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I overclocked my e6600 to 3.2 with 400 fsb and 8 x multi. Im on 1.5 vCore right now and 1.5 MCH. Load temps are 62 max with TAT and 48 idle. Speedfan reads at 30 idle and 50 max. So are these temps safe?
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Most people will say around here that system's at stock volts temp should be under 60c on TAT and overclocked rig's should be kept under 55c I think.
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Those temps seem a little high. TAT is the trustworthy readout for the Core 2 Duo's and 48c idle is high IMO.

I'm at 3.6GHZ with 1.425v and I idle at 29-31, load temps with dual prime are 52c
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Those temps seem a little high. TAT is the trustworthy readout for the Core 2 Duo's and 48c idle is high IMO.

I'm at 3.6GHZ with 1.425v and I idle at 29-31, load temps with dual prime are 52c
Okay i reduced it to 388 FSB and x8 @ vCore:1.45. Hm it still goes to 62 at load and idles at 50. Something wrong with my heatsink? I lapped the heatsink but not the cpu. Still it idles pretty high. Red Shock is air right? hmmm how come my water idles so high!?
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Okay i reduced it to 388 FSB and x8 @ vCore:1.45. Hm it still goes to 62 at load and idles at 50. Something wrong with my heatsink? I lapped the heatsink but not the cpu. Still it idles pretty high. Red Shock is air right? hmmm how come my water idles so high!?
You might be one of the unlucky few who got a concaved IHS, I'd look into lapping it
    
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If it is concave will it be obvious? and if i lap the IHS will it void warrenty?
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If it is concave will it be obvious? and if i lap the IHS will it void warrenty?
Find yourself a razer blade and put the edge against the IHS, if it's concave you'll see it

Lapping the IHS does void the warrant but unless that processor arrived dead then you will have no need for the warranty
    
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does anyone know the stock tat temperature?
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I'm having the same problem bro, only at 1.39V... Can't figure it out... Same exact temps as you on both TAT and Speedfan. Weird differences.
    
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You might also have a concaved IHS

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...&highlight=lap
    
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