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post #11 of 14
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My build w/ FX-8350 is not overclocked, and neither is my 7970, but my PC heats up to around 61C.

If you are not into overclocking, then the other end of the spectrum is under-volting.

You may be able to under-volt that CPU and make it run a little cooler.

you should go into the BIOS and see if there is a vcore offset setting and try and drop it down.

My 8320 can run a 3.7 ghz with the turbo disabled undervolted .08v and passes every stability test. When under full load (IBT, Prime95) the CPU fan does not even speed up very much running this way smile.gif

My particular 8320 is not a very good binned chip either...

You might be able to undervolt that GPU as well. Use Afterburner. People undervolt AMD CPUs when using them for mining crypto coins to maintain lower temps and energy costs.

good luck!
Edited by bbond007 - 5/3/14 at 3:32am
post #12 of 14
Try placing a fan in the area where the computer is sitting. Maybe if you can get the air inside the room moving a bit more the heat will not feel as localized to the area where your desk is at.
post #13 of 14
Just gonna say that going intel will not change much as intel also causes heat, although slightly less. Your gpu displaces far more heat than your cpu however.

The heat has to go somewhere, and to get decent fps in Titanfall and other games you will need parts that need a lot of energy which causes heat as a biproduct. I suggest a fan for yourself. My pc room has a ceiling fan on 24/7 to move the air around, and on occasion will open the window if it is cooler outside.
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This is ghetto but you could do something similar.
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