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I'm testing my E6850 at stock settings. Intel says it tops out at 72 degrees. So far in the test Core Temp is reading both cores at 63-64 degrees. Is that too high to even think about overclocking it?
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What revision?

 
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Originally Posted by Quicksilverpoet View Post

I'm testing my E6850 at stock settings. Intel says it tops out at 72 degrees. So far in the test Core Temp is reading both cores at 63-64 degrees. Is that too high to even think about overclocking it?

 

72 is referring to the Tcase temp, not the core temp.  The Tcase temp is essentially the metal casing of the CPU.  The actual max temperature of the cores is closer to 90°C.

 

However, 63°C is higher than I would expect for stock.  If you have the Kuhler H20 620, then I assume that you should only be seeing max temps right now in the upper 40s or maybe the low to mid 50s (my memory is fuzzy on this for the 65nm Core2 Duos).  The only explanations I can think of are perhaps an improper installation of the H20 620, or the room temperature is too high.  Or, if it's neither of those, then another possible culprit is having the computer inside of an enclosed area like a deskhole.

 

So until these stock load temps can be lowered, I wouldn't attempt overclocking because it may end up being a little frustrating.

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Xeb: Revision of what?

The computer is indeed inside of a desk hole. I'll move it out and try again.

What kind of temperatures should I be looking to stay under once I start to overclock it? 90, or lower?

Thanks for the help, brand new to even thinking about overclocking.
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Run CPU-Z, where it says stepping, what is it? B1/2/3 or G0/M0?

 

Also make sure that  CoreTemp is set to the proper offset. If that isn't set correctly, temps won't be read correctly. 

 
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quicksilverpoet View Post

Xeb: Revision of what?
The computer is indeed inside of a desk hole. I'll move it out and try again.
What kind of temperatures should I be looking to stay under once I start to overclock it? 90, or lower?
Thanks for the help, brand new to even thinking about overclocking.

 

Oh, then taking it out of the deskhole will result in normal temperatures.

 

When overclocking, try to stay out of the 70's and 80's for the sake of stability.

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Thanks for the help tonight.

Xeb: Stepping B Revision G0 How do I correctly set Core Temp?

TwoCables: I'll set it up somewhere else and try again.
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Options > Adjust Offset

 

Set the offset to -20 for all cores

 
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