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Will the temps of the CPU drop as the computer burns in and the thermal pad
My Athlon 64x2 is running at idle 42C. About 4 hours.

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Rudy wrote:
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Some claim a slight temperature reduction as the TIM fills air gaps. My
slightly overvolted Athlon 64 X2 5000+ hit 56C loading both cores with

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On Wed, 22 Oct 2008 16:34:13 -0400, "Rudy"

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Yes, it is typical for it to drop another 2-5C, but it is
somewhat irrelevant because your idle temp is already low
enough as-is.  More important is the full load temp running
something like the current version of Prime95 for 30 minutes
or more.

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