For testing I ran 2xPrime95 for about 15 minutes per section. Although idle temps are useless for the most part, I did record them for reference. To test the AMD cooler, I short circuit the temp sensor (by installing a thin bare wire) so that it will run on full 12 volt. I use Smartguadian to regulate the fan speed.
If you still have the time, you could click on the thumb nails below to view each of the screen shots. This may be important to many, as we are talking about a product that performs close to a popular 3rd party heatsink and at no charge let alone it comes with three years warranty on CPU.2.4G at default vcore AMD Cooler - idle and load, notice the fan speed and Smartguardian setup. (click to enlarge) 2.4G at default vcore XP-90 AMD Fan- idle and load, (click to enlarge) 2.6G at 1.525 Bios AMD Cooler - idle and load, (click to enlarge) 2.6G at 1.525 BIOS XP-90 AMD Fan- idle and load, (click to enlarge)
Those who know me would not think I easily conclude this without throwing in Chill Vent
for a drive.
Yes, I was surprised with the result, so much that I retested, remounted the Thermalright XP-90 twice in two days just to make sure.