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I tried out a very modest OC profile, one that was built into my ASUS mobo, 3.07Ghz --> 3.3Ghz.

When I rebooted, I noticed temps up from 30C at idle to 35C. Didn't like this, so reset everything to defaults and decided I needed to do some more research before overclocking.

But... my temps didn't go back to 30C like they were with stock profile before. They are still at 35C. With Prime95, temps still don't rise above 61C, but what would cause my idle temps to just remain higher even after undoing the overclock?
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Sounds to me like a glitch in the software. Did you try reinstall and maybe a different program to check. If all else fails check the monitor in bios to see what that says against in windows.
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Did you make sure to reset your OC in the BIOS as well as in the software?
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Its the voltage, most likely, ASUS auto volts are bloody notorious for putting them way higher then needed, not dangerous ofc, but still much higher. Power off your machine and plug it out for ~20 seconds and reboot into the desktop and i'll bet you it will have reset properly
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Idle temps mean nothing at all
    
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Hot air behind the PC and in the case. Nothing more. Don't freak out
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Originally Posted by Techprimus View Post
I tried out a very modest OC profile, one that was built into my ASUS mobo, 3.07Ghz --> 3.3Ghz.

When I rebooted, I noticed temps up from 30C at idle to 35C. Didn't like this, so reset everything to defaults and decided I needed to do some more research before overclocking.

But... my temps didn't go back to 30C like they were with stock profile before. They are still at 35C. With Prime95, temps still don't rise above 61C, but what would cause my idle temps to just remain higher even after undoing the overclock?
Your idle temps will never stay the same. Idle temperatures are based off your ambient room temperature.
     
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