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60 degrees too high for an athlon II X4?

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When I play bad company 2 my CPU's temperature hits 60 degrees C. Is this a dangerous temperature?
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60 is not terrible but most people try to keep their AM3 chips under 60. As long as you aren't breaking 65C then I wouldn't worry.

One thing though are you on stock cooling with stock thermal compound? If so I would reapply with some new thermal compound. New correctly applied thermal compound should drop you below 60C.
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You shouldn't be worried too much!
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i dont know, i dont want mine running over 55, i only get to 48 in prime with my oc
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max temp for Athlons is 71'C.
run P95 to see how high will go
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