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I'm using a phanteks ph-tc14pe in an arc midi (5 fans, 3 intake and 2 pushing air out) and trying to overclock my 4670k. At base clock, temps are avg 30 and at load (while playing chivalry) they go to 50. The problem is that I can only seem to get to 4.0 GHz stable, and at 1.25v too. At this point my temps average around 60 and can go up to a max of 80! This does not seem right at all, even my base temps seem too high. I'm OCing on a UD3H and used arctic silver 5 as TIM. I'm using HWmonitor, CPU-Z and Prime95 for testing.
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You average 60C during prime 95 or gaming?
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You average 60C during prime 95 or gaming?

The average temp during Prime95 was about 60 degrees C with a high of 80 and the minimum being 30 again.

I can get up to 4.4 GHz to post, but it isn't stable and either BSODs or fails in Prime95 with a fatal error.
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80C is nothing. Worry at 100C

What other settings are you changing besides the vcore?
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If your averaging 60C during prime95 thats perfectly fine. How are you getting up to 80c? Does it get hot then cool down or what, if your avg. is 60?..
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If your averaging 60C during prime95 thats perfectly fine. How are you getting up to 80c? Does it get hot then cool down or what, if your avg. is 60?..

It will not stay at 80 for long, just a minute at most, but it does linger around the mid 70s for a while. Actually, the average may be closer to 70 than 60. I only ran P95 for 2 hours though but getting that hot at only 4 GHz doesn't seem right.
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Its Haswell your fine
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