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Alright, sound like I don't have that bad of a overclocker. Do you guys think its worth exchanging my 2500k at microcenter to see if i can get a better one that overclocks? Also anyone know if the Coolit Domino A.L.C will be a better cooler than the Frio?
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Every chip is different. He also could have used a different method of applying the TIM, or has better airflow in and out of his case.

May also vary on his mobo settings too?

Got my 2500k @ 4.5Ghz running 1.30vcore. Idle AC on - 28-32 / Load AC on - 60-62 ///// Idle 100+ Degree weather outside 38-41* / Load 100+ Degree weather outside 65-68 (Sometimes 70-71*)

I wouldn't really sweat it man unless YOUR worried about your temps. Maybe try a reseat or something, perhaps try to setup a Push/Pull setup if you can. Clean up your wiring a bit?
Yea i know that all systems are different and that some CPU overclock better than others. I was just reading some other threads and said that being around 70C isnt very good.
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Alright, sound like I don't have that bad of a overclocker. Do you guys think its worth exchanging my 2500k at microcenter to see if i can get a better one that overclocks? Also anyone know if the Coolit Domino A.L.C will be a better cooler than the Frio?
Absolutely Not. There is nothing wrong with your chip.
Unless you buy 10, 20 of them and test each one and keep the best one.
Otherwise that is completely waste of time and idiotic to return something that is perfectly working fine....
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Absolutely Not. There is nothing wrong with your chip.
Unless you buy 10, 20 of them and test each one and keep the best one.
Alright my bad, I just remember in 2009 exchanging my E8400 at microcenter and i got one that overclocked to 4.3ghz without a problem.My temps of 81C just got me worried since on other threads some said that 70C was too high.
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Alright, sound like I don't have that bad of a overclocker. Do you guys think its worth exchanging my 2500k at microcenter to see if i can get a better one that overclocks? Also anyone know if the Coolit Domino A.L.C will be a better cooler than the Frio?
Why not go with the hyper212+ or if you wanna drop a bit more of cash the Silver Arrow or Noctua D14?
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Why not go with the hyper212+ or if you wanna drop a bit more of cash the Silver Arrow or Noctua D14?
Hmm do you think i could return it to newegg and see if I could get an exchange? Bought my stuff on 7/19/11.
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post #17 of 34
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My temps of 81C just got me worried since on other threads some said that 70C was too high.
People who said 70c at 4.8 with air is too high doesn know what he is talking about.
There is not a single SB died at 70c. NONE.
So how is that too hot?
again, 95c the cpu throttles down and at 98c, it shuts off.
Your temps are fine.
How much more do I haw to say.....

For your comparison, SA and D14 makes your CPU 10c cooler compared to 212+.
But the price are more than doubled.
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People who said 70c at 4.8 with air is too high doesn know what he is talking about.
There is not a single SB died at 70c. NONE.
So how is that too hot?
again, 95c the cpu throttles down and at 98c, it shuts off.
Your temps are fine.
How much more do I haw to say.....
Haha I'm sorry for taking so much of your time but definitely +rep!
One last thing Frio vs Noctua NH-D14 will I see any different (5-10C?)
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Haha I'm sorry for taking so much of your time but definitely +rep!
One last thing Frio vs Noctua NH-D14 will I see any different (5-10C?)
It is distinctly possible. Probably closer to 5 than 10.
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Haha I'm sorry for taking so much of your time but definitely +rep!
One last thing Frio vs Noctua NH-D14 will I see any different (5-10C?)
Sorry I'm not familiar with your cooler so I can't comment on.
But the D14 and SA are the best air cooler around.
And it is twice bigger than any air cooler you've seen.
So if you are buying one, make sure you have enough space on your case.
They are humongous.
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