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Hey Guys,

Just wondering is 90 degrees on the hottest core to high for 4.5ghz @ 1.248v?

Im starting to take the voltage down to see whats the lowest stable.

Oh and im using a hyper 212 evo with AS5

thanks
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Personal preference really. Temps are not a concern, or at least they should not be, when you're worrying of the safety of the CPU. Thats because the CPU will throttle before any damage can occur. Your concern should lay primarily on vcore and things like that.

IIRC high temps on Ivy will require higher voltage to remain stable, so definitely look into a better cooler, im just saying temps are safe, and if their not no need to worry you will just get a throttled CPU.
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Hey Guys,

Just wondering is 90 degrees on the hottest core to high for 4.5ghz @ 1.248v?

Im starting to take the voltage down to see whats the lowest stable.

Oh and im using a hyper 212 evo with AS5

thanks

Is that 90 degrees Celsius when stress testing?

If so, temperature looks about right with that voltage and cooler. If you ever decide to move up to an air super-cooler such as the Noctua NH-D14 or Thermalright Silver Arrow you should see a drop in temperature.
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Yeh thats while stress testing with prime95, im still going to try and lower the voltage as that was a random guess voltage thumb.gif thanks for the answers guys
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Is this a good indication that its stable?
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Is this a good indication that its stable?

For the quick and dirty yes. If you wanna be 99% sure try 30 runs at max, or several hours of prime95 blend
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I tryed the 30 runs of max an it failed after the 13 one, i forgot to put the Power plan on high performance so it went to sleep, you think that could of caused it to fail?
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I tryed the 30 runs of max an it failed after the 13 one, i forgot to put the Power plan on high performance so it went to sleep, you think that could of caused it to fail?
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Possible, take off sleep and try again. Also be sure to keep an eye out for whea errors once you lock down your OC.
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yes it will crash if put to sleep, run prime using 90% ram for 2 hours than run the most demanding game I can think of which is Gas Guzzlers on max if you gpu can handle it

here is my 24 hour prime for refrence if that's what you want using a nh-d14

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