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post #1 of 13
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Just wondering what you guys would do to lower temps on this setup, or if I'm at the limit.

Paste is IC Diamond(it was free )
Ambient is 24*C
1.385v
BTW, the 70*C maximum is when I leave the house and turn off the A/C



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How are your fans controlled? That seems high for just a CPU on a quad rad.
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molex, so full speed
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have you tried with the pantyhose filters off?
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A better block would shave, maybe, a couple of degrees off. Cool Lab Liquid pro gave me around 3ºC reduction compared to MX-2 but it's a PITA to remove. The Cool Lab Ultra is supposed to be easier to remove and have similar performance.

If you don't do any video editing/rendering then switching HT off can give a few degrees reduction.

I'm also using a 920 at 4.2GHz but with 1.31v and get P95 load temps of 56ºC in an ambient of 20ºC, with just a single 480 rad load temps only increase to 58ºC. You might be unlucky and just have a hot chip.
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post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by MrKrrrinkle View Post
have you tried with the pantyhose filters off?
no change in temps, the panty hose is very transparent, maybe too much lol.

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Originally Posted by Big Elf View Post
A better block would shave, maybe, a couple of degrees off. Cool Lab Liquid pro gave me around 3ºC reduction compared to MX-2 but it's a PITA to remove. The Cool Lab Ultra is supposed to be easier to remove and have similar performance.

If you don't do any video editing/rendering then switching HT off can give a few degrees reduction.

I'm also using a 920 at 4.2GHz but with 1.31v and get P95 load temps of 56ºC in an ambient of 20ºC, with just a single 480 rad load temps only increase to 58ºC. You might be unlucky and just have a hot chip.
thanks, I fold 24/7, I might change the paste and remount it. it is @ 1.385v =/
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post #7 of 13
For comparison I've just tried an hour of P95 with the fans on 1 rad switched off and the vcore at 1.3875v and in an ambient of 21º got load temps of 63º.
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post #8 of 13
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thanks for taking the time to test. I guess unless I lower vcore Im not gonna get lower temps...
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My noctua u12pse2 gives me load temps of 76c with 26c ambient with 4.3Ghz 1.344v lols. Something is wrong for sure.
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post #10 of 13
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My noctua u12pse2 gives me load temps of 76c with 26c ambient with 4.3Ghz 1.344v lols. Something is wrong for sure.
how so if im around ~60c
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