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Just wondering what is a good/safe temp for a overclocked i5 2500k to run at while playing games 24/7 for the next couple of years.
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Under 85C.
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I was thinking 70c was a little high for a couple years 24/7 to run
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Originally Posted by VisitorQ View Post
I was thinking 70c was a little high for a couple years 24/7 to run
The thermal shutoff is 98C, so 85C is pretty realistic
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post #5 of 27
I like to stay under 85c for prime95 ext.. Gaming its 51-62 on high end games.. So all seems fine to me.
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post #6 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by VisitorQ View Post
Just wondering what is a good/safe temp for a overclocked i5 2500k to run at while playing games 24/7 for the next couple of years.

...you're going to be playing games 24/7 for a couple years?
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post #7 of 27
85*C is the highest temp you should EVER reach.
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post #8 of 27
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...you're going to be playing games 24/7 for a couple years?
Lol with some sleep
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post #9 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Naudus View Post
I like to stay under 85c for prime95 ext.. Gaming its 51-62 on high end games.. So all seems fine to me.
Can you tell me how high you run your cooler fan/s for those temps?

Do you alternate between high fan speeds for prime95 and lower for normal running, or keep a constant high speed because of the overclock?

Can you run your 4.7Ghz on low fan speeds for general usage?

Really interested because if Bulldozer fails, i'm interested in SB / IB.
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Intel spec sheet for the 2nd generation core i processors states 72.6c.
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