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Cheers Roscoe

I was thinking about using TAT to test stability........I'll do that now for a few hours.

How reliable are the temps from TAT? I'm guessing they must be pretty close to spot on
The temps from TAT are very reliable, the actual core temp, not measured off the hsf like many progs do. Max limit I still see different opinions. Seems like alot of people say to keep it under 60C if possible. Some people run them higher than that. I think thermal spec from intel says like 80-85C is maximum for core temp, and will probably start to throttle and/or crash at these temps, plus it's not too healthy for the cpu. Just because a cpu throttles though, doesn't mean it's going to die, they're pretty tough, not saying it's good for it though.

Again though, TAT itself will run it hotter than anything. Mine goes over 60 when doing TAT, otherwise I can't get it to break 50-55 no matter what I throw at it.
    
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Interesting results. I just got an E6600 Week 28 B chip in the other day. I'll be able to run some tests and post results by around Wednesday of next week.
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Ouch! I just tried the TAT test and within a minute the temps were 60c, thats 10c higher than under dual primes. I would have run it for longer but that test seems extreme!

Same here. Dual folding with both cores at 100%, my core temps in TAT are about 49C and 47C, respectively. But when I start up TAT, it can shoot up to slightly over 60C. I really don't think it's anything to worry about short term, to stress test. Other people get the same thing. I've seen quite a few people state that TAT stress test goes well over 70C and even up to 80 or more, for them. But no matter what else they do, their temps are fine. I'm not sure at what point they actually start to throttle though. Personally I wouldn't like them to get over 65 doing the TAT, but that's me, they can take more than that.
    
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Nice OCing Joeking

i wish i could OC mine more but temps are restricting me

when will we see 3dmark scoreS?
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Thanks Tudj, I'm gonna push it some more in the morning

They are about somewhere, I think in the Intel General section.......

http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...d-sides-3.html
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