, for no Reason... (except later learning that my fan was barely running and was about to die anyways... so good timing I guess...)

So I upgraded the stock fan and documented out of boredom and also in case it might help someone on here.
In this Lesson-
I used a BFG-Tech Nvidia Ge-force 7900 GS OC,
And a Zalman VF-900-Cu Air Cooler.

The Steps I lay out here are more or less interchangeable, And apply to a lot of different cards and setups.
About the Card used:
BFG-Tech Nvidia GeForce 7900 GS OC 256Mb
525MHz (vs. 450MHz standard)
Dual 400MHz RAMDACs, 256Mb GDDR3 @ 1320MHz, 42.2GB/Sec Bandwidth.

It's Fast, even for only having 256Mb, (but it is GDDR3 which helps.)
I've been running it hard for over 3 and a half years now, and It's showing no signs of slowing down now...
It's a Tank. It's never given me a single Problem in under any circumstances, despite the over heating worries i once had.

It's Late to boot, On the DVI out into an LG Flatron 1780U, It's display is a bit sluggish coming out of sleep mode, although I think that it's more the monitor than anything else.
It Likes Power, This isn't even really a Con, it's actually decently efficient about it's Amp draw, It's still a GPU, and so therefore It still likes power.

About the Cooler installed:
Zalman VF-900-Cu VGA Cooler
Solid Copper.
Qu... Read more

Answer:Hardware 101 - Upgrading your Stock VGA Cooler (Zalman VF-900 used)

Nice job

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I had a problem with my PC turning off which occurred in Ubuntu and Windows. I turned to the bios hardware monitor and found that heat was building up to 78+ degrees and then turning off.

The case was full of fluff and dust which I cleared out. The (stock) fan/cooler was loaded with the stuff. No wonder it was overheating.

Now I cleaned off the old thermal grease with isopropol alcohol, qtips, and a glasses cleaning cloth. I reapply a small amount of thermal grease. I had a lot of trouble with one push pin on the cooler but got that running. Each time I fit the cooler/fan I use fresh grease after cleaning off the old gunk. I found that the grease seems to be about right as, applying it in a small blob in the middle of the CPU, I found it covered the whole area of the cooler when I later took off the cooler (as cooling isn't working). The grease isn't leaking outside of the area of the heatsink so I guess my loading isn't excessive. The grease is Arctic silver 5. It may be a couple of years old. Is that the problem?

The temperature still climbs up to about 80 before shutting off. I turn it off early now, once I see the cooling isn't working.

Taking the other side of the case off, I can see that all four push pins are correctly seated on the motherboard. I check the CPU fan and it is working OK. The other case fans are working, but even they being off couldn't account for overheating like this.

Any ideas?

Answer:I2500 stock fan/cooler suddenly ineffective

What are you getting for a reading on "Vcore"?

If the CPU voltage is too high, that would explain the heat up.

That's all I got ATM.

Is this thing overclocked at all?

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Check out this sweet gigabyte 6600gt agp8x card on newegg!

It comes stock with heatpipe, clocked to 500/1120MHz!

Gigabyte nVIDIA GeForce 6600GT Video Card, 128MB GDDR3, 128-Bit, DVI/VIVO, AGP 8X, Model "GV-N66T128VP" -RETAIL

Which do I buy?

Answer:Stock Gigabyte 6600gt 500/1120MHz! = $209

i'd take a look at that giga-byte first....

to me, there really isn't a difference with the msi's, evga's.....i've heard great things about them.

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Needless to say, having the stock fan going absolutely full bore while trying to play Mafia 2 is not fun! I have a Corsair 800D case, but I have not yet focused on the cooling part of things. I built it last week and both side panels are STILL off!

So, air, or water? Either way it will be from Corsair.

The A70 is on sale right now at a local store for $30, regular $65! It is either this or the H70 or H80.

What's the best way to go? My goal is QUIET, I want it to be as quiet as possible.

Answer:Stock cooler on 970BE driving me absolutely nuts

If you decide to go air, I just installed the Thermalright Silver arrow in my machine. It is the coolest and quietest air cooler available. (if you have the chassis for it.)

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Hello,Im thinking of replacing the stock cooleron my XFX6600GT.The card seems to be running at a hi temp when idle.Im thinkin about replacing it with a Zalman VF700-ALCU Quiet Copper/Aluminium VGA Cooler (HS-012-ZA).What I want to know is there is a square foam ring around the card processor,do i remove this when replacing the fan.I dont think the cooler is making good contact with the Cards CPU.Cheers.

