why after i put thermal paste pc still reboot

March 20, 2011 at 08:54:34
Specs: Windows xp sp 2, 2.80ghz/1gb
i have done many times to thick thermal gel to cpu but why it's still reboot and temp goes up.....i also have change the heatsink/fan with high performance not OEM standard.................can anyone help me to solve this problem...i really need it ?? :(

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March 20, 2011 at 09:05:04
"thick thermal gel"

Thick? You're only supposed to use a tiny dab about the size of a grain of rice. If you put it on thick, it no longer helps transfer the heat from the CPU to the heatsink, it becomes an insulator & holds the heat in the CPU.

Find your CPU using the following, then read the instructions:

http://www.arcticsilver.com/methods...


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