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post #1 of 17
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I feel like my cpu's overall temps are too warm and should be significantly lower. I run a stable 3.6Ghz overclock at 1.23 Vcore idle temps start at around the high 40's and climb to until they reach a constant of around 50c, 49c, 51c, 48c.. This is just idle... Are these too high?

Edit: I forgot to mention I have C0 stepping.
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post #2 of 17
yes. what TIM did you use?

if you have ht on that might be making your temps go higher (it adds about 5 - 7C on mine. and the 4870s might be contributing to the heat as well.
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too high , reapply tim .
    
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post #4 of 17
As long as your load temps aren't higher then high 70's/80's you should be ok.
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post #5 of 17
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yes. what TIM did you use?
Artic Silver V..

What new cooler should I get? I want to lower these by at least 10c if not more.. I was thinking of getting the rasa 750, but I don't know if it would be worth it. I'm kind of on a budget.
Edited by Jov4nTh3Yu9o - 10/9/11 at 3:12pm
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post #6 of 17
TIM itself will only make 2-3 difference.
It's How you apply the TIM that counts.
post #7 of 17
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I reapplied the TIM yesterday, it made no difference. Can I get any suggestions for a new cooler at a decent price?
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post #8 of 17
It's high. Check your airflow/filters, then if it remains that high, it's time to remount.
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post #9 of 17
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It's high. Check your airflow/filters, then if it remains that high, it's time to remount.
I remounted and reapplied the TIM yesterday.. It did nothing.
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post #10 of 17
well the h50 never was a great cooler for a i7 and you also have a C0 that runs hotter then the D0 ones what are your load temps ? thats what you need to watch idles dont normaly mean much. Im on water and my idles are in high 30s to 40s even when my loads dont pass 50c right now with my cpu at 3100mhz.
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