Answer:Replacing XFX 6600GT Stock Cooler(Idle temps to Hi)

I don't think that is nececary. If when you attach the heatsink it is obstructing the contact area over the chip, then you may need to find a new one. Essentially the purpose for this is to prevent the heatsink from crushing the GPU, so it is nececary unless you use thermal epoxy and GLUE they heatasink to the chip (I... wouldn't do that).

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Hi, I have an amd fx 8320 with an r9 280 with the stock cooler, it's at 3.5 ghz, no overclocking, and I was playing some Saints Row 4, I left HWMonitor on and when I came off (20 mins later or so), it said max temp 79?!?!?! During gameplay the fans are louder than a chainsaw... I was looking at getting some decent thermal paste and a 212 evo, but I dont know if that will help. The airflow in thecase is quite poor, but im going to try and work on it.. also, it went over 70 max temp when I was just playing football manager 2014 last night...

Answer:AMD FX-8320 stock cooler/heatsink - crazy rpm/temps

79 on what? CPU or GPU?

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Hi Everyone,
About this new hsf. Does any one know how it performs? I read the article at Legit Reviews but there graphs where a little confusing "Higher is better"??? I think they where measuring temps, why would higher be better? Well if anyone has any comments please enlighten me.
Thanks all

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HiConsidering fitting a Zalman CPU Cooler Fan. It will be from these two models:CNPS7700-AlCu or CNPS7000B-AlCu.I have a Gigabyte motherboard GA-8S655FX-L.Has anyone on the forum attempted to fit either of these fans on this motherboard. I want to know if they can be fitted on this board because of the large size of these fans.

Answer:Zalman Cooler on a Gigabyte Motherboard

click here for a compatible motherboard list.

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the gigabyte the factory overclocked and seems to run the same temp as asus.

GIGABYTE GV-NX86T256H GeForce 8600GT


Tech hounds says the gigabyte is 61c and the asus is 62c idle im guessing

this review says the gigabyte goes 57 idle and 79c on load

and this review says the asus runs as at 54c on idle,but doesnt give a load

Answer:Which Passive Gfx 8600gt Gfx Card Runs Cooler,the Gigabyte Or Asus?

Gigabyte, in our experience, but not by a significant degree.. less than 2c.

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Hi folksI wonder if you can advise please? I have at the moment got a Dual core E4400 with stock heatsink and cooler and have just purchased a quad core Q6600 OEM. As it is OEM it comes without a heatsink or fan. Is the heatsink and fan that came with the E4400 the same as would be supplied with the retail version of the Q6600My question is will the stock intel cooler be up to the job of cooling the quad core (I don't intend to overclock), if not what would you fine people recommend?Thanks in anticipationGuybrush

Answer:Will a stock dual core cooler be ok for quad core?

Both are based on the 65nm processThe 4400s TDP is 65W and the 6600s is listed as 95WThe thermal specification of the 4400 is 61.4C while the 6600 is 71CSo, all in all, as the Q6600 can go up to 71C I think the E4400 HSF should cope. Just keep an eye on the temp when you first switch on the PC. The quickest way to do this is via the BIOS.

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I just bought a brand new gtx 1060 windforce, and it just doesn't display any image.
- Tried taking it off the port and back
- Uninstalled previous drivers
- Noticed the card fans starts as the cpu boots, then stops after a couple seconds.
- my power supply has 500W max, card requires 400W.
- mother board is Gigabyte ga-b75m-hd3
- disabled onboard graphics in bios

My previous card is gtx 660 and works fine before and after trying the 1060.
Any idea?

Answer:gtx 1060 windforce no signal

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I tried upgrading my video card to a GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti Windforce OC 4G and I upgraded the power supply to a EVGA 500W power supply, but the windows 10 drivers and the nvidia drivers all give errors (Yellow "!" saying that the driver could not load) Screen size when down to 600x480 so it was hard to do anything. Suggestions?


Go to Solution.

Answer:ATC-705-UC52 and GeForceĀ® GTX 1050 Ti Windforce OC...

Turned out, I must have had some leftover Nvidia drivers from somewhere. I removed using Display Driver Uninstaller all of the Nvidia drivers, rebooted and then installed just the specific Nvidia drivers for the GTX 1050 Ti from the website, (Not the GeForce Experience, nor the drivers on the CD.) and then it worked. I also install the Linux drivers for the card for my Linux Mint partition. There I had to stop the X Window System system and in a virtual console, install the drivers from NVidia from the command line. The build in Nvidia drivers would not work, you need the Nvidia drivers from the website. Hope this helps others.

