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post #1 of 6
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hello

I just rebuilt my rig using the new i5 4670k and Asrock z87 extreme4, I am using a cool master 212 evo with 2 cougar fans on it. what temp should i be seeing? seems like i am between 28/30 idle to about 45c with 3 different game servers open right now. Am i running about the right temp or dose that seem a bit hot ?

I am using Storm case with 3 said fans sucking in 1 sucking out and the rear fan sucking out and top fan is also sucking out using a push/pull on the cpu cooler

Kinda new to this any info would be helpful thx thumb.gif
post #2 of 6
Not sure anybody will be able to answer this questions since "3 different game servers" is hard to quantify in terms of cpu load. Idle temps look great, 45c for a moderate load seems very reasonable to me. But wa happens whey you load it up 100%, the worst case scenario?

Are you at stock clocks still? From what I've read oc'ing haswells can be challenging, especially when it comes to temps. Hard to go very far on air.
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post #3 of 6
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well 2 of the acct are eve online will be total of 4 at some point. I have built one before but not as much money put into it as this one so. I know the cpu cooler not really made for this chip set but every place i looked said it would work but it seem kinda lose and can move a little on the cpu I seen that tonight when I placed the new fans on. and that 45c is a high seems that the about 32/36c ...

So my temp is right around were it should be so really only way to bring it down would be a water cooling? using core temp to Jude the temp
post #4 of 6
Sounds like this is not a gaming pc, but a gaming server system that you want to leave running 24/7... and you want to get a sense of if 45c is good for that?

All of the temps you're throwing out are very well beneath "safe" limits. No doubt with better cooling gear you could make it cooler, but if its cool enough, no real need to. I don't know much about running systems under load for extended durations in days. Sounds like the system is not so heavily loaded if it's running at the temps you say with that cooler.

To really test the cooling system, you'd need to really put a big load on the cpu with a tool like prime95 or aida64. Those will load it up more than any real world use case would (espcially prime95). How a system handles a worst case load like that is usually the measure of how (in)adequate the cooling system is in the extreme case. At least that seems to be the modus operandi around here.
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Agreed. If you can stay below 70-75C running P95 for 24hrs+, then you are perfectly fine. Real world max temps are usually 10-20C lower.
   
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post #6 of 6
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Well I was going for more gaming rig then a server really but then like I said this is my 2nd one i have built witch this one I dumped a bit more money into it this time.

cpu: I5 -4570k 3.4 ghz 6MB cache
motherboard: asrock Z87 extreme4
ram: ballistix 16gig ddr3-1600 pc-12800
powersupply: GS800
case: cm stom trooper
card: evea gtx 680 4gb gddr5


Ok I will give prime95 a look up and check it out thx
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