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Hey mate good work. Keep decreasing the vcore and use Prime95 to stress test (run it for 12 hours, that should be enough).
As for the temp..... that varies from PC to PC. The i7's are pretty good with high temps, and people say they can work at as high as 95C, but I wouldn't run them at those temps for too long. Basically the longer your CPU runs at high temps (anything round the 80C to 90C) the less life the CPU is going to have... and of course you risk blowing it up. I personally would aim to have a max temp of 75C under load. I know that's hard to do on air with a decent OC but try to get as low as possible. If its working at 90C constantly I would suggest getting some better cooling.
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500 GB external Seagate Antec 620  2 x Antec Case Fans, 3 x Noctua NF-F12 Fans, 3 ... Windows 7 
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LG Flatron W2753VC TT eSports  Antec HGC 900 Antec P280-W 
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