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A friend bought a 3400+, which is running at 2.4GHz, with the bios being reset to defaults. The CPU is ment to run at 2.2GHz, stock. The FSB is 200, which is also what they say it is in reviews, so thats correct.

11x200 = 2.2GHz
But the multi is at 12x, so its
12x200 = 2.4GHz

This info is all coursity of WCPUID, so I believe its gotta be accurate. Any ideas as to why this isnt running at 2.2GHz?

So its essentially a 3700+ minus the 512kb of L2 cache.

Thanks in advance for any ideas/clues/comments.

Answer:A64 3400+ Not running at Stock Speeds /w Stock Settings

The 3400+ is meant to run at 2.4GHz & has 512KB of L2 cache. The 3400+ which ran at 2.2GHz had 1024KB of L2 cache & is of the older core. Everything is fine.

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Hello,I've purchased a Dell Inspiron 620 awhile back and decided to upgrade my rig. So i've purchased a new PSU (Powersupply) along with a new GPU (Graphic's Card) the AMD Radeon RX460 OC 4GB from Gigabyte but the problem is that the Motherboards Bios is so outdated it ends up just giving me a Black Screen when turning the Computer on with my new GPU put it.Would it be possible for Dell to release a new Bios Update or Driver Update to support the RX460 cause it requires the same amount of Power like the HD6670 that's supported but offers more performance.Inspiron 620 Original Specs:Motherboard: Dell MIH61RRAM: Samsung 2x4GB PC3-10600 DDR3-1333GPU: AMD Radeon HD6450CPU: Intel Core i5-2320 4x3.00GHzPSU: Dell 300wUpgraded Parts:PSU: Evga N1 400wGPU: AMD Radeon RX460 OC 4GB (75w) (Draws power only from the PCIe Slot.)

Answer:Inspiron 620 - Radeonā„¢ RX460 WINDFORCE OC 4GB (Bios/Software Update)

The 620 is end of life and end of support.  There will be no UEFI bios update which is what the card you purchased requires to work.  A ZOTAC Geforce 1050 TI MINI will work but None of the RX series cards will work.

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why lumia 730 is out of stock ? when it will come again ?

Answer:Why is my Lumia 730 out of stock? When will it come back into stock?

Because you live on the moon. Next lander mission.

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Check out the pics:

Can we say "Awesome!"? I thought you could.

Here's Zalman's page on it:

Here's a couple of articles that touch on it:

I don't think there are any benchie's on it yet. But here's the vitals for those who didn't check out Zalman's spiel:


Dimensions ( L x W x H )..... 85 x 112 x 125mm
Heatsink Material..... Pure Copper Base, Fins, and Heatpipes
Weight..... 498g
Dissipation Area..... 3,268cm2
Fan Size..... 92 x 25mm
Fan Operating Voltage..... 5 ~ 12V
Rated Current..... 0.35A
Max. Power Consumption..... 4.2W
Bearing Type..... 2-Ball Bearing
Fan Speed..... 1,350 ~ 2,600 rpm ± 10%
Noise Level..... 18 ~ 27.5 dB ± 10%
Fan Speed Controller..... Fan Mate 2

I know I want one!

Answer:Zalman releases an air-cooler CPU cooler with water-cooling perforamce

It looks nice! What is that big thing it is sitting on in the first picture? Does that have to go on the heatsink?

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Hello Lenovo! I've got a strange question for you!  I've got a G500 lappy with i7 3612qm 35W CPU, I'm so satisfied with it, but under 100% load the temp goes up to 85 C degrees and it kind of bothers me. I want to keep the load temp under 80, so do you think is there any possibility to replace the G500 35W TDP heatsink and fan with the G510 47W cooler unit? The build of these two model is pretty much the same (I could not check the interior, because all the vids and even the Lenovo maintenance manual referring to the G500 as same as the G510) so the cooler units might be compatibile with each other. These extra 12Ws of cooling capacity would come handy under heavy load. What do you think, are they swappable? Thanks for your answer! Adam 

Answer:G500 35W TDP cooler (fan and sink) replacing-upgrading with G510 47W TDP cooler

Hi Adam,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
I understand your concern, but for more information about the compatibility devices for your G500 Laptop. I would strongly suggest you to our Technical Support for further Assistance to get the details regarding the same.
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
Do post us back for further queries.
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar

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Hi guys,

Does anyone know what CPU cooler this is? It is for the silverstone SUG SG07

link to youtube is:

At 1:20

Answer:Silverstone SUG SG07 Mini ITX CPU COOLER? Identify this cooler?

