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Evening all,

Was just wondering if anyone could have a glance at my readings regarding voltages, temperatures and general running, and give me some feedback? I'm really new to this whole subject so the more information the better, even if you think it's obvious.

Just some information:

- I'm currently running the onboard GPU (HD4000).
- This screenshot was taken at basically idle (you can see what's running in the taskbar)
- Stock CPU cooler, not sure how well I seated it as it was my first ever attempt.

I am looking to buy a HD 6850 in the next few weeks, will this bring the temps down a little, as I'm concerned it's running hot (even for IB).

I'm also thinking of buying a Coolermaster 212 +/EVO (recommended by many on this forum). Considering I probably wont be overclocking, do you think this is a good purchase in terms of 'wear and tear' on the CPU?

Anyway, all feedback would be appreciated.

Cheers. thumb.gif

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Ya that looks awesome! In OS temperature/voltage software will not give you exact results, but from what you have it looks good. Also, that voltage on the CPU seems to be really low, so thats good.
    
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Ya that looks awesome! In OS temperature/voltage software will not give you exact results, but from what you have it looks good. Also, that voltage on the CPU seems to be really low, so thats good.

Glad to hear it sounds awesome! So is the BIOS the best place to look for accurate measurements?

Why is a low voltage good on CPU (sorry, I am really new to this)? Does that mean I can get a stable and cool overclock to 4Ghz?

Cheers for your response.
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Your BIOS is generally the best place to look , programs often get inaccurate measurements sometimes only give or take 5 Degrees.

You want Low Voltage on your CPU when overclocking , It leaves leeway when you begin to overclock giving you more of a grey area to raise your voltage.
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