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I've got a stock 140mm intake fan in the front, a stock 140mm exhaust fan on the top, 2 120mm SickleFlow intakes on the side and a 120mm Scythe Ultra Kaze exhaust on the back. My temperatures on my CPU and motherboard are always within 35 to 40 degrees when nothing is running. The temperature in my room is comfortable. Judging from my signature rig, are my temps normal? I plan on getting an after market cooler for my CPU at some point.
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It's kind of hard to say with idle temps. What do they hit running prime95?
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It's kind of hard to say with idle temps. What do they hit running prime95?
I'm not sure. I am hesitant to use it. Can it harm my system? I don't want to end up burning any components out...



This is my temperature when Chrome is open with just two tabs. It doesn't seem to go over 42 and it ranges from 35 to 42. I will run a Prime95 test I suppose. Is there any specific way I should run it?

I guess what I am really asking is, what are normal operating temperatures for the Phenom II x4 955 BE processor in idle and under load (with stock CPU heatsink and fan)?

I read that the CPU and motherboard will always be around the same temperature. Is this true?
Edited by Joeful - 11/6/11 at 11:58pm
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Honestly I don't know much about AMD cpu's but after checking a couple threads it looks like 62 is max. Most cpu's and mobo's will shut down or throttle the pc before the temps get to the point of damaging something. You might have better luck asking this in the AMD cpu forum, sorry I'm not much help here.
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Honestly I don't know much about AMD cpu's but after checking a couple threads it looks like 62 is max. Most cpu's and mobo's will shut down or throttle the pc before the temps get to the point of damaging something. You might have better luck asking this in the AMD cpu forum, sorry I'm not much help here.
It's ok. Thanks anyway!
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Just to give you something to go by. These are my cpu settings and idle temp



I have a Phenom II x4 970 overclocked to 4.0GHz and I get around 37 C idle and it goes up to around 55 C on load. (Xigmatech Dark Knight cooler with AS 5 paste)

I have a higher clock and more juice than your cpu and im getting the same temps around you, not definitely sure if that should be the case but I would say you are not getting optimal cooling
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Just to give you something to go by. These are my cpu settings and idle temp



I have a Phenom II x4 970 overclocked to 4.0GHz and I get around 37 C idle and it goes up to around 55 C on load. (Xigmatech Dark Knight cooler with AS 5 paste)

I have a higher clock and more juice than your cpu and im getting the same temps around you, not definitely sure if that should be the case but I would say you are not getting optimal cooling
I ran some tests and I'm fine. Thank you though.
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