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I am trying to overclock my 6300 to 5GHz but when i run cinebench the temperature in thermal radar stays around 45-50C and the one in HWinfo64 claims its 80C so which one is right? my current clocks is 4.8GHz 1.475V i assume this is very high but im not real sure whats good and what isn't
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At that speed and volts I'm going to say the 80C is the right one. Not sure where it's pulling 45-50 from...
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At that speed and volts I'm going to say the 80C is the right one. Not sure where it's pulling 45-50 from...

Okay so i dropped it down to 4.8GHz 1.425V and HWinfo64 says max temp of 63C running cinebench is that Okay or should i drop it more?
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I've never used either of those, I usually go by what HWmonitor tells me.
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HWinfo64 says max temp of 63C running cinebench is that Okay or should i drop it more?

HWinfo64 displays two temps, one is your socket temp which youre probably reading, and its MAX according to consensus is 10C over core temp. It also displays core temp, which the AMD diode isnt accurate until about over 45C, which according to AMD OverDrive softwares Tjmax is 70C MAX for my FX-6300.
    
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HWinfo64 displays two temps, one is your socket temp which youre probably reading, and its MAX according to consensus is 10C over core temp. It also displays core temp, which the AMD diode isnt accurate until about over 45C, which according to AMD OverDrive softwares Tjmax is 70C MAX for my FX-6300.

Which one is the socket and which is the diode?
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You have highlighted the core temp. Youll have to scroll down a bit, and you should see the socket temps under like ITE IT8721F. (that my sensor code, so it may be different for your board)

With HWinfo64 you can relabel names and move items up and down to make it more convenient to view at once. thumb.gif
    
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You have highlighted the core temp. Youll have to scroll down a bit, and you should see the socket temps under like ITE IT8721F. (that my sensor code, so it may be different for your board)

With HWinfo64 you can relabel names and move items up and down to make it more convenient to view at once. thumb.gif

I had to disable the ASUS Sensors because it crashes me when they are read in anything but thermal radar. Okay so 63C is not good i dropped it to 4.5GHz 1.35V and seems to top out at 52C thats more realistic i guess my next upgrade is a new case and an H110
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Okay so 63C is not good i dropped it to 4.5GHz 1.35V and seems to top out at 52C thats more realistic i guess my next upgrade is a new case and an H110

63C while running prime95 isnt all that bad. Other than prime95 and other stability test programs, no normal programs load the cpu more than around 60% or so and temps are way lower. 1.475V is under the 1.55 VID max set by AMD for shipping out cpus.
Im at 4.8+ghz at 1.48v prime95, IBT AVX stable and top off at 65C core with my CM 212+ and 2 fans on it. (plus a fan on the back of the mobo and a vrm fan that also aims at the socket, so my socket temps are less than my core temps) I also have Cool'N'Quiet enabled so that while idling or surfing the web or other no load uses, Im at 1.6ghz and .8 vcore. When an application requires it, it jumps into gear at 4.8+ghz. smile.gif

With your Tuniq Tower 120 EXtreme rev 1, you should have slightly better temps than me. Do you have 2 fans on it ? Its design looks like it cries out for push-pull fans.
    
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63C while running prime95 isnt all that bad. Other than prime95 and other stability test programs, no normal programs load the cpu more than around 60% or so and temps are way lower. 1.475V is under the 1.55 VID max set by AMD for shipping out cpus.
Im at 4.8+ghz at 1.48v prime95, IBT AVX stable and top off at 65C core with my CM 212+ and 2 fans on it. (plus a fan on the back of the mobo and a vrm fan that also aims at the socket, so my socket temps are less than my core temps) I also have Cool'N'Quiet enabled so that while idling or surfing the web or other no load uses, Im at 1.6ghz and .8 vcore. When an application requires it, it jumps into gear at 4.8+ghz. smile.gif

With your Tuniq Tower 120 EXtreme rev 1, you should have slightly better temps than me. Do you have 2 fans on it ? Its design looks like it cries out for push-pull fans.


I actually got it to 4.82GHz with 1.425V and after reseating the cooler and using Tuniq TX-4 my temps are 56C load and in heavily threaded games 50C. As for the cooler the fan actually goes inside of it plus i got a 250CFM fan blowing right down onto it helping push the air through it.
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