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I just built a new system and am seeing very high temps on my chip. At stock speeds I idle around for 40C and hit 68C after 15 minutes of prime. I applied a mild overclock (4.2) 1.352 VCore and my idle is about 49C and after 60 seconds of Prime I stopped it as temps quickly approached 80C. I re-seated the cooler but no change. I know the H50 is not the worlds best but it should be able to get me to 4.5ish for 24/7 right? Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 8
Its a little hot but if you're topping out at 80C its not dangerous. You'll never hit those temps in real world usage, the closest you'll get to stresstest temps is probably folding.

Try using the lowest voltages you can while remaining stable.
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1.35v is way too much for that oc, you should be in the 4.5-4.7 range with that voltage.

And really not that bad a temp for a mediocre cooler.
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post #4 of 8
Those temps are much higher than I would expect for that voltage and overclock. With the Thermaltake Frio and its stock paste with push/pull (decent aftermarket fans, mind you), and with a voltage hovering at like 1.376V, my maximum temp was about 70°C.

So to me, 80°C means something isn''t right.
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I plan on lowering the voltage. It is the initial auto voltage the mobo set when I upped the multi. I guess I'll try lowering the Voltage and see where it gets me, thanks.
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I have an H50. I'm stressing right now @ 4740 with 1.428v. I hit 75c and i'm in an air-conditioned room. If I hit 80c i'm okay with it. I'm about to try 4843 so i'll be in the high seventies. I need more voltage than most people for 4.8 ghz.

*edit* looks like I cooled off a bit...i'm about 71c right now.
Edited by spacin9guild - 7/19/11 at 7:31pm
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Originally Posted by Billy O View Post
I plan on lowering the voltage. It is the initial auto voltage the mobo set when I upped the multi. I guess I'll try lowering the Voltage and see where it gets me, thanks.

Don't lower the voltage, up the multi and see what you can get.

See if the temps level out, if they do then you've probably found the max the your h50 can handle.
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Originally Posted by spacin9guild View Post
I have an H50. I'm stressing right now @ 4740 with 1.428v. I hit 75c and i'm in an air-conditioned room. If I hit 80c i'm okay with it. I'm about to try 4843 so i'll be in the high seventies. I need more voltage than most people for 4.8 ghz.
See now this sounds very normal to me.
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