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For stock that might be a bit high. The stock heatsinks are generally junk and that doesn't give you much room for overclocking. I would not want to exceed 80 degrees under prime. So the problem good have indeed been temperature but you'd have to hit nearly 100c for that to happen. You might only be able to get 4-4.2ghz out of it if your case/heatsink is giving you those temperatures. If you want more performance there are many great cheap heatsinks out there 212+ comes up as recommended the most . I still think your power supply might be suspect. Try running prime overnight and check temps in the morning.

ok thank you for that i will try it overnight I have some artic silver at home would that be ok as a heat-sink? And in lamens terms what am i actually applying the heat-sink to? Where the fan presses onto chip?
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Heatsink is the cpu cooler. You put the artic silver between the cpu and cpu cooler but you have to clean all the old crap off first. Have you run memtest?
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50 bucks says OP has a dick

100 bucks says everybody in here posting only did it becasue its a "girl"

id be 150 dollars richer
 
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I may need to find me one of those if I can't figure it out I reset the bios back to default as suggested then ran a stress test with prime 95 and the computer now did not shut off! Ran for 20 mins with everything stock but I noticed the core temps were in the low 70s Is this normal for stock? Worried once I start to oc it temps will only get worse
That's not bad, and I don't think it's enough to warrant your computer shutting down itself unless you have something set in your bios monitoring/health to force it to shut down once the CPU hits a certain temperature (damage preventive). And yeah, when you OC, it'll get worse. Take this slowly, though.

Learning how to overclock properly is generally a process, and figuring out what's best is also a process. If you're already spending too much cash, you may want to perhaps save up for a better heatsink in the future and leave the CPU at stock (temporarily).

Also, make sure there is nothing in your BIOS that is making your computer shut itself off once the CPU hits a certain temp. If there isn't, then I can't help but speculate that it must be something with your power supply.

Edit: Even if he/she had a ----, I would still offer the same advice irregardless.
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50 bucks says OP has a dick

100 bucks says everybody in here posting only did it becasue its a "girl"

id be 150 dollars richer
lolz
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You aren't a girl are you? You just say that to get the guys to help huh?
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50 bucks says OP has a dick

100 bucks says everybody in here posting only did it becasue its a "girl"

id be 150 dollars richer
1. How you you propose to prove it?
2. You posted in here cause it's a girl. Your reasons may not be the same as a horny nerd but you still did.

Pay up.
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1. How you you propose to prove it?
2. You posted in here cause it's a girl. Your reasons may not be the same as a horny nerd but you still did.

Pay up.
no not really i posted in here to say that lol
 
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