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After an hour of Prime 95 the cores ranged from 59c - 65c. Fairly decent from what I can tell. I have read the max temp is in the 90+ range but it seems as if everyone has their own opinion. In game the temps are usually in the 45-55c range depending on the game.

The BIOS is set to auto the VCORE.. it shows 1.36 in the BIOS but in CPU-Z it showing like 1.05 or something like. Is that common?
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The BIOS is set to auto the VCORE.. it shows 1.36 in the BIOS but in CPU-Z it showing like 1.05 or something like. Is that common?
Those temps are fine...you could possibly lower them a bit by lowering the voltage.

1.05v is normal when the cpu isn't under load. Fire up prime and cpuz and you'll see it'll go up.
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using offset voltage will downlclock the voltage along with the core speed. This is my advice on sb temps:

CPU throttles at 95c, some say keeping it below 85c is good, some say keeping it below 80 is better, other's say below 75c is really good and there are quite a few that say 70c should be the max. Which ever one your comfortable with, just remember it throttles at 95c. I personally like keeping mine below 70c.

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Those temps are fine...you could possibly lower them a bit by lowering the voltage.

1.05v is normal when the cpu isn't under load. Fire up prime and cpuz and you'll see it'll go up.
I tried that and it showed the same vcore. I'm assuming maybe it's a glitch?
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