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post #1 of 19
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Hey Guys,

Just installed a CM Hyper 212+ into my system. OC'ed my CPU to 4.0GHz with 1.425v and i'm seeing temps of 71oc+ in hwmonitor. I was getting much lower than that with the stock AMD cooler. I'm using MX-4 thermal paste. I'm pretty sure I seated it properly so what could the problem be? My idle temps are around 44oc.

Thanks

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post #2 of 19
Are you checking core voltage or socket voltage. use CoreTemp.

Funny the 212+ is a good cooler. Check the fans and also the seating of the HSF.
Edited by ironmaiden - 10/25/11 at 6:28am
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post #3 of 19
here is a link where you can get more info on the 212 . . .

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...plus-club.html
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post #4 of 19
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hwmonitor shows CPU Vcore at 1.42v. Temp is confirmed via both coretemp and hwmonitor to be very high as posted above (60oc+ during p95/intel burn)
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post #5 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by ironmaiden View Post
Are you checking core voltage or socket voltage. use CoreTemp.

Funny the 212+ is a good cooler. Check the fans and also the seating of the HSF.
op: you can use HW monitor as well.

off topic: dude, ironmaiden is one of my favorite bands.
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post #6 of 19
Your temps don't seem too bad to me, especially for that vcore.

I max out at 71c at 4.5GHz @ 1.340V in a 12 hour Prime95 stress test.

How is your case and ambient temp? Those play a big role in your CPU temps too.
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Quote:
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off topic: dude, ironmaiden is one of my favorite bands.

They rock
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post #8 of 19
reseat it again it shouldn't be hitting that high
post #9 of 19
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I can reseat it again with either the stock TIM or some MX-4. Which one should I use? Also just tried another run and its hitting 65oc so I'm not comfortable with it anymore. Also I have a Sharkoon t9 case. The fan is set up like this

HEATSINK|BLADEMASTER FAN|SHARKOON FAN ON THE CASE | OUTSIDE OF CASE

would the following be more optimal?

BLADEMASTER FAN (Stock CM 212 fan)| HEATSINK| SHARKOON FAN on the case| OUTSIDE OF CASE
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post #10 of 19
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Ok. managed to sort via reseating and changing fans around in my system. How do I overclock the northbridge speed? Do i increase CPU NB VID in bios or just the Northbridge VID?

Thanks!
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