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So I overclocked my I7-920 to 158 Mhz and it's running at about 3.16 overclock. That's good. But the CPU temp drastically dropped almost 20 degrees celcius. I'm using Asus AI-Suite to guage the temps and in 4 years it's never really given me inaccurate readings. Should this be cause for concern? It's never ran this cool and I have almost ever thing opened at once. The volts are 1.24.
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So I overclocked my I7-920 to 158 Mhz and it's running at about 3.16 overclock. That's good. But the CPU temp drastically dropped almost 20 degrees celcius. I'm using Asus AI-Suite to guage the temps and in 4 years it's never really given me inaccurate readings. Should this be cause for concern? It's never ran this cool and I have almost ever thing opened at once. The volts are 1.24.

Try running another application that reads the CPU temps at the same time to confirm?
   
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital Green 2TB Intel 520 SSD Samsung SH-224DB DVD Burner Corsair H105 
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try coretemp and see if it still reports the same temp.
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Computer ran fine last night with this overclock. But i logged in today and it couldn't begin a search on my C: drive without the comp freezing up so I changed the BIOS back to default and everything is ok. It should not be this difficult to overclock my cpu. I've read guide after guide and the same thing happens whenever i try.

Now my cpu is running hotter than ever and the fan is 100% all the time.

Any help?
Edited by mijotter - 7/28/13 at 1:38pm
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