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For reference, here's my CPUz info:

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Originally Posted by wildcatdd View Post

This right here is what is making me think there is something else going on. I honestly don't know what my temps are. I've got 5 fans in the case, but it is spotless (I'm OCD about keeping it clean). I didn't change the paste from the stock cooler once I installed it. What's a good program to see what my temps are? Also, what mobo chipset are you running?

Install HWmonitor, an app for temps, you just google it. Your temps should be 50-55*C Max. At 62*C you are in trouble. Do you have any thermal paste? To apply it correctly use just a pea size dot of paste in the center of the heatspreader of the CPU,and mount the cooler. But before that,you must clean the remnants of the old paste from it,and from the cooler base. Use alcohol. Put some on a cotton bud,and gently clean the old paste until no more is present,then apply the new.
   
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Can't edit.
WAIT. Your voltage (0.960) is way too low.
   
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For reference, here's my CPUz info:


All this shows us is that you have Cool N Quiet enabled as well as maybe C states. You want to disable those, or at least run something while CPU-z is running so we can see what your deneb is doing at load

A 6850 is fine for SC2 since it's CPU dependant, Starcraft iirc uses only two cores so having a quad-core aint going to help much. The way you alleviate this is by OC'ing so your individual core perf is better

As Grmadness said download hwmonitor or coretemp and see how hot your cpu is getting while you are playing. 62oC is danger zone for denebs and is where the cpu starts to downthrottle if it gets any hotter.
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Unless the mobo regulates the voltage according to CPU speed,which is automatically raised to meet the load requirements, then the CPU is seriously undervolted. Did you mess in any way with BIOS settings?
   
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Originally Posted by Grmadness View Post

Install HWmonitor, an app for temps, you just google it. Your temps should be 50-55*C Max. At 62*C you are in trouble. Do you have any thermal paste? To apply it correctly use just a pea size dot of paste in the center of the heatspreader of the CPU,and mount the cooler. But before that,you must clean the remnants of the old paste from it,and from the cooler base. Use alcohol. Put some on a cotton bud,and gently clean the old paste until no more is present,then apply the new.

Here's my temps, they look good (this is at idle). What would be good to run for load info? Also, I'm a total noob at at this stuff, so what could be causing my voltage to be so low?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Grmadness View Post

Unless the mobo regulates the voltage according to CPU speed,which is automatically raised to meet the load requirements, then the CPU is seriously undervolted. Did you mess in any way with BIOS settings?

No, I haven't messed with anything in the BIOS
post #18 of 50
Run a SC2 with HWmonitor enabled in the background, play for 5 minutes,close the game,and check the temps.
   
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post #19 of 50
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Originally Posted by wildcatdd View Post

Here's my temps, they look good (this is at idle). What would be good to run for load info? Also, I'm a total noob at at this stuff, so what could be causing my voltage to be so low?


Your voltage is low due to cool and quiet so don't worry. Try running prime95 for 10 mins to check load temps for your CPU.
post #20 of 50
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Originally Posted by wildcatdd View Post

Here's my temps, they look good (this is at idle). What would be good to run for load info? Also, I'm a total noob at at this stuff, so what could be causing my voltage to be so low?


Your voltage is low due to cool and quiet so don't worry. Try running prime95 for 10 mins to check load temps for your CPU.
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