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Hi, all

Since I don't know how to post anywhere else I need to ask my question here. I have an i5 3570k at stock and a gtx 780 sc. My gpu temps, while playing battlefield near 70 degrees celsius. When I use prime 95 to run a stress test, my cpu temps get up to 70 degrees after about 5 minutes! Do i need a new cpu cooler? Thanks for helping!
post #2 of 8
No these temperatures are fine. Your GTX 780 is supposed to go up top 70C even past it. If you don't plan on overclocking that i5 it is also ok.
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No these temperatures are fine. Your GTX 780 is supposed to go up top 70C even past it. If you don't plan on overclocking that i5 it is also ok.

I may get a new motherboard and over clock. I got a cm hyper 212 Evo. Would I be ok?
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Yes the Hyper 212 Evo will be good. You will be limited by temperature but you should be able to go past 4.0GHz
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I may get a new motherboard and over clock. I got a cm hyper 212 Evo. Would I be ok?
it would be enough up to 4.3ghz or 4.4
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post #6 of 8
yes I agree if you are lucky you can reach 4.4 with hyper evo on that i5,

just to know the gpu you have is it reference design ?
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yes I agree if you are lucky you can reach 4.4 with hyper evo on that i5,

just to know the gpu you have is it reference design ?

No, it's the acx cooling design
post #8 of 8
I think gpu should be around 60' but it is the new gpu boost you chose what temps you want the gpu to run at and it will overclock the mhz of the card till it reach that temp so make sure you didn't select it biggrin.gif

if you did nothing then install the EVga software to control you can make you gpu low temp and quiet and play around etc.. just read a bit about it

on otherhand might be bad airflow of the case but nothing to worry about the 70 is not high at all for gpu am just saying that ACX cooler can cool the card down more but you can keep it as it is coz this way I think is the default mode set the temp target to be 70 so the speed mhz will be nice and give you few more fps in games


some guys go all the way to 90 so 70 not dangerous at all
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