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i7-920 3.81ghz @ ~88C too hot?

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[ATTACH]224630[/ATTACH]Running Prime95 now for about half an hour.
Is an i7 920 @ 88C too hot or too be expected at 3.8ghz?
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post #2 of 91
too hot.

personally I try and keep intel's under 70* C under full load to keep them in their sweet spot.
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post #3 of 91
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aww i wish it was easy to change out the stock "liquid cooling" alienwares got in there
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post #4 of 91
88C isn't THAT bad. You have till 100C
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post #5 of 91
88 for a water cooled i7 seems high, and thats with p95. I dont wanna see what temps do you get with linx or ibt.
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post #6 of 91
Yeah far to hot. That must be one crappy water cooling kit in that thing
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post #7 of 91
Quote:
Originally Posted by ecnelitsep;14606864 
88C isn't THAT bad. You have till 100C

Dude.

At least for Sandy Bridge, the max temp is like 85c. 100c will melt the chip in no time.
    
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post #8 of 91
WAY to hot, my 950@4.2 with the crappy little h-50 was 83C hottest core, with silver arrow 64C biggrin.gif.
    
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post #9 of 91
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haha tis an alienware aurora, i just started my overclocking escapades... yesterday lol. learnin learnin, should i change anything on this?

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post #10 of 91
i have a dark night cooler and my 920 runs at 70
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