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I'm getting 86C max with IBT 'High' and 80C max on Prime 'Small-FFTs'. Is this okay for everyday use?
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I'm getting 86C max with IBT 'High' and 80C max on Prime 'Small-FFTs'. Is this okay for everyday use?
My first answer is Yes, but what is your overclock and core voltage in CPU-Z while under full load?
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I'm getting 86C max with IBT 'High' and 80C max on Prime 'Small-FFTs'. Is this okay for everyday use?
That's for you to decide. I've ran several chips at 95C for ~4 hours of IBT before and they're all still fine.

I personally don't mind hitting ~85-90C in prime95 small fft temp tests. Remember, as stated before, it's best to use prime95 blend for overall stability testing on Sandy Bridge.
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I personally don't mind hitting ~85-90C in prime95 small fft temp tests. Remember, as stated before, it's best to use prime95 blend for overall stability testing on Sandy Bridge.
I woudnt buy any used parts off you. I see the 80C figure for SB used a lot, even by high profile system builders. Must be a reason for this...

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My first answer is Yes, but what is your overclock and core voltage in CPU-Z while under full load?
I'm just messing around on the stock cooler until my Thermalright True arrives. Had to add a side-intake fan to get half-decent temps. If you wanna know it's 3.7GHz 1.1v right now.
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I woudnt buy any used parts off you. I see the 80C figure for SB used a lot, even by high profile system builders. Must be a reason for this...


I'm just messing around on the stock cooler until my Thermalright True arrives. Had to add a side-intake fan to get half-decent temps. If you wanna know it's 3.7GHz 1.1v right now.
Then I would rather wait until the TRUE comes in. For now, don't overclock.
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Sure, the fun begins when the True arrives. Just trying to learn some best practices in the mean time.
Edited by markanini - 10/31/11 at 1:03pm
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Sure, the fun begins when the True arrives. Just trying to learn some best practices in the mean time.
Just had to chime in because I saw the Zappa quote in your sig. From one Zappa fan to another, good luck with your OC.
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