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I upgraded my GPU recently and noticed that my CPU fan was making more noise than I remembered - sort of a droning noise.  I checked my CPU temps and discovered that, at idle, the CPU was hitting 38-42C.
I decided to upgrade my cooling.  The main limitation (besides the fact that Dell has a non-standard CPU backplate setup) is the somewhat narrow case on the XPS 8900 doesn't allow installation of most of the inexpensive high-performance coolers because they are too tall by 1/2" - 3/4".  Then I found the Cyrorig H7, which has three heat pipes, a huge heatsink, and 120mm fan all in a package that is "only" 145mm high - just short enough to fit in the case.  I installed it yesterday and it works GREAT.  Very happy with it, initially at least.
I also swapped out the stock Sunon case fan for a Cooler Master Blade Master 92mm fan, which is quieter but similar CFM specs.
Overall the computer is now quieter at 100% load than it was at idle before.  And my CPU temps have dropped by 15 degrees C.  Great upgrade.  I made a video on how I did it here:
...and here are a couple of pics:

Answer:XPS 8900 CPU cooler upgrade - much quieter and cooler operation

Nice !

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Hello all, new to this forum. I bought a Cooler Master chipset cooler for my Asus P4P800-E Deluxe. I was checking my GPU fan when I touched the cooler and it was hot, I mean HOOOTTT, like cant touch it for more than a second hot.

The fan is spinning the 5K revs it runs in but its super hot anyway. I gave my stock cooler away and this is what I have. The MB temperature is normal, 37c and cpu 32c fanless at idle. I dont know where that MB sensor is located but the chipset must be over 40c at least.

Whats the best chipset cooler out there. My MB has an Intel 845 chipset. (i need an upgrade!)

My Antec P180 (provides great ventilation with 4 120mm fans) case is sitting standing up like its meant to be and I was reading in another forum that some heatpipes dont like to be sideways, could this be the case?

Answer:Problem with Cooler Master chipset cooler RUNNING HOT!

chipsets have a higher heat tolerence than CPUs, 40c is a safe operating temp. also, temp sensors are not accurate, so you can't really go by the reading from it anyways. it's not unusual for software based sensor to be as much as 10c off the actual temp.

the cooler you bought should work fine. did you thoroughly clean the chipset and heatsink with isopropyl alcohol and then apply new thermal compound before mounting the cooler?

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Do you guys think that Cooler Master V8 CPU cooler will fit in a regular full tower case. Its not a branded/famous case, just a normal full tower with handle on top.

Thanks for your answers.

Answer:Solved: Case for Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler

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I have a Western Digital 1 TB USB 2.0 that I have connected to a computer that has Gigabyte connection to my NAS which can handle Gigabyte speeds.

I am only getting 30.1MB/s.

Is there any settings I can do to windows so that it can send faster?

I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit.

Answer:USB2.0 HD Transfer over Gigabyte Network to Gigabyte NAS

You're doing well. Large file transfers on my system via USB 2.0 are only about 24 MB/s. I did notice when I plugged my Seagate USB 2.0 external into my SIIG USB 3.0 card, sequential reads and writes were about 15% improved. I just plugged the USB 2.0 drive in while I was waiting for USB 3.0 docking stations.

If you have a free PCIExpress slot you may get some improvement plugging the USB 2.0 into the USB 3.0 card. But using SIIG USB 3.0 docks and WD caviar black internal drives I find the drives run at full speed. Only thing is now the price bubble is preventing me from increasing my stock of internal drives.

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OK.. So, what would benefit me more? Two GIGABYTE GV-R927OC-2GD Radeon R9 270 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 Crossfired together OR one GIGABYTE GV-N770OC-4GD GeForce GTX 770 4GB 256-bit GDDR5. It's my first build and have been running one R9 270 OC GPU and I get 50-80fps on ultra.. The R9 card is 256bit 2GB DDR5 and the nvidia 770 is 256bit 4GB DDR5 (770 has higher MHz as well).. Which setup would yield a better image and higher fps?

