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I use open hardware to see the max temp and volt for my cpu when i play games. After a BF3 match i looked and saw my volt was at 2.014 and my temp was at 62c. I was letting the bios control the volt so i did a restart and set the volt to 1.4 to do a test. I ran prim 95 on blend and after five mines i was into the 72c range! Im oc to 4.2 on a i7 2600k, and is cooled by a Asetek 550LC. The only thing i can think of is that the pump is dead or not enough contact with the cpu.
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72C on p95 seemsfine to me but if your woried I check everything on your water loop and if need be, reseat your cpu block thumb.gif
Edited by stubass - 12/10/11 at 12:48am
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post #3 of 8
Your temps are fine with a 2600k (HT and more cache), considering you're using 1.40v. The 2.0v reading was CLEARLY a mistake. Your chip would have been dead already.

Keep in mind, you're on a mediocre at best sealed water loop. A good air cooler will beat that. 72*C with 1.40v on a 2600k...that's actually a pretty respectable temp.
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really? i thought above 65c was cutting it way to hot.
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really? i thought above 65c was cutting it way to hot.

Above 80 is cutting it close thumb.gif
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post #6 of 8
If your using a high end W/C loop with 240 or 360 rads at 70c maybe a tad high, even then thats acceptable given your volts are pretty high.
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thanks guys for the fast replies, i was really scared when i saw those numbers. right now im at 1.35 volts and will fine tune it when my fall semester ends.
Edited by WolfssFang - 12/10/11 at 4:59pm
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post #8 of 8
Since your CPU will almost never reach 100% load, you are safe with those temps.
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