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After reapplying my thermal compound and using arctic silver 5 on a coolermaster 212+ Im looking at 65c-68c max temps during 2 hours of prime95 at 4.3ghz. Should I back down to 4.0ghz or are these temps ok? I understand gaming temps will be a lot lower. I have the system stable for the most part its just temps im worried about.
    
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What's your vcore?

AS5 also has a cure time (I forget how long), so it'll take some time before its benefits are fully realized.
    
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65-68C isn't high at all. Leave it there and see how much the temps drop after the AS5 curing times passes.
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post #4 of 18
Those temps are good,no problem there.You can go further if you want,reaching 75 under prime 95 load is still no problem.
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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02 View Post
65-68C isn't high at all. Leave it there and see how much the temps drop after the AS5 curing times passes.
This^, once the paste has cured you should see a lil lower in terms of temps. So far so good.
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Yeah, once it cures, you'll be a happy OC'er again. Also, under prime, <70C isn't a problem in my opinion. If you were hitting 80's, then you should be worried
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post #7 of 18
Im not sure about the AS5 thermal paste and if it has a curing time, but I think your temps seem a little high. My 2500k is OC to 4.5ghz with autovoltages and after 24 hours of prime 95 my temps don't go above 48C. I have a 212+ as well and I am using a pull/push format. I am using the coolermaster thermal paste that came with the cooler.
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post #8 of 18
Those temps are very good .. anything higher than 80c is dangerous for the cpu , once the as5 cures it will go down 2-3c .

I think u know ur temps are fine , u just wanted to show them off lol .

SB chips run cool , take it higher .. i would , aslong as its under 80c all the time there wont be any problems .
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sausageson View Post
Im not sure about the AS5 thermal paste and if it has a curing time, but I think your temps seem a little high. My 2500k is OC to 4.5ghz with autovoltages and after 24 hours of prime 95 my temps don't go above 48C. I have a 212+ as well and I am using a pull/push format. I am using the coolermaster thermal paste that came with the cooler.
I call bs , proof that after 24 hrs of prime you hit 48c @ 4.5ghz ?

If you had a rasa kit , or something better than a 212 i would of thought okay fair enough but i dont think so man ..

your cpu doesnt use hyperthreading though , i guess those 2500's run super cool .
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post #10 of 18
65c-68c max It's not high you can push more~~~~~~ This is OCN
and gaming temps will be a lot lower so Push More
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