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i3 2120 CPU reaches 80c on full load

2 minutes ago, Ninjas_amaL said:

yes, go for it. It's probably the best budget thermal paste on amazon rn.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi, I changed my thermal paste today and run a cinebench test after that. I came to notice that my CPU temp reaches max of 81c and the average temp is 77c on full load. Is it bad my heatsink and fan is pretty old is that can be the problem ? I have already run the test a couple of weeks back and the max temp is was getting was 77 is it something I did ? I seated the fan properly and even slightly pulled it to make sure it is intact and it surely is. Should I  replace the heatsink ?

 

My spec:

i3-2120 CPU

Gigabyte H61M-DS2 (rev 5.0)

Corsair CX550
8 gb Ram.

1 TB HDD.

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80c under a cinebench run isn't bad by any means. 


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sounds a bit high for a dual core, are you using stock cooler?

are you sure you put enough thermal paste and applied it properly?  if yes, then i recommended you buying an atfermarket cooler, there are some cheap ones who do the job really well


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Just now, WikiForce said:

sounds a bit high for a dual core, are you using stock cooler?

Considering it's a cinebench run and the tin under that is probably not the best anymore. 

No not really. 


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3100.

B550m TuF plus.

Hyper x rgb 8 gig stick. (MJR or CJR  i still don't know lol).

1650 super.

CX450.

MX500.

NX500.

 

 

 

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Posted (edited) · Original PosterOP
9 minutes ago, WikiForce said:

sounds a bit high for a dual core, are you using stock cooler?

are you sure you put enough thermal paste and applied it properly?  if yes, then i recommended you buying an atfermarket cooler, there are some cheap ones who do the job really well

Yes I am using a stock cooler. Check this image isn't that enough ? https://pasteboard.co/JmtjZD5.jpg Which one would you suggest for an after market cooler?

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8 minutes ago, TofuHaroto said:

and the tin under that is probably not the best anymore. 

Sandy Bridge has soldered IHS...

Seems like the problem is the thermal paste between the cooler and the IHS.

I have a couple of Sandy Bridge chips including the 2120 and 2100.


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5 minutes ago, Vishera said:

Seems like the problem is the thermal paste between the cooler and the IHS.

 Nvm I completely misread what you said. 

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3100.

B550m TuF plus.

Hyper x rgb 8 gig stick. (MJR or CJR  i still don't know lol).

1650 super.

CX450.

MX500.

NX500.

 

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Vishera said:

Sandy Bridge has soldered IHS...

Seems like the problem is the thermal paste between the cooler and the IHS.

I have a couple of Sandy Bridgr chips including the 2120 and 2100.

Please check this image and let me know . https://pasteboard.co/JmtjZD5.jpg 

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Just now, amalts0101 said:

Please check this image and let me know . https://pasteboard.co/JmtjZD5.jpg 

Please upload it to Imgur,I can't access the image.


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1 minute ago, amalts0101 said:

https://ibb.co/nQsBRNK Check this please

it's not properly spread out, should cover the whole cpu ihs


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, WikiForce said:

it's not properly spread out, should cover the whole cpu ihs

Can you suggest a good method for that. This is my first time that's why

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1 minute ago, amalts0101 said:

Can you suggest a good method for that. This is my first time that's why

you probably didn't put enough, i recommend watching some LTT videos regarding it.

Also, get a aftermarket cooler if you can. If you are from India then i can suggest you some.


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Just now, amalts0101 said:

Can you suggest a good method for that. This is my first time that's why

I think your thermal past itself is bad,what thermal paste are you using?


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Just now, WikiForce said:

you probably didn't put enough, i recommend watching some LTT videos regarding it.

Also, get a aftermarket cooler if you can. If you are from India then i can suggest you some.

Yes I am from India. Will surely look into some videos.

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Just now, Ninjas_amaL said:

Yes I am from India. Will surely look into some videos.

how much is your budget for a new cooler?


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Just now, Vishera said:

I think your thermal past itself is bad,what thermal paste are you using?

It's a thermal grease HY 510 bought it from a local store.

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Just now, Ninjas_amaL said:

It's a thermal grease HY 510 bought it from a local store.

That's the reason it doesn't spread well,and i doubt it's thermal conductivity performance...

Buy something good like Arctic Silver 5,Noctua NT-H1,Arctic MX-2,Arctic MX-4 etc


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Just now, Ninjas_amaL said:

Looking for the cheapest which gets the job done less than a 1000 Rs ? Also I would like to buy a new thermal paste too I think this one is bad.

most aftermarket coolers come with either pre-applied thermal paste or some high end ones with a tube of it so i guess that won't be an issue.

This is probably the best cooler you can get under that budget, used it with 2nd and 3rd gen i5 and did the job pretty well.

My brother also using it with his i3 6100 system, should be more than enough for dual cores.

Comes pre-applied with decent quality thermal paste as well.

https://www.amazon.in/Deepcool-Alta7-Cooler-1156-Socket/dp/B006KZO8IY


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, WikiForce said:

most aftermarket coolers come with either pre-applied thermal paste or some high end ones with a tube of it so i guess that won't be an issue.

This is probably the best cooler you can get under that budget, used it with 2nd and 3rd gen i5 and did the job pretty well.

My brother also using it with his i3 6100 system, should be more than enough for dual cores.

Comes pre-applied with decent quality thermal paste as well.

https://www.amazon.in/Deepcool-Alta7-Cooler-1156-Socket/dp/B006KZO8IY

Do I have to wipe of the one I just applied when I buy this one ? I just have to place the sink on top right ?

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7 minutes ago, Ninjas_amaL said:

Looking for the cheapest which gets the job done less than a 1000 Rs ? Also I would like to buy a new thermal paste too I think this one is bad. This is the one I got https://www.amazon.in/ULLAAS-HY510-Thermal-Silicone-Processor/dp/B07HDJ34KZ.

yeah, that doesn't look good. Some really cheap quality one.

I recommend this : https://www.amazon.in/Silicone-Compounds-Compound-Chipsets-Graphics/dp/B07VDTTDHR

4 minutes ago, Ninjas_amaL said:

Do I have to wipe of the one I just applied when I buy this one ? I just have to place the sink on top right ?

yes, you must do that otherwise there would heat transfer issue due to mix up of old and new paste


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1 minute ago, Ninjas_amaL said:

or should I buy the arctic mx and skip buying a new cooler ?

no, not worth the price. Doesn't even make that much difference compared to normal thermal paste.

It would be a big waste of money.


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