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I want my computer to last for at least 4-5 years. And I use it A LOT!

What is then a safe temperature/voltage for an Ivy Bridge i7 3770K on MSI Z77?

There will be different values for Prime95 and IntelBurnTest.

I've OCed to 4.5 GHz with 1.2050V and got it stable. With IntelBurnTest I get 81c peaking at 83-84c. And with Prime95 I get 70c, peaking at 72-73c.

Should I go a bit down again?
Edited by 50ndr33 - 3/27/13 at 9:49am
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Anything under 85*C is good, buit for 24/7, I suggest under 80. Take multi down to 44x and lower your volts, the gain will be neglectable
     
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What max temp and average temp do you get in daily use? You need to remember that those programs use extreme load, something that maybe you never do on your CPU and in that way your temps would not be the same for daily use.

The temps are high, but the "important" temps are what you get in daily, games use.
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Anything under 85*C is good, buit for 24/7, I suggest under 80. Take multi down to 44x and lower your volts, the gain will be neglectable

So I'll set the multiplier to 44 and lower the volts until I get it stable.

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What max temp and average temp do you get in daily use? You need to remember that those programs use extreme load, something that maybe you never do on your CPU and in that way your temps would not be the same for daily use.

The temps are high, but the "important" temps are what you get in daily, games use.

I'm not much of a gamer. I do mostly After Effects which is CPU intensive..
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So I'll set the multiplier to 44 and lower the volts until I get it stable.
I'm not much of a gamer. I do mostly After Effects which is CPU intensive..

Use that software and check your CPU temp while you work with the program, let us know the temps.
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