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At the moment I am overclocked at 4.2GHZ and using a vcore of 1.31. I am on a i7 950 and using a Noctua NH-D14 with Shin Etsu G751 TIM. The case I am using is a NZXT phantom with full fan setup.

top front = intake
top rear = exhaust
rear = exhaust
200mm sidefan = intake
2x 120mm side fan = intake
5.25 bay fan = intake
front 140mm fan = intake

The temps I am sitting at in idle are 42c at the moment. I can't measure the ambient temp. right now but I do have my AC on. My load temps are at 69-71c. I was wondering if these temps are good? I made my I applied my TIM correctly and used the pea sized method.
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post #2 of 8
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Originally Posted by Jvalen View Post
At the moment I am overclocked at 4.2GHZ and using a vcore of 1.31. I am on a i7 950 and using a Noctua NH-D14 with Shin Etsu G751 TIM. The case I am using is a NZXT phantom with full fan setup.

top front = intake
top rear = exhaust
rear = exhaust
200mm sidefan = intake
2x 120mm side fan = intake
5.25 bay fan = intake
front 140mm fan = intake

The temps I am sitting at in idle are 42c at the moment. I can't measure the ambient temp. right now but I do have my AC on. My load temps are at 69-71c. I was wondering if these temps are good? I made my I applied my TIM correctly and used the pea sized method.
Your Idle temps are a bit high, Load temps seems acceptable but a bit high too for that vcore . What temp is your AirCon on?
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everything looks good, but you have to keep eyes open when is are in full load, get the HWMonitorPro open it , and play what you want for a bit and when you done play looks bellow and see what the max temp's you hit, anything bellow 75 is good do that and post back.
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everything looks good, but you have to keep eyes open when is are in full load, get the HWMonitorPro open it , and play what you want for a bit and when you done play looks bellow and see what the max temp's you hit, anything bellow 75 is good do that and post back.
Ok I will try that. I just ran another small prime test and I was at 72 at 100% load. As for my AC it doesn't have a temp. setting on it. I just know that it is nice and cool in my room lol.

I just find it odd that with my setup I'm getting these temps. I know the temps are stable and I really don't have to worry, but I thought that maybe I would hit lower temps. I just applied my TIM today and reseated my heatsink, do you guys think that it may take some time for the temps to lower? I know the TIM I am using has no cure time so...meh .
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its hard to hit 75c at game play, it can hit this temp but most of the time you wont and when you prime any cpu its show you how high it can hit with your cooler , so you save maybe you can turn of HT and try to low the QPI slightly even 0.000001 its counts and make a lot difference in stability and may help in temp's
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are your fans facing the same way ant not canceling each other out?
   
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post #7 of 8
That's a pretty decent overclock for a 950. So the temps seem normal considering.
The idle temps seem a bit off to me, but that depends if you have SpeedStep on, and if you do, does the voltage throttle during idle as well?

If you don't have the aforementioned on, then yep. Those temps seem pretty normal.
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post #8 of 8
Your good, if those load temps were when stress testing with IBT or Prime95 small fft's

Your idle temps are a bit high, but it's the load temps that are important.
If your using the stock fans on the D14, you can get some higher rated CFM fans to give yourself better cooling.
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