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E6400: High Temps at 2.6GHz?!

post #1 of 38
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I have only upped my FSB and multiplier slightly and yet I'm at 55c on both cores.

Here's CPU-Z and Core Temp screenshot:
http://img300.imageshack.us/my.php?i...ntitledli3.png

Does this mean I cannot overclock anymore? x___x

I just built the system today using a Zalman S9500 Fan on the CPU.

Does anyone have an idea what I should do?!
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post #2 of 38
1.408v?!?!

you need that much power just to get to 2.6?
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post #3 of 38
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Oh, my voltage is that high?!?! Whoops.

Edit: I'm still getting the same temp at normal 1.3v
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Lol. Problem solved. That voltage is crazy for such a low overclock.
    
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post #5 of 38
Drop the Vcore and post back, please. I'm curious to know what happens. Thanks.
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post #6 of 38
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The voltage is back to "normal" 1.325v.

The temperature is still 50c for each core. I don't know why..

Am I at the wrong voltage? It says 1.325v is normal (default value)
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post #7 of 38
What kind of Thermal Interface Compound did you use? Remember that it will take about 100 hours (if it's AS5) for the cure. Your temps ought to drop another 2-3 C. Though not a lot, it should improve.

Also, do you have adequate airflow?

No offense if you are already aware of this.
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post #8 of 38
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I used the heat compound that Zalman provided with the SP9500.

I'm at 40C on both cores at stock settings.

Maybe I have the fan the wrong way? I have the Zalman facing the rear of the case... like the PSU fan...

Yes, I have good air flow. I'm also in London, it's pretty cold too ^^

Damn, I spent a lot on these new components too bad I couldn't overclock them... Thing's are looking bad >.<
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post #9 of 38
Yup... the CNPS is a "pusher". You might also want to consider re-seating with arctic silver 5.
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post #10 of 38
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Thanks. I'll consider that. And there I was thinking overclocking a E6400 would be a walk in the park =P
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