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I'm new at this iI just finished my new build a couple weeks ago my first. and hoping all is working right the ambient temp is about 80F/27C these were while playing BF3 when the max was reached.
Edited by stevebd62 - 6/25/13 at 10:33pm
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post #2 of 5

They're safe, but I have two questions:

 

  1. Is your CPU overclocked?
  2. What are you using for CPU cooling?

 

I mean, these temps are a lot higher than I would expect for a core voltage this low.

 

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the overclock is just the turbo boost to 3.8 and stock fan right now 3 case fans
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post #4 of 5
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Originally Posted by stevebd62 View Post

the overclock is just the turbo boost to 3.8 and stock fan right now 3 case fans

 

Oh, then it's not overclocked.

 

Anyway, these temps are probably a lot higher than they should be for just BF3 with no overclock, even with stock cooling.

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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.400-1.424V in Manual Mode) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Basic, but premium round X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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post #5 of 5
With all the heat your GPU is producing and 27c room temperature I have to wonder how hot the air going into your CPU cooler is compared to room temperature. Each degree hotter the air going into cooler is makes the CPU same degree hotter. Same applies to air into GPU cooler, etc. wink.gif

I use a cheap indoor/outdoor wired remote or terrarium digital thermometer to monitor air temps inside my case. Twist a piece of insulated stiff wire into the last 8" so you can bend it to set where you want it... like an inch in front of your cooler.. to see what the air temp going into cooler is compared to room temp.
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