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post #1 of 19
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Having troubles with my 3700k I decided to switch to a 2700k.

I got my overclock nice an stable at 4.5Ghz and all is great, except the temperatures.

As you can see it's all nice and stable but the temperatures peak at almost 90C. I'm planning to run this 24/7 so I want to know if I did something wrong to make the temps run high.

Keep in mind that I am cooling this with an H100 with the pump on high and the fans at 100%.

Any input appreceiated, Thanks!

post #2 of 19
your temps should be way lower. I have a 2600k at 4.8Ghz and max at less than 70. with that said 90C is well below dangerous for that CPU. You could add a better thermal compound, or install higher CFM fans on the rad.
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post #3 of 19
Yeah, you need to check the seating of the heatsink and make sure the pump for the H100 is connected to a full power connection (so either a molex plug or a motherboard header that is at 100%). With those volts you should have much lower temps than that.
post #4 of 19
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I'll recheck the H100 seating. It's plugged into a molex connector atm and I've got Arctic Silver on it. The fans are Cougar Fluid Dynamic Bearing fans so I think that they're decent. Also could anyone tell me if these voltages are good for a 4.5Ghz overclock?
post #5 of 19
If you have any other thermal paste, I'd try it. Also, try a very, very small amount. Like rice sized, heat issues such as this are commonly thermal paste applications. Try rice sized and place the H100 down by hand and give it a twist back and forth and be careful not to have it come back up or off to cause air pockets.
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post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by rog1121 View Post

I'll recheck the H100 seating. It's plugged into a molex connector atm and I've got Arctic Silver on it. The fans are Cougar Fluid Dynamic Bearing fans so I think that they're decent. Also could anyone tell me if these voltages are good for a 4.5Ghz overclock?

Solid voltage. I could only get up to 4.4GHz at the same voltage.

I only hit 85'C IBT/P95 small-FFT at those settings so something is definitely wrong since I have a low-profile down-draft cooler and you have a H100.

There's a possibility that you might be able to get higher with the same voltage once you reign in the temperatures, since high temperatures can actually induce instability (transistors have to work harder to switch states).
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Why did you switch from a 3770K to a 2700K?
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Heat issues and overclocking issues
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Heat issues and overclocking issues

So the same issues your having now?
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post #10 of 19
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So the same issues your having now?

Not even close
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