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Old 02-23-2018, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Yanta View Post
Anyway, I put in the new cooler. Guess what. temps drop much quicker after load drops off. The coolant is -2c on idle after boot from the previous cooler, and +4 on ambient.
Good, that is more like the expected range.

Originally Posted by Yanta View Post
After loading the system up, it's cooling back to where it started, and doing it in minutes. Previously it was taking hours to drop and would always end up around 34c - 36c regardless of what the ambient temp near the PC was.
That is the smoking gun for me, although the X62 was enough to demonstrate this. Hopefully someone else will see this part clearly. Fortunately, this was still in the early stages and you were not critically affected. These types of issues tend to get progressively worse.
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