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post #5231 of 9487
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Oh lmao I meant 1.352, my bad guys.

much more reasonable. those temps are still high, I don't see a cooler listed in your sig rig...are you on a stock cooler?
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post #5232 of 9487
There's no way a stock cooler could handle that load and voltage...Unless you have your computer out the window during a blizzard. I have the EVO 212+ heatsink. btw my computer is right next to the heater in my room, its at least 5c above average.
post #5233 of 9487
at what temp should you stop a test prematurely? I'm running the 1 hour test on 46 multi right now and its gotten up to 85 a bunch of times. Should I stop the test if hits like 90 or something?
post #5234 of 9487
http://www.overclock.net/t/1150299/is-tj-max-of-98-true

TJ max of 98, so youd want 88 to be your max.
post #5235 of 9487
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at what temp should you stop a test prematurely? I'm running the 1 hour test on 46 multi right now and its gotten up to 85 a bunch of times. Should I stop the test if hits like 90 or something?

For sandy bridge its supposed to be 85c or under usually. Mine was hitting mid 80's w/ one core hitting 87c when stressing 4.6 on Prime but this was only once during the small fft tests

On larger FFt test it was averaging 65-75c. I would stop the test if getting close to 90
Edited by Lucky 23 - 4/1/13 at 9:54pm
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So my rig just passed the 1 hour test at 46 multi. It peaked at 86 degrees right near the very end. Does this seem too hot?

I'm thinking sometime later I'd like to test it for longer. Good night everyone smile.gif

edit: is the custom test given in the guide (with a 5 FFT) a small FFT test?
post #5237 of 9487
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Originally Posted by M0reP0wer View Post

So my rig just passed the 1 hour test at 46 multi. It peaked at 86 degrees right near the very end. Does this seem too hot?

I'm thinking sometime later I'd like to test it for longer. Good night everyone smile.gif

edit: is the custom test given in the guide (with a 5 FFT) a small FFT test?

Custom blend does large and small fft tests. The guide sets up Prime95 to run each FFT test for 5 minutes
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post #5238 of 9487
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Originally Posted by M0reP0wer View Post

So my rig just passed the 1 hour test at 46 multi. It peaked at 86 degrees right near the very end. Does this seem too hot?

I'm thinking sometime later I'd like to test it for longer. Good night everyone smile.gif

edit: is the custom test given in the guide (with a 5 FFT) a small FFT test?

What thermal paste did you use and what method to apply it?

My thermal paste is Arctic MX-4. It is among the very best you can get.

The only method I have seen work is the pea sized dot of paste in the middle and then squash the CPU cooler onto the CPU and lock it into place (tighten each screw a turn or two, going diagonally, to prevent an uneven spread) to evenly spread it with usually no bubbles.

Although probably a given, make sure you have at least ONE fan attached to the CPU cooler or it will easily over heat.
Two is better in a push/pull config but try and use identical fans to produce air synergy.

Other than that, for Sandy Bridge you really shouldn't see anything over 85C in prime95 during anytime.

Beware that 85C should be a hard number to reach.
For instance, my H100 only reaches 70C max during prime95. Although that is still junk for a watercooler.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 4/2/13 at 12:57am
post #5239 of 9487
I used Arctic Mx-2. I put a pea sized amount on top of processor and spread it around with a plastic sandwich bag on my finger tip. I'm pretty sure there were no air bubbles. On my hyper 212 cooler I have the standard fan attached to it. One side of the cooler doesn't have a fan though. When I installed the cooler I tightened it in a cross diagonal fashion.. but I tightened more than what you said. Mine is probably alot tighter on the mobo than you said yours would be if you did two tightening passes on each bolt.
Edited by M0reP0wer - 4/2/13 at 6:46am
post #5240 of 9487
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I used Arctic Mx-2. I put a pea sized amount on top of processor and spread it around with a plastic sandwich bag on my finger tip. I'm pretty sure there were no air bubbles. On my hyper 212 cooler I have the standard fan attached to it. One side of the cooler doesn't have a fan though. When I installed the cooler I tightened it in a cross diagonal fashion.. but I tightened more than what you said. Mine is probably alot tighter on the mobo than you said yours would be if you did two tightening passes on each bolt.

So if 46 was good for an hour, but temps are not in your comfort zone (86 is not that bad - oh, check event viewer, services/apps, microsoft, kernel power... For throttling), try lowering turbo one notch and test again. Additionally, lower CPU PLL one notch to 1.791v.
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