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post #1 of 17
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This is my first Intel overclock, so I could have done something stupid.

Are these temps good for my overclock? I have a Big Typhoon with AS5.

EDIT- It's an E6300 with G-Skill DDR2 800 RAM and an ASUS P5B-E.

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post #2 of 17
The general rule of thumb around here is keep it under 55 degrees celsius.

Therefore, your overclocking temps are good. What I've found is that "real world" overclockers get 0.8 - 1.2 ghz overclocking on aircooling with the cheap to midrange C2D using air cooling.
    
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post #3 of 17
This seems perfectly normal to me. Did you apply your as5 properly? You want a very thin layer. More is not better.
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post #4 of 17
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Yeah I'm pretty sure I did the AS5 right... I was kinda in a rush though to get it done before Christmas.

It's at 401 x 7 right now. RAM is running at 1:1. So this is the configuration I should keep then for max performance and stability?
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post #5 of 17
C2D can go up to 65 24/7 very safely.
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post #6 of 17
if cpu-z is reporting the voltage correctly then that temp is way too high try reseating the hsf with some new AS5
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post
if cpu-z is reporting the voltage correctly then that temp is way too high try reseating the hsf with some new AS5
In BIOS it is 1.3625v for CPU and 1.9v for RAM.
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post #8 of 17
Yeah CPU-Z sucks for reading voltages.

It currently reads mine as 1.312, whereas it's actually 1.325

I think it gets a lot worse as your raise the volts though

Those temps are alright
    
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post #9 of 17
You should be able to drop your voltage quite a bit there. I'm so far 10 hours 12 minutes orthos and F@H stable at 3.2 with 1.3250, I'd Imagine it can even go lower. Try 1.3000 and see if its stable, that should lower temps a lot. Or try re-seating your typhoon, because those temps seem to be on the high side for just 2.8
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post #10 of 17
You have the exact same processor, mobo, and cpu cooler as me. And the same overclock. But my voltage is at 1.325, and I am sure it can go lower. So definitely lower your vcore.

I am getting 48C in dual torture tests in prime.
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