Forum discussion tagged with thermal.
  1. RunForestRun

    Bent pins cause excessive heat?

    My desktop PC consists of Intel's i7-8700 non-K, 16GB of DDR4 RAM and Asus Prime Z370-A. It runs Windows 10 Pro. The CPU used to be cooled by Corsair's H80i v2 liquid AIO but now it is cooled by Noctua's NH-U12S. Both coolers keep the CPU cool when they're active and idling in Windows gives...
  2. Machinus

    Will Intel keep selling chips with poor thermal conductivity? (Coffee/Cannon)?

    The response given last month was very discouraging, which suggests that Intel will not be making any changes to their thermal contact process or materials: Re: Thermal sensor issue i7-7700k? Ronald_Intel May 2, 2017 7:30 AM (in response to BC93Key) Hello Everyone, We appreciate the feedback...
  3. thepaleobiker

    Ryzen Owners : Does 1700 come with Thermal Paste Applied on Cooler?

    Hi Ryzen Owners : I've a question put to me by an acquaintance, about whether Ryzen 1700 comes with thermal paste pre-applied. Given that it comes with the CPU Cooler (wraith) I'm guessing the answer is YES. But rather than guess, I'd love to confirm with new owners of the CPU - Is there...
  4. superstition

    Zen to be soldered This is great news (for everyone except the liquid nitrogen people and those selling delidding machines/services).