--Side Question: If I would Crossfire there would be 1 PCI slot between the two cards on default cooling. Liquid cooling is only on the CPU with the H100i. Right now my current GPU doesn't go over 111F (44C), would the second GPU that close to the other cause a drastic increase in temps? Also the second GPU would be rather close to my PSU, but the PSU is upside down with its fan on the outside of the case so no additional heat from the PSU..

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Hey guys!

Help me out in jumping down on a final decision.. Now let me give you some info and specs about my Rig!

- i5 4670k
- ASRock Fatal1ty H87 Performance (CrossFireX Ready) SLI not supported
- 4GB G.Skill (will upgrade later)
- Cooler Master GX 550w
- Samsung LCD Monitor (1440x900 Native)

Here are 2 cards I would like you guys to choose from and why?

GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - ATI - PCI Express Solution - Radeon HD 7000 series - GV-R787OC-2GD
GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - NVIDIA - PCI Express Solution - GeForce 700 Series - GV-N760OC-2GD (rev. 2.0)

Also I know the GTX 760 is newer and has PhysX Support but it's costing $80 more than the HD7870 also my motherboard does not have SLI Support but it's CrossFireX Ready and I wanna play all new games at maxed out settings (if possible) and I have LCD that has a 1440x900 Native Res. There are chances that I might get 1080p Monitor in Q1 or Q2 next year. The 7870 is available for $280 and GTX 760 for $360 in my currency and country. These are the least prices I can found and now you have all the info please help me choose which one would be good for me in terms of Price, Performance and most of all Power Consumption as we have frequent black outs and my UPS has little backup time to turn things off especially when gaming while system is running at PEAK!

Answer:Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 OC vs Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 OC

Personally I'd to for the 760.

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I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

Answer:Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler

Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020

I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

I have the 212+ as well. You'd want one push and 1 pull. Also, make sure the 2nd fan moves the same amount of air as the 1st, or you'll create a bottleneck of sorts. But with 2 fans that have equal airflow, you will notice a drop in temps. But there will be more noise, unless you change both fans to a quiet fan like Noctua's. A Guy

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i know the v8 has its own control knob but is it possible to connect it to a fan controller like the nzxt Sentry 2?

Answer:Can I hook up a Cooler master v8 cooler to...

Yes you can. It should be a 4 pin fan, and should plug right in.

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That it doesn't need a Windows Update?

No, seriously.. When ever I so much as try to go to it from Control Panel, explorer.exe crashes. When I click from the start menu.....Nothing happens or the page pops up and refuses to load resulting in a crash. Lovely Microsoft doesn't have updates available through the website anymore, so I'm wondering what you boys have to say about it.. It's the principle of not seeing what they are (if being updated at all) that is ****ing me off.

Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Intel Pentium E5300 @ 2.60GHz 37 ?C
Wolfdale 45nm Technology
6.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 400MHz (6-6-6-18)

Gateway EG43M (CPU 1)

Answer:Is my stock PC so bad ***..

It sounds like you may have a virus or a malware problem. Go here Spyware-Asylum, select your operating system, select Full Scan and follow the directions carefully.

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Question: Stock HSF w/ AS5

Has anybody here scraped off the stock intel HSF thermal pad thats for lga775.

And used AS5 instead.

Also what kind of temp improvments did you see?

Answer:Stock HSF w/ AS5

arent you supposed to use rubbing alcohol rather than scrape?

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Question: Stock

Will the OMEN by HP 15-ax003na Gaming laptop be back in stock before the exclusive discount store ends. (It went out of stock Monday 10/10/16)ThanksJoel

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Question: OUT OF STOCK?

I'm trying to buy the HP Spectre x360 (15, not 13). However, it is out of stock! 1: When will it be back in stock? The stores in my area don't carry it, so that is not an option. 2: Is this you guys?  3: I'm trying to get a student discount and can't do that through amazon. Help, HP employees. I need an answer before tomorrow.


HP employees do not appear here in their capacity as such. The amazon link would be a reseller. In order to get the HP student discount you have to buy from HP. I doubt they are going to make any more of these by tomorrow. Have you tried chat support with the store? Once laptop models disappear from stock I think it would be rare for them to reappear. 

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Ok jus curious as to how far i can push my p4. Now, as it is its oc to 3.02 from 2.8. Because of this my ram is now at 433 from 400. Its mushkin and it has copper heat spreds. Also, my case has 8 fans right now plus the p4 stock fan. So, my question is how far could i push it without heat becoming a problem? It only raised (cpu temp) from 25 to 26/27 idle to the same during hard gaming at around 39-41. Anyone?

Answer:How much OC stock p4?

