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post #11 of 14
Other than suggesting a new cooler, i guess it'd be a good idea to check out what airflow is like inside your case and see what AI Suite II shows what your fan curves are like. You could see how hot the system gets under load by disabling the fan control (as in running all at max) then seeing if its Asus messing with your fan settings.
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Just a quick question while still waiting for my new fans to be delivered: when I put my CPU under full load using prime95 the voltage is a rock solid 1.176 volts. However, while just browsing Facebook (so not really under much load), it can go up to 1.224 temporarily. Why? How does that affect temps/stability? What if I set the voltage to 1.176 from the BIOS?
Turbo core is disabled, clock is standard.
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Update: Fans upgraded. CPU temp only dropped to 44 degrees, but giving that during summer the ambient temp is nearly 30 then perhaps it doesn't really get much lower. I should have plenty of OC potential now.
P.S If silence is what you're after, avoid the 2000rpm 120mm Scythe Glide Stream. biggrin.gif
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Nice drop in temp!. That's only 15-16c above ambient. thumb.gif
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