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ok, when i ran 100% load in TAT it reached 66'C and i stopped it cos i was scared

% wise how much load is put on by playing bf2?
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post #12 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by bicolormoth
ok, when i ran 100% load in TAT it reached 66'C and i stopped it cos i was scared

% wise how much load is put on by playing bf2?
50% because its not multi threaded
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--bump--

Reference documentation from Intel:
http://www.intel.com/design/processo...nex/313685.htm
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post #14 of 24
Indeed 50-70% os expected with BF2. However 66c full load is still too hot but its under the point of damage.
post #15 of 24
You might be ok running it at 66c but what is driving that up so high? Is it your vCore combined with an exceptionally lofty FSB or is it just your FSB. If you vCore is at stock then I would do what others have already recommended...clean and reseat.
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post #16 of 24
I would reccomend Clean and reseat however i would reccomend getting an aftermarket cooler. Will benefit you alot better in the long run.
post #17 of 24
The stock heatsink thermal pads are not much cop in my opinion. Definately scrub off the pad and use AS5 as a minimum, But as suggested I would get an aftermarket cooler.
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post #18 of 24
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thanks for all advice, Zalman CNPS9500-LED is the way to go when funds allow.

i was just about to reseat HS but as i was about to undo one of the legs, it was already undone so i thought it maybe that, i booted back up but temps are still the same

when i get some alcohol i will clean + as5 then later on add the zalman.

what temp should i expect @ :
stock cooling - idle? (no OC on cpu)
stock cooling - load? (no OC on cpu)
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post #19 of 24
Best of luck in the interim.
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post #20 of 24
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thx,

so am i ok to run bf2?? 100% load went to 66'C then i reduced load.
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