When I was overclocking my Northwood P4s with their stock heatsinks & fans, other components were always the limiting factor. PCI cards couldn't handle the speed, memory was too slow, IDE bus had read errors etc. Maybe I was just lucky with my CPUs, I don't know. Willamettes (old P4s with 256kB cache) were another story though, I could only get about 15% overclocking from stock speeds.

Heat hasn't been a problem to me either, sometimes CPU is about 60C at full load, I don't think that's too much.

Now I have a P3-S CPU, and the motherboard limits overclocking, because it has FSB speeds from 133 to 166 only (and PCI speed multiplier locked). The CPU could handle more.

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Question: W out of stock?

The shop Lenovo website says the model W is out of stock but does not indicate the extent of the problem or when and to what degree Lenovo will have fixed the production problem. Any information here? Mark

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Question: AMD Stock fans

I just recently built a computer using an AMD 64 3700+ San Diego core CPU with the stock heatsink and fan and i was wondering do the fans blow towards the heatsink or away from it?

Answer:AMD Stock fans

Can't you just look at it..?

Every CPU fan I've ever seen blows into the heatsink... but I know there are some that don't...

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Question: Stock AMD heatsink

i bought a retail processor and plan to use the heatsink and fan for a while until i can afford a better one. the question i have is that on the bottom of the heatsink where the copper part is there is a gray square of something that resembles clay. i dont know if i should remove it or not?

Answer:Stock AMD heatsink

It's a thermal pad. It would be better to gently scrape it off & put some thermal paste instead.

I do believe certain people use that pad & haven't had problems with it, but it's not always very effective to transfer the heat from the CPU to the heatsink.

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Question: Stock Software

I was wondering what everyone uses here for stock software?

I am looking for something that does realtime stocks and displays the graphs for everything. I was sitting in my Information Systems class last semester and saw someone that had a really awesome stock program, but I failed to ask him what it was. It looked really complicated and had a black background on the graph with all different colored graph lines. If anyone knows about this, let me know. I believe it was freeware, but I cannot find it. I would like this program to keep track of my stocks of course and possibly generate reports on gains/losses over a time period. I know you can just go to websites and look all the information up, or use excel, but I want a standalone program with live graphs, and all the eyecandy for the Westy monitor.


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my dad has an Arctic Cooler Pro7 HSF for his Pentium PC - we are gunna upgrade to AMD Phenom x6 1055T and if possible would like to use the arctic cooler pro 7 on this CPU but i dont know if you can get converter or not


does anyone know if stock HSF with the 1055T is quiet or not?

Answer:Skt 775 to AM3 converter? what are AMD stock HSF like?

That heatsink shows as being AM3 compatable
and the processor is AM3,so if you still have the
original hardware for the heatsink you should be
able to mount it.
You can find the manual on this page.....

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Hi! Im new in this forum.. Sorry for my english,im italian..How can i change hdd for ssd whitout losing the windows 10 key?I havent  the S.O. cd..I have lenovo z50-70
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:z50-70 - Change hdd stock for ssd

GiovanniCucuzza wrote:Hi! Im new in this forum.. Sorry for my english,im italian..How can i change hdd for ssd whitout losing the windows 10 key?I havent  the S.O. cd..I have lenovo z50-70You can't lost it. It is embedded in the bios. What you might lost is the OneKey recovery program feature if you are not careful. Please read some of the thread posted on how to go about it.

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Question: Remove Stock Ram?

Hey Guys, I just received my W530 and I purchased 16gb corsair on the aftermarket. I was going to install it today but I wanted to ask if it is worth removing the stock ram as well. I have the quad core 2.7 processor so my computer will be able to handle it, but I have seen a lot of chatter on the forum that keeping the stock ram in with the aftermarket ram will actually slow it down. What do you guys think?   If I should take it out? It's under the key board correct? Thanks, I appreciate all the help.Dan 

Answer:Remove Stock Ram?

Dan, RAM runs at the slowest of all the DIMMs in the system. For example, if the "stock" RAM is 1333Mhz and the aftermarket is 1600Mhz, and you use them all at once, RAM will run at 1333Mhz. I don't know the speed of your "stock" RAM or aftermarket RAM. Hypothetically, I prefer 24GB of 1333Mhz  to 16GB of 1600Mhz. Naturally, your preference depends on the type of applications you are running.

