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are my q6600 temps too high?

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Like the title says, I just finished building a dlna server and I am seeing idle temps of around 48c and load temps around 59 at stock voltage and clock speed.
The CPU is G0 stepping and is being cooled by a noctua u9bse2 with both fans running at 100%, motherboard is an asus p5k se/epu and i am using kingston hyperx ddr2 also @ stock speeds and voltages.
The case is some generic branded thing i picked up at the local computer store and has no airflow through it yet though i do have the side cover off.
Thanks in advance.....smile.gif
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post #2 of 6
Idle temps don't matter, 59C under load is pretty good for a Q6600.
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Those temps are fine for a stock cooler, but not what you would expect from an aftermarket cooler. I would try and reseat the heatsink for better performance. At stock speeds with that cooler, you should be seeing about 50C load temps, and ~35c idle.
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Thanks i thought it was a bit high, I'll do a quick reseat and see where i land. I need to get it low as possible because im going to clock this thing as high as i can.
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Well i reseated the heatsink with some arctic silver mx2 and threw some 120mm fans in the case and my idle temps dropped by 11c.
Time to start oc'ing this puppy.
Gonna be fun this is the first intel chip i have owned.thumb.gif
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