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my e6300 is running @ 51'C idle on stock cooling.

surely this is way too high?
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post #2 of 24
Well even with stock cooling that is a little high yes. I would reccomend getting something better than stock cooling as it is. However have you used a good thermal compund such as AS5 ?
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there was some stuff on the bottom of the heatsink, looks similar to as5 so we left it with that (says thats ok in manual)

as5 is a good idea though.

whats the average idle temp on e6300s?
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post #4 of 24
Well if you decide to use AS5 as your thermal compound you will have to clean the thermal compound of the bottom of your heatsink and the CPU ihs before applying any new Compound.
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ok thanks

whats max safe load temp on e6300?
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how do i remove the stuff off the bottom of the HS?
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Alcohol. At least 90%
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post #8 of 24
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ok thanks

whats the max safe load temp?
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post #9 of 24
Max is 70c to be honest.
post #10 of 24
Yes it is way to high whats your Vcore set to and whats your FSB and Multi.
I would not run it that high on idle. Please post your load temps as well and let me know if they are below 65c. In spite of what others may have told you running your allendale above 65c under TAT is not advisable.

For more info on thermal tolerances of the core duo lineup read Intels Thermal Specifications doc. NOTE: Thermal Storage of 85c is the max t-Case temp while the CPU is in storage and not running.

Here is a link I posted earlier today:
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