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I've been searching around the forums and i've noticed that most people max out at ~60c or somewhere around there with 2500k overclocks, but when I run ibt, these are the temps I get . I know these aren't optimal temps but are they ok? I plan on getting a 212+ eventually but for right now i'd like to know if this is ok for daily usage. I know that ibt runs these processors unrealistically hot (and i've only ever seen it go up to the mid 60s while gaming). At load the voltage fluctuates between 1.288v - 1.304v.

Oh and some of you might say that I need to reseat the cooler but i've tried that about 5 times and core 0 is always a lot cooler, while the others are normally around the same temp.
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These temps are safe, but much higher than I would expect for IBT with 4.5 GHz using 1.296V (that is, in between 1.288 and 1.304).

It sounds like paste still has to be applied in between the pipes kinda like this:

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=5
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It seems a little high for 4.5ghz. It's advised to stay below 80 degrees. Adding another fan on your CPU cooler in a push/pull config should drop temps fairly well.
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These temps are safe, but much higher than I would expect for IBT with 4.5 GHz using 1.296V (that is, in between 1.288 and 1.304).

It sounds like paste still has to be applied in between the pipes kinda like this:

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=5
Yeah I asked about this back when I got my TX3 and that's how i've been applying the paste since I got it.


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It seems a little high for 4.5ghz. It's advised to stay below 80 degrees. Adding another fan on your CPU cooler in a push/pull config should drop temps fairly well.
I've already got 2 92mm fans on my tx3 in a push/pull config :S
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I realize you're not in a hot part of the world, but what is your room temp? Is it like cold, cool, comfortable, warm, or hot?
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I realize you're not in a hot part of the world, but what is your room temp? Is it like cold, cool, comfortable, warm, or hot?
Well my room specifically is normally pretty warm, especially since I keep my door closed (and my windows) so I bet that might be a part of it but right now, the ambient temp is 22c.
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I've already got 2 92mm fans on my tx3 in a push/pull config :S
That is way too hot then! I'm at 72 degrees under load @ 4.8 ghz and 1.39 v.

Just clean off the thermal paste with a q-tip and some %90 isopropyl alcohol and re-apply and reset everything.
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Well my room specifically is normally pretty warm, especially since I keep my door closed (and my windows) so I bet that might be a part of it but right now, the ambient temp is 22c.
22 is pretty comfortable-sounding, so it's not the ambient.

Is the case in an open area, or in more of an enclosed area like a deskhole?
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22 is pretty comfortable-sounding, so it's not the ambient.

Is the case in an open area, or in more of an enclosed area like a deskhole?
It's on the floor and right next to the door. Also, right behind it is the vent for the air conditioning lol. My setup is like the perfect scenario for GOOD airflow haha, this is depressing . I also even had 2 extra 120mm fans that i threw in the top for a push/pull where a rad would normally go. Maybe it has something to do with the pushpins? There was one time where I actually failed to put the heatsink on correctly, and temps shot up to 97c within seconds of intel burn test, but I quickly fixed that.
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It's on the floor and right next to the door. Also, right behind it is the vent for the air conditioning lol. My setup is like the perfect scenario for GOOD airflow haha, this is depressing . I also even had 2 extra 120mm fans that i threw in the top for a push/pull where a rad would normally go. Maybe it has something to do with the pushpins? There was one time where I actually failed to put the heatsink on correctly, and temps shot up to 97c within seconds of intel burn test, but I quickly fixed that.
I was actually just thinking about how secure the heatsink itself is. It should be really really secure and nice and tight. Like, it should feel as though it's welded to the board.
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