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post #1 of 21
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I have a few questions.... I am getting around a 52c load temp with stock settings on my 2500k with my current setup... I hope it's as simple as the fans but i would like your advice.
my setup is an mcp655 pump, swiftech apogee GTZ waterblock (also have another swiftech waterblock availiable to test), cylinder rez and 3x120mm rad (unknown brands). my fans are in push/pull... inside the case i have 2x120mm stock antec df85 fans and on the other side i have 2x scyth s flex sff21e fans in push/pull (can't mount another set in push/pull so the top slot is left open). I am going to be adding a waterblock (EKWB EK-FC6970) to my 6950 2gb reference. my fan mounting holes on the rad are stripped but i can get fans to mount.... I am not at all impressed with these temps for what i have... any suggestions are welcome i want to push this cpu to 5ghz+!!!!
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post #2 of 21
i dont know what stock temps are like, try overclocking to like 4.5 and report back.

to put in into perspective, i run at like 1.45v with ~70C underload. 120mm+200mm
Edited by crunkosaur - 10/25/11 at 1:20pm
post #3 of 21
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should i use the auto oc to test it or do a manual oc?
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using the same settings you have at 4.5ghz it's at 6c-67 and i just loaded prime 95.
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i should also mention that I have my pump speed all the way down as well
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post #6 of 21
Reseat cpu block. What thermal paste are you using?
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post #7 of 21
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I am using artic silver 5. could it be that my motherboard has mounting holes for 775 and 1155 and i am using 775 holes while the 1155 backplate is getting ordered?
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Originally Posted by Triscuit View Post
I am using artic silver 5. could it be that my motherboard has mounting holes for 775 and 1155 and i am using 775 holes while the 1155 backplate is getting ordered?
Yes it could, if your cpu block is not compressed and not equally distributed, the heat is not getting transferred correctly. Fixed that first.
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post #9 of 21
I have been overclocking my 2500K for the first time today. Stock, I get abour 30 idle and 43 load. At 4.1 GHz, my load temps are at about 50c.
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Crank the pump speed up to see if there is a difference.
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