CPU throttling tolerance:       65C
CPU thermal tolerance:          69C
Speed of low fan:               1350 RPM
Speed of regular fan:           3900 RPM
Speed of high fan:              6300 RPM

"Before" test conditions:
        room temperature:       26C
        room conditions:        excellent, open area with
                                ceiling fan for circulation
        CPU/heatsink type:      Thermaltake P4 Spark7+ (Xaser)
        CPU heatsink lapped?    no
        heatsink condition:     moderate, slight clogging with
                                dust and hair
        thermal compound:       generic grease
                                10% silver
        thermal conductivity:   > 7.5 W/m-k
        thermal resistance:     0.600C-in/Watt
        FPU heatsink lapped?    no
        GPU heatsink lapped?    no
        case circulation cond.: moderate, several fans with
                                some dust clogging, lots of
                                unbound wires obstructing air
                                flow

"After" test conditions:
        room temperature:       26C
        room conditions:        excellent, open area with
                                ceiling fan for circulation
        CPU/heatsink type:      Thermaltake P4 Spark7+ (Xaser)
        CPU heatsink lapped?    yes
        heatsink condition:     excellent, no clogging
        thermal compound:       Arctic Silver Cramique
        thermal conductivity:   > 200 W/m-k
        thermal resistance:     < 0.007C-in/Watt
        FPU heatsink lapped?    no
        GPU heatsink lapped?    no
        case circulation cond.: very good, several fans with
                                no clogging, wires are bound
                                with zip ties


                                Before          After
                                ------          -----
3006, CPU, idle, low fan        62C            54C
3006, CPU, idle, regular fan    44C            40C
3006, CPU, idle, high fan       41C            35C
3006, CPU, load, low fan        UNSTABLE        UNSTABLE
3006, CPU, load, regular fan    58C            52C
3006, CPU, load, high fan       54C            45C

3227, CPU, idle, low fan        UNSTABLE        55C
3227, CPU, idle, regular fan    47C            41C
3227, CPU, idle, high fan       43C            37C
3227, CPU, load, low fan        UNSTABLE        UNSTABLE
3227, CPU, load, regular fan    63C            55C
3227, CPU, load, high fan       57C            47C

200, MB, idle                   31C            27C
200, MB, load                   32C            30C

215, MB, idle                   32C            29C
215, MB, load                   34C            33C


Against Rise Of Nations Game

after using 600 grit

after using 800 grit

after using 1,000 grit


after using 1,500 grit

after using 2,000 grit





Against Wood Grain

no grinding, no cleaning

after using 400 grit

after using 1,000 grit


after using 1,500 grit

after using 2,000 grit

after using 2,000 grit




Nice Reflective Shot