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Question: U430 i7 Stock

I have been trying to find a U430 touch with i7, 730m and 1080p screen in the UK but everywhere appears to be out of stock.The only models available have the i5 processor and they have limited stock.Is this model being discontinued or going through a refresh or is more stock on the way to the UK?Any help would be appreciated since Christmas is fast approaching!

Answer:U430 i7 Stock

Hi  Alistairslalom,
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
As per the query we understood that you are facing the issue with the system available.
As you want to enquire about the availability of Lenovo U430 models, please contact the sales team for further details.
Please Click here to open the link where you can get technical assistance and sales contact details of your region.
Also please check the below link for the model specifications.
Click here for the model details.      
Hope this helps! Do post us back for further queries.                 
Best regards,                       

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Question: stock software

hi all
I was wondering if anyone knows of a good bit of software for a simple task of stock in and stock out.
I would like barcode reading a must and excel sheet readouts if possible

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Hi, I need favor. I updated my lumia 1520 to Cyan, but when I pin Photos tile to start i can see these 4 photos scrolling, but couldn't find them anywhere. Here they are: 4shared . com/download/tpP_26vJba/merged_image.png?lgfp=3000
And also there are some new photos in backgrounds: 4shared . com/download/e6jks8j6ce/wp_ss_20140817_0002.png?lgfp=3000
So, if anyone can extract them in FullHD and shere them, I would be rally greatful.

Answer:Need these stock photos

I could be wrong, but they may be under Pictures/Sample Pictures when plugged into a PC.

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I'm a little confused.I read up on the terrible quality of the FHD displays as well as the yellow discoloration for the UHD IPS displays so I was going to pass on the Y50-70.However, today I went and saw that the Y50-70 has two FHD options. I was wondering if someone could tell me, whether it be another user or a knowledgeable Lenovo member to tell me if the Y50-70 started shipping out with FHD IPS panels.Or I should actually ask this question as well. The above displays could have been offered since a while back, so does that mean both panels for the Y50-70 are terrible?I read that the IPS displays are better than the non IPS FHD displays. Especially the UHD IPS display, although it has terrible yellow discoloration. Thank you!

Answer:Y50-70 Stock FHD IPS display

I'm wondering this as well. I recently purchased (and then returned) a UHD version online that was supposed to be a MultiTouch but turned out to be mislabeled in the description. If the new version with the 4720HQ and an IPS display is a significant improvement in color, brightness, contrast, and viewing angle I'd more than likely just pick a normal FHD model. I noriced a few strange scaling issues with the UHD and don't have a real use for the 4k resolution. However, it was extremely crisp.I've also read the Y50 will be getting GTX 960M's in the coming weeks so hopefully someone can weigh in on the new IPS panel quality in the meantime.

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when you buy a procesor and it is BOX it conteins a fan cooler...
do i need any other cooler system for my procesor or only that does the work?

Answer:CPU stock fan cooling enough?

If you are not going to be playing heavy CPU intensive games or overclocking, the stock supplied CPU heatsink/fan will be ok

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I have placed an order for this product. It still has not shipped. There is only one thing I am not happy with.  It has 8GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (2 x 4 GB) . Is there any way for me to tell them to change the RAM to 2x8 GB sticks for a total of 16 GB ?

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An interesting article at Xbit pitting five different (and current) CPU families in a variety of benchmarks in both stock and overclocked form.
Well worth a browse

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Can you tell me whether it is going to implement in your browser web pages translating as Google has in the Android ? Thanks ?

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I've seen more than a month that this series was out of stock, when it will available again? or will be there another successor that replace it?

Answer:Product Out of Stock

@rahmtz? Welcome to the HP Community Forum - we are a community of HP enthusiasts! rahmtz wrote:I've seen more than a month that this series was out of stock, when it will available again? or will be there another successor that replace it?We cannot answer that question -- we are not a direct conduit to HP Sales or HP Technical Support. HP Store - HP Envy x360 I suggest you call HP Sales at the number listed on the page. At writing, the number is shown as 1-866-356-4547 Click the "Live Help" icon to see more (Chat, Email, more phone numbers).  When you see a Post that helps you,Inspires you, provides fresh insight,Or teaches you something new,Click the "Thumbs Up" on that Post. Fixed / Answered? Click that post Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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Question: Stock screensavers

Why do MS Windows stock screen savers suck?

I love playing around with Linux savers... so much more complex and varied

My fav so far is the fireworks in Ubuntu 8

Answer:Stock screensavers

Because they don't charge you extra for cool ones

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I've installed and removed many CPU heatsink/fan combo's before, but now I have a Volcano 7 that I want to use with my Athlon XP 2000+. Problem is, I need to find a way to remove the stock HSF without damaging the processor die or the motherboard in any way. I've tried using both a phillips head and a flathead screwdriver to push the retention clip out, but it doesn't want to budge.

