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So its the best operating temp? Not the maximum temp? Its the optimum temp then?

Just checking.
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So its the best operating temp? Not the maximum temp? Its the optimum temp then?

Just checking.
Well max/best if you know what i mean, what AMD would recommend i would think
    
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Its the max suggested for your cpu. Based on the CPU/voltage etc. Mine's 55c, core temp is a little higher than I would like at 38idle 44load. Though the board reads like 26idle, 33load. I'm guessing one of my sensors is off a bit or the sensor on the board isn't placed very well.
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Hmm but I have gone over 53c before and nothing bad happened. Also I read on AMD site that its max thermal something-or-other is 65c for my 3200+ Venice. I think this is its max temp before something bad happens and the TcaseMax temp is the best operating temp, over that temp performance is lost (like an enging I guess) i.e. >53c for me.

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Well for that CPU its 60-65c for its thermal limit
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Yea its 65c thermal limit on AMD site. But prolly 53C is a nice safe temp. Anyone here with a Conroe cpu try this prog out and see what TCaseMax temp they get, I am curious to know. Thanks.
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