Anyone know of a 'clean' way to remove the retail AMD HSF?

Answer:Need help removing stock HSF

use a nut driver
it slips over the little tab and wont slip.

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out of stock on lenovo US website

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MY computer has been crashing alot latley, and I tried to get it to tell me what the problem is, via that blue problem screen that you can toggle, but the problems are various and asinine.

So my question to you is how to I get my OS XP to restore itself to the point where it basically just came out of the box. And is there any way that I can do this while keeping my music library Folder. ??



Answer:Go vack to stock XP ??

Start the install process for XP and choose to "Upgrade" the windows installation. All files, users, etc, stay put. Only things that have to be reinstalled are those with registry hooks like Office.

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Question: Re-stock date??

OMEN by HP 15-ax206na Hi there, could anyone advise as to whether this item is likely to come back into stock? (click the link above) If so, what sort of time scale am I looking at? I'm really regretting not buying it sooner! 

Answer:Re-stock date??

Hi, Currently Out of StockPlease Call: 0345 270 4142  Please call that number, they know it much better than us here. Regards. 

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Question: remove stock fan

how to you remove the stock fan from a nvidia geforce 6600 gt graphics card?

Answer:remove stock fan

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With my AMD64 Winnie it came with a stock CPU fan. I dont really plan to OC or anything with this computer. I was looking to upgrade the fan, is it worth it? or leave it stock?

if so upgrade, which CPU fan model would you recommend??

Answer:Stock CPU fan or Upgrade

i personally have never/ will never buy a retail chip when i can get a oem, simply because they charge u extra for this cheap heatsink and fan that are A) loud B)just enough to keep the think around 50C it would defo get a better one even if its just to ease the pain to ur ears.

the zalman 7700cu thermal xp120 if they fit are the best around for quitestness and good cooling. also the xp90c is great but needs a 92mm fan which is louder than teh 120mm one

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Yes, yes another question... I'm embarassed.. If I don't figure this out on my own, I'm gonna lower my "tech experience from Intermediate to something lower". Sorry. I know I've been asking a lot of questions lately...
I need help removing my AMD Stock HSF. My CPU is an AMD Phenom II X4 945 @ 3.0GHz.
The problem? Its not that the HSF is attached to CPU. I was successfully able to seperate the cpu and hsf. When I take off one end of the hsf, I am unable to remove the other clip, so its half attached to the socket. See the pics please. The "Turbo3d" thing on my motherboard (Thanks alot Gigabyte, can't you make it SIMPLE! You had to add the stupid turbo3d sign!!!) hits the hsf when I try to remove it. if you see the picture, the silver metal part that is hooked on to the blue socket thing is the thing I can't get off (the thing right above the turbo3d thing). LOL this is so hard to explain! So I tried wiggling the hsf when I removed it, but it still didn't get off. Should I just pull off the turbo3d thing? LOL JK!

Basically, since the HSF is latched on to the socket, I'm having trouble removing it...


See? The HSF and CPU are seperated... Sorry its not clear, its cuz of the camera's flash.. But one side of the latching system is off, the other one (the one shown in the picture above) is not, so its at a tilt.

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Answer:Removing AMD Stock HSF

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Question: Stock control

Does anyone know of a good stock control program I can get for my small business.

Answer:Stock control

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Speedfan is reading my 3 temp sensors at 29, 31 and 60c. I put in a stock fan today which had not quite paste on the bottom but some sort of slightly soft but rubbery substance.

I have arctic 3 somewhere, should i peel/scrape that stuff off or is my 2200+ doomed to run at 60c?

Answer:stock Athlon XP fan = cpu at 60c? :(


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Question: Back in stock?

um im trying to get the XFX nvidia 6600 GT at newegg but ALL of them are out of stock. wondering if anyone will know when they will be in stock? Thanks for any info

Btw: can someone tell me if this is a good 19 inch monitor to get?

Answer:Back in stock?

I love newegg and all but in this instance you gotta say SCREW EM!

For whatever reason their selection sucks horribly for those 6600's. Get this one:

Same price, 500/1000 speeds, eVGA is a nice good wellknown stable brand that more than likely you'll be able to OC quite well if you care for that at all. I actually plan on buying that exact card after christmas

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